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    Why A Shortcut Is Not Always The Best Idea

    This is a story related to me by my best friend from childhood. We enlisted in the Marines at the same time. Although we were not stationed together, we served in many of the same operations. His name is Maceo and we are as close today as we were when we ran the streets together...
    tmtoby tmtoby
    46-50, M
    1 Response Nov 30, 2012

    Boot Camp Story

    I served in the Marine Corps from 1985 - 1993.  I served in conflict in Panama (1989), Iraq (1991) and Somalia (1993).  I have many stories from those times, but none strikes me as much as one I had in Boot Camp at MCRD San Diego during the winter of 1985. In boot camp...
    tmtoby tmtoby
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jul 16, 2009
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