R 051822Z NOV 20
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC CD WASHINGTON DC//
SUBJ/MARINE CORPS BIRTHDAY CONTENT//
NARR/THIS MARADMIN OUTLINES SPECIFIC BIRTHDAY CONTENT INFORMATION//
POC/J. KELLY/CIV/CMC CD WASHINGTON DC/TEL: 703-693-4911/EMAIL: JASON.S.KELLY@USMC.MIL//
POC/V.DILLON/CIV/CMC CD WASHINGTON DC/TEL: 703-614-2267/EMAIL: VADYA.DILLON@USMC.MIL//
POC/B.PETERSON/GYSGT/CMC CD WASHINGTON DC/TEL: 703-614-8057/EMAIL: BRYAN.PETERSON@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. This message provides information regarding the 245th USMC birthday ceremonial music, Commandant's birthday message and video, ceremony video, and supporting social media hashtag.
2. Recorded Music. Traditional birthday music can be downloaded from the U.S. Marine Band website at https:(slash)(slash)www.marineband.marines.mil/Audio-Resources/Ceremonial-Music
3. Commandant's 2020 Written Birthday Message.
A. The Commandant’s written birthday message is available on his website at https:(slash)(slash)www.hqmc.marines.mil/cmc
4. Commandant's 2020 Birthday Video.
A. The traditional Commandant's birthday video is available via the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service (DVIDS) at the following URL: https:(slash)(slash)www.dvidshub.net/feature/CMCBirthday245
5. Virtual Ceremony.
A. The Commandant and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps recorded a ceremony with the required formation, recognition of the oldest and youngest Marine in attendance, cake cutting, and reading of the 1921 birthday message from Gen. John A. Lejeune.
B. The video will be available no later than 06 Nov via DVIDS at the following URL: https:(slash)(slash)www.dvidshub.net/feature/CMCBirthday245
C. Requests for DVD copies of the videos should be directed to the nearest Communication Strategy and Operations office.
6. Social Media:
A. The primary hashtag for social media content is #HappyBirthdayMarines.
A. Recorded music: Ms. Vadya Dillon, Head, Marine Band Branch, at commercial 703-614-2267 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
B. Videos and social media: Primary POC is Mr. Jason Kelly, CD, at commercial 703-693-4911 or email email@example.com; alternative POC is Gunnery Sergeant Bryan Peterson, CD, at commercial 703-614-8057 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
8. Release authorized by Brigadier General George B. Rowell IV, Director of Communication, Headquarters Marine Corps Communication Directorate.//