United States Marine, New York City Police Officer, New York City Fireman John Chipura, survivor of the 1983 Beirut Marine Barracks bombing, a former NYPD Police Officer, a NYFD Fireman, who wrote todays QOTD for the 225th Marine Corps birthday, in the year 2000. He later perished while responding to the terrorist attack on September 11th at New York City's World Trade Center, Tower 2.
We Marines are truly blessed. We get to enjoy the sweet taste of freedom because we know its price. - John Chipura, United States Marine, NYPD Police Officer, NYFD Fireman