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October 17, 2002
I updated all of my marathon pages with result information.


October 5, 2002
Gave the Knowledge Pages and the marathon pages a facelift
My BLOG continues

September 26, 2002
(Note: I've made many changes since July 20th but have been neglectful of updating this page. Also, I've been concetrating on improving the look of the site and so have not posted much on this page because not a lot of new content has not been added).

I created a BLOG which is a weblog or journal. Come see what I have to say.

R. Lee Ermey
All new stuff on the Gunny Hartman page

Family
Alex's Page is updated
Steph's Page is updated

Motivation
Correction to Lee Marvin story


July  20, 2002
Motivation
Tillman: A follow up story
A Young Marine Restores Faith

Military


June  23, 2002
2002 GROSE FAMILY PICTURES

Marine Bootcamp
A 3-part series written for the Washington Post about recruits in the wake of the Septemeber 11th Tragedy.
    Part I: A Day of Terror Inspires Recruits To Take Up Arms for the New Fight
    Part II: For Female Recruits, the Struggle Begins Long Before the Battlefield
    Part III: Recruits' Dreams and Fears Come Together in the 54-Hour 'Crucible'



June  16, 2002
Military
A talk with General Jones, Marine Commandant
Leadership lessons from the modern military
General Newbold retires
MCRD San Digo considers future
Message To Garcia background
Message To Garcia text

September 11th
What President Bush is made of
Osama's inter-cave memo (humor)

Operation Enduring Freedom
My cousin Troy's fighting the war on terrorism

Marathon Pics
2002 BISHOP HIGH SIERRA 50 ULTRA-MARATHON PICS I

Augmentation
I was augmented on April 22, 2002.



June  15, 2002
2002 Big Sur International Marathon news stories
Perfect day, perfect marathon
Rookies escape ‘The Wall’
This is One Hurricane that is an Uphill Battle
Salinas man takes 7th place finish
The Winner by a Mile
A Run With a View
Tough Course No Match for White

2002 Armed Forces Eco Challenge call for action
Separating the Men from the Little School Girls

Humor
Dog peeves
A dog's diary
A cat's diary
An email to the wrong wife
Little Johnny eats candy bars (vulgar)
Women are complicated

Motivation
Tillman gives up NFL for military service
Betting Against Your Own Team
The Eagle, Globe , and Anchor
Canadian view of Marines
No Problem
You earned it FOREVER
What's in a name?
United States Marine
The Brotherhood
If you love freedom...
Always
Marine Corps Sayings

MISC
Earth lights A cool bird's eye view of Earth at night (if the bird flys in orbit!!).



June  10, 2002
2001 Wild Wild West Marathon
The drive to the race
Night before the race
The race
The Pictures

The Big Sur Marathon pictures:
2002 BIG SUR INTERNATIONAL MARATHON PICS III


May  10, 2002
Marathon
How it all started...
2000 Wild Wild West Trail Marathon
2002 Big Sur International Marathon
THANK YOU, WHOEVER YOU WERE
COMING IN FULL
MARATHONERS, START YOUR ENGINES
CRAMP IN A MINOR
The Big Sur Marathon pictures:
My pics



May  9, 2002
Hang in there!!!


May  8, 2002
The Wildes Update


April  21, 2002

R. Lee Visits San Diego

Tanks
New Page for Major Phil Patch

Family Album
Carrie's family pic in 1988 when they all decided to wear blue
Carrie's high school graduation in her living room.
Carrie's junior high picture. I promised not to make fun of it because this is mine.
My junior high picture (1982, I think)
Another pic of my brother, Chris, and I when we were little squirts (we had just gotten our hair "feathered" and thought we were so cool!) (Seattle, about 1980).
The second horror in the series but with my Dad between us.
The night I proposed to Carrie on Christmas leave in 1987
Carrie as a witch for Halloween (2000). I officially point out that no snide comment is being made here despite the immense potential for such comments.
PFC Grose with Dad right after bootcamp (1987)
My little sister Annie (who eventually went into the Navy) when she was about 2. (1982)
LCPL Grose, in Millington prior to duty (1989)



April  20, 2002

September 11th
New Operation Enduring Freedom Page
Some stories about Army men being called to war.
A lesson on how to treat war prisoners
They carried Sergeant Major Curtin out of the rubble
The speech before the punch
Stretching the case for inhumanity

Humor
The hapless stowaway
New doctornal terms
Cheerios

Political
An incredible letter from the Kremlin to President John F. Kennedy
The Commandant is getting a new job

Military
What is the Medal of Honor worth?

Motivation
You never leave a man behind!!!!
A gutsy prayer
Father and son who are now brothers also



March  14, 2002

Humor
The Hamster Emergency
Just funny one liners
Separate vacations
The sample jar
Yet annother Monica Lewinski joke
You know it's gonna be a bad day when...
I'd Like To See President Clinton
Are you a teen of the 90's?
No wonder it's so hard to learn english
Hold me

Motivation
Letter of recommendation to a former Marine of mine
The Bravest Man I Ever Knew
God Bless the Marines
Bag boy makes good
Mommy, what's a Veteran?

September 11th
Letter from a deployed Marine
Six Month Anniversary Columns of Light
Ice Sculture of fireman and angel

Family
The Annual Letter Tradition
The kids' reasons why they should go with Mom on an emergency visit home

Misc
Bet you didn't know...
Not very Fonda Jane
More TBS quotes
The suspious old man at the airport



Dec 30, 2001

Christmas
The Grose Christmas letter 2001

Humor
The Christmas Party
Very Expensive Rugs
The Dead Cat
New Marine Corps Classification
The Jar

Academic
THE GRAND ALLIANCE: COULD IT HAVE SURVIVED?

Motivation
Marine Corps Graduation ceremony gets full crowd

September 11th
Editorial from a Romanian newspaper
Settling the score by David Letterman
Marine, Always
Poem
The Devil Went Down To New York City

Optical Illusions
Count the black dots
Say the color, not the word (really tough)
How many legs does an elephant have? ( I stared at this for many minutes)
The disappearing haze
Straight lines?
Moving circles (This is the coolest I have ever seen!!!)


Dec 20, 2001

Carrie and I at the Marine Corps Ball in Monterey, California, 2001
My mother and I at the Marine Corps Ball in Monterey, California, 2001
We've reached the top...


Nov 24, 2001

A brand new page of all my academic pursuits.
A new page dedicated to my stay at the Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, CA
The story of how I acquired our dog, Buster



Nov 23, 2001

Random stuff rolling around on my computer
The Top 100 books I would like to read.
The MSN Sucks!!! Read my rant about my worst online experience to date.

Picture Archive
The Picture Archive is back!! Here are all the Marine Corps graphics and pictures you can stand!

Military
Happy Birthday to the Marine Corps

Political
Reap what you sow

Motivation
Pledge of Allegiance
Red, White and Blue: love it or get the Hell out!!!!

Humor
Friendship

Belated page dedicated to 911

Misc Files
The news breaks on the front page of The Seattle Times. (requires Adobe Acrobat)
A tribute executable file: American Tribute (~2 MB)
The attacks in all their ugliness. (Power Point)

Terror Pictures
The explosion as one of the towers is hit
The second plane flying into the tower
The devistation at ground zero

Aftermath Pictures
American eagle shedding a tear
American eagle ready to fight
A proposed plan for the new WTC
The Marine Corps colors still flies proud in the midst of disaster at the Pentagon.
Priceless
The flag is draped over the Pentagon
Firemen raising Old Glory at the WTC site

Political cartoons
Eagle sharpening talon
Strained restraint
Plucking feathers
I'll take it from here...

Reactions
President Bush's address to the Nation
What A Bunch of Idiots!! by Jason D. Grose
You hit the building but missed America
Where was God in all of this?
If there is a God, where was He?
Unspeakable Bastards
You Oughta Know
German sailor emails his thoughts
Germans show support for USA
The value of "Semper Fi"

Tributes
I Now Have Four New Heroes by Jason D. Grose
President Bush gives and gets deserved respectrved respect

Misc
Good Question

Humor
Beware of the "Elevens"!!!!



Sept 29, 2001

Commissioning pictures on the promotions page Pictures
Standing in the UW NROTC wardroom with absolutely no rank on. This was just prior to the ceremony and I was a bit nervous.
Carrie joins me for a similar picture.
My mother pinning on my bars as Carrie looks on. Alex, my son is standing in front of me.
Carrie pinning on my bars. My brother-in-law, Jeff, is standing in the background.
Taking the Oath of Office. Can you tell which one is me?

Family
My brother Chris when he was about 7

Still shots from Full Metal Jacket
Gunnery Sergeant Hartman yelling at Cowboy

University of Washington NROTC
Me in the opening ceremony of a Seahawks Vs. Packers game



Sept 28, 2001

Buster the Wonderdog Page

Humor
Relatively Speaking
The Funeral
True Stupidity
Presidential Three Stooges
Strange Sex Laws
Malespeak
Long Life
Raggot: This might be one of the funniest things I have ever read

Motivation
Old Geezers
Depressed


April 22, 2001

Fan mail
A great chain of events as a result of an article I wrote called "Rolling the Threads"

Humor
New Men's Products Based On Viagra
The Blonde and the Car
The Blonde on a Walk
Two Blondes Arguing
The Blonde with Red Ears
The Blonde and the Hailstorm
Don't Let Me Be Late
A Better Boy
Show Him the Money
Daddy's job
Adam and Eve
Last Request
Arresting Mom
Quiet in Church
Ten Commandments
Side of Ribs
Redneck Ingenuity

Tanks
10 Ways to Know You Just Got Back from the Field

Adjutant stuff
10 Ways to Know You are an Adjutant In the Field
Rolling the Threads: My most successful newspaper article yet
A Strange Reaction to the "Rolling the Threads" article
A positive reaction to the "Rolling  the Threads" article

Gulf War Stories (Yes, finally getting to them again)
Adak, Alaska
Scuds and Suds
Coming Home, part 1
Coming Home, part 2
Here is a short excerpt from Rob Doyle's memory of the homecoming. He wrote it to me after I sent him this story and it backs up a little of what I have written.


March 10, 2001

Humor
Buttface
Oops, no underwear
An Explanation of God

Adjutant stuff
Mayhem:  The Aftermath of my Son's Birthday (Newpaper article I wrote)

Military (general)
I AM AN ARMY OF ONE, AND I SUCK!
A NASCAR perspective

FAQs
Officer requirements and physical fitness in the Marines

Bootcamp stories
Bootcamp stories by Cameron McCurry
    Crack Pipe
    The Big Scare
    Rifle Range
    Office Hours
    Cruible
    Motivational Run and Base Liberty
    Graduation


January 30, 2001

Humor
Life's Most Embarrassing Moments
Hillbilly Magic
Books you will never see
The boots
The Beer Prayer
Tonto
Basic Laws of Getting Older

NROTC
Professor Jon Bridgman

Adjutant stuff
The Systematic Buzz Phrase Projector

Military (general)
From the Voice of the Vice President Dick Cheney
Leadership by Email


December 30, 2000

Enailed
A new section about all those random emails you get: these are some of the few good ones

Humor
Some real good celebrity quotes

Tanks
The 1999 Halloween pics

Motivation
Philosophy for life: filling the jar

NROTC
My favorite college professor: Professor Bridgeman

Famous
Pictures of the 27th Commandant at the 1999 Marine Corps Ball

Family
New pics on Alex's page
New pics on Carrie's page
New pic on my page



December 24, 2000

Military (general)
Col Hackworth attacks modern Army training

Motivation
From the battlefield to the football field

FAQs
Email explaining Officer promotion and "frocking."

Family
New pics on Steph's page



December 17, 2000

The long-awaited year 2000 Christmas letter

Military (general)
Heros of the Vietnam Generation

Humor
If Santa honestly answered his mail...
Attention Wal Mart shoppers...
What I am thankful for by Jason D. Grose

Political Page (New)
Thank you, Democratic Party



November 24, 2000

My new Toon page

Facts
The dollar bill

Fan mail
Super site for years: email from Capt Rock
Private Rong Liu finishes bootcamp
My son is going to bootcamp
TBS questions

Military (general)
Soldier hung out to dry

Motivation
You are blessed
A special visit to the Iwo Jima Memorial
Drew Carey on the Tailhook scandal
General Patton's great speech

Humor
What's Logic?
Goin' to heaven?
Potentially versus realistically
Spiders
Great pick up lines
Still frisky... sort of
Good Christian humor

Adjutant stuff
A review of a great book I read: "Flags of our Fathers"
Q&A about Infromation Technology Management

Links
A new link to the Marine Embassy Guard Association



Sept 16, 2000
On my Gulf War page, the Galleries page was updated, specifically:

Camp Life pictures IV
Camp Life pictures V
Camp Life pictures VI
Camp Life pictures VII
Camp Life pictures VIII



August 30, 2000
FAQs
The Value of An Honorable Discharge by the SGTMAJ of the Marine Corps

Fan mail
Money isn't everything

Motivation
Today's Military
To My Child...

Humor
Governmentium
Hummer Bummer
That mean old Gunny
Revenge is so sweet
Painting Sisters
Old Is...
Broken Brunette
Skippy!
Scout Letter Home
Chinese Sex Therapy
Ladies' Bumper Stickers

Adjutant stuff
The Changing Face of Marine Corps Administration
Total Force Administration System article
The Future of Total Force Administration System article
Administrative Excellence by LtCol Jack Rickman
MCTFS: The Workhorse



July 15, 2000
On my Gulf War page, the Galleries page was updated, specifically:

Camp Life pictures I
Camp Life pictures II
Camp Life pictures III



July 12, 2000
On my Gulf War page, the Galleries page was updated, specifically:

Ship Life pictures I
Ship Life pictures II
Singapore-from-afar pictures
Ship life III



July 3, 2000
More fun facts
Bumper sticker-like sayings
Cute Little Jokes
19 More Ways to Know if You are a Tanker
A Motivating yet somber Coming Home
No, the Marine Corps is not being absorbed by the Army!!!
A pic of me at Seaworld
A funny pic of Stephanie's ID pic from her Disneyland annual pass
My latest (and meanest) command picture



June 18, 2000
My experiences in the Lone Pine Wild Wild West Trail Marathon
The Best card Alex ever made for his Mom's birthday
The Best card Alex ever made for his Daddy's promotion
Gulf War galleries: pictures from my expereinces during the Gulf War



June 10, 2000
Fanmail
Another reason I maintain a webpage
No, thank YOU!

Marine FAQs
Air Force or Marine Corps?

Humor
Science in action
Dog rules
Test if you can handle having kids
No wonder english is so hard
What doctors write on charts
Yo mama so FAT...
The health club
Facts learned from kids
The General says "Show me the money!"
28 ways you know you were a Tanker

Motivation
Two stories
Don't mess with a Marine!
Different

Adjutant
Retaining Adjutants in the Marine Corps

Marine Corps Knowledge
Slogans over the years
Mottos over the years
Colors over the years
Traditions you might not know
Honors to the band
Marine Corps animals
Marine Corps daily ration



April 22, 2000
Fanmail
Inspiration and Motivation
Safe to Sleep at Night
Expect Nothing Less

Marine FAQs
Make a Decision!!!
Kids in Bootcamp

Humor
The Chicken and the Egg
One more blond joke.
The 80s were cooler than the 90s
Top 25 Country Songs
Cobra Pilots
Changing Oil
A Little Too "OOHRAH"
The General's Ears
The CIA Test
Old Corps Sergeants
The Corps: Then and Now
A Woman's random thoughts
An Application to Request to Date My Daughter

Motivation
219 Reason to Love the Corps
Iwo Jima Memorial Speech
Brother to Brother
What Will We Do With All The Money?
Old Corps PFT

Adjutant
My Article on the Marine Corps Band visiting 29 Palms



February 27, 2000
Facts
More fascinating facts

Humor
Tax letter
Will the blonde jokes ever end?
The Balloon Joke
Duelling Irish
The most dangerous phrases
Baby Boomers: The '60s vs. the '90s
The Male Dictionary

Motivation
Marine Corps quotes
In Gratitude to the Marines
A Mother's prayer for her Marine
Marine Training Doesn't Wear Off


February 20, 2000
Picture Archive
Family album
TBS Page
Updated Adjutant page with my best work-related links


February 12, 2000
Headlines Part 2
Church bulletins
Top Dog
Filmogrophy of R. Lee Ermey
The New Bill of Rights
My "Best Man" speech at my best friend's wedding (Rob Doyle)
THE speech from A FEW GOOD MEN


February 6, 2000
Humor:
 
Tanks:
November 26, 1999
What men know about women
A Point System for Men
The Old Man and the Boat
Hunting Bears
For those of you who feel the need to send chain letters
One for the Air Force
Army Rangers VS the Marines
Toddler Diet
A great response to a disrespectful ingrate
Unfriendly Fire by Mark Shields
Heros Among Us
Been there, done that
America: The Good Neighbor
A new page of links

Newspaper articles I wrote:
MARINE BURIAL DETAIL SAVES THE DAY
FALLEN MARINES HONORED IN MEMORIAL SERVICE
1ST TANKS GETS HELPING HAND FROM PENDLETON
ALL IN A DAY'S WORK FOR A MARINE: EARTHQUAKE AFTERMATH
BOOTS ON A WIRE
BLOOM WHERE PLANTED!!


October 11, 1999
A new page of pure motivation
So you want to burn my flag?
Stop whining!!
A paper on my mentor, Shane Maxey
22 THINGS I DIDN'T KNOW BEFORE I HAD KIDS
YOU KNOW YOU'RE A MOM IF...
Advertising mistakes from other countries
A letter from Dad to Son and Son to Dad
An Early Lesson
Fitness Report comments
Courses for Women
Yet another blond joke
A new page of basic, general knowledge you need to know when going to bootcamp
The 11 General Orders
The Code of Conduct
The 14 Leadership Traits
The 11 Leadership Principles
A letter from a Marine trying to get back into the Marine Corps


September 5, 1999
Blonde humor
The Fighter Pilot and the Pig
The Pompous Colonel
Fast-thinking enlisted man
More Pilot humor
Barbershop talk
How to know if you are out of the military
A Veteran's Day article I wrote for the school paper
A paper I wrote about the Web while it was still new
A paper I wrote about the future of amphibious warfare
A paper on leadership, specifically detailing my hero and mentor
My detailed after-action report for the Joint Service Review
A book review on First to Fight
A book review on A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes
A book review on The Right Stuff


August 15, 1999
Jock versus Nerd
Things not to say to a pregnant woman
Proof that there really are truly stupid people in this world
Disorder in the court!
Men, these WILL get you in trouble with the missus!
What we have to look forward to when we get old
What men and women think


July 16, 1999
New consolidated humor page
Computer Dictionary
You might be a Marine Wife if...
15 Ways to tell if you're in Twentynine Palms when...
More Bumper Stickers!!
But it is a requirement!
Some "Fatherly" Advice
Diary of a cat
Here is a TRUE anecdote about Neil Armstrong...
Chapped lips
How Drunk Were you?

Articles I wrote for the base paper.
1ST TANKS FAMILY DAY A SMASHING SUCCESS
TANKERS HONE SKILLS AT PLATOON LEVEL
TANKERS RETURN FROM MISSION IN PACIFIC WITH 13TH MEU (SOC)
MARINE BURIAL DETAIL SAVES THE DAY

A new "Facts in general" page
DID YOU KNOW?
Life in the 1500s:
FUN FACTS TO KNOW AND TELL:

Freedom is not Free
For the love of a son


June 20, 1999
A great speech about what the average military member gives and gets ($6.70 per hour)
Interesting facts of where sayings came from, via the 16th century
Quotes of what we learn at different ages
Ten rules about life (Humor)
Ten rules about dating my daughter (Humor)
Not-so-great Quotes (Humor)
You may be obsessed with your computer if... (Humor)
Don't lie to your Mother (Humor)
An outstanding Memorial Day poem
The Eulogy of THE GREAT SANTINI


June 13, 1999
Everything you would ever want to know about the Marine Enlisted Commissioning Education Program (MECEP)


May 23, 1999
A funny, Darwin Award-like story about a suicide jumper getting shot on the way down
An email from a Captain I worked with for a year before he "discovered" my webpage
A joke about letting God decide who is best
A joke about what you want when deserted on a desert island
You have had too much of the 90s when...
Great bumper stickers
Great zingers to use against other people
The difference and similarities of Officer Candidate School (OCS) and bootcamp
What the Marine Corps is all about


April 17, 1999
My reply to bragging about assaulting officers
A great speech by the Commandant, General Krulak.
A new page for my fellow Adjutants
Explaining why it is so great to be the Adjutant
How your Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) is determined at TBS
Interesting, random, unrelated facts you might find interesting
More "How you know you are a child of the 80s" additions
My email to a mother who is concerned about her son joining the Marine Corps
Updated page for my son, Alex
Updated page for my daughter, Stephanie


April 10, 1999
Bootcamp story about the ever-beloved bootcamp chow!!!


March 1999 Update
Marine Story about my Senior Drill Instructor
Story of finally contacting my Senior Drill Instructor after 12 years!!!
Bootcamp story about Sergeant Bonilla "the Gorilla."
Bootcamp story about getting caught talking the first day.
The Commandments of Operational Security
An explanation of the Marine Corps Rank Structure
My run in with the Commandant of the Marine Corps
Gunnery Sergeant Buckley: An Outstanding Marine

Funny Stuff:
College is Hell
Don't Worry, Be Crabby
Rules Men wish Women Knew
The Cookie War
Y2K Compliance


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