Navy

Motivational Warrior Quotes

Military quotes have an incredible intensity of courage and stamina around them. Originated by the brave men and women who fight in wars, face demanding environments, and support humanitarian efforts around the globe, it is no wonder we experience goosebumps… Read More ›

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 ›

The return of Division 900

The 900 division is a time-honored tradition at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes and for those recruits privileged to be part of its ranks. With the return of the 900 division, so returns the traditional graduation ceremony.  Recruit graduation is… Read More ›

ROM to PIR

As the recruits touchdown in Chicago, IL and head towards RTC Great Lakes, their journey begins. Follow these recruits from ROM at Fort McCoy to their PIR destination (graduation). Produced by Duane Stanley (USN Veteran) using images adopted from RTC… 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, “why did you start a military postcard company?” 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 ›