On Thursday, December 4, 1997 I sent the following e-mail to General C.C. Krulak, the Commandant of the Marine Corps. I had recently heard a testimony of his salvation that he gave to a Christian men's luncheon. To my great pleasure, he responded favorably and I have included everything here for your viewing pleasure.
Date:             Thu, 04 Dec 1997 16:07:48 -0500 
From:             Ben Drake <bdrake@lovejesus.org> 
Organization:  Christian Friends 
To:                 ********@hqi.usmc.mil 
Dear General Krulak, 
I recently heard your testimony given at a prayer meeting in 1995. It was sent to me by a friend I served in Viet Nam with whom I was recently reunited with at our reunion in Charleston. I am a born-again, blood-bought Christian who serves as a missionary. I have a web site for that purpose and a "Chaplain" page for Viet Nam vets is contained therein also.  You and your testimony are such a great inspiration to not only Marines but to many many people throughout the U.S. I can see all the "tough" guys who might be humbled by hearing your testimony.

Would you allow me to place the audio version of your testimony on the web for others to hear? Far to many Christians are afraid to speak up. You are an example that we should speak up. Many lost souls are afraid to commit to Jesus, you are an example that we should commit to Jesus. 
I would like to place your audio testimony on the web for people to hear and if you would I would like a picture of you to place there also.  Also, any additional information you would be willing to give that would help Christians be bold for Jesus and would help the lost to "see" Jesus, I would ask you to donate to this cause. Examples may be just a short bio of who General Krulak is. 
As for me. I am Ben Drake. I served in the Marine Corps for 10 years. I am a combat wounded Marine from Hotel, 2/1. Ever since the day I was saved I have had a hunger to "Go ye into all the world, and preach the Gospel to every creature." Mark 16:15. 
Being aware how busy you are, I boldly ask that you help me further this cause all you can.

God bless you, Semper Fi, Ben 
4510 Port Union Road 
Hamilton, OH 45011 


* * * JESUS * * * 
"Neither is there salvation in any other: for there 
is none other name under heaven given among men, 
whereby we must be saved." Acts 4:12 

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