Tag Archives: Parris Island

Even The Marines Evacuated

I’ve been watching the progress of Hurricane Matthew for the last week or so, from the comfort of our new residence in Michigan’s Great Southwest. Tonight, my attention  and prayers are back in South Carolina., where we had lived for … Continue reading

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Plan B

  It’s a little more humid than normal here on the Island today and I’m glad I packed a few books to read on the beach. Reading on the couch is a frustrating, Plan “B, ” but at least we … Continue reading

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Even the Marines?

I began thinking about writing this column a week or so ago after seeing a commercial that caught my eye as being strange and out of place…creepy, even. I saw it again and it bothered me and nagged at me….there … Continue reading

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A Year Older, A Year Later

November 10, 2011 is the 236th birthday of the United States Marine Corps. Last year, I acknowledged the birthday and wrote about two buddies of mine. Click here A year later, Matt is back behind the wheel of his police … Continue reading

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Graduation Day, Parris Island

Yesterday morning, under a bright sun and against brisk winds, I had the honor of observing the Marine Graduation Ceremony at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC. I had come to congratulate a young man whom I had only … Continue reading

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Back to Parris Island

This Friday, I will travel with my best buddy, Ed to Parris Island to be present at the graduation of the newest batch of United States Marines. There is a young man from our town named Harvey who is graduating … Continue reading

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