Tradition holds that the words to the Marines' Hymn were written by a Marine serving in Mexico. In truth, the author of the words remains unknown. Its origins notwithstanding, the hymn saw widespread use by the mid-1800's. Copyright ownership of the hymn was given to the Marine Corps per certificate of registration dated August 19, 1891. In 1929, it became the official hymn of the United States Marine Corps. Shortly after World War II, Marines began to stand at attention during the playing…

Tradition holds that the words to the Marines' Hymn were written by a Marine serving in Mexico. In truth, the author of the words remains unknown. Its origins notwithstanding, the hymn saw widespread use by the Copyright ownership of the hymn

Mens USMC Veteran shirt - Marine Corps Hymn Large Asphalt

Mens USMC Veteran shirt - Marine Corps Hymn Large Asphalt

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!

Top 10 perks of being a Marine Corps spouse, a funny and truthful read

So if you are having an "Oohrah, I love the Marine Corps" kinda day, tuck this away for one of those "I never wanna hear that stinkin' Marine Corps Hymn as long

This gets stuck in my head more than any song on the planet.  I love being the daughter of a Marine.  Such an amazing family.  <3

The Marines' Hymn From the Halls of Montezuma, To the Shores of Tripoli, We Fight Our Country's Battles On the Land As on the Sea. First to Fight for Right and Freedom And to Keep Our Honor Clean; We Are Proud to Claim the Title of United

usmc - United States Marine Corps

United States Marine Corps

Semper FI ~ The Motto of the United States Marine Corps. Latin for always faithful. Faithful to God, Country, Family and the Corps. Happy Birthday Marine Corps and thank you

Lt. Presley O’Bannon, the Marine Corps Mameluke Sword, and the Shores of Tripoli Before It Was a Hymn

Lt. Presley O’Bannon, the Marine Corps Mameluke Sword, and the Shores of Tripoli Before It Was a Hymn

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.

The Marine Corps Hymn, March

The Marine Corps Hymn, March ~ Semper Fidelis ~ Oorah Baby! ~ RADICAL Rational Americans Defending Individual Choice And Liberty

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