A Marine’s Son

Photo of a Marine’s son receiving the American flag at funeral.

Sgt Reckless USMC War Horse
Sgt Reckless was a Marine Corps Horse who served heroically in the Korean War. Sgt Reckless was featured in The Saturday Evening Post and Life Magazine for her heroic actions during the war. Sgt Reckless was promoted to Staff Sergeant by the Commandant of the US Marine Corps after the war ended and served out her final days with the 1st Marine Divison at Camp Pendleton, CA. 

(fascinating history here)

2013 Marine Corps Birthday

November 10th, 2013 is the 238th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps which was founded in 1775 at Tun Tavern in Philadelphia. “Enduring Fortitude, Unfailing Valor” is the 2013 Marine Corps Birthday message and is presented in this video by Commandant of the Marine Corps, General James F. Amos, and the Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, SgtMaj Micheal P. Barrett. Semper Fi and Happy Birthday to all my fellow Marines!