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Happy 239th Birthday, Marines!

Posted by James Boyd at

Marine is a title this is earned! Happy 239th Birthday, Marines! Thank you for your service! Semper Fi! The Marines are a special bred of awesomeness and today is their 239th Birthday. The Marine Corps was founded on November 10, 1775 by the Continental Congress. A committee of the Continental Congress met at Tun Tavern in Philadelphia, PA, to draft a resolution calling for two battalions of Marines able to fight for independence at sea and on shore thus creating the Marine Corps. At the time the Marine Corps was only composed of two battalions. "That two battalions of Marines...

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