MARINE CORPS BOARD REVIEW

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  1. BY ACT  OF CONTINENTAL CONGRESS MARINE CORPS BECAME A BRANCH OF SERVICE OF OUR COUNTRY WHEN?
    NOVEMBER 10, 1775
  2. WHO ESTABLISHED THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS
    CAPTAIN SAMUEL NICHOLAS
  3. WHERE WAS THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS ESTABLISHED?
    TUN TAVERN, PA
  4. WHO WAS THE PROPRIETOR OF THE TAVERN?
    PEG MULLEN, ROBERT MULLEN'S WIFE.
  5. THE MARINE CORPS AS IT EXIST TODAY, WAS FORMED WHEN?
    JULY 11, 1798
  6. WHAT IS THE SYMBOL OF THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS?
    • THE EAGLE- RECOGNIZES THE NATION
    • THE GLOBE- RECOGNIZES OUR WORLDWIDE SERVICES
    • THE ANCHOR-RECOGNIZES OUR NAVAL TRADITION
  7. THE EAGLE, GLOBE AND ANCHOR WAS ADOPTED WHEN?
    1868
  8. WHO ADOPTED THE EAGLE, GLOBE AND ANCHOR?
    BRIG. GENERAL JACOB ZEALIN, THE 7TH COMMANDANT, USMC.
  9. THE TERM LEATHERNECK COMES FROM WHERE?
    FROM WHEN THE MARINES WORE A LEATHER STRAP TO PROTECT THEIR NECK FROM ENEMY SWORDS, FROM 1798-1880.
  10. WHAT IS THE MARINE CORPS MOTO?
    SEMPER FIDELIS
  11. WHAT WAS THE MARINE CORPS MOTTO BEFORE SEMPER FIDELIS
    BY LAND, BY SEA
  12. WHEN WAS THE MARINE CORPS MOTTO CHANGE TO SEMPER FIDELIS?
    1880
  13. WHERE DO MARINES GET THE NICKNAME DEVIL DOG?
    BATTLE OF BELLEAU WOOD JUNE 1918
  14. WHO WAS THE FIRST MARINE CORPS AVIATOR?
    A.A. CUNNINGHAM IN 1912.
  15. WHAT IS THE NAVY'S BIRTHDAY?
    13 OCT 1775
  16. HOW MANY JAPANESE WOULD BECOMES PRISONERS AT IWO JIMA?
    FEWER THAN 200 WITH 26000 FIGHTING TO THE DEATH.
  17. WHO COINED THE PHRASE UNCOMMON VALOR WAS A COMMON VIRTUE?
    FLEET ADMIRAL CHESTER W. NIMITZ
  18. WHO SAID THE RAISING OF THAT FLAG ON MT. SURIBACHI MEANS A MARINE CORPS FOR THE NEXT 500 YEARS?
    SEC. OF THE NAVY JAMES V. FORRESTAL
  19. WHO TOO THE PICTURE OF THE FLAG RISING ON MT. SURIBACHI?
    JOE ROSENTHAL
  20. HOW MANY MARINES RECEIVED THE MEDAL OF HONOR DURING WWII?
    81 MARINES
  21. HOW MANY MARINES RECEIVED THE MEDAL OF HONOR FOR THEIR HEROIC ACTS ON THE ISLAND OF IWO JIMA?
    22 MARINES
  22. THAT LAST OFFENSIVE BATTLE OF WWII WAS?
    OKINAWA
  23. HOW MANY KAMIKAZE PLANES WERE SENT AGAINST OUR FLEET AT OKINAWA?
    1900
  24. ON AUG 9, 1945 THE B-29 "ENOLA GAY" RELEASED THE FIRST ATOMIC BOMB ON WHAT CITY?
    HIROSHIMA
  25. HOW MANY JAPANESE WERE KILLED FROM THE A-BOMB DROPPED ON NAGASAKI?
    40,000
  26. IN WWII WHO STATED "I HAVE JUST RETURNED FROM VISITING THE MARINES AT THE FRONT, AND THERE IS NOT A FINER ORGANIZATION IN THE WORLD?"
    GENERAL DOUGLAS MACARTHUR
  27. ON WHAT BATTLESHIP DID THE JAPANESE SURRENDER, ENDING WWII?
    THE USS MISSOURI
  28. AT THE CHOSIN RESERVOIR WHO STATED "SO THEY'VE GOT US SURROUNDED, GOOD, NOW WE CAN FIRE IN ANY DIRECTION. THE BASTARDS WON'T GET AWAY THIS TIME!"
    COLONEL CHESTY PULLER
  29. WHY WERE REPLACEMENT MARINES SENT TO PICKLE MEADOWS, CALIFORNIA BEFORE GOING INTO KOREAN WAR?
    COLD WEATHER TRAINING
  30. OF THE 7,190 AMERICANS TAKING PRISONER DURING THE KOREAN WAR, HOW MANY WERE MARINES?
    227
  31. MARINES HAVE CARRIED OUT MORE THAN (BLANK) LANDINGS ON FOREIGN SHORES?
    300
  32. WHAT WAS LT COLONEL ANTHONY GALE CONVICTED OF IN HIS COURT MARITAL IN OCTOBER 1820?
    CONDUCT OF UNBECOMING AN OFFICER
  33. IN WHAT WAR WERE THE MOST MARINES KILLED AND DIED OF WOUNDS?
    WORLD WAR II 1941-1945, 19,733
  34. IN WHAT WAR WAS THE MOST MARINES WOUNDED IN ACTION?
    SOUTHEAST ASIA 1961-1975, 103,255 CASUALTIES, ALL CAUSES
  35. WHO OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZED SCARLET AND GOLD AS THE OFFICIAL MARINE CORPS COLORS?
    GENERAL JOHN A LEJEUNE
  36. WHO WAS THE FIRST COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS APPOINTED BY THE PRESIDENT?
    WILLIAM WARD BURROWS
  37. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE PLANE THAT DROPPED THE ATOM BOMB ON NAGASAKI?
    BOXCAR
  38. HOW MANY BOMBING MISSIONS WERE FLOWN IN WWI
    57
  39. WHAT BATTLE WAS THE FIRST SEABORN ASSAULT AGAINST A CORAL ATTOLL?
    TARAWA
  40. WHOSE MARINES WORE RED UNIFORMS THAT ARE COMMEMORATED BY THE RED PIPING ON THE DRESS BLUE UNIFORM?
    JOHN PAUL JONES
  41. WHO IS KNOWN AS "THE GRAND OLD MAN" OF THE MARINE CORPS?
    BRIGADIER GENERAL ARCHIBALD HENDERSON
  42. WHAT HOLDS A SWORD TO THE BELT?
    FROG
  43. DO MARINES SALUTE IN CIVILIAN ATTIRE?
    YES
  44. IN FORMATION WITH ALL SERVICES WHERE IS THE MARINE CORPS PLACED?
    BEHIND THE ARMY OR TO THEIR LEFT
  45. WHAT MILITARY SERVICES AUTHORIZE NCO'S TO SWORDS?
    JUST THE MARINE COPRS
  46. WHERE DOES THE CANTON BELL HANG?
    AT QUANTICO VA
  47. WHAT DO THE THIRTEEN STARS ON THE ALPHA BUTTON REPRESENT?
    THE THIRTEEN COLONIES
  48. WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM LENGTH OF THE MUSTACHE HAIR FULLY EXTENDED?
    1/2 INCH
  49. WHAT IS THE WIDTH OF THE FINISHED SCARLET NCO STRIPE WORN ON THE DRESS BLUE TROUSERS?
    1 1/8

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