2010 Photo Galleries

“Marines know how to use their bayonets. Army bayonets may as well be paper-weights.”

Navy Times; November 1994

Instruction and critique.jpg
Lunch Time for YM at Drill Comp.jpg
Real Marines interact with YM.jpg
Sqd Drill.jpg
SqdLdr commanding Sqd for Drill.jpg
YM Sqd Drill.jpg
Inspection prior to Drill Comp.jpg
Guideon Drill Comp.jpg
Group with Graders and Marines.jpg
David K grading YM drill Comp.jpg
Bob-David at YM Drill Comp.jpg

“They told (us) to open up the Embassy, or “we’ll blow you away.” And then they looked up and saw the Marines on the roof with these really big guns, and they said in Somali, “Igaralli ahow,” which means “Excuse me, I didn’t mean it, my mistake”.”

Karen Aquilar, in the U.S. Embassy; Mogadishu, Somalia, 1991