Category Archives: Military News

Visit the Parris Island Museum

Ooh-rah! Two of the best things about Beaufort, SC, our history & our military, come together in one place: the Parris Island Museum is located at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot on Parris Island in Beaufort, SC.  Exhibits feature the “long and honored history and traditions of the Marine Corps.” Admission is free, and the hours are […]

USMC Marine Code of Conduct

ARTICLE I: I am an American, fighting in the forces which guard my country and our way of life. I am prepared to give my life in their defense. ARTICLE II: I will never surrender of my own free will. If in command, I will never surrender the members of my command while they still […]

Video Swift, Silent, Deadly,The History of Marine Reconnaissance

From 1775 through today, the saga of United States Marine Corps Recon comes to thrilling life in the first comprehensive documentary detailing the little known history of the elite of the elite. Featuring personal accounts of history making USMC Recon missions from the men who were there; rare combat footage from World Wars I and […]

The Evening Parade "Special Bicentennial Edition"

Performed with an elaborate lighting and spotlight system, the parade first occurred on July 5th 1957. Following the participation of a Marine detachment in the celebrated Edinburgh Military Tatto in Scotland in 1958, the event became a fixed Marine Corps tradition. The Evening Parade collector’s edition performance features the Marine Band, the Marine Drum and […]

The Making of a Marine "Honor, Courage, Commitment"

Witness for yourself the week by week training that forges raw recruits into battle ready Marines. See what these young men and women emerge from their intense training possessing an enormous pride confidence in their Country, their Corps and themselves. The espirit de corps deeply embedded in their hearts and souls radiate from the eagle, […]

Marine DVD Fierce Pride "In Country & Corps"

Fierce Pride takes you behind the scenes with the Marines of the 8th & I – from boot camp to the hallowed parade grounds. Fierce Pride is a up-close look at the selection process, the training, and the performances of these famed ceremonial units. From the grueling practice sessions of the Silent Drill Platoon to […]

Marine Video The Sunset Parade

Since September 1956 the Marines from the “Oldest Post of the Corps” – Marine Barracks in Washington, DC- have hosted, at this site, an elaborate military celebration during the summer months known as – The Sunset Parade. Featuring performances by the United States Marine Drum & Bugle Corps with its “Music in Motion” and the […]

Video Crucible MCRD Recruit Training

The Crucible is a 54 hour event occurring near the end of Marine Corps recruit training features little sleep, minimal food, over 40 miles of forced marches and 32 stations that test physical toughness and mental agility. The Crucible is designed to build self-confidence, teamwork, trust in fellow Marines, positive peer pressure and emphasizes the […]