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2D MARINE LOGISTICS GROUP ANNIVERSARY

Date Signed: 7/23/2015
ALMARS Number: 016/15

R 231802Z JUL 15
ALMAR 016/15
MSGID/GENADMIN,USMTF,2007/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS(UC)/F002//
SUBJ/2D MARINE LOGISTICS GROUP ANNIVERSARY//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE MARINES AND SAILORS OF 2D MARINE LOGISTICS GROUP ON YOUR 71ST ANNIVERSARY. SINCE YOUR ACTIVATION IN THE MIDST OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR ON 1 AUGUST 1944, THE THEN-8TH FIELD DEPOT WAS THRUST INTO SUSTAINING COMBAT MARINES AT IWO JIMA. NO MATTER THE CLIME OR PLACE, BE IT LEBANON, IRAQ, CUBA OR AFGHANISTAN, MARINES AND SAILORS OF 2D MLG HAVE PROVIDED DEDICATED, RELIABLE AND SKILLED COMBAT SERVICE SUPPORT AND HUMANITARIAN RELIEF.
2. AS YOU CELEBRATE YOUR HISTORIC ANNIVERSARY, KNOW THAT YOUR FELLOW MARINES HONOR YOUR SERVICE AND SACRIFICES WITH GRATITUDE. TAKE PRIDE IN ALL THAT YOU HAVE ACCOMPLISHED AND LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR FUTURE AS YOU CONTINUE THE TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE YOU HAVE ESTABLISHED.
3. CONGRATULATIONS AND SEMPER FIDELIS, JOSEPH F. DUNFORD, JR., GENERAL, U.S. MARINE CORPS, COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS.//