Wolffarmer wrote:Define "Clean"
Wolffarmer wrote:I can do that
Whoo hoo I finally made it! First I had to wake up the boy so I had a witness that I took the oath. Here is one of my favorite lanterns a 228F August of 1962. Now I have to try to remember how to change my signature.
Reddiver wrote:I have one in one of those plastic cases I havent used in years .. But the challenge is on I will see if I can get it working.
eamarquardt wrote:I've confused? How can I remember the Green Lantern Creed and this at the same time. They are so much the same. I can't recall having to memorize this but I was certainly exposed to it.
This is my rifle. There are many like it, but this one is mine.
My rifle is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life.
My rifle, without me, is useless. Without my rifle, I am useless. I must fire my rifle true. I must shoot straighter than my enemy who is trying to kill me. I must shoot him before he shoots me. I will...
My rifle and I know that what counts in this war is not the rounds we fire, the noise of our burst, or the smoke we make. We know that it is the hits that count. We will hit...
My rifle is human, even as I, because it is my life. Thus, I will learn it as a brother. I will learn its weaknesses, its strength, its parts, its accessories, its sights and its barrel. I will keep my rifle clean and ready, even as I am clean and ready. We will become part of each other. We will...
Before God, I swear this creed. My rifle and I are the defenders of my country. We are the masters of our enemy. We are the saviors of my life.
So be it, until victory is America's and there is no enemy, but peace!
It's been said that all Marines are green regardless of the color of their skin. Perhaps all lanterns are truly green regardless of the color of their paint or porcelain.
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