From the Halls of Montezuma

The United States Marine Corps today celebrates the 234th birthday for the American fighting force that has spearheaded victories in battles from Mexico's 'Halls of Montezuma' to Africa's 'shores of Tripoli' and thousands of locales in between. Whether in the Middle East today, or in the pre-Vietnam War days when my father, Matthew Veasey, served … Continue reading From the Halls of Montezuma

Real American Hero: Jason Dunham

On November 10th, 1775, at Tun Tavern in Philadelphia, what was then known as the 'Continental Marines' was organized directly by the Continental Congress for the Revolutionary War as the on-board force directed to protect the Captain of a naval ship and his officers. In January of 1783, with the war over, the Marines and … Continue reading Real American Hero: Jason Dunham