Although the Marines’ Hymn made an appearance around the 1800s, it didn’t have an official version until 1929, when Commandant of the Marine Corps Maj. Gen. John A. Lejeune authorized the hymn as we know it.

Although the Marines’ Hymn made an appearance around the it didn’t have an official version until when Commandant of the Marine Corps Maj. John A. Lejeune authorized the hymn as we know it. It gives me the chills every time I hear it!

United States Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance, otherwise known as Force Recon, units are a special operations force under the command of the United States Marine Corps. Many Force Recon Marines have now been integrated into MARSOC, however the Corps still retains its own dedicated Force Recon units.  Recently MARSOC changed the name of their special forces from Recon to Raiders.

United States Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance, otherwise known as Force Recon, units are a special operations force under the command of the United States Marine Corps. Many Force Recon Marines have now been integrated into MARSOC, however the Corps still retains its own dedicated Force Recon units. Recently MARSOC changed the name of their special forces from Recon to Raiders.

Counting Down The Seconds To The Day I Step Foot In The Yellow Footprints.

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The United States Marine Corps, Semper Fi to All Whom Have Served and My Marine Corps Brothers and Sisters

R. Lee Ermey spent 11 years in the Marine Corps, Two of which were spent as being a Drill Instructor at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego from 1965-67.  Arrived in Vietnam in 1968 spending 14 months attached to Marine Wing Support Group 17. Promoted to Staff Sergeant and was medically retired for injuries received. On May 17, 2002 he received an honorary promotion to Gunnery Sergeant (E-7) by Commandant James L. Jones, becoming the first retiree in the history of the Marines to be…

Lee Ermey spent 11 years in the Marine Corps, Two of which were spent as being a Drill Instructor at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego from Arrived in Vietnam in 1968 spending 14 months attached to Marine Wing Support Group Promoted to

Clifton B. Cates, Verdun, April 1918 by Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections, via Flickr. Photograph of future Commandant of the Marine Corps Clifton B. Cates in World War I. The inscription on the photograph reads: "Taken at Verdun Apr 1918".    From the collection of Clifton B. Cates/COLL3157, United States Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections

Clifton B. Cates, Verdun, April 1918 Photograph of future Commandant of the Marine Corps Clifton B. Cates in World War I. The inscription on the photograph reads: "Taken at Verdun Apr

Happy Birthday Marine Corps - a Marine Mom send her letter this time to new Marine parents instead of the Commandant of the Marines #USMCBirthday #USMC #MarineMom

Happy Birthday Marine Corps - a Marine Mom send her letter this time to new Marine parents instead of the Commandant of the Marines #USMCBirthday #USMC #MarineMom

Col Chesty Puller, Commander of Marine Infantry Training Regiment at Camp Lajeune, North Carolina, USA, July 1945

[Photo] Col Chesty Puller, Commander of Marine Infantry Training Regiment at Camp Lajeune, North Carolina, USA, July 1945

Col Chesty Puller, Commander of Marine Infantry Training Regiment at Camp Lajeune, North Carolina, USA, July 1945

Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (Paperback) (Jim Whiting)

Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (Paperback) (Jim Whiting)

Alexander Archer Vandegrift (March 13, 1887 - May 8, 1973) was a general in the United States Marine Corps. He commanded the 1st Marine Division to victory in the Battle of Guadalcanal; for his actions at Guadalcanal, he was awarded the Medal of Honor. He later served as the 18th Commandant of the Marine Corps; and was the first Marine to hold the rank of four-star general while on active duty. American and Marine Hero!

General Alexander Archer Vandegrift, USMC (March 1887 – May was a…

Marine Corps Barbie Doll - 1991 Stars & Stripes Barbie Series - Barbie Collector

Marine Corps Barbie® Doll World Culture Dolls - View Barbie Dolls Inspired By Cultures From Around The World

December 4. 1912: Pappy Boyington, American pilot, is born (d. 1988). Colonel Gregory “Pappy” Boyington, USMC, was an American fighter ace. He commanded the famous U. S. Marine Corps squadron, VMF-214 (“The Black Sheep Squadron”) during World War II. Boyington became a prisoner of war later in the war. He was awarded the Navy Cross and the Medal of Honor.

Catalog Last Name: Boyington First Name: Gregory Pappy Notes: Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive

Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport California Marine Corps Base

Mountain Warfare Training Center, MWTC Mono County, northwest of Bridgeport, California

James N. Mattis is a United States Marine Corps general and the current commander of United States Central Command. Now, THIS is a man I'd like to see run for the Presidency! Oorah!

19 Unforgettable Quotes From Retiring General James 'Mad Dog' Mattis

Mattis is a United States Marine Corps general and the current commander of United States Central Command. Now, THIS is a man I'd like to see run for the Presidency! by tabatha

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