They'll still answer when called. I imagine readiness is south of the early eighties. Better weapons and radios. Just tired, and too many staff and field grade that have been over promoted.
Most Marines of my acquaintance and Era stay out of trouble.
But they aren't inclined to turn any cheeks, either.
There's a storm coming.
Chic with a minigun. I'd like to introduce her to my son.
I am crowding 70 years old and I'm still a warrior. There are many of us. Still loyal to God, family, and country. Still packing heat. Still willing and able to use it. Still able to confront evil, subdue evil, and lie down afterwards and sleep the peaceful, dreamless sleep.
Great song and video!