The Flying Leathernecks Historical Foundation -- formerly located at MCAS, El Toro, California; now in its new location in MiraMar, San Diego, California. Museum information and images as well as a gift shop.
|Gung Ho! According To Evans F. Carlson|
LtCol Evans F. Carlson was the foundation on which the now famous phrase "Gung Ho!" was born. But its true meaning is much misunderstood; this article explains its basis of ethical indoctrination.
|History of VMO-2 a USMC Squadron|
Site cronicles the History of VMO-2. It also has referrals to the OV-10 and AH-1 and UH-1 communities.
|In Flanders Field|
Well known poem relative to WWI.
|John Philip Sousa (1854-1932)|
Much information regarding the world famous leader of the U.S. Marine Corps Band.
|Lance Corporal Rank:USMC|
History and origin of the lance corporal rank in the USMC.
|M1941 Johnson Rifle|
The History of the Johnson Rifle of the 1930s and early '40s.
|Marine Corps Research Center - Archives|
Official U.S. Marine Corps documents, publications, histories, personal papers, and other historical references from Marine Corps University.
|Marine Enlisted Rank 1959-Present!|
History and information regarding the revisions in the enlisted Marine Corps rank structure of 1958 and effective on 1 January, 1959--and still in effect at this time (1999).
Links to Marine history sites.