Re: OT: sponge burning!
On Wed, 2007-02-28 at 21:32 -0500, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 06:37:34PM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
> > On 02/28/07 14:37, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> > >>
> > > Except that they all come in unskilled. All the commercials for the
> > > Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines talk about joining up and they will
> > *Not* the Marines.
> > Marines are expected to *want* to serve their country.
> Good point. Of course, they do have the best PR of the US military
> services and really do a good job of glamorizing it.
Being a former Marine, there is no real need to glamorize it. I joined
mainly due to the honor involved.
You notice I didn't type "ex-marine" there are few such creatures. I
personally know of only two. And they were put into 30 years hard labor
for murdering a hobo during a train derailment and robbery.
The old saying is:
You can take the man out of the Marine Corp, but you can't take
the Marine Corps out of the man.
Unless you've been in the Marine Corps, you'll never understand.
Case in point I have 2 birthdays per year, March 14th and November 10th.
Lucky is the Marine with only one per year.
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