1. snopes.com: Marine Initiation Requirements •••
Must Marines in training murder a pet or family member to be admitted to the Corps?
  ...Claim: Marines in training must murder a pet or a family member to be admitted to the Corps. Examples: [Reader's Digest Cybersmiles, 2002] SERVING...
  ...SERVING WITH THE MARINE CORPS in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm, my husband, Darren, was selected for guard duty. One day he discovered that...
  ...the Saudi, "how did you get into the Marine Corps?" [Collected via e-mail, 2006] My son is a US Marine and has served two tours in Iraq. Some...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:36:02 GMT http://www.snopes.com/military/murderer.asp

2. snopes.com: Tampon Wound Dressing •••
Tampon used to stanch deadly wound saves Marine's life?
  ...Claim: Tampon used to stanch deadly wound saves Marine's life. Example: [Collected via e-mail, January 2005] Tampons come to the rescue in Iraq!!...
  ...said that one guy, we'll call Marine X did get a girl care package and everyone was giving him a hard time. My son said, "Marine X got some really nice...
  ...him, Marine X thinks it's for him too. He said when my husband and I sent the last care package Marine X came over to his cot picked up the box, started...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:05:26 GMT http://www.snopes.com/military/tampon.asp

3. snopes.com: Brian Chontosh -- Navy Cross •••
Did Marine Capt. Brian Chontosh receive the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism in Iraq?
  ...Claim: Marine Capt. Brian R. Chontosh of Rochester, New York, received the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism in Iraq. Example: [Lonsberry, 2004]...
  ...the Rochester Institute of Technology. Husband and about-to-be father. First lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. And a genuine hero. The...
  ...and may be bestowed upon any person who, while serving with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguishes himself/herself in action by extraordinary heroism...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:30:53 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/chontosh.asp

4. snopes.com: Peter Cosgrove on Teaching Boy Scouts to Shoot •••
General finds a good comeback when asked about the wisdom of teaching Boy Scouts to shoot.
  ...U.S. Army, it reappeared in 2001 attributed to "Marine Corps General Reinwald," and it came back in 2007 in a version featuring Australian general Peter...
  ...a fishing resort up north. The husband liked to fish at the crack of dawn. The wife liked to read. One morning the husband returned after several hours...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:29:34 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/quotes/reinwald.asp

5. snopes.com: The Daughter of a Soldier •••
Soldier at an airport delivers a kiss from her father to a little girl.
  ...her daughters name was Courtney, told the young soldier that her husband was a Marine and had been in Iraq for 11 months now. As the mom was explaining...
  ...who said her daughters name was Courtney, told the young soldier that her husband was a Corporal and had been in Afghanistan for 11 months now. As the...
  ...who said her daughters name was Courtney, told the young soldier that her husband was a Corporal and had been in Afghanistan for 5 months now. As the mom...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:37:51 GMT http://www.snopes.com/glurge/daughter.asp

6. snopes.com: Hillary Clinton Quotes •••
A collection of statements reportedly made by Hillary Clinton. How accurate is it?
  ...husband was obsessed by terrorism in general and al-Qaida in particular." (Hillary telling a post-9/11 world what a 'great' commander in chief her...
  ..."I have to admit that a good deal of what my husband and I have learned [about Islam] has come from our daughter." (TruthInMedia.org 8/8/1999 - Hillary...
  ...(From the book "Dereliction of Duty" p. 71-72 - Hillary to Marine One helicopter pilot to turn back while en route to Air Force One.) "A right-wing...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:30:27 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/clintons/hildabeast.asp

7. snopes.com: Kurt Warner •••
Did NFL quarterback Kurt Warner marry a woman with two children, one a paraplegic?
  ...with two kids, especially if one had disabilities. Just like her first husband and father of her children did. That evening Kurtis and Brenda loaded up...
  ...a life for herself and her two children after her first husband deserted her. This former Marine had to return to her parents' home when she was eight...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:30:39 GMT http://www.snopes.com/glurge/warner.asp

8. snopes.com: Odd Questions Asked of snopes.com •••
A collection of unusual stories we've been queried about.
  ...bench. He spoke to the U.S. Marine standing guard and said, "I would like to go in and meet with President Clinton." The marine looked at the man and...
  ...the White House and said to the same Marine, "I would like to go in and meet with President Clinton." The marine again told the man, "Sir, Mr. Clinton...
  ...arrested yesterday for an alleged attempt to perform the same act on her husband as her famous sister had done several years ago. Sources reveal the...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:56:04 GMT http://www.snopes.com/humor/question/requests.asp

9. snopes.com: Soldier's Letter to John Kerry •••
A 'Soldier's Letter to Kerry' by Michael Connelly
  ...You even wrote a book that had a cover which mocked the heroism of the U.S. Marines who raised the flag on Iwo Jima. Our current crop of soldiers has a...
  ...letter" to the senator: A Marine In Iraq Responds to Senator John Kerry (The following letter was written by my husband, Aaron, who is currently...
  ...I am a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. I am currently on my second tour in Iraq, a tour in which I volunteered for. I speak Arabic and...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:53:51 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/kerry/connelly.asp

10. snopes.com: Jane Fonda and American POWs in North Vietnam •••
Did Jane Fonda betray U.S. POWs during the Viet Nam War?
  ...three Purple Hearts (which is why he enjoyed training Navy corpsmen to be Marine Corps combat corpsmen — they'd saved his life a time or two). The...
  ...on TV. She did not answer me, her husband (at the time), Tom Hayden, answered for her. She was mind controlled by her husband. This does not exemplify...
  ...of Jane Fonda and the anti-war movement. I said that I held Joan Baez's husband in very high regard, for he thought the war was wrong, burned his draft...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:47:02 GMT http://www.snopes.com/military/fonda.asp

11. snopes.com: Change in Military Funeral Protocol •••
Has military funeral protocol been changed to remove reference to the President of the United States?
  ...nation, I wish to present you with this flag in appreciation for your husband's service ...'. However, today the dialogue was 'On behalf of the Secretary...
  ...President of the United States, (the United States Army; the United States Marine Corps; the United States Navy; or the United States Air Force), and a...
  ...to other family members or return to the head of the grave. The U.S. Marine Corps' Drill and Ceremonies manual continues to reference the President of...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:30:50 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/funeral.asp

12. snopes.com: Odd Questions Asked of snopes.com •••
A collection of unusual stories we've been queried about.
  ...Two US Marines are listening to the radio in Iraq. "American soldiers," coos a soft female voice, "Your so-called national Leaders have lied to you....
  ..."What's this?" sneers one Marine. "An Islamo-terrorist version of Tokyo Rose?" "No," answers the other. "It's just CNN!" I had a friend who told...
  ...2. Why would you run for President after your husband shamed the office? 3. Whatever happened to all those things you took when you left the White...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:55:56 GMT http://www.snopes.com/humor/question/requests2.asp

13. snopes.com: Annie Glenn •••
How John Glenn's wife, Annie, overcome her stuttering.
  ...Most Americans are familiar with the exploits of John Glenn, a former U.S. Marine Corps pilot who, as one of the original Mercury 7 astronauts, was...
  ...in the press, crowning her achievement by making speeches on behalf of her husband as he campaigned for the 1984 Democratic presidential nomination. A...
  ...to a hospital emergency room, much less give a campaign speech for her husband. Although she still stutters slightly and speaks haltingly, Mrs. Glenn...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:55:08 GMT http://www.snopes.com/glurge/annieglenn.asp

14. snopes.com: A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney from a Dying Veteran •••
Letter from a disabled veteran criticizes George Bush and Dick Cheney over the Iraq War?
  ...Iraq War veterans. I write this letter on behalf of the 4,488 soldiers and Marines who died in Iraq. I write this letter on behalf of the hundreds of...
  ...I write this letter on behalf of husbands and wives who have lost spouses, on behalf of children who have lost a parent, on behalf of the fathers and...
  ...in Iraq have led to suicide and on behalf of the active-duty soldiers and Marines who commit, on average, a suicide a day. I write this letter on behalf...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:35:48 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/tomasyoung.asp

15. snopes.com: Bruce Vincent •••
E-mail describes Bruce Vincent's encounter with President Bush in the White House
  ...pictures. She was then escorted outside to meet the President and board a Marine One helicopter waiting to whisk them off to the airport. For me,...
  ...for my family in a simple man-to-man, father-to-father, son-to-son, husband-to-husband, Christian-to-Christian prayerful embrace. He's not what I had...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:40:33 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/bush/vincent.asp

16. snopes.com: Friday Mornings at the Pentagon •••
Wounded veterans paraded through halls of the Pentagon every Friday morning?
  ...Over the last 12 months, 1,042 soldiers, Marines, sailors and Air Force personnel have given their lives in the terrible duty that is war. Thousands more...
  ...18-year-old war-bride pushing her 19-year-old husband's wheelchair and not quite understanding why her husband is so affected by this, the boy she grew...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:06:55 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/fridaymorning.asp

17. snopes.com: Vieques Closure •••
Will the U.S. Navy's termination of ordnance training on the island of Vieques result in the closure of the nearby Roosevelt Roads Naval Base?
  ...of New York and criticized the Pentagon for not caving, which her husband then did, ordering a phase-out of the facility. The Bush administration...
  ...guard who was killed when two 500-pound bombs were fired off-target by a Marine jet. The mishap eventually resulted in the U.S. Navy's withdrawing from...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:29:58 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/vieques.asp

18. snopes.com: A Great Lady Has Passed — Pamela Murphy •••
Account describes Pamela Murphy's efforts on behalf of patients at a Veterans Administration hospital?
  ...Any soldier or Marine who came into the hospital got the same special treatment from her. She would walk the hallways with her clipboard in hand making...
  ...married until Murphy's death.) In order to support herself after her husband's death, Pamela Murphy took a job at the Sepulveda Veterans Administration...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:43:04 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/pamelamurphy.asp

19. snopes.com: Dead Body on Car •••
Drunk driver discovers body of little girl stuck to the front of his car.
  ...which he had forgotten. She went as far as the porch and fainted. Her husband got out of the car to see what was the matter. He saw an eight-year-old...
  ...as an "asmut" (apocryphal story much told) well known among the merchant marines: One such yarn led up to a question that was supposedly put to a...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:46:18 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/gruesome/bargrill.asp

20. snopes.com: Martial Law Plot •••
A truck cargo of road signs revealed a government plot to impose martial law?
  ...received a call from her cousin last week. The cousin lives in Ohio and her husband is a truck driver for Wal-Mart. It seems he was driving a load early...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:38:38 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/conspiracy/martialsigns.asp

21. snopes.com: The Clinton Body Count •••
Has Bill Clinton been quietly been doing away with those who oppose him?
  ...suit against Clinton, but she's never claimed that Clinton had her husband killed. 6. Hershell Friday - Clinton fund-raiser. His plane exploded....
  ...died in a helicopter crash on 19 May 1993. These four were members of Marine Helicopter Squadron One, the unit responsible for transporting the...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:48:17 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/clintons/bodycount.asp



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