Happy Birthday Marines!

by Marilou Long on November 10, 2009

in Tribute

A committee of the Continental Congress drafted a resolution in 1775 at the Tun Tavern in Philadelphia to form two battalions of Marines.  The resolution was approved on November 10, 1775, and they were ready for action in 1776.

Happy 234th Birthday, and thank you for your service – Semper Fi.

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