1ST MARINE LOGISTICS GROUP ANNIVERSARY

Date Signed: 7/03/2012
ALMARS Active Number: 027/12

R 031950Z JUL 12
UNCLASSIFIED//
ALMAR 027/12
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS //
SUBJ/1ST MARINE LOGISTICS GROUP ANNIVERSARY //
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  ON BEHALF OF THE ENTIRE MARINE CORPS, IT GIVES ME GREAT PLEASURE TO RECOGNIZE THE MARINES AND SAILORS OF 1ST MARINE LOGISTICS GROUP (1ST MLG) AS YOU CELEBRATE YOUR 65TH ANNIVERSARY.
2.  ACTIVATED ON 1 JULY 1947 AS 1ST COMBAT SERVICE GROUP, 1ST MLG HAS UNFAILINGLY PROVIDED EXCEPTIONAL COMBAT SERVICE SUPPORT FOR MARINES IN THE MOST HAZARDOUS LOCATIONS.  YOUR UNIT'S COMMITMENT AND FIDELITY TO WARFIGHTING EXCELLENCE WAS DEMONSTRATED IN KOREA, VIETNAM, OPERATIONS DESERT SHIELD AND DESERT STORM, SOMALIA, AND IRAQ, AND EXTENDS TODAY TO THE FIGHT IN AFGHANISTAN.
3.  1ST MLG HAS ADAPTED AND FORGED AHEAD THROUGH MULTIPLE REORGANIZATIONS AND REDESIGNATIONS.  ALL MARINES KNOW THEY CAN COUNT ON 1ST MLG TO PROVIDE WORLD CLASS LOGISTICS SUPPORT TO MARINES FORWARD DEPLOYED AND IN HARM'S WAY.
4.  AS YOU CELEBRATE YOUR PROUD HERITAGE, KNOW THAT YOU HAVE EARNED THE HIGHEST ADMIRATION OF YOUR FELLOW MARINES AND THE AMERICAN PEOPLE.
5.  HAPPY ANNIVERSARY AND SEMPER FIDELIS.  JAMES F. AMOS, GENERAL, U.S. MARINE CORPS, COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS.//