Although the Marine Corps was formed by the Second Continental Congress on November 10, 1775, it was not until 1921 that the Corps began celebrating the day officially as its birthday.
Listen to the 2020 birthday message from the Commandant of the USMC, General David H. Berger.
In this podcast, World War II torpedo bomber pilot, Major Glenn Ferguson (USMC-retired), answers Andy’s questions about why he enlisted in the Marine Corps and the path he took to flight training.
Introducing “The Inside Loop” Podcasts where kids of all ages can get their questions by our experts. There will be a new session every Thursday morning.
In the first episode, Dr. Joe Bassi, a retired Air Force officer and lecturer at the University of Texas/El Paso, explains why the Corsair has bent wings.
General Butcher describes some of his experiences flying the A4 “Skyhawk”, an aircraft that he flew for 31 years.
Our free, family-friendly museum is now open to the public Thursdays-Sundays from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. Covid safety protocols are in place.
We look forward to welcoming you back!
Dr. Joe Bassi answers questions about the formation of Space Force and likely requirements to join its team.
KAILEE NORRIS is the 2020 recipient of the Irene Ferguson Marine Wife Recognition Award. She is being honored for her steadfast commitment to her family, the community and the Marine Corps. Kailee has distinguished herself as a mother, an educator, a team leader with VMM-163’s (Evil Eyes) Family Readiness Program, and as a volunteer with St. Michael’s Catholic Church and the Delta Gamma Sorority Alumni Association.