Parachuting Devil Dogs with Bikes

USMCParaMarine

Fact or Fiction?: The United States Marines Parachuted from the skies in WWII with compact bikes. Fiction: In the United States, Columbia produced a bike around 1942 called the Compax. Intended for military use by paratroopers, the folding Compax models were tested by the United States Marine Corps but saw no action in Europe during […] Read more »

Mind Over Matter

If you don’t mind it won’t matter! That is stitched into my fabric courtesy of the United States Marine Corp. Marines are trained to deal with situations where their body has told them “stop” as the pain is too great only to have their brain say, keep going. Their body will do what the brain […] Read more »