The future success of the Marine Corps depends on two factors: I served in all commissioned ranks from second lieutenant to major general. And during that period, I spent most of my time being a high-class muscle man for big business, for Wall Street and for the Bankers. In short, I was a racketeer, a gangster for capitalism.
- Secret Missions: A Novel.
- Lore of the USMC 38th OCC / BC Lore.
Be kindly and just in your dealings with your men. Make them feel that justice tempered with mercy may always be counted on. This does not mean a slackening of discipline. Obedience to orders and regulations must always be insisted upon, and good conduct on the part of the men exacted. Especially should this be done with reference to civilian inhabitants of foreign countries in which Marines are serving.
We are all members of the same great family … On social occasions the formality of strictly military occasions should be relaxed, and a spirit of friendliness and goodwill should prevail. Any officer can get by on his sergeants. To be a sergeant you have to know your stuff. A compliance with the minutiae of military courtesy is a mark of well-disciplined troops.
Commentary on the Corps. Krulak, 31st CMC, 5 May https: Lejeune, 13th CMC We are United States Marines, and for two and a quarter centuries we have defined the standards of courage, esprit, and military prowess. Gray, 29th CMC People criticizing the Marines are like the skinny guy trying to kick sand on the muscle guy in a Charles Atlas advertisement.
Vandegrift, 18th CMC The Marine Corps went from 15,, which its strength was when I was Commandant, to approximately , when I retired, and more than that afterward, without losing its individual characteristics. Lejeune 13th CMC, 13 March We had generals who were admirals and admirals who wanted to be generals.
Lejeune, 13th CMC I served in all commissioned ranks from second lieutenant to major general.
- Tuvaluan: A Polynesian Language of the Central Pacific. (Descriptive Grammars);
- La hormiga que bailaba durante el invierno (Enigma (arcopress)) (Spanish Edition).
- Where Once Upon a Time Began.
- Marine Corps Quotes | Marine Corps Association;
Butler, Be kindly and just in your dealings with your men. Lejeune, 13th CMC https: Lejeune Any officer can get by on his sergeants. The rations we loved to hate! No short cuts, no promises, no compromises. That simplifies the problem! The change is forever.
We fight for each other, honor, and our Corps. The only unfair fight is the one you lose. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. Sound off like you got a pair. They just go to hell and regroup. Stay behind the tracs! Bring all of your friends who have guns. An inspirational experience, if you survive it. This is for fighting and this is for fun. There are many like it, but this one is mine.
United States Marine Corps Quotes
I drew fire watch. Once a Marine Always a Marine! Marine Corps will pay most of your share. When you win, you get to make up the rules.
Marine Corps Quotes
The Colonel wants his rocks painted gold. The Colonel wants his rocks painted red. The Colonel wants his rocks painted white. And have a plan to kill everyone you meet. For over years our Corps has done two things for this great Nation. We make Marines, and we win battles. Come on, you sons of bitches! Do you want to live forever?
Gone to Florida to fight the Indians. Will be back when the war is over. Don't you forget that you're First Marines! Not all the communists in Hell can overrun you!
They are in front of us, behind us, and we are flanked on both sides by an enemy that outnumbers us They can't get away from us now! The Marines made it out inflicting the highest casualty ratio on an enemy in history and destroying 7 entire enemy divisions in the process. Marines die, that's what we're here for. But the Marine Corps lives forever. And that means YOU live forever. You'll never get a Purple Heart hiding in a foxhole! We are United States Marines, and for two and a quarter centuries we have defined the standards of courage, esprit, and military prowess.