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Tag: Marine Corps


MILITARY: Marine Corps didn’t deserve slight

Re: “Marines need to man up” (letter, 11-30).

As a former Marine, it made me mad to read this letter about the Marine Corps and the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell.”
Those who are not serving in the armed services or have not served should their mouth closed.

The Marine Corps has a great history of fighting for our country and to have someone degrade the corps is sickening.

I bet the letter writer never served in the military.


MILITARY: Marines need to man up

Re: “‘Don’t ask’ repeal hard sell in Marines” (TNT, 11-27).

I am appalled that the supposedly most professional branch of our armed services is unable to turn its collective mind to accepting the reality of life in the 21st century and the will of the American people it serves.

Are the Marines – so proud of their ability to head into danger – such wimps that they are unable to handle being around openly gay men and women? The truth is they are already serving with gay service personnel.

Years ago I attended the Marine Ball with a dear friend

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