We Honor Our Marines and Veterans

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Today marks the 247th birthday of the United States Marine Corps, which was established on November 10, 1775, through a decree by the Second Continental Congress during the American Revolutionary War. November 10th is a yearly reminder of the brave spirit that has compelled young men and women to defend our nation and its interests for more than two centuries.

Tomorrow is Veterans Day, when we honor our military veterans of the United States Armed Forces.  The federal holiday allows us to pay our respects to those who have served.  Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day, the day of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I during the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month.  In 1954, the name was changed to ‘Veterans Day’ to account for all veterans of all wars.

We celebrate and honor the Marines and America’s veterans for their patriotism and willingness to serve and protect our country.