← BACK TO VBC BLOG Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know about the Merchant Marine But Were Afraid to Ask On this week’s Scuttlebutt, we talk about the Merchant Marine. Yes, it still exists. No, they aren’t military. And, heck no, don’t ever call them “Merchant
← BACK TO VBC BLOG That's a wrap on Season 1 of the Scuttlebutt! When we started The Scuttlebutt, I was both excited by the possibilities and terrified of unknowns. Would veterans have interest in our subject matter? Would non-veterans get lost in the translation? Could
← BACK TO VBC BLOG Do these spiders ACTUALLY eat camels? In the early days of the Iraq War—before “google” became a verb and Facebook even existed—the World Wide Web (as we called it then) delivered this creepy-crawly photo to AOL and Yahoo inboxes nationwide. The accompanying email
← BACK TO VBC BLOG WATCH: When Marines Go 3 Months Without A Shower Last week on the Scuttlebutt, Marine Corps vet James Martin told a hilarious story about when the first guy in his squad was finally able to take a shower after 3 months without one. While he
← BACK TO VBC BLOG Marine Reacts to M777 155mm Howitzer Video This week’s Scuttlebutt episode is a special one. We couldn’t cram all the good things our guests had to say about the Marine Corps into one episode, so we’re coming in hot with an OORAH! Part 2.