Bored Marine Video: Gas mask + dancing = WIN!


There are a number of certain truths that cannot be disputed. Among these: Marines love to dance with gas masks on.

A quick scan of the Internet shows multiple videos along these lines. Some, like the “Tang Gas Mask Dance,” are terrifying. Others, like “Gas Mask Techno Fiend,” confuse as much as they amuse.

Since we’re trying to bring you the latest and greatest in bored Marine videos, however, I give you “Clumsy,” Marine Corps-style. Yes, apparently Marines dancing to Fergie songs at Camp Lejeune, N.C., is all the rage:


In his explanation for recording the video posted on YouTube, one of the Marines involved says lots of energy drinks were involved. I can only imagine.


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  1. Uh-huh….Well, many energy drinks are the norm at CLJ, NC. But, the play list doesn’t not stop at Fergie. My son’s squad’s favs while on patrol in Afghanistan were Mylie Cyrus and Taylor Swift. Who’da thunk they’d all know all the words to Party in the USA???

  2. ‎”There are only two kinds of people that understand Marines: Marines and the enemy. Everyone else has a second-hand opinion.
    “Gen. William Thornson, U.S. Army

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