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245 Years of Marines

November 10, 2020

1st Marine Logistics Group 245th Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony

Marines of 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, celebrate the Marine Corp’s 245th Birthday, heritage, and traditions during the unit’s cake-cutting ceremony while adhering to...

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November 10, 2020

Happy Birthday and Semper Fidelis Marines!

November 10, 2020 will mark the 245th birthday of the United States Marine Corps. Dating back to 1775, just eight months prior to the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the Second Continental...

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November 10, 2020

Marine Raiders Celebrate Corps’ 245th Birthday

Marine Forces Special Operations Command celebrated the 245th Marine Corps Birthday a little differently than in years past by running a collective 245 miles and coming together for a traditional...

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3d Marine Division celebrates 245 years of warfighting
3rd Marine Division
Nov. 5, 2020 | 3:02
3d Marine Division celebrates 245 years of warfighting
3rd Marine Division
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U.S. Marines display the traditional birthday cake during the Marine Corps birthday pageant at the Pendleton Theater & Training Center on MCB Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 9.
U.S. Marines Corps Col. Lester Gerber leads Marines on a five kilometer hike on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 9.
U.S. Marines celebrate the 245th Marine Corps Birthday with a cake cutting ceremony at the Goettge Memorial Field House on MCB Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Nov. 5.
U.S. Marines participate in the 245th Marine Corps Birthday cake cutting ceremony at the Goettge Memorial Field House on MCB Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 5.
U.S. Marines reenact Marines from the past during the annual MCRDPI Birthday Pageant at the All Peatross Parade Deck aboard MCRDPI, S.C., Nov. 4.
U.S. Marines and Sailors reenact the flag raising from the battle of Iwo Jima Marine during the MCRDPI birthday pageant at the Peatross Parade Deck aboard MCRDPI, S.C., Nov. 4.
U.S. Marines cut the cake during a cake-cutting ceremony in celebration of the Marine Corps’ 245th birthday on Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 9.
U.S. Marines reenact Marines from the past during the annual MCRDPI Birthday Pageant at the All Peatross Parade Deck aboard MCRDPI, S.C., Nov. 4.
U.S. Marines reenact Marines from the past during the annual MCRDPI Birthday Pageant at the All Peatross Parade Deck aboard MCRDPI, S.C., Nov. 4.
U.S. Marines reenact Marines from the past during the annual MCRDPI Birthday Pageant at the All Peatross Parade Deck aboard MCRDPI, S.C., Nov. 4.
U.S. Marines conduct a cake cutting ceremony on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 9.
The Parris Island Marine Band performs during the annual Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island Birthday Pageant at the Peatross Parade Deck aboard MCRDPI, S.C., Nov. 4.
A U.S. Marine leads Marines in singing “The Marines’ Hymn” in celebration of the Marine Corps’ 245th birthday on Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 9.
U.S. Marines march out the 245th Marine Corps birthday cake at the Goettge Memorial Field House on MCB Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 5.
Maj. Gen. James F. Glynn passes a piece of the cake to the guest of honor, Lt. Gen. George W. Smith during the 245th Marine Corps Birthday cake cutting ceremony at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Nov. 6.