3D MARINE LOGISTICS GROUP ANNIVERSARY

Date Signed: 4/19/2013
ALMARS Active Number: 010/13

R 191428Z APR 13
UNCLASSIFIED/
ALMAR 010/13
MSGID/GENADMIN,USMTF,2007/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS(UC)/F002//
SUBJ/3D MARINE LOGISTICS GROUP ANNIVERSARY//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. ON BEHALF OF THE ENTIRE MARINE CORPS, IT IS MY DISTINCT PLEASURE TO SALUTE THE MARINES AND SAILORS OF THE 3D MARINE LOGISTICS GROUP (3D MLG) ON YOUR 55TH ANNIVERSARY.
2. SINCE ACTIVATION ON 1 MAY 1958, 3D MLG HAS PROVIDED SUSTAINED COMBAT LOGISTICS SUPPORT TO MARINE FORCES OPERATING THROUGHOUT THE ASIA PACIFIC REGION AND BEYOND. OVER THE LAST YEAR, 3D MLG MARINES AND SAILORS HELPED ADVANCE THE STRATEGIC INITIATIVES IN THE PACIFIC, PARTICIPATING IN MULTIPLE THEATER SECURITY COOPERATION EFFORTS INCLUDING EXERCISES KEY RESOLVE, BALIKATAN, AND MEDEX 12. AS A KEY ELEMENT OF OUR PARTNERED EFFORTS IN AFGHANISTAN, 3D MLG CONTINUED TO DISPLAY ITS INDOMITABLE SPIRIT AND FLEXIBLE APPROACH SUPPORTING OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM AND REGIONAL COMMAND SOUTHWEST. TODAY, 3D MLG CARRIES FORWARD A STORIED TRADITION OF PREPARED READINESS, WILLING TO RESPOND WHEN THE NATION CALLS.
3. AS WE SALUTE YOUR PROUD HISTORY, IT IS FITTING TO PAUSE AND COMMEMORATE THOSE MARINES AND SAILORS WHO MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE. PLEASE KNOW THAT YOUR FELLOW AMERICANS AND ALL WHO WEAR OUR CLOTH ARE PROUD OF YOUR ACHIVEMENTS AND SELFLESS SACRIFICE.
4. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY AND SEMPER FIDELIS. JAMES F. AMOS, GENERAL, U.S. MARINE CORPS, COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS.//