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USMC Promotional Video

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"The effects of the Marine Corps JROTC program reach far beyond the classroom and into the community in developing character, leadership, and civic responsibility in tens of thousands of America's kids. Marine Corps JROTC at its essence is a character education program. The program keeps kids in school, helps them find their way during the turbulent teenage years, and assists them in becoming productive members of their community. Our program produces young men and women who are ready to accept the responsibilities as well as the privileges of citizenship. We are rightfully proud of our contribution to America's future and thankful for the dedicated instructors, staff, school administrators, and communities whose hard work and commitment make the program's success possible."​

Source - https://www.mcjrotc.marines.mil/About/



This Week In Marine

Corps History

29 March 1917: Marines garrisoned St. Croix to deny harbor to German submarines. 

30 March 1966: The 7th Marine Regiment terminated Operation Indiana in Vietnam.

31 March 1801: LtCol W. W. Burrows, 2nd Commandant of the Marine Corps, and President Thomas Jefferson selected the site of Marine Barracks, 8th& I, Washington, DC.

1 April 1945: Easter Sunday and April Fool's Day. U. S. Marines and Army troops landed on Okinawa (island secured 22 June).

1 April 1968: End of Tet Counter Offensive, Vietnam.

2 April 1944: The 22nd Marine Regiment secured Majit Island in the Marshall Islands.

1st day of operation for newly formed 9thMAW, Cherry Point.

3 April 1817: "Peace Establishment Act" reduced Corps to 50 officers and 942 enlisted.

3 April 1847: Marines and Sailors from the USS Portsmouth landed and captured San Lycas, Mexico.

4 April 1854: Battle of Shanghai, China. Marines and Sailors from the USS Plymouth landed at Shanghai to protect the American Consulate.

4 April 1967: "CHINOOK II" ended in Vietnam (17 Feb - 4 Apr).

Source:  http://www.muddyboots.net/semperfi/history/hist_03.html