User Profile: apollo18


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  • October 28, 2015 at 2:59am

    1978AUG28-1978OCT27 NTC ORLANDO
    My recruiter was AO1 Harvey Johnson.
    My academic advisor in Corps school was Lt. Yuki Kato
    Can not recall my US Marine instructors in FMSS school.
    All excellent at what they did. My most sincere gratitude for your wise counsel.
    And a few great “war stories”. May God bless you & your families.

  • [1] October 22, 2015 at 8:00pm

    If management is truly “sorry”, do something benevolent that matters:
    - Feed the homeless for a month.
    -Donate a weeks’s (month, year…) receipts to the officers widow’s and orphan’s fund.
    -Sponsor a community event that benefits first responders.
    - Meet with local law enforcement to see what the needs of the community are and support the solution.
    If you’re really sorry, do something that really matters.
    Or you can expand your marketing budget to offset your “mistakes”.
    SAY you’re sorry? Lead from the front. Do something significant.
    Cops are professional listeners and never forget.
    Ask Denny’s, Dunkin’ Donuts, Arby’s, McDonald’s and Burger King.

  • [-1] September 2, 2015 at 12:49pm

    C So pulling up to gas pumps are a safe spot for a traffic stop?

    And why don’t you get off your fat ___ and get through the process of becoming an officer and show us how it’s done? Don’t drop your TV remote. Monsters lurking under your bed. OHNO!

  • [1] September 2, 2015 at 12:40pm

    “…forces of evil….”??? Oh Boy! Sounds scary. And how much time did you do? NEXT!

  • [21] July 21, 2015 at 12:45am

    “Tehran Barry”… I’m sure somebody’s proud of him. Somewhere.
    But here in the ‘good old USA, he ain’t got the worth of a barrel of day old rat vomit.
    Hypothetically speaking, of course.

  • [1] June 27, 2015 at 3:20pm

    And if one were to follow your strawman argument, there were a few nice Nazi’s.
    Confederates were by definition, today’s Democrats. They incite a racial animus to survive as a political entity. You’re certainly entitled to your own opinion, but not your own facts. “Nice try.”

  • [15] June 27, 2015 at 3:11pm

    I’ll withhold my factual arguments regarding the flag issue but I must say while we debate very valid points, that “thing” that committed the unprovoked execution of the 9 Christians in their church is the embodiment of evil. The way he was caught, another Christian woman just randomly observing the killer in passing traffic seems to me to be Divine Intervention. Reminds me of Timothy McVeigh being apprehended for a minor traffic infraction after the catastrophe in Oklahoma City. If I recall, there is nothing God hates more than “the shedders of innocent blood”. This nameless murderer deserves whatever is coming to him, as well as whom or whatever inspired him.

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  • June 27, 2015 at 2:57pm

    Believe the word you’re looking for is “halyard”. Here to help. :-)

  • [6] June 14, 2015 at 8:40am

    Monk Plausible analysis. Logical conclusion. Thank you.

  • [7] June 5, 2015 at 6:56pm

    Regarding the Jenner issue, he’s been a respected Olympic Gold-Medal winner for decades. But when a lesson in courage and bravery for today that does not immediately bring the late Lauren Hill’s name to mind is simply mistaken. An outstanding student, an all around nice and polite person, she went above and beyond by leading a drive to support research in a relatively unknown type of brain cancer that eventually took her young life. Not to mention, a basketball hero, both on-and-off the court, she is a (Mount St Joe) Lion when it comes to being a role model to all, when there are very few left to admire.
    So, I proudly stand and salute a true hero, Lauren Hill. A lesson in courage.
    Go Lions!

  • [5] May 18, 2015 at 7:13pm

    Harlan Block, Sgt. Michael Strank, Franklin Sousley, Ph2 John Bradley, Rene Gagnon, Ira Hayes.


  • [6] May 18, 2015 at 7:10pm

    So Beebs… Just what’s included in: “I’m all about respecting our vets.” Out of the country “forever”, wearing the same clothes for 2-3 weeks straight? Staying awake for 36+ hours straight, eating once a day, thrilled to get one 5-minute COLD shower in two weeks? Nothing cold to drink for a month? Carrying around 60-75 lbs of “stuff” everywhere you go? To the hot, cesspool of a plastic commode to take your —- with your weapon when you get the ‘privilege’ to go.
    Just how do you respect “our vets”? Ha, this is gonna be good…. (’67? Pleiku?)

  • [6] May 18, 2015 at 6:58pm

    That’s true for every city in America run by democrats, liberals, socialists (read: communist-lite). You get what you deserve.

  • [4] May 13, 2015 at 10:26pm

    I’d like to know how they got an Amtrac train to go 106 mph.

  • [17] May 4, 2015 at 9:41pm

    His peers, not to mention his supervisors, will make the job so miserable, he’ll quit. Makes the chief look incompetent to the public. This cop will never take the stand without this stupid move being paraded in front of the jury by the defense. Never have his picture on the news. They will laugh his son (?) off the baseball team. Nope. What’s worse. His buddies will doubt him on the street. There’s plenty other things to do. Leave the firemen alone. Oh yeah, haven’t touched on the “union” angle.

  • [73] April 15, 2015 at 2:20am

    “A woman’s right to choose”… beating one’s spouse is a choice. holding up a liquor store is a choice. Drinking all night, flopping into a car and crashing into a family of 4, on their way to grandma’s house…. is a choice.
    A choice… so what? It’s really about legislation condemning a guilty conscience. Someday, a time will come…
    But if you just vote Democrat, we’ll will tell you anything you want to hear, right?

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  • April 6, 2015 at 5:29pm

    Correction: “Five days after the surrender at Appomattox Courthouse, that ended the American Civil War.”

  • [15] April 6, 2015 at 5:22pm

    To whomever taught that class,

    To the black opportunist (read “racist”) that started this sewage in the US military, know this: The white Republican that freed the slaves, was murdered for doing exactly that. JW Booth was a radical southern Democrat, by the way. Five days after about 400,000 WHITE REPUBLICANS were killed by Confederate soldiers who fought and died to keep them slaves. What’s the “new” name for the Confederacy? The Democratic Party. The Klan was started by Nathan Bedford Forest. A confederate Lt. General. Think he ever voted for a Republican?
    This is exactly why American history is not taught in our schools. “White privilege”?
    America is the “Land of Opportunity”. If you miss out, and there may be many honorable and commendable reasons, DO NOT go looking at “white privilege” as your insipid excuse. ‘Cause some of us did learn a thing or two about America.
    That’s a extreme brand of stupid…
    The effective leader is judged, “NOT by the color of his skin but the content of their [sic] character.”
    Buy a book. Have somebody teach you how to read it.

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  • April 4, 2015 at 10:27pm

    GB, The “duality-of-mutt”. Interesting…

  • [22] April 2, 2015 at 3:40pm

    If there is something that feels worse than waking someone out of a deep sleep, in the middle of the night, to tell them that their son, daughter, wife, husband or …. did not survive a car crash, I have no idea what it could be. Happens every day. Never seen by the public. Never forget those. Same goes for CACO officers that notify families their US Marine, soldier, sailor or airman died in the service of their country.
    “I’m here, Lord. Send me.”

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