When was the Marine Corps founded?

Answer According the United States Marine Corps website, this branch of the American military was founded in 1775. In 1805, the Marines fought their first battle on foreign soil, the Battle of Derna. Dern... Read More »

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When and where is the Marine Corps Birthday Ball for Marine Corps Air Station Yuma?

This depends what squadron you are attached to. For example Mals-13 has had a few birthday balls in Las Vegas. Usually around the 10th on November.

Who founded the US Marine Corps?

Samuel Nicholas was ordered by the Continental Congress to raise two battalions of Marines.

Why was the Marine Corps was founded on this day in 1775?

Because on 10 November 1775 is when the Continental Congress managed to pass the legislation.

When was the Marine Corps Drum and Bugle Corps established?