US NAVY ANNIVERSARY

Date Signed: 10/04/2013
ALMARS Active Number: 034/13

R 041539Z OCT 13
UNCLASSIFIED/
ALMAR 034/13
MSGID/GENADMIN,USMTF,2007/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS(UC)/F002//
SUBJ/US NAVY ANNIVERSARY//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  ON BEHALF OF ALL MARINES, I EXTEND OUR HEARTFELT CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WORLD'S FINEST NAVY ON YOUR 238TH BIRTHDAY.
2.  SINCE 13 OCTOBER 1775, AMERICA'S NAVY HAS COURAGEOUSLY DEFENDED OUR SHORES AS WELL AS OUR INTERESTS OVERSEAS.  THROUGH POWER PROJECTION, ENGAGEMENT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE, YOU HAVE PROVEN TIME AND AGAIN, THAT U.S. NAVAL FORCES REMAIN AT THE FOREFRONT OF GLOBAL SECURITY.
3.  OUR NAVY AND MARINE CORPS TEAM HAS NEVER BEEN STRONGER.  TOGETHER, WE REMAIN COMMITTED TO COMBAT TYRANNY ABROAD AND PARTNER WITH OUR FRIENDS AND ALLIES.  THE PROFFESSIONALISM, SKILL, AND READINESS OF EACH AND EVERY SAILOR CONTINUE A STORIED LEGACY OF NAVAL COMMITMENT TO PROTECTING OUR NATION.   WE ALL HONOR YOUR SERVICE AND SACRIFICE ON THIS HISTORIC ANNIVERSARY.
4.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY AND SEMPER FIDELIS.  JAMES F. AMOS, GENERAL, U.S. MARINE CORPS, COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS.//