Wednesday, August 03, 2005

I Like It....A Great Quote About Marines

Thanks, Chap, for posting some interesting links. Chasing a link he has about the best insult of the week, I found this quote at the top of the blog titled Cerebus:
"Marines are about the most "Peculiar Breed" of human beings I have ever witnessed. They treat their service as if it were some kind of cult, plastering their emblem on almost everything they own, making themselves up to look like insane fanatics with haircuts to ungentlemanly lengths, worshipping their commandant almost as if he was God, and making weird animal noises like a band of savages. They'll fight like rabid dogs at the drop of a hat just for the sake of a little action, and are the cockiest SOB's I have ever known. Most have the foulest mouths and drink well beyond man's normal limits, but their high spirits and sense of brotherhood set them apart and generally speaking, of the United States Marines I've come in contact with, are the most professional soldiers and the finest men I have had the pleasure to meet." – Anonymous Canadian
I have posted before my observations about seagull on the beachball stickers on cars all over the place. I admire the kinship the Corps engenders. I second the Anonymous Canadian's sentiments. Thanks to Mudville Gazette for the open posts!

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