Some articles on ribbon creek:
... having some very harsh private words for McKeon, Puller called the incident in Ribbon Creek "a deplorable accident", but one that did not warrant court martial ... been charged and that it had never made headlines the way Ribbon Creek did ... Stevens wrote a book about the Ribbon Creek incident called Court Martial At Parris Island ...
... The Ribbon Creek incident is the most common term for events which occurred on the night of April 8, 1956, when Staff Sergeant Matthew McKeon, a junior drill instructor at the ...
Famous quotes containing the words creek and/or ribbon:
“It might be seen by what tenure men held the earth. The smallest stream is mediterranean sea, a smaller ocean creek within the land, where men may steer by their farm bounds and cottage lights. For my own part, but for the geographers, I should hardly have known how large a portion of our globe is water, my life has chiefly passed within so deep a cove. Yet I have sometimes ventured as far as to the mouth of my Snug Harbor.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“perpetually crouched, quivering, upon the
sternly allotted sandpile
emit a tiny violet flavoured nuisance: Odor?
comes out like a ribbon lies flat on the brush”
—E.E. (Edward Estlin)