MIL Facts About Your Branch of Service

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  1. TRN

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    I'm feeling motivated at the moment. :o

    Post a fact or two that people not in the military or not in your branch may not know about it.


    The Marine Corps was created on November 10, 1775, in Tun Tavern, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by a resolution of the Continental Congress.

    In 1834 the Marines became part of the Department of the Navy.


     
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    SW20 Nick my avatar is cuter than urz

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    The Marine Corps was created on November 10, 1775, in Tun Tavern, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by a resolution of the Continental Congress.

    In 1834 the Marine Corps submitted their collective will to a bunch of fags that wear bell bottoms.
     
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    The current Marine Corps emblem (the Eagle, Globe and Anchor) was adopted in 1868 The globe and anchor signify worldwide service and sea traditions. The spread eagle represents the nation itself. The motto is clenched in the beak of the bird.

     
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    The Air Force was once a part of the Army.
     
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    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    The Air Force only accepts people who score 98 and above on the ASVAB and is in charge of all other branches.
     
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    April 26, 1948
    The U.S. Air Force becomes the first service to plan for racial integration, anticipating President Truman's executive order to be issued in July.
     
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    No shit? Interesting. :coold:
     
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    Jan 3, 1945: Fifty-seven of 97 B-29s bombed Nagoya, Japan, in a test-bombing mission to determine the efficacy of fire bombing over conventional high-explosive bombing. The inconclusive results gave the Japanese the mistaken impression that their fire-prevention system was adequate.
     
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    truff.
     
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    the U.S Coast Guard is the only branch with domestic law enforcement authority
     
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    hmmm naval history teaches that the USN was the first to racially integrate, maybe not the first to plan but.........
     
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    ugh, get off thre navy's balls, you are in the CHAIR FORCE. :greddy:

    aka NO ROOM TO TALK.
     
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    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    They are lies.
     
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    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    ha.......false. gtfo.
     
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    can you spell this? D-R-U-N-K.
     
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    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    No matter how drunk I get, I can seem to put the letters in the right order.
     
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    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    you didn't read the other thread did you?
     
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    he knows, you dont have to remind him, i mean for christs sake hes got a bus drivers uniform in his closet and he thinks bellbottoms are bad ;P
    how many chicks do you see hanging onto buss drivers? :x:
     
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    you must party like its 1999, or youre in the AF ;P
     
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    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    I would drive a bus any day of the week instead of being stuck on a boat for months with a bunch of horny guys.
     
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    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    I think it is a gift.
     
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    fair enough, but you dont drive a bus and thats not what were talking about :wavey:
     
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    well if youre drinking so much so often that you think its a burden then you have problems for sure yes
     

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