By, For, and About Marines
A book of notable quotes of the U. S. Marine Corps.
About the Book
By, For, and About Marines is a nonfiction collection of notable quotes giving voice to U.S. Marines throughout its storied and illustrious history. Each quote is set in historical context to give the reader a better understanding of where, when, and why the quote is included.
About the Author
Lieutenant Colonel Sidney E. Atwater, USMC, (Ret.) spent 24+ years on active duty entering the Corps in 1974. After Basic School he attended the Basic Officers Artillery Course. Subsequently, he attended the USMC Amphibious Warfare School and the USMC Command and Staff College. LtCol. Atwater served in the Gulf War as Executive Officer for 2nd Battalion,12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division attached to the 2nd Marine Division. After retiring from the Corps, LtCol Atwater taught as an Adjunct Faculty member for the USMC University while working at both USCENTCOM and USSOCOM located at MacDill AFB, Tampa. He and his wife Kathy currently reside in Valrico, Florida.