Happy 237th Birthday, Marines

by Dwayne Kilbourne on November 10, 2012

On November 10, 1775, a brave group of men gathered at Tun Tavern [or was it Conestoga Wagon tavern??] in Philadelphia, PA. The Marine Corps was born, and, ever since, our nation has called upon these warriors to give their all and protect our freedoms. Back in 2000, I became a Marine, and, while I […]


Trust and Camaraderie Among Marines

by Dwayne Kilbourne on November 9, 2012

So often in today’s society, we find ourselves in a pickle. We either have discovered that we are have an uphill battle in front of us or that we need to rely on others to succeed. It seems that the culture within the United States has evolved over the past few decades, and, while that […]


Precision. Focus. Learn From USMC Silent Drill Platoon.

by Dwayne Kilbourne on November 6, 2012

Attention to detail is an art form that is more uncommon today than ever before, but it is still an art form that, when mastered, produces amazingly great success! One great example of sheer precision is found at Marine Barricks [8th & I] in Washington, D.C. Often referred to as the Marching Twenty-Four, the 24-man […]


Quality Beats Quantity Every Time; OoRah!

by Dwayne Kilbourne on November 5, 2012

In today’s ever-growing business world, people in nearly every job and work classification need to be well-trained and well-equipped. Many businesses still think that more people equates to more work getting done and better overall results, but mere mass of people will not result in great success. Learn from the Marine Corps – a few […]


Always Remembering – Extremely Grateful!

by Dwayne Kilbourne on May 28, 2012

A wise person once said, “All gave some; some gave all!” So many brave men and women laid down their lives so that we can continue to prosper in ours. Personally, I gave some; I served along the side of many brave Marines, sailors, soldiers, etc., and it was an honor to do so, but […]


One Moment of Thanks – Many Moments of Sacrifice

by Dwayne Kilbourne on November 11, 2011

While words do not truly and completely do it justice, I merely wanted to take a brief moment to say, “Thank You,” to all veterans, past and present, on this Veterans Day! Thank You so very much!     Related Posts:Always Remembering – Extremely Grateful!