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Marrie and Scott

Marrie and Scott

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Back in 79 I went to fort lost in the woods MO. I fell off n love with Marie Kirkland. After my training I was to give to cailf so was Marie.But my orders where change at the last minute,and I was headed to camp Lejune. I flew back to see her before she left to Cailf.It was a crazy weekend we had even to this day it was the happiest I’ve ever been. If never got to see her again. A day doesn’t go by that point don’t think about her. I heard she married. As for me I have a son my wife passed away in 2001 I took up bull riding l know at my age. Yet i was a marine And still to this day I ride. My last ride will be in vagas 2019 That one day is for you Marie Kirkland. blueford. Be@gmail.com

11 comments

SGT MAJOR ED SAX, 30 yr MARINE, last assignment FLW.MO

Michael L. Best,

I don’t think he is a poser. Some MOS like 0811, Field Artillery, will send you to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Army Base Artillery School. Remember Marine Corp is smaller than other branch of military. We have the old, left over gear, old equipment, sometimes we have to borrow equipment like howitzer from the Army. But, guess what, Marines still kick ass and take name with old equipment, left over gear, or no gear. Does not matter. Semper Fi.

Corporal Alan Phung USMC,

Believable, but a lot of holes to fill.

Sargeant V.,

Bullshit !!!!!

Sgt. H.,

Great story hope you see her again Marine

Mark A Dobuzinsky,

Poor spelling and sentence structure aside, he does not say he went there for basic training. There is a Marine detachment at FLW, MO where Marines are trained in several areas such as military police and engineers. I, myself, spent 3 months in 1969 at the Presidio of Monterey (an army base) Monterey, California being trained to speak/read the Vietnamese language before ending up on my way to Da Nang. Saying you were a Marine and did some time at an army installation does not always paint one as a poser.

Sgt Fred Muhs RVN ’69-’70,

I call BS on this story! Why would a Marine train at Ft. Leonard Wood Mo.?

Larry Whittington,

Marines do not go to boot camp at Ft. Leonard wood Mo.This guy might be a poser.Only Army went to basic there.

Jay Van Velzen ’66-’70,

I took up snowboarding at 50. Two torn rotators didn’t slow me down, but at 69 a crushed vertebrae ended that sport. Now at 73 I stick with kayaking. They can slow us down, but they can’t stop us! Semper fi!

Cliff Lawson ’62-’66,

I was in the USMC back in the 60’s so I understand the Bull Riding at your age, not that I ride Bulls but I still teach Combat Arts (51st. year doing it). Stay young Marine. Ken Melbourne, Ashaway RI.

Ken Melbourne,

That’s the sort of love that men like Rudyard Kipling wrote about and myths were told of from generation to generation. Ride on, brother, ride on! Semper Fi!

Bruce :L. Pearson,

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