What's New

Platoon 349 Reunion
Photos

Group Photo
with Links to Bios

Platoon Roster

Platoon Photos

Chat Room

Sea Stories

Marines We Will Miss

DIs
Sgt./Gunny Connell

Sgt. Cockrell
Sgt. Beltz

Upcoming Marine Movies, TV Shows and YouTube

About Web Site

Military Humor

FAQ

Link

Email Us

For 349ers to submit Bios, Sea Stories, etc. email webmaster
Paul Prosise
wpkona@yahoo.com

Web site started
July 4, 2005

  Plt. 349 USMCRD
San Diego, CA
1958

 

USMC web site

Leatherneck Forum
http://www.leatherneck.com/forums/forum.php

Military Yearbook Project - find MCRD Yearbooks and Platoon Photos (see top of home page)
https://militaryyearbookproject.com


Yellow Footprints - "Yellow foot prints, where the journey began, where the rest of your life will be changed forever."
A forum where you can communicate with other Marines -
http://www.yellowfootprints.com

and find MCRD yearbooks and platoon photos.
http://www.yellowfootprints.com/yearbook/


Sgt Grunt Forum
http://www.grunt.com/blog/category/stories/

3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division
http://www.duprel.com/usmcgeocitiespaid/usmc.html

MCRD San Diego, Buy your Platoon Graduation Photo or Graduation Book- most years.
http://www.mcrdmuseumhistoricalsociety.org



MCRD Boot Camp Challenge
http://www.bootcampchallenge.com/

USS Midway aircraft carrier museum. Located downtown in San Diego at Navy Pier.

Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, home of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing and host of the largest Air Show in the country in October.

Flying Leatherneck Museum Marine Corps Aviation Museum at MCAS Miramar.

San Diego Aerospace Museum While in San Diego, this is a must-see!

San Diego Zoo
http://www.sandiegozoo.org

Listen to San Diego radio live online
http://am1170theanswer.com
or
http://www.kogo.com/main.html

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The Few. The Proud. The Marines.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzccgMy0P6s&feature=related

CAPT. DALE DYE, USMC (ret.) web site
He spent 13 years as an enlisted Marine, raising to the rank of Master Sergeant before he was chosen to attend Officer Candidate School. Appointed a Warrant Officer in 1976, he later converted his commission and was a Captain when he was sent to Beirut with the Multinational Peacekeeping Force in 1982-83
Captain Dye is also one of the most respected and requested military consultants for film and television, consulting on and acting in such films as:SAVING PRIVATE RYAN, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE, WAG THE DOG, UNDER SIEGE, JFK, PLATOON, FORREST GUMP, BAND OF BROTHERS (TV Series, as Col. Robert Sink)

Military.com - MCRD - San Diego page
http://unitpages.military.com/unitpages/unit.do?id=703957

The Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon
http://www.marines.com/page/usmc.jsp?pageId=/page/Detail-XML-Conversion.jsp?pageName=Silent-Drill&flashRedirect=true

YouTube also has some Silent Drill videos. Note:  Be sure to check  the "Related" index to the right of the video for more.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qv_Q9MtfRHk&mode=related&search=
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y90UPLLo6nY&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gihQoGgCT-4
YouTube also has Marine DI videos, too.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTgM3TYhBME&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYVBlXGuVYg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpY4YydhbEg&feature=related

Marine Corps Times - Resource for Marine news and information!
Visit the photos day.
http://www.marinetimes.com/

My Platoon
Sgt. Mike (MICHAEL WORDEN) has boot camps list of the U.S. Marines, Navy, Army, Coast Guard and Air Force.
http://www.myplatoon.5u.com

USMC Hawk-LAAM (Light Anti-Aircraft Missile) Battalion Association
USMC HAWK ASSOCIATION

Iraq Good Reporting -
Michael Yon's blog - "There is actually good reporting coming from Iraq -- check out Michael Yon's blog, for example. And it's possible to get a clearer picture of the strategic picture than most big media accounts provide." Be sure to read his "Previous Posts"
http://www.michaelyon.blogspot.com/

Hawaii

On the Island of Oahu
USS ARIZONA MEMORIAL
USS Missouri Memorial
Note: The USS Missouri is now next to the Arizona Memorial

On the Island of Hawaii

Camp Tarawa Detachment Marine Corps League - Read the very interesting history of the...
http://www.camptarawamcl.com/index.html

2nd Marine Division after the battle of Tarawa when they came to the Big Island of Hawaii "to Waimea to rest from the bloodiest battle in the history of the Marine Corps, to replace the dead and wounded, and to prepare for the crucial battles of Saipan and Tinian."

Also The 5th Marine Division
"At Camp Tarawa, the Fifth honed its combat skills and waited for the call to duty. It came in late 1944 when the division received its combat orders to assault Iwo Jima. Now the Marines began a period of intensified training on terrain that was a close match to the ground on Iwo Jima.. "

Listen to live Hawaiian radio. Contemporary Hawaiian Music, Reggae, Country & even a little Rock and Hip hop.

Computer
Leo Laporte - Computer help on the internet, computer tips and FAQ or tune in Saturday and Sunday, 11a-2p Pacific on KFI 640 AM via broadcast and Internet from Los Angeles. Missed the broadcast? Past shows are available for download as MP3s from the Audio Archives page.
http://leoville.tv/radio/pmwiki.php

Home Repair
Repairclinic.com The preferred resource for appliance parts and free repair help.
http://www.repairclinic.com/0001.asp

imaging resource, DIGITAL CAMERAS
Index to detailed reviews of digital cameras, including shutter lag & cycle time, sample pictures, specifications, data sheets, and test results.

imaging resource
The Latest on Digital Cameras, New Cameras, Scanners, Software, More. Informative Up To Date Articles, News, Current Reviews, Specifications!

Steve's Digicams. Digital camera reviews, amateur to professional, latest industry news, digital camera discussion board, Digital Photo of the Day, photo-quality printers, image scanners, digital video, video capture devices.

Samy's Camera Inc. The photographic retailer which has all your needed camera equipment.

Photography News. Well-maintained and highly informative online resource produced by Photo District News, the leading publication for the working professional photographer for 21 years

Wetpixel. Underwater digital cameras.

Light & Motion Underwater Imaging
A leading manufacturer of underwater still & video imaging equipment. Their line of products includes StingRay, Mako, BlueFin, SunRay, and OptiSync.

PriceGrabber.com Best prices on web for digital cameras.
Comparison Shop - PriceGrabber finds you the best prices on the Web for cameras etc, along with all the information you need descriptions, specifications, merchant reviews, product reviews, pictures and much more to make the most informed decision.

Nikon

Olympus