Marine Corps celebrates 240th birthday

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Marine Corps celebrates 240th birthday

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published: November 06, 2015

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni will host a birthday pageant, in celebration of the 240th Marine Corps birthday, at 3 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Parade Deck in front of Building One.

The uniform pageant showcases Marine Corps history and uniforms from the Revolutionary War to the uniforms Marines wear today.

Each year, Marines throughout the world hold similar ceremonies to commemorate the Marine Corps’ creation on Nov. 10, 1775.

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