I Am a Retired United States Marine (usmc)

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 People

    One Miserable Anti-american Human Being Called Bumsquirt

    There is this avowed Anarchist and Socialist on EP who is mouthing off with his hatred of America and our military men and women. He is a totally miserable excuse for a human being who calls himself "Bumsquirt." He has posted vile comments on my Whiteboard and reflected many...
    lickitysplit lickitysplit
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Sep 4, 2010

    I Love The Corps But Am Not A Marine

    I am afraid that I was a Squid, but I have loved the Corps since I was a small kid. My father fought with the 2nd Marine Division in the Pacific during WW-II and made the initial landing on Saipan and some other islands (something Jima, but not Iwo). I served as an officer in the...
    lickitysplit lickitysplit
    61-65, M
    Sep 4, 2010

    Helicopter Hydraulic Mechanic

    I was in the Suck from 1994-2001 I got out right as all the craziness was happening. I was a 6094 helicopter hydraulic mechanic. i did time at MCAS New River, Tustin, El Toro, Miramar, Futema and finally Camp Pendleton. I went on a Med cruise and a 6- month pump to Oki, saw...
    hharperson hharperson
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jan 11, 2008

    Former Marine

    I was a Marine from 2000-2004. Picked up CPL in the inactive reserve. Was part of 3d TSB SPT, Co 31st MEU, 35th I believe MSSG. Have been all over Asia and spent all time that wasn't school living in OKinawa. I wouldn't trade it for anything.
    Karalas Karalas
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Sep 24, 2007

    Not a Marine Myself..

    ....but I'd love your feedback.  One word - infantry.  Tell me.  I'd trust you guys before I trust his recruiter ;-)
    sethandlisa08 sethandlisa08
    18-21
    2 Responses Mar 1, 2008

    Happy 237th Birthday Usmc

    To all, who have served,,,,, past, present and future... A hearty and Happy 237th Birthday weekend to our beloved corps. Now let's git drinkin' Boy's!!
    TheThirdEye TheThirdEye
    70+, M
    Nov 9, 2012

    Once a Jarhead. . . .

    Signed an open contract in 1981 and ended up in supply; served four years' a year in Okinawa, the rest at LeJeune, then got out in '85.  Much of what I learned in the Corps has been engrained in me, like the need to rise early, exercise, keep a stearn look, and give orders...
    think2much think2much
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jan 13, 2008

    What Mos Was Everyone

    so what MOS was everyone I was a 1345/1341 heavy equipment operator and heavy diesel mechanic.
    Karalas Karalas
    26-30, M
    7 Responses Oct 2, 2007
    annirawrmuffin annirawrmuffin
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 3, 2014

    Where I Met My Love

    I was serving on Active Duty in Kaneohe Bay, HI.  I was an Admin Marine and he was an Infantry Marine.  We were both stationed on K-bay.  We met almost 4 years ago.  When we met I was in the middle of going through a divorce from my first husband who was also...
    FormerUSMCnowUSMCGF FormerUSMCnowUSMCGF
    22-25, F
    Feb 15, 2008

    Fallen Heroes Marine Dog Tag.

    Fallen Heroes Dog Tag - Marines The cost of America's freedom is most dearly paid in the lives of those Marines who died defending that right. We owe our liberty to their efforts. These dog tags remember and commemorate that sacrifice. Minted in a brass alloy, these dog tags...
    midwest5772 midwest5772
    66-70
    Jul 2, 2010

    Service

    I joined the Marine Corps when I was 17.  I did it to show my Dad that I was tougher than he was.  Well, I also couldn't find a future in montana.  I know, sounds stupid now, but you should have been there.  I had lived the previous 3 years in the Philippines...
    broadshoulder broadshoulder
    51-55
    Aug 25, 2008

    Any Regrets?

    Let me start off by saying I am not a retired Marine but I wasn't sure where else to put this. I'm currently 17 years old and will be finishing my senior year of highschool next year and trying to join the Marines has been on my mind for a long time now. I haven't met with the...
    bluesboy13 bluesboy13
    16-17, M
    Mar 31, 2011

    I Am a Marine Gf Looking For Some Help

    I am not a Retired Marine, but I am a Marine girlfriend. I joined this group so that I could post this story. There is a girl in our group talking crap about Marines. She is stating that they are all cheaters, that being a Marine isn't a "real job", that...
    Caligirl125 Caligirl125
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jul 12, 2009

    Related Experiences

    Amusing real life story. I was doing a search here on EP to follow up on an interesting post on here about testicles. When I searched for all EP posts on testicles, the only pop...
    talking4fun talking4fun
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 21
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    mymilsobeginning mymilsobeginning
    22-25, F
    Apr 21
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    mymilsobeginning mymilsobeginning
    22-25, F
    Apr 21
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    mymilsobeginning mymilsobeginning
    22-25, F
    Apr 21
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    mymilsobeginning mymilsobeginning
    22-25, F
    Apr 21
    I originally came here to be anonymous, to read things I found to be of interest and respond however I liked without reproach, but I eventually realized that who I am and what I do...
    anon8369 anon8369
    31-35, M
    Apr 21
    i have been really lucky in my life to have met such amazing women. My Mom is one of the strongest women I've ever met, She was born in Venezuela and her parents divorced when she...
    WhirlwindR WhirlwindR
    22-25, M
    Apr 21
    I have a complicated situation that has brought my marriage to the point that it is today. I chose to share it here so that maybe it will help someone else and who knows maybe just...
    ParaKlio ParaKlio
    46-50, F
    Apr 21
    I feel the need to drop a little truth on y'all. So buckle up...I'm about to be politically incorrect.We don't need to take America back. No one stole it. It's right here...you're...
    heybro heybro
    56-60, M
    Apr 20
    help save our flagship the ss United states she's our fastest ocean liner ever built in the USA
    Pretender123 Pretender123
    16-17, M
    Apr 19
    I didn't know my father that well. I remember when I was 10 years old my Dad took me to see the house where he was born in, because my Dad wasn't born in a hospital. He took a...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 19
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    mymilsobeginning mymilsobeginning
    22-25, F
    Apr 19
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    mymilsobeginning mymilsobeginning
    22-25, F
    Apr 19
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    mymilsobeginning mymilsobeginning
    22-25, F
    Apr 19
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    mymilsobeginning mymilsobeginning
    22-25, F
    Apr 19
    Obama believes that if we allow the United States citizens to be able to sue foreign governments, that would give way for other nations to sue the United States. (Wonder what would...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    28 Responses Apr 19
    I have never lived in Texas and I never would want to after the experiences I've had with dealing with Texas law and their justice system. They are so far behind the rest of the...
    BingoZingo BingoZingo
    61-65, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    I live in Wisconsin, the United States of America
    Diamont Diamont
    13-15, M
    1 Response Apr 18
    A friend was over and she told me about this guy her brother was friends with. How he's a great guy and told me to add him on Instagram... So I did. He added me back liked some of...
    Klm7239 Klm7239
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 18
    The Woman Who Was Once My Whole World-It has been over 15 years since I seen her last and I recently found out that she passed away back in 2014. Overall of these years I have...
    SurahsGrandGal SurahsGrandGal
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    I am a United States Marine. Not currently active duty. Although As the saying goes once a Marine always a Marine. It is tattooed in my brain and my heart. Just a little back story...
    arhg arhg
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    The first automobile race in the United States was held in Chicago in 1895. The track ran from Chicago to Evanston, Illinois. The winner was J. Frank Duryea, whose average speed...
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Apr 17
    I was gonna join the army but I'm thinking about joining the marine corps but I'm not sure which one to join. I'm planning to enlist when I get my bachelors degree so I'll go in as...
    LibertyCityPD LibertyCityPD
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 17
    We associate those around us with particular feeling states within us, and when those feeling states are experienced, as a result of the close connections and bonds we form with...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    6 Responses Apr 17
    1. What is your name? You may call me by "Sydney". 2. How old are you? 13-15. Just to keep myself a little bit mysterious, you know? 3. Are you sure? ... I was a second ago!! D: 4...
    CherryJelly CherryJelly
    13-15, F
    Apr 16
    Majority of Democrats Support Criminalizing Free Speech Breitbart News Network A new poll shows that a majority of Democrats want to limit free speech with laws that would...
    lov2smile lov2smile
    26-30, F
    Apr 16
    "Ever since I can remember I always wanted to be a gangster. To me that was better than being President of the United States. To be a gangster was to own the world." Henry Hill/Ray...
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 15
    One week out from seeing him. Is it crazy that I'm nervous? I wonder what he would think of me after nearly three months of not seeing me. I know it's really dumb, but I guess it's...
    jfr1 jfr1
    18-21
    Apr 15
    I have a serious confession to make and people will think I am delusional and crazy but I'm sure my head is still intact. This is my deepest, darkest secret... I am in love...
    bittersweethermit bittersweethermit
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 14
    Hi Ladies, I'm coming back on this site after several years off of it, and I wanted to say thanks for all the support I received back then. I am happy to say that Ty and I, after...
    Em0328 Em0328
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 14
    My bf left for basic yesterday and I have been trying all types of things to keep me busy , trying to join these support groups hoping someone would reply to just help me get thru...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 13
    The Peterson Group hopes to boost public awareness about counterfeit drugs through this article. Expect to see substantial information related to counterfeits and other essential...
    thiag0131984 thiag0131984
    31-35, M
    Apr 13
    My fiancé just arrived last night to Paris island & this is so hard on me I hope time flys by fast & that his feelings don't change towards me that's my biggest fear ever I love...
    Damarisyg Damarisyg
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 12
    My boyfriend just left for his basic training, and I already miss him a lot. These 3 months will be hard.
    MarziaYaneth MarziaYaneth
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 12
    As we get older we sometimes begin to doubt our ability to "make a difference" in the world. It is at these times that our hopes are boosted by the remarkable achievements of...
    Rusham Rusham
    66-70, M
    3 Responses Apr 12
    WATCHING FOOTBALL WITH A WOMAN IS REALLY STRESSFUL !! . Wife: Honey Which teams are playing? . Husband: Arsenal vs Manchester United. . Wife : Oooh wonderful! I Love Arsenal...
    Rosalindaag Rosalindaag
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 11
    I am starting a runaway group, all are welcome. Looking for someone with a car too! I live in the United States
    Nelketto Nelketto
    13-15, M
    Apr 11
    my boyfriend is leaving for 9 months and I have no idea how to handle it......... we love each other and he's propsing when he gets back but I've been hurt so many times my trust...
    Princess0nine0eight15 Princess0nine0eight15
    18-21, F
    Apr 10
    American Child Turned European Child-French is not my native tongue,English is, because I was born in the United States to a black mother and spent my first 6 years of life there...
    SurahsGrandGal SurahsGrandGal
    18-21, F
    Apr 10
    12 days out from graduation! Woohoo! 4 days out from Crucible...
    jfr1 jfr1
    18-21
    Apr 10
    This article is now considered a ‘classic’ by anti-racist educators. It has been used in workshops and classes throughout the United States and Canada for many years. While...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    Apr 10
    Off to boot camp on Monday this is my last night on ep I'm deleting my account in the morning!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 9
    A little less than half of the time and the most important live in Canada!
    JjKr88 JjKr88
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 9
    Really Only Dealt With Him When Forced&Now Refuse To Speak To Him At All- my mother was his first and last interracial intercultural relationship and he left our household under a...
    ToBeDiskovered ToBeDiskovered
    22-25, M
    Apr 9
    My boyfriend is a marine, at one point before he became a marine we weren't dating anymore we took a long break (almost a year) because he didn't know what he wanted anymore. He...
    DeyDeyHM DeyDeyHM
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 9
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    mymilsobeginning mymilsobeginning
    22-25, F
    Apr 7
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