By Brig. Gen. James Bonner Special to GUIDON In 1775, members of the Second Continental Congress met at Tun Tavern in Philadelphia to prepare for the Revolutionary War. On Nov. 10, they passed the Continental Marine Act, establishing two Marine battalions to fight for U.S. independence. This week, we celebrate the U.S. Marine Corps’ 245th birthday — a day dedicated to every warrior privileged … [Read more...] about MSCoE Sends: The Marine Corps’ 245th Birthday
Left to right: Marine Staff Sgt. Richard Sasamoto, Lance Cpl. Long Tran and Gunnery Sgt. Christopher Schaefer run one mile Nov. 5, as part of a 245-mile total that Marines stationed here completed last week in celebration of the Corps’ 245 years of service to the nation (the actual birthday was Tuesday). This has become an annual event, as Marine students are paired with detachment personnel to … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, U.S. Marine Corps!