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I Am a Retired United States Marine (usmc)

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 People

    annirawrmuffin annirawrmuffin 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 3, 2014

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    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

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    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

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    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 8 Responses Oct 2, 2007

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    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 1 Response Jan 13, 2008

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    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 1 Response Sep 4, 2010

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    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 4 Responses Sep 4, 2010

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    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

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    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 6 Responses Sep 24, 2007

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    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

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    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 66-70, M Nov 9, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I am officially the girlfriend of an US solider. My boyfriend swore into the army today and he leaves September 29th. I got to be there for the swear in and it tore me to pieces. I...
    tdggirl20 tdggirl20 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Has anyone experienced less contact from their boyfriend in the last phase (blue phase)? I'm approaching week 2 of no letters and it used to be a constant thing...
    meghan1635 meghan1635 18-21, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Hi everyone, I normally don't do things like this but it's so different having a loved one in the military. I'm 18 and my boyfriend is 18 turning 19. We have been together for over...
    Mclark5 Mclark5 16-17, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    chavacc11 chavacc11 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Just have to wait until the end of this week to get to talk to him again and then 3 weeks for him to come home!! I can't wait we'll be going on our first vacation together! What...
    MochaChocolatte MochaChocolatte 22-25 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hey everyone my baby comes home in 58 days. Counting down <3
    MonicaKesley MonicaKesley 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    One of our favorite Engagement pictures :)
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    tessaccaa tessaccaa 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    My boyfriend just left for boot camp today I hope he can message me through the Internet at the hotel tonight.
    mmml123 mmml123 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    When you get a phone call from a random number and you finally hear the voice of your Marine. Just hearing him say one little word like "Hey" stops time in its tracks and erases...
    rethaa rethaa 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I've been so worried today. I had a terrible nightmare last night that involved my Marine. If I can just get a message or anything from him that says he's okay, I'd be fine and...
    rethaa rethaa 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So my Marine called yesterday while I was leaving work, and finally gave me an estimate date of when he should be home!!! August 31st!!! That's 38 days ladies, I'm so excited :-D...
    SemperFiJWII SemperFiJWII 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Just 34 more days left!!!!!!! Omg I'm so excited to see my boyfriend graduate boot camp. I'm so beyond proud of him!
    Usmcgf524 Usmcgf524 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for six months now. We met in ninth grade and we were friends throughout our high school years. I remember in twelfth grade he would always...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    So I was talking to my marine the other night and he told me something I never really thought of. I always think about the months, & days until I will see him again. But I never...
    MyMarinesBabyGirl MyMarinesBabyGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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    Its starting to hurt again. Missing him all the time. Just as I was getting used the him always being gone he visited home for the fourth the July and then left. Just like that all...
    AnonyB AnonyB 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    My boyfriend of two years is leaving to boot camp later on today and I'm having a hard time with it due to the fact that we are ALWAYS together & not being able to talk or see him...
    leahstew19 leahstew19 18-21 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I am new to this but I figure it would help give me the feedback I need whether positive or negative.. I am a marine girlfriend of almost six months. Earlier this week, my...
    SierraDixon SierraDixon 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Skype is on while we sleep till we woke up, Coz he said he wants me to be the first person in front of him before starting a very long and tiring day.. we do it trice or 4 times a...
    jasminpao jasminpao 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Just a little over a month and then I get to see my love!!!!
    Usmcgf524 Usmcgf524 22-25, F Jul 16

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    Less than a week until I get to see him. Ugh I'm so excited! Any others wanna chat to keep me busy and my mind off things?
    Beachbabee42 Beachbabee42 18-21, F Jul 15

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    So my boyfriend is a Marine, he has already been to boot camp and came home... he left for 3 months again to go to Missouri and he comes home again this Saturday. I am so excited...
    shelbybales shelbybales 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    My guy is in the field this week and he called out of nowhere. Then after like 7 minutes of talking he said "I have to go babe I have to go I'm hiding and they're coming" haha...
    LoveCCin LoveCCin 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Boyfriend is in the field this week and my best friend is abroad. I just want to talk to him for one more second this week
    smarchy17 smarchy17 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    awwe my mans at the field all this week, then he comes back for a week and then leaves to field AGAIN for a month :/ on the bright side, I'm finally employed! with 2 jobs actually...
    j37x j37x 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 14

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    My bf finishes PLC in a couple of weeks and wants me to fly to Quantico in a couple of weeks to ride back to school with him, with a side trip to see his family in Atlanta. His...
    gurlygerl gurlygerl 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    So I'm getting married and moving to Washington state with my fiancé in September! I can't wait! I'm so excited to start our life together but I'm also nervous, not going to have...
    arikaannbolin arikaannbolin 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    lvycc11 lvycc11 26-30, F