Ronda Rousey Says 'Yes' To NC Marine After Invitation To Marine Corps Ball As Video Goes Viral
She said yes! MMA fighter Ronda Rousey has accepted the invitation of a North Carolina Marine to attend his Marine Corps Ball later this year. The video went viral after he posted it on Facebook a wee...
United States Marine Corps Amphibious Reconnaissance Battalion
The United States Marine Corps's Amphibious Reconnaissance Battalion, formerly Company, was a specialized team of Marines and Navy Corpsmen that performed clandestine preliminary pre–D-Day amphibious ...
Ronda Rousey Says 'Yes' To NC Marine After Invitation To Marine Corps Ball As Video Goes Viral
She said yes! MMA fighter Ronda Rousey has accepted the invitation of a North Carolina Marine to attend his Marine Corps Ball later this year. The video went viral after he posted it on Facebook a wee...
Gung-ho
Gung ho /ˈɡʌŋˈhoʊ/ is an English term used to mean "enthusiastic" or "overzealous". Gung ho is an anglicised pronunciation of "gōng hé" (工合), which is also sometimes anglicised as "kung ho". "Gōng hé"...
Montford Point Marine Association
The Montford Point Marine Association (MPMA) is a nonprofit military veteran's organization, founded to memorialize the legacy of the first African Americans to serve in the United States Marine Corps...
Blood stripe
A blood stripe is a scarlet stripe worn down the outside leg seams of trousers on the dress uniform of the United States Marine Corps. This red stripe is 2 inches (5.1 cm) for general officers, 1...
Tun Tavern
Tun Tavern was a tavern and brewery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which served as a founding or early meeting place for a number of notable groups. It is traditionally regarded as the site where what...
Dining in
Dining in is a formal military ceremony for members of a company or other unit, which includes a dinner, drinking, and other events to foster camaraderie and esprit de corps.The United States Army, th...
List of United States Marine Corps acronyms and expressions
This is a list of acronyms, expressions, euphemisms, jargon, military slang, and sayings in common or formerly common use in the United States Marine Corps. Many of the words or phrases have varying l...
Semper Gumby
Semper Gumby is an unofficial motto for the United States Marine Corps, Navy fast attack submariners, Navy Seabees, USCG personnel, and the Civil Air Patrol. It is a play on the official motto Semper ...
United States Marine Corps Physical Fitness Test
The United States Marine Corps requires that all Marines perform a Physical Fitness Test (PFT) and a Combat Fitness Test (CFT) once per fiscal year. Each test must have an interval of 6 months (same ...
National War Dog Cemetery
The National War Dog Cemetery is a memorial to war dogs located at Naval Base Guam. The cemetery honors the dogs—mostly Doberman Pinschers—that were killed in service with the United State...
Marines' Hymn
The "Marines' Hymn" is the official hymn of the United States Marine Corps. It is the oldest official song in the United States Armed Forces. The "Marines' Hymn" is typically sung at the position of a...
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is a privately funded, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides academic scholarships to children of United States Marines and Navy Corpsmen, with partic...
Marine Corps Times
Marine Corps Times (ISSN 1522-0869) is a weekly newspaper serving active, reserve and retired United States Marine Corps personnel and their families, providing news, information and analysis as well ...
Eagle, Globe, and Anchor
The Eagle, Globe, and Anchor is the official emblem and insignia of the United States Marine Corps. It is commonly referred to as an EGA, although this usage is officially discouraged by the U.S. Mari...
Semper Fidelis (march)
"Semper Fidelis", which was written in 1888 by John Philip Sousa, is regarded as the official march of the United States Marine Corps. This piece was one of two composed in response to a request from ...
Culture of the United States Marine Corps
The Culture of the United States Marine Corps is widely varied, but unique amongst the branches of the United States armed forces. Because its members are drawn from across the United States (and resi...
United States Marine Corps birthday ball
The United States Marine Corps Birthday is celebrated every year on 10 November with a traditional ball and cake-cutting ceremony. On that day in 1775, the Continental Marines were established.
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Mameluke sword
A Mameluke sword /ˈmæməluːk/ is a cross-hilted, curved, scimitar-like sword historically derived from sabres used by Mamluk warriors of Mamluk Egypt from whom the sword derives its name. It is related...
Oorah (Marines)
Oorah is a battle cry common in the United States Marine Corps since the mid-20th century. It is comparable to hooah in the US Army and hooyah in the US Navy and US Coast Guard. It is most commonl...
Leatherneck
Leatherneck is a military slang term for a member of the United States Marine Corps, or of the British Royal Marines. It is generally believed to originate in the wearing of a leather "stock" or colla...
Toys for Tots
Toys for Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve which distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas. The program was founded in 194...
Leatherneck Magazine
Leatherneck Magazine of the Marines (or simply Leatherneck) is a magazine for United States Marines. It was first published as a newspaper by off-duty Marines at Marine Corps Base Quantico in 1917, an...
Marine Corps War Memorial
The United States Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial) is a United States military monument sited at the entrance to Arlington National Cemetery and next to the Netherlands Carillon, in Arlin...
Marine Noncommissioned Officers' Sword, 1859-Present
The Marine Corps noncommissioned officer's sword is a sword worn by noncommissioned officers (NCOs) and staff noncommissioned officers (SNCOs) of the United States Marine Corps. The NCO sword was ado...
Step Up for Soldiers

Step Up for Soldiers is a non-profit organization devoted to providing assistance to soldiers and their families. The organization is located in Wilmington, NC.Step Up For Soldiers was started in...
Iron Mike
Iron Mike is the de facto name of various monuments commemorating servicemen of the United States military. The term "Iron Mike" is uniquely American slang used to refer to men who are especially toug...
Noncommissioned officer's creed
In the United States, the Noncommissioned Officer's Creed, shortened to NCO creed, is a tool used to educate and remind enlisted leaders of their responsibilities and authority, and serves as a Code o...