“Think how good the great soldiers are.”

| November 16, 2010

Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta was awarded the Medal of Honor today for actions in Afghanistan in 2007. 60 Minutes did a profile that is well worth watching in its entirety. I don’t know where we get such men, but I thank God that we do get them. (h/t Drew M.)

Happy Birthday, Jarheads

| November 10, 2010

Those of us from other services may josh about their nicknames — jarheads, devil dogs, leathernecks — but when you hear the expression esprit de corps, you can almost be sure they’re talking about the Marine Corps, which celebrates its 235th birthday today. If I had it to do all over again, I’d probably still […]