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The Marine Corps was formed

on 10 November 1775

by the Second Continental Congress,

with the first Marines enlisting under

Commandant Samuel Nicholas.

But it was not until 1921 that the Corps

began celebrating that historic day

officially as its birthday.

Marine Corps Heritage Foundation

www.marineheritage.org

Take part in the tradition on 10 November by reading Order 47 below.

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Veterans Day 2021