2D MARINE LOGISTICS GROUP ANNIVERSARY

Date Signed: 7/26/2012
ALMARS Active Number: 031/12

R 261533Z JUL 12
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ALMAR 031/12
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS //
SUBJ/2D MARINE LOGISTICS GROUP ANNIVERSARY//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  IT IS MY DISTINCT PLEASURE TO CONGRATULATE THE MARINES AND SAILORS OF 2D MARINE LOGISTICS GROUP ON THE OCCASION OF YOUR 68TH ANNIVERSARY.
2.  ACTIVATED ON 1 AUGUST 1944 AT OAHU, HAWAII, THE "WARRIORS SUSTAINING WARRIORS" HAVE CONTINUALLY DISTINGUISHED THEMSELVES IN BOTH PEACE AND CONFLICT.  WHETHER PROVIDING CRITICAL LOGISTIC SUPPORT TO MARINES IN COMBAT AT IWO JIMA, IN DESSERT STORM, OR BY ENABLING HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE OPERATIONS IN CUBA OR IN SOUTH FLORIDA, 2D MLG HAS EPITOMIZED THE SPIRIT OF MARINE CORPS TEAMWORK AND PERSEVERANCE.
3.  AS YOU CELEBRATE YOUR ANNIVERSARY, PAUSE TO REMEMBER THOSE WHO HAVE MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE AND TAKE PRIDE IN ALL WHO HAVE BEEN SUSTAINED, SUPPORTED, AND SAVED BY YOUR SERVICE AND FIDELITY.
4.  HAPPY ANNIVERSARY AND SEMPER FIDELIS, MARINES.  JAMES F. AMOS, GENERAL, U.S. MARINE CORPS, COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS.//