That sounds very much like a parody of the Marine Corp Rifleman’s Creed.

We actually take it pretty seriously. Every Marine is a rifleman first, whatever their MOS or billet. That’s why every Marine from buck private to full general memorizes and recites the Creed.

The Marine Corps rifleman ethos sets the USMC apart from other US fighting forces.

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot.

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