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BAMs

Posted by Sgt Grit Staff

BAMs

Photo of Jeff Howard's mother who served as a Marine during World War 2 Sgt Grit,

Sgt Doyle Clark wrote about his experience with "BAMs". My Momma was a WM in WWII and after I graduated from Boot Camp, she let me know in no uncertain terms that "BAM" stood for "Beautiful American Marine", although she did acknowledge that occasionally my Father (a Marine Pfc in the same Squadron) referred to WMs as "Broad Axle-d Marines"!

Jeff Howards
Sgt of Marines, 73-77

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