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Today In Marine Corps History: 4 March 1801

The Marine Band performed at a Presidential Inauguration for the first time.
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 4, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 31 Jan. 1944

The American flag was first raised over Japanese soil by B/1/25 in the Marshall Islands. #Marines#Marine#USMC If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS Feed. To Friend and/or Follow us on Facebook, Click Here.
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 31, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 30 Jan. 1943

Marines participated in the Battle for Rennell Island. #Marines#Marine#USMC If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS Feed. To Friend and/or Follow us on Facebook, Click Here.
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 30, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 29 Jan. 1991

The first serious ground fighting of Operation Desert Storm broke out when Iraqi troops mounted an attack into Saudi Arabia along a 40-mile front. Iraqi units centered their efforts on Khafji, a port city six miles south of the border. Saudi and Quat...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 29, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 28 Jan. 1942

The 4th Marine Regiment was assigned to support Philippine Scouts on Bataan. #Marines#Marine#USMC If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS Feed. To Friend and/or Follow us on Facebook, Click Here.
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 28, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 27 Jan. 1988

About 400 Marines and sailors from the 2d Marine Division, 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, and 2d Force Service Support Group deployed for the Persian Gulf. The Contingency Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) CM 2-88 would relieve Contingency MAGTF 1-88 in...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 27, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 26 Jan. 1904

The emperor of Addis Ababa, Abyssinia, decorated Captain G. C. Thorpe for escorting diplomats 500 miles through the desert. #Marines#Marine#USMC If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS Feed. To Friend and/or Follow us on Facebook, Click Here.
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 26, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 25 Jan. 1856

Marines and seamen from the U.S. sloop DECATUR went ashore at the village of Seattle, Washington, to protect settlers from Indian raids. The Indians launched a seven-hour attack but were driven off later that day after suffering severe losses. Incred...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 25, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 23 Jan. 1780

Marines participated in the capture of a British brig by the USS Providence and USS Ranger off the coast of Charleston, South Carolina. #Marines#Marine#USMC If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS Feed. To Friend and/or Follow us on Facebook, C...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 23, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 22 Jan. 1969

Operation Dewey Canyon, perhaps the most successful high-mobility regimental-size action of the Vietnam War, began in the A Shau/Da Krong Valleys when the 9th Marines, commanded by Colonel Robert H. Barrow, and supporting artillery were lifted from Q...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 22, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 21 Jan. 1918

The 1st Aeronautical Company arrived at Ponta Delgada, Azores, for anti-submarine duty. That unit was one of the first completely equipped American aviation units to serve overseas in World War I. #Marines#Marine#USMC If you enjoyed this post, Subscr...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 21, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 20 Jan. 1968

The second battle for Khe Sanh began when Marines from the 3d Battalion, 26th Marines attacked a North Vietnamese battalion between Hill 881 South and Hill 881 North. More than 100 of the enemy were killed. #Marines#Marine#USMC If you enjoyed this po...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 20, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 19 Jan. 1929

BGen Smedley Butler’s 3rd Marine Brigade was disbanded at Tientsin, China. #Marines#Marine#USMC If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS Feed. To Friend and/or Follow us on Facebook, Click Here.
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 19, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 18 Jan. 1902

The famous “March Across Samar” ended during the Philippine Insurrection. #Marines#Marine#USMC If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS Feed. To Friend and/or Follow us on Facebook, Click Here.
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 18, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 16 Jan. 1991

Operation Desert Shield became Operation Desert Storm as forces of the allied coalition launched an all-out air campaign against targets in Iraq and occupied Kuwait in an effort to liberate Kuwait and enforce the resolutions of the United Nations Sec...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 16, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 15 Jan. 1943

Captain Joe Foss bagged three Japanese planes for a record total of 26 kills. #Marines#Marine#USMC If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS Feed. To Friend and/or Follow us on Facebook, Click Here.
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 15, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 14 Jan. 1920

Caco insurrectionists were defeated in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. #Marines#Marine#USMC If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS Feed. To Friend and/or Follow us on Facebook, Click Here.
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 14, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 13 Jan. 1943

The 2nd Marine Division launched a westward coastal attack at Guadalcanal. #Marines#Marine#USMC If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS Feed. To Friend and/or Follow us on Facebook, Click Here.
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 13, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 12 Jan. 1991

The 5th MEB embarked and arrived in the North Arabian Sea in support of Desert Shield. #Marines#Marine#USMC If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS Feed. To Friend and/or Follow us on Facebook, Click Here.
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 12, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 11 Jan. 1945

The first elements of Marine Aircraft Group 24, commanded by Colonel Lyle H. Meyer, landed at Lingayen, Luzon, Philippine Islands, to provide close air support for Army forces. Over the next three months, MAG-24 and MAG-32 would fly a total of 8,842...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 11, 2015


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