Monday, November 10, 2008

Happy Birthday United States Marine Corps!

A Marine Corps glider being towed by a power plane from Page Field, at Parris Island, S.C.
photo by Alfred T. Palmer
color transparency
1942 May
Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.

In my family it is not uncommon to miss a birthday greeting here and there. But woe to the family member who forgets November 10th. In that spirit I wish my dad a fervent, "Happy Marine Corps Birthday!"

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