Did you remember to tell a Marine Happy Birthday today?

Today is the Marine Corps Birthday!!! November 10th!!!

BACK IN 1775, MY MARINE CORPS CAME TO LIFE!!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY LEATHERNECKS, DEVILDOGS, JARHEADS, HARDCHARGERS, OOOOORRRRAAAAHHHHH!!!!!!!!

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  • 1 decade ago
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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY SIR! THANK YOU...and GOD BLESS YOU! (((((Semper Fi))))) (((((Sgt. Disciple))))) (((((All Marines))))) ***Salute!***

    Freedom Is Not Free

    I watched the flag pass by one day.

    It fluttered in the breeze

    A young Marine saluted it, and then

    He stood at ease.

    I looked at him in uniform

    So young, so tall, so proud

    With hair cut square and eyes alert

    He'd stand out in any crowd.

    I thought, how many men like him

    Had fallen through the years?

    How many died on foreign soil?

    How many mothers' tears?

    How many Pilots' planes shot down?

    How many foxholes were soldiers' graves?

    No, Freedom is not free.

    I heard the sound of taps one night,

    When everything was still.

    I listened to the bugler play

    And felt a sudden chill.

    I wondered just how many times

    That taps had meant "Amen"

    When a flag had draped a coffin

    of a brother or a friend.

    I thought of all the children,

    Of the mothers and the wives,

    Of fathers, sons and husbands

    With interrupted lives.

    I thought about a graveyard

    at the bottom of the sea

    Of unmarked graves in Arlington.

    No, Freedom isn't free!

    A song for you:

    Marine Corps Hymn

    From the halls of Montezuma, to the shores of Tripoli,

    We fight our country's battles in the air, on land and sea.

    First to fight for right and freedom, and to keep our honor clean;

    We are proud to claim the title of United States Marine.

    Our flag's unfurled to every breeze from dawn to setting sun. We have fought in every clime and place, where we could take a gun.

    In the snow of far off northern lands and in sunny tropic scenes,

    You will find us always on the job,The United States Marines.

    Here's health to you and to our Corps which we are proud to serve.

    In many a strife we've fought for life and never lost our nerve.

    If the Army and the Navy ever look on heaven's scenes,

    they will find the streets are guarded by United States Marines.

    EDIT: Sgt. Disciple, Sir! Thank you, I'm honored! :)))

  • 1 decade ago

    Happy Birthday Semper!

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Actually I did. I was walking through a little mall and saw the recruiters office - opened the door and said "Happy Birthday". One marine shouted back "Semper Fi" and a hoo rah - but the kids across from them didn't know what was going on.

    Source(s): Retired US Navy - submariner.
  • 1 decade ago

    God Bless my Marine Corps Home, where every day is a holiday and every meal is a feast. Long live Chesty Puller!!!

    And to all you heart breakers and life takers in harms way: When in doubt, empty the magazine! God bless you and happy birthday, your Marine brothers are always with you. OOOOOOOOORRAAHHHHH!!!!

    Source(s): Marine vet
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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Happy "birthday", Semper Fi. :) God bless men like you who risk their lives for this country. Even though our wonderful government sends out soldiers like the former you and people in the Navy and Air Force and the Army to be killed every day, I admire the courage those guys show. Perhaps if we got enough of their honesty and courage around this country and ESPECIALLY in Washington, D.C., America would truly be a land of freedom. God bless them all!

  • STORMY
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    Happy Birthday to ,"you",Sir,along with all of my other brothers,and sisters in arms,past,and current,...living or fallen.

    I have never loved a group of so many down right good men and women in all my life!

    OOOOOOOhhhhh RaaaaaaaaH !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Sgt. Disciple

    USMC

    1976-1979

    Att.Private Beano; Thank you for such a nice offerring,...you are now an "Honorary Jarhead!"

  • ..
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    I did tell my husband Happy Birthday this morning. : )

    Happy Birthday to you and all Marines as well!

    Semper Fi!

    Source(s): Marine wife.
  • 1 decade ago

    My favorite "Birthday Party" verse:

    Nehemiah 8:10 "Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto him for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye grieved; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.

    Semper Fi, Marine.

    Peace.

  • SINDY
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    I don't know any Marines other than you.

    Even though this is Y!A, do you count?

    If so, happy happy happy birthday!

    I hope you're having an awesome day!

  • 1 decade ago

    the marine i know is about to be shipped out to iraq, happy birthday

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