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Gen Mattis is no stranger to “One Marine’s View” as  you may have read some of the posts about him here or here or perhaps some of his best quotes here.

 

However, once again he has out done himself and perhaps made one off the best speeches of his time.Time for a C-Gar

Images flash through my mind– and I speak from my heart: of an Eighth & “I” parade in honor of John Glenn who remarked that night: He had been a Marine for 23 years…but not long enough. That was from a man fought in WWII & Korea and was the first American to orbit the earth, His wingman in Korea, baseball legend Ted Williams, put it well when asked which was best team he ever played on. Without hesitation he said, “The U.S. Marine Corps.”

 

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