A meme unto himself, Chuck Norris holds many accolades from his career in entertainment, martial arts, and roundhouse-kick archiving, but there’s one commendation he’s particularly proud of: the unofficial title “honorary Marine.”
So he’d like all you devil dogs out there not to screw it up.
“It's an honor to be associated with such men and women of character,” he says. “Not everyone has the guts, the will, the determination, and courage to accept that challenge, but you did. So protect what you've earned.”
Since 2015, the Corps’ “Protect What You’ve Earned” campaign has served to remind Marines to “keep their honor clean” of behavioral and alcohol problems. Norris, a 77-year old Air Force veteran and founder of the Chun Kuk Do martial-arts school, is the latest vet to give the campaign some love.
After saying his piece, Norris turns to a practice dummy to demonstrate a roundhouse kick, but the video goes dark, presumably due to the centrifugal force created by a Norris-style kick. Fact: Tsunamis are created by Chuck Norris practicing roundhouse kicks on a distant beach.
Members of the Iranian revolutionary guard march during a parade to commemorate the anniversary of the Iran-Iraq war (1980-88), in Tehran September 22, 2011. (Reuters photo)
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You have probably seen plenty of friends posting pictures of themselves as elderly folks on Facebook, courtesy of the viral app called FaceApp. Perhaps you've even given it a try yourself.
But what would happen to your military chain of command board if everyone from the President to the Defense Secretary got the same treatment? Well, you're in luck my friend, because we decided to find out.