Happy Birthday to the United States Marine Corps

Today, November 10, is the 234th birthday of the United States Marine Corp.

Happy Birthday!

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Marine recruitment booth outside of the State Theater, 1950. Photo by Thomas McNeer, Jr.

November 10, 1775 the Continental Marines were officially formed under the commandment of Samuel Nicholas. Older than the nation it defends, the Marine Corps celebrates the birth of the Marine Corps and honors all of the men and women that have served.

For more information about the history of the United States Marine Corp please visit

http://www.marines.com

OR

or http://www.marines.mil


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