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“The first time you blow someone away is not an insignificant event. That said, there are some assholes in the world that just need to be shot.”

Gen. James “Mad Dog” Mattis, USMC Ret, (Business Insider) 2006

“Not a bad idea, he growled, a Marine with a flag in his pack and the desire to run it up on an enemy position isn’t likely to bug out!”

Col Lewis B. “Chesty” Puller to an Army staff officer who, watching Marines raise the flag over Seoul complained. “Ever since that flag raising picture on Iwo Jima got published. I am convinced you Marines would rather carry a flag into battle than a weapon.”