The Marine Corps birthday has been celebrated each year since General Lejeune himself instituted the tradition in 1921. On 10 November, 1775, the Continental Congress resolved, “That two Battalions of Marines be raised….” in founding our beloved Corps. Marines all over the world celebrate the birthday with a ball (as able), cake, and the reading of […]
Marine Corps birthday
The Marine Corps birthday is an amazingly motivating tradition. At my first Marine Corps birthday while still at OCS, I couldn’t even believe that candidates were given steak and lobsters at the chow hall for lunch that day! Oorah!