Rolled Sleeves Are Back!

They joked about it. We memorialized it. Now who has the last laugh? As of 25 February, 2014, the Commandant has caved to popular pressure and honorable tradition and is bringing back the iconic sleeve rolls. On 9 March, with the Corps-wide changeover to desert cammies (coinciding with daylight savings time), all Marines will roll their sleeves up. Read the official message from the Commandant … Continue reading Rolled Sleeves Are Back!

Goodbye Silkies?

Candidates and friends, The Marine Corps Times story last week confused many of us and led to many discussions over on the facebook page. I, the blog author, have been in contact with the writer of the story, who helped clear up the issue. See the correspondence below. From the Marine Times writer: This was a confusing story precisely because there is no MARADMIN on … Continue reading Goodbye Silkies?