The meaning of 'Oorah' traced back to its roots
By Lance Cpl. Paul W. Hirseman III | | October 29, 2004
MCRD/ERR PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. — "Oorah!" Marines hear it each and every day. Ingrained into Marine minds since boot camp, this distinctly Marine call is barked back and forth in an almost endless stream of motivation. However, take a step back and ask that Marine, "where did 'Oorah' come from exactly?"
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