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Today In Marine Corps History: 11 August 1952

The 1stMarDiv participated in the Battle of Bunker Hill during the Korean War. #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 Aug 11, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 10 August 1944

The 1st Provisional Marine Brigade ended Japanese resistance on Guam and was awarded the Navy Unit Commendation. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps As always, if you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the si...
by Semper Fi Parents on Aug 10, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 9 August 1942

With the Guadalcanal airstrip secure after heavy fighting with the Japanese, the 1st Engineer Battalion commenced work on the runway using captured equipment. Three days later, on 12 August, the first plane landed on Henderson Field, a Navy PBY which...
by Semper Fi Parents on Aug 9, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 8 August 1942

The 5th Marine Regiment and Company A, 1st Tanks, crossed the Ilu and Lunga rivers, meeting the first Japanese resistance on Guadalcanal. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps As always, if you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE...
by Semper Fi Parents on Aug 8, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 7 August 1990

President Bush ordered U.S. military aircraft and troops to Saudi Arabia as part of a multinational force to defend that nation against possible Iraqi invasion. One week later the Marine Corps announced the commitment of 45,000 troops to the Persian...
by Semper Fi Parents on Aug 7, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 6 August 1847

LtCol S. E. Watson’s Marines commenced their march on the “Halls of Montezuma” in Mexico. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps As always, if you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site gr...
by Semper Fi Parents on Aug 6, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 5 August 1990

Marines of the 22d MEU (SOC) were flown to the American Embassy, Monrovia, Liberia, to help evacuate personnel. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps As always, if you are seeing this post on Facebook, please Share it. Sharing helps the sit...
by Semper Fi Parents on Aug 5, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 4 August 1937

Marine Corps League incorporated by Congress. #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. To Fri...
by Semper Fi Parents on Aug 4, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 3 August 1950

Eight VMF-214 Corsairs led by squadron executive officer, Major Robert P. Keller, catapulted from the deck of the USS Sicily to launch the first blow of the Korean War for the Marine Corps. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps As always, i...
by Semper Fi Parents on Aug 3, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 2 August 1950

The 1st Provisional Marine Brigade landed at Pusan, Korea, one month after being alerted. #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...
by Semper Fi Parents on Aug 2, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 1 August 1944

After nine days of fighting in a battle termed “the perfect amphibious operation of World War II,” MajGen Harry Schmidt, commander of V Amphibious Corps, declared the island of Tinian secured. The combination of surprise, heavy preassault...
by Semper Fi Parents on Aug 1, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 15 March 1944

Marine medium bombers struck Japanese positions at Rabaul.
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 15, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 14 March 1905

The first Marine military attaché was appointed to Legation at Peking, China.
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 14, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 13 March 1943

The first group of 71 Women Marine officer candidates arrived at the U.S. Midshipmen School (Women’s Reserve) at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts. The Navy’s willingness to share training facilities enabled the Marine...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 13, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 12 March 1824

Marines of the Boston Barracks quelled a Massachusettes State Prison riot.
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 12, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 11 March 1778

Marines participated the action when the Continental Navy frigate Boston, enroute to France, sighted, engaged, and captured the British merchant ship Martha. As the drum of the Boston beat to arms, John Adams seized a musket and joined the Marines on...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 11, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 10 March 1783

Marines in fighting tops of the USS Alliance helped defeat HMS Sibyll.
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 10, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 9 March 1847

Expeditionary Marines landed and seized Vera Cruz, Mexico, during the Mexican War.
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 9, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 8 March 1965

The 9th Marine Expeditionary Brigade landed at DaNang, Republic of Vietnam as the first U.S. ground combat troops to be committed to that conflict. The 3,500 men arrived both across the beach with Battalion Landing Team 3/9, and at DaNang Airfield wi...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 8, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 7 March 1951

The 1st, 7th, and 11th Marine Regiments commenced operations against enemy forces at Hongchon, Korea.
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 7, 2015


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