Coast Guard

The Phonetic Alphabet

The military phonetic alphabet uses 26 code words to represent each letter of the alphabet. The functionality of the Military Phonetic Alphabet is a communication tool for military and civilian people alike, most often used to detail error-free spelling by… Read More ›

SemperToons to MCRD Recruits

When two USMC veterans come together, watch out. When an entire Marine Corps community joins forces, revelation is about to take place.  Gunny Wolf has been providing his iconic SemperToons caricatures and humorous cartoons for over 27 years.  Gunny’s goal now… Read More ›

The Sailor’s Creed

The “Sailors Creed” was written by a “Blue Ribbon Recruit Training Panel” in 1993 at the direction of Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Frank Kelso, who personally participated in the final edit of the working group’s proposal. Admiral Kelso then… Read More ›

Coast Guard Graduation Opens

If a Hooah was ever appropriate, now is the time. Itโ€™s been more than a year since the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May suspended family attendance graduation events at Cape May, NJ to stop the spread of COVID-19. The following is from… Read More ›

Women in the Military

I had the honor of attending Officer Candidate School with Vernice Armour. Vernice is a former United States Marine Corps officer who was the first African-American female naval aviator in the Marine Corps and the first African-American female combat pilot… Read More ›

A Postcard Prayer

I am often asked,ย “why did you start a military postcard company?”ย And in all fairness, it is a great question. My answer is simple. I believe God wants us to spread his message of hope and faith. And sending a simple… Read More ›