A US marine corps serviceman walks in the French Crypt next to the “Torch” marker after a commemorative ceremony for fallen soldiers at the Ben M’Sik cemetery in the Moroccan city of Casablanca, on November 8,2022 to mark the 80th anniversary of Operation Torch. (Photo by FADEL SENNA / AFP) (Photo by FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images)
UPDATED 5:20 PM PT – Thursday, November 10, 2022
Thursday marks the 247th birthday of the United States Marine Corps, which was established on November 10th, 1775.
The Marine Corps released a statement marking the occasion, saying “Marines have fought in any clime and place to defend our nation…. And today… We reflect on the legacy of our corps… And rededicate ourselves to fighting and winning the battles that lie ahead.”
Commandant General David Berger released the annual video message in honor of our nation’s Marines.