244th Anniversary of the U. S. Marine Corps

November 10th is the 244th anniversary of the founding of the United States Marine Corps. If you’ve never served as a Marine, then you will never know what being a Marine is all about. If you’re interested, though, here’s a short glimpse of our history.


If you are a Marine (there are only two types: those still living (and have maintained their faith with us), and those who aren’t), then you are my brother or sister. To you, I wish the happiest (and safest) of all Marine Corps birthday celebrations.

Semper Fidelis, Marines

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17 thoughts on “244th Anniversary of the U. S. Marine Corps”

  1. I wear a bent USMC dress hat pin around my neck every day – we can not thank them enough! May they have the best birthday ever! Cheers to you for maintaining the Marine traditions!

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  2. And when I get to Heaven, Saint Peter I will tell, “another Marine reporting Sir, I’ve served my time in Hell”. Happy Birthday Marines, Semper Fidelis isn’t just something we say.

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