USMC Eagle, Globe and Anchor

Honoring 244 Years of Faithful Service to America
From the Halls of Montezuma to the Shores of Tripoli

Happy Birthday Marines!

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  • United States Marines trace their roots to the Continental Marines of the American Revolutionary War, formed by Captain Samuel Nicholas by a resolution of the Second Continental Congress on November 10, 1775.
  • Marine One provides helicopter transportation for the President of the United States.
  • Marine Embassy Guards provide security at U.S. diplomatic posts throughout the world.
  • Marine Corps Birthday is celebrated every year on November 10th with a traditional ball and cake-cutting ceremony.
  • Marines Hymn is the official hymn of the Corps, it is the oldest official song in the United States Armed Forces.
  • Marine Corps motto is Semper Fidelis, which is Latin for “always faithful”.

• Semper Fidelis •