Tuesday Open Thread 

Local Identifier 127-GVB-206-A186201, “Marine Lance Corporal Douglas E. Parker (Portland, Oregon), of F Company, 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines, tears into a hefty drumstick while enjoying a real home-style Thanksgiving dinner. Marines throughout Vietnam were served a full course turkey dinner on Thanksgiving Day”, November 25, 1965, photograph by Pfc. Durbin.

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Red, White and Bronzed

With apologies to all you Team Stark members out there, it appears that Cap is the real “Iron Man”.

In honor of Steve Rogers aka Captain America’s 75th birthday, his hometown of Brooklyn has commissioned a 13-foot bronze statue of him. Check it out:

The statue will be officially unveiled at the San […]

Veteran’s Day Open Thread

U.S. Marines take a break during the Chosin Breakout — nearly 65 years ago (in a couple of weeks). As Chesty Puller said… “We’re surrounded. That simplifies our problem.” Happy belated birthday to the Marines and a Happy Veteran’s Day!