The Marine Corps motto is Semper Fidelis meaning Always Faithful and is the code in which every marine lives for the rest of their lives. It is a code that is not taken lightly.
The Blue Angels is celebrating their 74th anniversary this year and the 34th year flying the Boeing F/A-18 Hornet seen in these photos.
Work started on the tower in the fall of 1740 by the Spanish to guard the Matanzas Inlet which was at the mouth of the Matanzas River and could provide a backdoor to the City Of St. Augustine. St. Augustine’s primary defense system was centered around Castillo de San Marcos, the main fort in the now historic district of St. Augustine.
Once when I was stationed at Camp Pendleton, California, me and a few of the guys took a trip down to Tijuana. It was safer to drink the tequila than it was to drink the water, so we indulged except for the one driving.
Here’s a novel idea. Let’s listen to what the medical experts tell us is the best way to combat coronavirus so that we can get back to business once everyone is safe!
It reminds me of the saying “would you jump off a bridge because your friends are doing it?” Whenever I heard that, I always thought…depends on how tall the bridge is. Better yet, it depends on how fast the train is going.
After 12 years in the Marine Corps, I never had a chance to see these F-18’s so close to my personal space.