FMF Dates

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FMF Dates
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  1. 1775
    • -marine corps was created 10 Nov 1775 in PHILLY
    • -Tun Tavern
    • -Capt Samuel Nicholas
    • - 1834 USMC fell under the NAVY
  2. 1776
    • -1st marine landing during Rev War
    • - invaded NP island in the bahamas seized guns and supplies
    • -leathernecks
  3. 1805
    • -stormed the Barbary pirate stronghold at burma
    • -shores of tripoli
    • -stars and stripes first raised in eastern hemisphere
  4. 1847
    • -Mexican War occupied the "halls of Montezuma
    • -battle of chapultapec
    • -Royal Palace Fell
    • -took california
  5. 1859
    • - Col. Robert E. Lee stormed Harpers Ferry
    • -put down a slave revolt
    • -lead by John Brown
  6. 1868
    • - emblem adopted from the British Royal Marines
    • -BG Jacob Zeilin 7th Commandant
    • -globe/anchor world wide service and sea traditions
    • -eagle our nation
  7. 1883
    -Semper Fi
  8. 1900
    • -boxer rebellion in Pekin China
    • -defended American Delegation
    • -Part of multinational defense force
  9. 1913
    • - Aviation established
    • -Maj. Alfred A. Cunningham 1st Pilot for USMC
  10. 1917
    • -8 distinct ops in france
    • -numerous decorations
    • -French Fourragere ( 5th/6th)
  11. 1933
    • -reorganized as the FMF "command and Administrative relations
    • -in Quantico, VA
  12. 1965
    • - Vietnam War
    • -longest war in USMC history
    • -numerous large scale offenses
    • -evacuated/protected u.s. citizens from Dominican Rep
  13. 1982
    • -Beirut, Lebanon Barracks Bombing 23 Oct 1983
    • -Force in Readiness
    • -241 killed
    • -70 injured
    • -withdrew on July 1934
  14. 1991
    • - Ops Desert Storm
    • -[reason] Iraqi goverment did not comply with UN resolutions
    • -aviation heavily used in Air phase 1991[failed to dislodge Iraqi forces]
    • -marine infantry entered and freed kuwait liberating country

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