On this day in 1775, the Continental Congress tasked Samuel Nicholas to form two battalions.
One hundred seventy nine years later, on this day in 1954, President Eisenhower (an Army man himself) dedicates the USMC War Memorial near Arlington National Cemetery. The memorial depicts the raising of the raising of the US flag on Iwo Jima during World War II.
Kim in Baltimore
Aloha Spirit in Charm City
|Marines in 1918 during WWI.|