“A Marine Fifty Years”*

I’ve been a Marine

for Fifty Years – Thank Chesty:

just five was active!


  • (Sitting in a Disable American Veterans lounge – I’d say bar, but that’s just so impolite – and I pointed to an old soldier and then a sailor and then an airman and finally a Marine and asked each the same question: “What Branch?” Soldier said I was in the army; sailor, the navy; airman, air force. The Marine boomed back: “I am A Marine.” ‘Nuff typed, no?”