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Today In Marine Corps History: 17 March 1967

The first woman Marine to report to Vietnam for duty, Master Sergeant Barbara J. Dulinsky, began her 18-hour flight to Bien Hoa, 30 miles north of Saigon. MSgt Dulinsky and the other officer and enlisted Women Marines that followed were assigned to t...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 17, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History: 4 March 1801

The Marine Band performed at a Presidential Inauguration for the first time. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps As always, if you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, S...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 4, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History: 16 September 1814

A detachment of Marines under Major Daniel Carmick from the Naval Station at New Orleans, together with an Army detachment, destroyed a pirate stronghold at Barataria, on the Island of Grande Terre, near New Orleans. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United State...
by Semper Fi Parents on Sep 16, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 15 September 1950

The 3d Battalion, 5th Marines landed on Wolmi-do Island in Inchon Harbor and secured it prior to the main landing. The 1st Marine Division under the command of Major General Oliver P. Smith landed at Inchon and began the Inchon-Seoul campaign. #Marin...
by Semper Fi Parents on Sep 15, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 14 September 1942

Japanese on Guadalcanal’s “Bloody Ridge” were shredded by Edson’s Raiders. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps As always, if you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If yo...
by Semper Fi Parents on Sep 14, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 13 September 1990

The 1st Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment embarked and arrived in Suadi Arabia in support of Desert Shield. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps As always, if you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow.
by Semper Fi Parents on Sep 13, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 12 September 1917

General John J. Pershing selected the 7th Marine Company to guard his headquarters in France. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps As always, if you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enj...
by Semper Fi Parents on Sep 12, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 10 September 1813

Marines served with Commodore Matthew C. Perry during the Battle of Lake Erie. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps As always, if you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post,...
by Semper Fi Parents on Sep 10, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 9 September 1950

Captain L. E. Brown flew the first Marine combat jet mission flown against the enemy in Korea. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps As always, if you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you en...
by Semper Fi Parents on Sep 9, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 8 September 1942

On Guadalcanal, the 1st Raider Battalion and the 1st Parachute Battalion, supported by planes of MAG-23 and two destroyer transports, landed east of Tasimboko, advanced west into the rear of Japanese positions, and carried out a successful raid on a...
by Semper Fi Parents on Sep 8, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 7 September 1965

Operation “Piranha” south of Chu Lai, Vietnam. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps As always, if you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS...
by Semper Fi Parents on Sep 7, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 6 September 1983

Two Marines were killed and two were wounded when rockets hit their compound in Beirut, Lebanon. Heavy fighting continued for the 24th Marine Amphibious Unit peacekeeping force in the area near their positions around the Beirut International Airport.
by Semper Fi Parents on Sep 6, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 5 September 1956

Eleven Marines from the 9th Marines, 3d Marine Division, stationed near Naha, Okinawa, drowned while swimming, from an undercurrent caused by Typhoon Emma. The violent storm, with 140 mph winds, struck the Philippine Islands, Okinawa, Korea, and Japa...
by Semper Fi Parents on Sep 5, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 4 September 1910

A Marine Battalion under Major Smedley D. Butler sailed from Nicaragua for Panama. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps As always, if you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this p...
by Semper Fi Parents on Sep 4, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 3 September 1926

Marines served at Shanghai, China, and aboard ship during the Yangtze Service Campaign, 3 September 1926 – 21 October 1927. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps As always, if you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sha...
by Semper Fi Parents on Sep 3, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 22 September 1945

The 5thMarDiv landed at Sasebo, Japan, for occupation duty. As always, if you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS Feed. To Friend and/or Follow us on Facebook,...
by Semper Fi Parents on Sep 2, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 2 September 1945

The Japanese officially surrendered to the Allies on board the battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay. With General Holland Smith transferred home in July 1945, the senior Marine Corps representative at the historic ceremony was LtGen Roy S. Geiger, who ha...
by Semper Fi Parents on Sep 2, 2015

“Send More Japs.”

Many instances of the fighting spirit of Marines could be cited but one story in particular attracts the attention. When the Japanese initiated the attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, they did not neglect the tiny island of Wake which served a...
by Semper Fi Parents on Sep 1, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 1 September 1969

The 1st Marine Regiment was presented the Presidential Unit Citation for Operation Hue City (Vietnam). #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps As always, if you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. I...
by Semper Fi Parents on Sep 1, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 31 August 1942

3rd Marines leave San Diego bound for American Samoa. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps As always, if you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS Feed...
by Semper Fi Parents on Aug 31, 2015


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