November 10, 2014 – 239th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps

marine-emblem“On November 10, 1775, the Continental Congress approved the resolution to establish two battalions of Marines able to fight for independence at sea and on shore.  This date marks the official formation of the Continental Marines.”

Major Samuel Nicholas, 1st Commandant of the Marine Corps (1775-1783)

2014 Marine Corps Birthday Message – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8ymx-l32j4

 

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