While this topic usually leads to some caustic, light-hearted humor about military culture, there are a few underlining principles involved that are powerful as hell.
The second article in a three-piece series that showcases the inept hilarity of US diplomacy in the most volatile places on the map.
The Silent Warrior Scholarship Fund was started in 2010 by Reconnaissance Marines to honor the memory of their fallen brothers. After returning home from Afghanistan a small group of men were presented with the idea of a scholarship to keep the memory of their brothers alive.
“We are the rose, that grew from the crack in the concrete.”
-Memphis May Fire
A window into the warrior subculture, via a bit of formal philosophy
“I think he’s just got a bloody nose, and he’s being weak. Throw him back in the pool.” Those were the first words I heard from a SARC when I was just a roper in BRC.