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09 November 2009 @ 04:23 pm
Marine Corps celebrates 234th birthday with Joint Daytime Ceremony  
You guys probably know this already, but thought I'd share anyway.

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - The public is invited to join the Marines at
Camp Lejeune to commemorate their 234th birthday at the Joint Daytime
Ceremony 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Liversedge Field.
The ceremony, which will rededicate the National and Marine Corps
Colors, will involve Marines from II Marine Expeditionary Force, all of its
subordinate commands and Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.
The birthday pageant will include the traditional cake-cutting
ceremony and a procession of the Marine Corps uniforms dating from 1775 to
the present.
All generals, commanding officers and sergeants major are scheduled
to attend the event.