USMC Day takes place in the United States on November 10 every year. This day marks the birthday of the United States Marine Corps. The military and their families are happy to join the celebration. Find out about him and you to honor the merits of the state army!
The Continental Marines were created in 1775. The resolution was submitted to Congress by John Adamson, the president of America at that time. The infantrymen were involved in the war for independence, but then disbanded. Only 15 years later, the direction was restored during a period of tense relations with France. From that moment on, the Marine Corps became a permanent military force.
Soldiers have been involved in many clashes at all times. They fought in the battle for New Orleans, together with the army of General Winfield Scott fought in Mexico City, took part in the Civil War, the Philippine-American, World War I … It is impossible to list all the battles.
The infantry defends US interests around the world on a daily basis. To date, there are more than 200 thousand personnel. There are four divisions deployed in different states.
Did you know that:
- the motto of the marines sounds like this – “Semper Fidelis”;
- according to legend, the first group in the Corps recruited directly from the tavern “Tun” in Philadelphia;
- the first landing took place in the Bahamas;
- the marines fought bravely against the pirates of Tripoli;
- the hymn is dedicated to early battles;
- it is the smallest branch of the American military;
- have their own orchestra.
How to celebrate
Visit memorials dedicated to the US Marine Corps. Watch documentaries or feature films on the subject. Congratulate your friends on their professional day – send a postcard, invite them to a gala dinner. Share interesting data about the Corps on social networks to raise awareness among others.
When is USMC Day celebrated in 2022?
USMC Day is observed on November 10 each year.