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THE MARINE CORPS WAS CREATED WHEN?
10 NOVEMBER 1775.
WHERE WAS THE MARINE CORPS CREATED?
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA AT TUN TAVERN.
WHO IS CONSIDERED THE FIRST COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS?
CAPTAIN SAMUEL NICHOLAS
WHAT HAPPENED IN 1834?
THE MARINES CAME UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY.
WHEN WAS THE NATIONAL SECURITY ACT CREATED AND WHEN WAS IT AMENDED?
1947 AND AMENDED IN 1952.
WHEN DID THE FIRST MARINE LANDING TAKE PLACE?
1776 DURING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
WHAT DID THE MARINES DO IN NEW PROVIDENCE ISLAND?
SEIZE GUNS AND SUPPLIES.
THE NICKNAME LEATHERNECK WAS GIVEN IN WHAT YEAR?
1776
WHAT HAPPENED ON THE SHORES OF TRIPOLI?
MARINES STORMED THE BARBARY PIRATES STRONGHOLD.
WHAT YEAR DID THE MARINES RAISE THE STARS AND STRIPES IN THE EASTERN HEMISPHERE?
1805
WHAT HAPPENED AT THE BATTLE OF CHAPULTEPEC IN MEXICO CITY?
IN 1847 MARINES OCCUPIED THE HALLS OF MONTEZUMA.
WHAT HAPPENED IN 1859?
COL ROBERT E LEE STORMED HARPERS FERRY TO STOP A SLAVE REVOLT LED BY ABOLITIONIST JOHN BROWN.
WHEN DID THE MARINE CORPS ADOPT THE EGA?
1868
WHAT DID BRIGADIER GENERAL JACOB ZEILIN(7TH COMMANDANT) DO?
MODIFIED THE BRITISH MARINE EMBLEM TO DEPICT MARINES AS BOTH AMERICAN AND MARITIME.
WHAT DOES THE GLOBE AND ANCHOR SIGNIFY?
WORLDWIDE SERVICE AND SEA TRADITIONS.
THE SPREAD EAGLE IS A SYMBOL OF WHAT?
THE NATION ITSELF.
THE MOTTO "SEMPER FIDELIS" WAS ADOPTED WHEN?
1883
WHAT DOES "SEMPER FIDELIS" STAND FOR?
ALWAYS FAITHFUL.
WHAT HAPPENED IN 1900?
MARINES DEFENDED THE AMERICAN LEGATION IN PEKING, CHINA DURING THE BOXER REBELLION.
WHEN DID THE MARINE CORPS ESTABLISH IT'S FIRST AVIATION UNIT?
1913
WHO WAS THE FIRST MARINE CORPS PILOT?
MAJOR ALFRED A CUNNINGHAM.
WHAT HAPPENED IN 1917?
LANDED IN FRANCE AND PARTICIPATED IN 8 DISTINCT OPERATIONS. MARINES WERE AWARDED A NUMBER OF DECORATIONS AND THE FRENCH FOURRAGERE.
WHEN WAS THE MARINE CORPS REORGANIZED INTO THE FLEET MARINE FORCE?
1933
THE MARINE CORPS EQUIPMENT BOARD WAS ESTABLISHED WHERE?
QUANTICO, VIRGINIA
WHAT HAPPENED IN 1965?
MARINES LANDED IN SOUTH VIETNAM AND FOUGHT IN THE LONGEST WAR IN HISTORY. MARINES ALSO LANDED IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC TO EVACUATE US CITIZENS.
WHAT WAS THE DATE OF THE SUICIDE TRUCK BOMB ATTACK ON LEBANON?
23 OCTOBER 1983.
HOW MANY AMERICANS WERE KILLED AND INJURED ON 23 OCTOBER 1983?
241 AMERICANS KILLED AND 70 WOUNDED.
THE LAST MARINE UNIT IN LEBANON WITHDREW WHEN?
JULY OF 1984.
WHEN DID OPERATION DESERT STORM OCCUR?
1991 AFTER THE IRAQI GOVERNMENT REFUSED TO COMPLY WITH UN RESOLUTIONS.
WHAT HAPPENED AT THE BATTLE OF BELLEU WOOD?
MARINES CRUSHED A GERMAN OFFENSIVE THAT THREATENED PARIS.
GERMANS EVALUATED MARINES AS STORM TROOPS.
MARINES EARNED THE NICKNAME TEUFELHUNDEN "DEVIL DOGS".
WHAT HAPPENED AT THE BATTLE OF GUADACANAL 07 AUGUST 1942?
1STMARDIV LAUNCHED THE FIRST LAND OFFENSIVE OF WWII.
WHAT HAPPENED AT THE BATTLE OF TARAWA 20 NOVEMBER 1943?
MARINES SECURED THE GILBERT ISLANDS WITHIN 76 HOURS.
AT THE BATTLE OF TARAWA THE JAPANESE COMMANDER STATED IT WOULD TAKE HOW MANY AMERICANS AND HOW MANY YEARS TO CONQUER THE ISLAND?
ONE MILLION AMERICANS AND 100 YEARS.
DURING JUNE AND JULY OF 1943 WHAT HAPPENED AT THE BATTLE OF THE MARIANA ISLANDS?
LIEUTENANT GENERAL HOLLAND M SMITH LED A COMBINED FORCE OF 136,000 MARINES AND SOLDIERS TO OVER TAKE SAIPAN, GUAM AND TINIAN.
WHAT HAPPENED 19 FEBRUARY 1945 AT THE BATTLE OF IWO JIMA?
THE LARGEST BLOODIEST BATTLE IN MARINE CORPS HISTORY WHERE THEY SUFFERED 23,300 CASUALTIES.
WHO QUOTED "AMONG THE AMERICANS WHO SERVED ON IWO ISLAND, UNCOMMON VALOR WAS A COMMON VIRTUE"?
ADMIRAL CHESTER W. NIMITZ
WHAT HAPPENED NOVEMBER 1950 AT THE BATTLE OF CHOSIN RESERVOIR?
MARINES SMASHED 7 OUT OF 10 ENEMY DIVISIONS WHILE BRINGING OUTALL THEIR EQUIPMENT, WOUNDED AND MAINTAINING TACTICAL INTEGRITY.
WHAT HAPPENED DURING JANUARY 1968 AT THE BATTLE OF HUE CITY, SOUTH VIETNAM?
COMMUNIST FORCES LAUNCHED A SURPRISE OFFENSIVE DURING THE VIETNAMESE HOLIDAY TET. MARINES FOUGHT FROM HOUSE TO HOUSE MEASURING IN YARDS. THE CITY WAS SECURED 25 FEBRUARY 1968.
WHO IS BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL ARCHIBALD HENDERSON?
BECAME COMMANDANT IN 1820 FOR 39 YEARS
KNOWN AS THE "GRAND OLD MAN OF THE MARINE CORPS"
INTRODUCED HIGHER STANDARDS OF PERSONAL APPEARANCE, TRAINING AND DISCIPLINE
WHO IS SGTMAJ JOHN QUICK?
REMEMBERED FOR HIS PERFORMANCE AT CUZCO, WELL FOR THE ATLANTIC FLEET BATTALION.
AWARDED A MEDAL OF HONOR FOR SEMAPHORING FOR AN EMERGENCY LIFT WHILE UNDER SPANISH AND AMERICAN SHELLFIRE.
WHO IS SGTMAJ DAN DALY?
AWARDED 2 MEDALS OF HONOR:THE CHINESE BOXER REBELLION AND FIRST CACO WAR IN HAITI.
WHO QUOTED DURING THE BATTLE OF BELLEAU WOOD "COME ON YOU SONS OF A BITCH DO YOU WANT TO LIVE FOREVER?".
THEN GUNNERY SERGEANT DAN DALY.
WHO IS LIEUTENANT GENERAL LOUIS "CHESTY" PULLER?
SERVED IN NICARAGUA AND WITH A BAND OF 32 MARINES ENGAGED WITH REBEL GROUPS EARNING THE NICKNAME "TIGER OF THE MOUNTAINS".
ALSO HAS A MASCOT ENGLISH BULLDOG NAMED AFTER HIM.
WHO IS MAJOR GREGORY "PAPPY' BOYINGTON?
COMMANDED THE VMH-214 "BLACK SHEEP" DURING WWII.
TOP FLYING ACE WITH 28 KILLS IN 1945.
WHO IS CPL IRA HAYES?
A PIMA INDIAN WHO HELPED RAISED THE FLAG A SECOND TIME ON MOUNT SURUBACHI DURING IWO JIMA.
WHO IS PRIVATE OPHA MAE JOHNSON?
FIRST ENLISTED FEMALE MARINE 13 AUGUST 1918.
MARINE RESERVE(F) WAS THE OFFICIAL TITLE FOR ENLISTED FEMALE MARINES BUT THEY WERE BETTERN KNOWN AS WHAT?
SKIRT MARINES
MARINETTES
WHO IS BRIGADIER GENERAL MARGARET BREWER?
FIRST FEMALE GENERAL OFFICER 11 MAY 1978.
DIRECTOR OF WOMAN MARINES(WM) FROM 1973-1977.
WHEN SHOULD YOU RENDER A HAND SALUTE?
AT LEAST 6 BUT NO MORE THAN 30 PACES.
WHO DO YOU RENDER A SALUTE TO?
ALL OFFICERS ACTIVE DUTY OR RESERVE OF ALL US MILITARY BRANCHES AND FOREIGN MILITARY NAVAL OFFICERS.
WHEN DO YOU NOT SALUTE?
WORKING INDOORS
GUARDING A PRISONER
UNDER BATTLE CONDITIONS
WORKING PARTY
CROWDED GATHERINGS
WHEN IT WOULD CREATE A HAZARD
WITH YOUR BLOUSE UNBUTTONED
WITH A SMOKING DEVICE IN HAND
WHAT ARE THE E1-E6 RANKS IN THE MARINE CORPS?
E1- PRIVATE
E2- PRIVATE FIRST CLASS
E3- LANCE CORPORAL
E4- CORPORAL
E5- SERGEANT
E6- STAFF SERGEANT
WHAT ARE THE E7-E9 RANKS OF THE MARINE CORPS?
E7- GUNNERY SERGEANT
E8- FIRST SERGEANT
E8- MASTER SERGEANT
E9- SERGEANT MAJOR
E9- MASTER GUNNERY SERGEANT
E9*- SERGEANT MAJOR OF THE MARINE CORPS
HOW MANY WARRANT OFFICER RANKS ARE THERE IN THE MARINE CORPS?
FIVE- WO-1 TO CWO-5
WHAT ARE THE O1-05 RANKS IN THE MARINE CORPS?
O1- SECOND LIEUTENANT
O2- FIRST LIEUTENANT
O3- CAPTAIN
O4- MAJOR
O5- LIEUTENANT COLONEL
WHAT ARE THE O6-O10 RANKS IN THE MARINE CORPS?
O6- COLONEL
O7- BRIGADIER GENERAL
O8- MAJOR GENERAL
O9- LIEUTENANT GENERAL
O10- GENERAL
010*- COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS