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Today In Marine Corps History:27 June 1916

The 4th Marine Regiment defeated Dominican rebels in a stand-up bayonet attack. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 27, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:26 June 1918

BGen James G. Harbord, the Commanding General of the 4th Marine Brigade, notified American Expeditionary Force Headquarters that Belleau Wood was “now U.S. Marine Corps entirely.” After 20 days of combat, and at a cost of over 4,000 casua...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 26, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:25 June 1966

In Vietnam, Operation Jay began about 30 kilometers northwest of Hue, and lasted nine days. The 2d Battalion, 4th Marines landed north of the North Vietnamese 812th Main Force Battalion, and the 2d Battalion, 1st Marines landed south of the enemyR...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 25, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:24 June 1900

Battle of Tientsin. The Legation Guard joined the Allies to repulse a heavy Chinese Boxer attack. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed th...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 24, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:23 June 1812

Marine Lt. John Heath became the first casualty of the War of 1812. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps 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 F...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 23, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:22 June 1954

President Dwight D. Eisenhower authorized the first use of the first official Marine Corps Seal. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed thi...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 22, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:21 June 1943

U. S. Marines landed at Segi Point, New Georgia, opening Central Solomons Campaign (campaign concluded on 25 September). #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 21, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:20 June 1993

The 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit returned to Mogadishu, Somalia, to stand ready to assist United Nations forces in maintaining peace in the war-torn country. Earlier that month, the 24th MEU had been ordered to cut short Exercise Eager Mace 93-2 in...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 20, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:19 June 1888

Marines landed in Korea and marched 25 miles to protect the Seoul Legation. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 19, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:18 June 1945

Army LtGen Simon Buckner was killed and Marine MajGen Roy S. Geiger assumed command of the 10th U. S. Army on Okinawa. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site gr...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 18, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:16 June 1941

The 1st Provisional Marine Brigade was activated for duty in Iceland. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps 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 Jun 16, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:15 June 1944

Preceded by naval gunfire and carrier air strikes, the V Amphibious Corps assaulted the west coast of Saipan, Marianas Islands. By nightfall, the 2d and 4th Marine Divisions, moving against heavy opposition, had established a beachhead 10,000 yards w...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 15, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:13 June 1991

Marines from Okinawa and Marine Barracks, Subic Bay, Philippines, evacuated 20,000 Americans after Mount Pinatubo erupted. HMH-772, MAGTF 4-91, MAG-36, 15th MEU and other Marine units assisted. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you a...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 13, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:12 June 1961

President John F. Kennedy signed a Presidential Proclamation calling for the American flag to be flown at the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, “at all times during the day and night.” Discussions between the Attorney Gene...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 12, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:10 June 1898

The First Marine Battalion, commanded by LtCol Robert W. Huntington, landed on the eastern side of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The next day, Lt Herbert L. Draper hoisted the American flag on a flag pole at Camp McCalla where it flew during the next eleven...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 10, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:9 June 1864

Colonel Jacob Zeilin succeeded Colonel J. Harris to become the 7th Commandand of the Marine Corps. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed t...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 9, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:8 June 1995

A Marine tactical recovery team from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit stationed on board the USS Kearsarge rescued a downed U.S. pilot, Captain Scott O’Grady, USAF, from Bosnian-Serb territory in Bosnia. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Mar...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 8, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:7 June 1918

Marines participated in the Battle of Bouresches in France. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps 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...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 7, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:5 June 1944

LtGen H. M. (Howling Mad) Smith was designated the first FMFPac commander. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To M...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 5, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:4 June 1942

Battle of Midway (June 4-6). VMSB-241, VMF-221 and the 6th Defense Battalion began the Battle of Midway. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enj...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 4, 2016


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