First African-American Marine Officer – Frederick C. Branch

As we come to the close of Black History month, it is fitting to recognize a pioneer in the integration of our U.S. military with the story of the first African-American Marine Corps Officer, Frederick C. Branch. Branch's story is an important part of our nation's history and the history of the U.S. Marine Corps.  Written … Continue reading First African-American Marine Officer – Frederick C. Branch

Proud Mom of Two Marines

One of my favorite bloggers, 3 Quarters Today  is the Proud Mom of two Marines . I like all of her postings, but especially enjoy her postings supporting our military and their families. In addition to her writing, she has just launched a store on CafePress with some items especially for a Marine Mom with Two Marines! … Continue reading Proud Mom of Two Marines

Adventures at Basic Training Graduation…

I just read this great blog about a Dad and Son's 'adventure' at Ft. Knox during Basic Training (BMT) Graduation weekend. It certainly made me smile and reminded me of our family 'adventure' during our son's graduation from Basic Military Training  at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Our 'adventure' occurred while dropping our son back off at his … Continue reading Adventures at Basic Training Graduation…