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These actions were memorably described by the much-decorated marine corps major-general, Smedley D Butler, in his memoirs: "I spent 33 years and four months in active military service and during that period I spent most of my time as a high class muscle man for Big Business, for Wall Street and the ...
The Champion News, Rt. 72 Box 367, Norwood, MO 65717 is the address to respond to Jeffrey's inquiry. This week the "Lofty Thoughts" mail included a quote from Major General Smedley D. Butler of the U.S. Marine Corps, a two time winner of The Congressional Medal of Honor, who said in 1935, "War is ...

The General Smedley D. Butler Detachment 741 of the Marine Corps League, based in Newtown Square, recognized members with certificates and awards for service rendered during 2017 at its Feb. 6 meeting. The Detachment has numerous committees and organizations through which the services are ...
President Trump's first year in office brought an escalation of military aggression abroad as he built on the interventions of previous administrations, but there are steps America can take to move towards a more peaceful future, writes retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel William J. Astore at TomDispatch.
2015: The United States Marine Corps hosted the fourth annual Armed Forces Classic at Marine Corps Base Smedley D. Butler in Okinawa, Japan. The game featured the first meeting between 2014 NCAA tournament participants Gonzaga and Pittsburgh. 2014: The Coast Guard hosted at Air Station ...
MCB Quantico -- The Silent Drill Platoon from Marine Barracks Washington, D.C. 8th & I, performed at the Quantico Centennial Celebration May 10. The Platoon makes hundreds of appearances each year in the U.S. and abroad. The platoon consists of infantry Marines and all precise movements are ...

Megan was most recently researching her grandfather, Brigadier General Smedley D. Butler USMC, for a family biography. Megan lived her life in her own way: She pursued, explored and studied what she desired. She was a high achiever from a young age. The way she could bear down and focus was ...
Just about anyone who's met a Marine knows the story of World War I's Battle of Belleau Wood -- it's usually the second thing a jarhead will tell you. (The first is that they're in the Marine Corps.) It was after the Battle of Belleau Wood that the Marines assumed the moniker "devil dogs," purportedly from the ...
According to Hans Schmidt, Butler's greatest biographer and the author of Maverick Marine: General Smedley D. Butler and the Contradictions of American Military History, in those two days Butler and his men closed down 973 of the 1,200 saloons that sold blackmarket hooch in the city, while another 80 ...
Community Briefs: Play miniture golf, benefit non-verbal students at CADES 'putting zoo'. Senior Vice Commandant Dominick Mattioni receives the Marine of the Year award from outgoing Commandant Dominic D'Alessandro at the January meeting of the Marine Corps League Gen. Smedley D. Butler ...
Smedley D. Butler Detachment No. 741 of the Marine Corps League, Newtown Square, installed officers for 2018 at its Jan. 2 meeting. Pictured taking their oath are: Jr. Vice Commandant John McLeod, Sergeant-at-Arms Charles Davis, Paymaster Robert Spano, Commandant James Flynn, Chaplain ...
In the article Dave Robinson's latest disaster preparedness article, "Listening to Venezuela" (Dec. 30), the author failed to correctly address the cause of the people of Venezuela's suffering. Venezuela is indeed having problems with supplying sufficient food and medicine to its people. However, this is not ...
The older I get, the less tolerant I feel of the rampant hypocrisy now so firmly embedded in the American holiday season. There is the gross materialism and consumerism dumped onto the Jesus narrative of spirituality amid poverty. Hanukkah observance has imitated this trend, turning a relatively minor ...
We should all remember, and read again, the words of Major Smedley D. Butler, U.S.M.C., who wrote the book on this subject back in 1935. The book is titled: war is a Racket. "A few profit, and the many pay." It seems inconceivable to me that an arrogant bully like Trump will not have his own war before ...
... An Illustrated History of North American Indians by Alvin M. Josephy Jr. On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder; Glass House: The 1% economy and the Shattering of the All-American Town by Brian Alexander; war Is a Racket by Major General Smedley D. Butler ...
In 1935 the most decorated U.S. Marine in history at the time, Brigadier General Smedley D. Butler, published to enormous success a short book called war Is a Racket. He saw perfectly well what was coming and warned the nation: At each session of Congress the question of further naval appropriations ...
MCB Quantico -- The Silent Drill Platoon from Marine Barracks Washington, D.C. 8th & I, performed at the Quantico Centennial Celebration May 10. The Platoon makes hundreds of appearances each year in the U.S. and abroad. The platoon consists of infantry Marines and all precise movements are ...

I live in the Boston area where we are fortunate to have a number of Vietnam War veterans (and still a couple of Korean war vets) who are part of a very strong chapter of Veterans For Peace: the Smedley Butler Brigade. The Brigade took its name from Smedley D. Butler, one of the most highly decorated ...
Megan was most recently researching her grandfather, Brigadier General Smedley D. Butler USMC, for a family biography. Megan lived her life in her own way: She pursued, explored and studied what she desired. She was a high achiever from a young age. The way she could bear down and focus was ...
Just about anyone who's met a Marine knows the story of World War I's Battle of Belleau Wood -- it's usually the second thing a jarhead will tell you. (The first is that they're in the Marine Corps.) It was after the Battle of Belleau Wood that the Marines assumed the moniker "devil dogs," purportedly from the ...
Just about anyone who's met a Marine knows the story of World War I's Battle of Belleau Wood -- it's usually the second thing a jarhead will tell you. (The first is that they're in the Marine Corps.) It was after the Battle of Belleau Wood that the Marines assumed the moniker "devil dogs," purportedly from the ...
The Gen. Smedley D. Butler Marine Corps League Detachment announces that 2nd Lt. Alfred Hwang was the recipient of the league's Semper Fi Award, presented through the Chapel of the Four Chaplains to a newly commissioned cadet. Hwang received the award during the commissioning of navy and ...
According to Hans Schmidt, Butler's greatest biographer and the author of Maverick Marine: General Smedley D. Butler and the Contradictions of American military History, in those two days Butler and his men closed down 973 of the 1,200 saloons that sold blackmarket hooch in the city, while another 80 ...
I live in the Boston area where we are fortunate to have a number of Vietnam War veterans (and still a couple of Korean war vets) who are part of a very strong chapter of Veterans For Peace: the Smedley Butler Brigade. The Brigade took its name from Smedley D. Butler, one of the most highly decorated ...
Camp Foster, Okinawa - The Marine Corps has ordered a 96-hour operational pause for all Okinawa-based CH-53E Super Stallions after a fire forced one of the helicopters to make an emergency landing Wednesday in farmland outside the Northern Training Area. No injuries were reported from the ...
Megan was most recently researching her grandfather, Brigadier General Smedley D. Butler USMC, for a family biography. Megan lived her life ...
Megan was most recently researching her grandfather, Brigadier General Smedley D. Butler USMC, for a family biography. Megan lived her life in her own way: She pursued, explored and studied what she desired. She was a high achiever from a young age. The way she could bear down and focus was ...
... US Marine & DCVMA Co-Vice President was supported by the Smedley D Butler Marine Detachment and included Bugler, Marty Holahan ...
Is there a more painful game of "what if?" that Americans could play than to wonder what the 1960s, and today, would look like if the United ...
Smedley D. Butler, in 1921. At the time, calling a dog "king" didn't jive with the Corps, even if it was a kickass name, so Butler renamed him ...
Koenig died April 8 at Marine Corps Base Smedley D. Butler in Okinawa at age 20. He was a 2014 graduate of Jennings County high school ...
... Standard Time Sunday, April 9, 2017, (6:47 p.m. EST Saturday, April 8, 2017) at Marine Corps Base Smedley D. Butler in Okinawa, Japan.
According to Hans Schmidt, Butler's greatest biographer and the author of Maverick Marine: General Smedley D. Butler and the Contradictions ...
Brig. Gen. Smedley D. Butler, in his 1935 book "war Is A Racket." said: "I spent 33 years in the Marines, most of my time being a high-class ...
The writers serve on the executive committee of the Smedley D. Butler Brigade, Chapter 9, of Veterans For Peace. Morris has a master's degree ...
To the Editor: I have been an activist in our democracy since the 1970s, and there's one rule that has held fast: Politicians follow the money.
Jim Mulhern and Earle Drake of the Smedley D. Butler Detachment of the Marine Corps League join Rocky Run Y staff member Mike Franchi ...
Jim Mulhern and Earle Drake of the Smedley D. Butler Detachment of the Marine Corps League join Rocky Run Y staff member Mike Franchi ...
Smedley D. Butler, in 1921. At the time, calling a dog "king" didn't jive with the Corps, even if it was a kickass name, so Butler renamed him ...
Camp Foster hosts the headquarters of Camp Smedley D. Butler, which encompasses all major Marine Corps installations on Okinawa and ...
Smedley D. Butler, war is a Racket: The Antiwar Classic by One of America's Most Decorated soldier. What we're referring to is false flag ...
Koenig, 20, of North Vernon, died April 8 at Marine Corps Base Smedley D. Butler in Okinawa, Japan. He was a 2014 graduate of Jennings ...
The Gen. Smedley D. Butler Marine Corps League Detachment announces that 2nd Lt. Alfred Hwang was the recipient of the league's Semper ...
Smedley D. Butler in 1921. The $5,000 stadium was built by Marines and the resources were salvaged from closed WWI bases and local ...
... April 9, 2017, at 7:47 a.m. JST (6:47 p.m. EST on Saturday, April 8, 2017), at Marine Corps Base Smedley D. Butler in Okinawa, Japan.
... Standard Time Sunday, April 9, 2017, (6:47 p.m. EST Saturday, April 8, 2017) at Marine Corps Base Smedley D. Butler in Okinawa, Japan.
Smedley D. Butler, war is a Racket: The Antiwar Classic by America's ... Smedley D. Butler, spokesman for the Communist Party front group, the ...
Scanlon, a leader of the Smedley D. Butler Brigade chapter of Veterans For Peace, named for a decorated World War I Marine general who ...
Okinawa, Japan (NNS) -- U.S. Naval hospital Okinawa, Japan recognized the graduates of the Japanese National physician Graduate Medical education Program Class of 2017 in a ceremony at the hospital terrace on March 24.
"In 2011, we (VFP) had applied to be in the [AWVC] Parade and we were denied," said Pat Scanlon, a decorated Vietnam veteran and Immediate Past Coordinator of VFP Chapter, Smedley D. Butler Brigade. "We were told they didn't want the word 'peace' ...


 

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