The Boys discuss how much Gunner HATED recruiting duty in Sacramento, CA (Mac’s hometown) and that all other virtues pale in significance to discipline for a Marine.
Mac talks the news of the day… what is China going to do with its bombers on “high alert” — the out of breath “Situation Room” on CNN and stories of its reporting from Iraq and Decision Making at Gettysburg.
The Boys discuss learning about religion in life and the case of former Fox News Channel talkshow host Bill O’Reilly — neither seems to care.
Bob Nilsson joined the program to discuss the problems the Boston Marathon has with including larger numbers of disabled people in a marathon run on Patriots Day of all days. Read an article about it here.
We also discuss OPERATION LEAD AT TURNER — leaders into career in the field of construction with a GREAT company.
Grant Newsham joins us to talk about the recent military parade North Korea during which they displayed new military capabilities their failed launch of an ICBM.
Grant also entertains questions from the Host:
(1) Why would China helps the United States after standing on the sidelines for 25 years? What kind of concession will they ask for from the US or the US & Japan?
(2) How does Japan view the events on the Korean Peninsula and what is in their strategic best interest.
(3) How does China view the events on the Korean Peninsula and what is in their strategic best interest.
In two GREAT interviews:
Grant Newsham, Col USMC (ret), talks the current situation in North Korea and the challenges for the United States in the region that includes South Korea, China, Taiwan and the Philippines.
Calvin Humphry, PFC USMC, who landed on Iwo Jima as a PFC talks about thehow he got to the Marine Corps, the 5th Division’s preparations for Iwo Jima on Hawaii, the landing and days of combat and then how he’s coped with it for all these years! ONE OF THE BEST INTERVIEW ALL MARINE RADIO HAS DONE IN THE LAST YEAR!
We talk Chicken Marsala today with the BEST Chef in the world, Kim Holmes.
Check out the recipe and pictures of what Kim discusses while you listen here — all are labelled “Chicken Marsala.”
A former Middle East Foreign Area Officer (FAO) with an area of expertise of Egypt, Will Constantine joins us to discuss Egypt.
From there the discussion takes a “current events” and the discussion moves to Syria, Russia, North Korea and American leadership in the world.
SECDEF James N. Mattis and the Commanding General of CENTCOM, General Joseph Votel, briefed reporters today on details of the Syrian airstrike, more refined bomb damage assessments, the intelligence that led to the airstrike and the message that was intended.
The Boyz discuss: (1) what it is to be “happy” and the Gunner gives his recipe for happiness; and (2) being inducted into the Royal Order of the Shellback… kissing the Royal Baby, meeting Aphrodite and finally kissing Neptune’s feet while crossing the equator on a U.S. Navy warship.