U.S. Marines

Leaders should share the blame

The recent picture showing the U.S. Marines urinating on some terrorists’ corpses is alarming, to say the least (Journal, Jan. 15). Having served more than one tour in Vietnam I ...

A US Marine’s WWII memory

I want to totally concur with Terry Crouson’s comments about the Marines urinating on Taliban corpses (Journal, Jan. 15). I’m a World War II Marine Raider, 3rd Raider Battalion ...

Those Marines deserve support

Knowing no more than I have read in our local paper, I would like to know the origin of the (U.S. Marines urinating on Taliban corpses) video (Journal, Jan. 15). Who recorded it, w ...

Consider war’s unintended consequences

Rob Howard and Donna Arz have reason to suggest a more balanced reaction to the incident of Marines urinating on Taliban corpses (Journal, Jan. 15). As is well-known in all of our ...

Granite Bay Marine gave the ultimate sacrifice

In October 2010 Patty Schumacher was in the midst of helping her future daughter-in-law, Courtney Gold, with wedding details. Gold had her white gown picked out, knowing Victor D ...

Deepest thanks to our veterans

Kudos to the Auburn Journal for the article featuring U.S. Marine Tim Bergenstock on Wednesday, Oct 26. He and millions of other veterans are what has kept this country free. I can ...

Please respect the US flag

On July 11, my cousin Ruben (U.S. Marine veteran of Vietnam War) and I went to visit my husband’s gravesite (Navy vet of Vietnam War). Upon leaving the cemetery (which is beauti ...

Granite Bay Marine dies in Afghanistan

A Granite Bay man was killed Wednesday during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. Private First Class Victor A. Dew, 20, was one of four U.S. Marines killed, accor ...

War no time for political correctness

A recent letter reflects the fuzzy-thinking of the left in dealing with the dangers that confront our nation. Specifically, the attack centers on my statement that when America put ...