Happy Birthday Jarheads!

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Happy Birthday Jarheads!

Post by randy » Sat Nov 10, 2018 3:47 pm

On this date in 1775, the first guy to sign his name in Tun Tavern turned to the second guy in line and said "Let me tell you how it was in the old Corps."

Happy 243rd Birthday.

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Re: Happy Birthday Jarheads!

Post by Netpackrat » Sat Nov 10, 2018 7:42 pm

I heard (maybe even here) if you put a marine in a room with 3 steel ball bearings, when you return, one will be missing, one will be broken, and the third will be pregnant.
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Re: Happy Birthday Jarheads!

Post by First Shirt » Sun Nov 11, 2018 3:56 pm

How do we know that chemlights were invented by Marines? They don't work until you break them.
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