4TH MARINE AIRCRAFT WING ANNIVERSARY

Date Signed: 8/12/2011
ALMARS Active Number: 031/11

R 121530Z AUG 11
UNCLASSIFIED//
ALMAR 031/11
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS //
SUBJ/4TH MARINE AIRCRAFT WING ANNIVERSARY//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  ON BEHALF OF ALL MARINES, I TAKE GREAT PLEASURE IN CONGRATULATING THE MARINES AND SAILORS OF THE 4TH MARINE AIRCRAFT WING ON THEIR 69TH ANNIVERSARY.
2.  ACTIVATED ON 22 AUGUST 1942 IN HAWAII, THE 4TH MARINE AIRCRAFT WING DEMONSTRATED ITS WARFIGHTING PROWESS IN COMBAT OPERATIONS THROUGHOUT THE MARSHALL AND MARIANA ISLANDS.  YOUR LEGACY OF COMBAT EXCELLENCE ENDURES TODAY AS THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE 4TH MAW CONTINUE TO SERVE IN ANY CLIME AND PLACE.
3.  AS PART OF AMERICA'S EXPEDITIONARY FORCE IN READINESS, YOU CAN TAKE GREAT PRIDE IN THE MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE 4TH MAW.  YOUR HISTORIC ANNIVERSARY AND NOTABLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SECURITY AND STRENGTH OF OUR NATION ARE APPRECIATED.  YOU HAVE THE ADMIRATION AND SUPPORT OF THE ENTIRE MARINE CORPS AND ALSO THAT OF A GRATEFUL NATION.
4.  SEMPER FIDELIS.  JAMES F. AMOS, GENERAL, U.S. MARINE CORPS, COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS.//