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Editorials Archive 19

FROM THE EDITOR Fallen Marines on Our 13th Anniversary Memorial Day 2015 (Photo: Funeral of WW2 Marine Eddie Cotten, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Suffolk, VA, March 2015, by Meriwether Ball) Thirteen years ago today CorpsStories.com was launched. Tens of...

Editorials Archive 18

FROM THE EDITOR Editorial: Our Living Dead Marines  Memorial Day 2014 Corps Stories was launched 12 years ago today. Much has changed in journalism regarding military matters, happily.     Marines are rarely called soldiers now.     Feature stories about humble...

Editorials Archive 15

FROM THE EDITOR Sign On … Or Sign Off CorpsStories Editorial  Thanksgiving 2009 For this publication to move forward toward a useful purpose, it is time to let our readers, and everyone else, know what this news publication is, and what it is not. CorpsStories...

Editorials Archive 14

FROM THE EDITOR Father Dennis Rocheford:   Unthinkable Loss for Marines CorpsStories Editorial September 11, 2009 O nly the loss of Father Dennis Rocheford, and the seemingly shocking manner of his death could draw me out enough to write – an editorial in his...

Editorials Archive 13

FROM THE EDITOR President George W. Bush:   Huge Heart for Marines CorpsStories Editorial January 16, 2009 (Haraz N. Ghanbari / Associated Press / December 9, 2008) President Bush kisses Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Marc E. Olson, right, of Coal City, Ill., after talking...

Editorials Archive 11

FROM THE EDITOR CorpsStories 5th Annual Editorial May 30, 2007 Dear Jesus, Tomorrow Corps Stories will have been live five years. I thought it was a good time to put in writing my feelings and thoughts about it. You have put this project in my heart, and like all...

Editorials Archive 09

FROM THE EDITOR Editorial: A Case for Expansion  November 10, 2006 Don’t cry. Write. Right. Focus, that’s all I need to finish this incredibly heavier-by-the-day project. A permanently affected father. A sorrowful, unassuming mother. Two forward-leaning...

Editorial: God, Marines, and the Media

FROM THE EDITOR God, Marines and the Media CorpsStories 1st Anniversary Editorial, Memorial Day 2003 The forming of CorpsStories.com was an act of frustration. I was angry at an editor. He had changed “Marine” to “soldier”, in what was for me a groundbreaking story,...

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FEATURE EDITORIALS THOUGHTS FROM READERS Extreme Christianity: A Faith-filled Marine’s Perspective By 1st Sgt. Jim Lucas, USMC (August 2006) Editor’s Note: Active Marine First Sergeant Jim Lucas has a reconnaissance background and currently is on Inspector...

Editorials Guest 5

FEATURE EDITORIALS THOUGHTS FROM READERS More of the Same By John S. Pappas (May 2006) (Photo: A recreation area and a painted directional arrow to Mecca in Camp Delta, GTMO. Photo by John S. Pappas) Editor’s Note: John S. Pappas is the editor of...

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LtCol. Lemuel W. “Chip” Houston, USMC, Memorial Service

Interview Archives CorpsStories Exclusive Interviews with Extraordinary Marines and Supporters LtCol. Lemuel W. “Chip” Houston, USMC, Memorial Service Portions of the Richmond, VA memorial service for devoted retired USMC leader and VA Tech alumnus held on...

Quantico National Cemetery Funeral of Maj. H. G. Duncan

Interview Archives CorpsStories Exclusive Interviews with Extraordinary Marines and Supporters Quantico National Cemetery Funeral of Maj. H. G. Duncan 28Mar2011...

Arlington Funeral of LtCol. James Tully, USMC

Interview Archives CorpsStories Exclusive Interviews with Extraordinary Marines and Supporters LtCol Tully Funeral 11Jun10 Arlington National Cemetery funeral of Silver Star recipient LtCol. James Tully,...

Harbor Site Foundation

Interview Archives CorpsStories Exclusive Interviews with Extraordinary Marines and Supporters Joe Kauper, Harbor Site Foundation (w Ed Arias, NYST-MCA)...

USMC 238th Birthday Celebration at Chesty’s Tomb

Interview Archives CorpsStories Exclusive Interviews with Extraordinary Marines and Supporters USMC 238th Birthday Celebration at Chesty’s Tomb, 9 Nov 2013 Bravo Co. FAST & MCL Det 1317 & 1173 celebrate USMC birthday at burial place of LtGen. Lewis B....

The Gravity of LCpl Lance Graham & The Haditha Hospital Ambush

Interview Archives CorpsStories Exclusive Interviews with Extraordinary Marines and Supporters The Gravity of LCpl Lance Graham & The Haditha Hospital Ambush ​ Corps Stories Special Assignment – Interview with Marines of Mobile Assault Platoon (MAP) 7,...

The Eyes of Freedom – Lima Company Memorial

Interview Archives CorpsStories Exclusive Interviews with Extraordinary Marines and Supporters Special Assignment: The Eyes of Freedom — Lima Company Memorial Our exclusive interviews with Directors Mike Strahle and Sean Flaharty of the nonprofit organization...

USN Corpsman Brian Hill: One Spouse’s Story

Interview Archives CorpsStories Exclusive Interviews with Extraordinary Marines and Supporters 1:22 / 5:48   USN Corpsman Brian Hill: One Spouse’s Story How support from loved ones and organizations like the Marine Corps – Law Enforcement Foundation helped...

Agostino von Hassell: War Horse Heaven

Interview Archives CorpsStories Exclusive Interviews with Extraordinary Marines and Supporters   War Horse Heaven By Agostino von Hasselland T. J. Cahill December 2012   What sets War Horse Heaven (WHH) (Agostino von Hassell,T. J. Cahill) apart from other...

Steven Barber: Until They Are Home

Interview Archives CorpsStories Exclusive Interviews with Extraordinary Marines and Supporters   On All Sides “Until They Are Home” Capitol Hill Showing 10 November 2012 Editor’s Note: This is our third feature about the films of Steven Barber....