Greetings, I am an infantry marine currently deployed to Afghanistan. This is my 2nd combat tour to Afghanistan (lucky enough to have internet access this time) and I also had one to Iraq. I am…Continue
"The only word I can remember is Clicker for TV Remote (that's what I call it too) But he always would use an extremely heavy "Pittsburghese" accent when he was trying to be funny. Anyone from Pittsburgh or has friends/family…"
"I used to wear boxers. Any brand would do for me so long as the material was cotton or silk. After my last deployment I stopped wearing underwear all together except when wearing a suit or dress uniform. It is just more…"
Greetings, I am an infantry marine currently deployed to Afghanistan. This is my 2nd combat tour to Afghanistan (lucky enough to have internet access this time) and I also had one to Iraq. I am a mortarman by trade, but since we aren't using mortars here anymore my platoon has been broken down into a provisional rifle platoon, in which I am a squad leader. I was recently promoted to Sergeant and have been in going on 6 years now. After this deployment I intend to get out of the military…See More
"I'm kind of hoping nobody will be open to ax-throwing.
Seriously, though, I don't think you're going to be able to find or create a fraternal order for archaic + enviro-friendly skill training, because
a) if you want…"
"Question is, why? Here's why I ask:
I am a bagpiper. Somewhere, WAY down my mongrel heritage, I have Scots blood. All that being said, when I first started playing the pipes, I thought wearing a kilt was cool. I wore one quite often, actually.…"
"I'm wondering whether any of the traditional, established fraternal groups would be into sponsoring or facilitating a "youth outreach" along the lines of what you're describing. They have resources and experience that might…"
"What leads you to believe there is little for young men in these organizations?
I'll tell you what led me to believe that, before I joined one (Knights of Columbus): ignorance of what they did. It wasn't entirely my fault.…"