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2D MARINE AIRCRAFT WING ANNIVERSARY

Date Signed: 6/30/2015
ALMARS Number: 014/15

R 302028Z JUN 15
ALMAR 014/15
MSGID/GENADMIN,USMTF,2007/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS(UC)/F002//
SUBJ/2D MARINE AIRCRAFT WING ANNIVERSARY//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. IT IS MY DISTINCT PLEASURE TO RECOGNIZE THE MARINES AND SAILORS OF 2D MARINE AIRCRAFT WING ON THE OCCASION OF YOUR 74TH ANNIVERSARY.
2. MORE THAN SEVEN DECADES HAVE PASSED SINCE 10 JULY 1941 WHEN 2D MAW WAS ACTIVATED IN SAN DIEGO, CA. WARS IN THE PACIFIC, IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND OPERATIONS AROUND THE WORLD HAVE ADDED TO YOUR BATTLE COLORS, BUT HAVE NOT DULLED YOUR SPIRIT.
3. AS WE CONTINUE TO CONFRONT THOSE WHO WOULD DO US HARM, TAKE PRIDE IN KNOWING YOU CONTINUE TO ADD TO THE STORIED HISTORY OF OUR CORPS, AND PAUSE TO REMEMBER THOSE WHO HAVE SACRIFICED SO MUCH IN THE DEFENSE OF OUR NATION.
4. SEMPER FIDELIS, AND HAPPY ANNIVERSARY. JOSEPH F. DUNFORD, JR., GENERAL, U.S. MARINE CORPS, COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS.//



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