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Nov. 10, 2020

Marine Corps turns 245

On this day, in 1775, the Second Continental Congress, meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, passed a resolution establishing the Marine Corps to augment naval forces in the Revolutionary War. The recruiting headquarters was set up in the Tun Tavern on Water Street in Philadelphia, which is considered to be the birthplace of the Marines.

Nov. 9, 2018

Marines herald 243 years of service, sacrifice, fidelity

The U.S. Marine Corps' 243rd birthday is Nov. 10; Marines and guests in the McNamara Headquarters Complex marked the occasion in a recent event honoring the service of Marines past and present.