Opinion: My Worthless Marines Are My Heroes
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – I've watched a lot of Marines come and go over the years. Some Marines just want to do their term, then get out and go to college (traitors). Others realize the Marine Corps isn’t a good fit for them, but they’re wrong. They weren’t a good fit for the Marine Corps. A very select and elite few stay in to become leaders.
They choose to become part of the very fabric of the enduring history of the Corps. It’s very special brotherhood, a life guided by the phrase Semper Fidelis. It means "always faithful" and that's what real Marines are: a fraternity of men and women who ride for the brand. A brand that distinguishes itself by fighting for right and freedom, and keeping its honor clean. It’s a brand that will never hesitate to do what's right.
I myself have the distinct honor to command a group of modern day heroes. There has never been such a collection of worthless alcoholic, drug popping, sex offending liberty risks in Marine Corps history.
I can't understand why the…
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