Faisal Sipra

The writer is a former 0351 who served with 1/8 and 2/8 on three deployments including the first Gulf War.

Remembering a Giant of the Corps


Battalion Commanders are never the same after learning of the loss of any of their Marines, a feeling that literally … continue reading

Operation Purple Star- Tragedy and Remembrance.


Just over a month from today, on July 22nd, 2019, a new memorial will be dedicated at the Battalion HQ … continue reading

The Tanker War


When I joined the “Fleet” just a few months before deploying for what would later be known as the “Gulf … continue reading