Oorah! Happy Birthday to the U.S. Marine Corps

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(AP GraphicsBank)

ARLINGTON COUNTY, Va. (WVLA/WGMB) – Tuesday, November 10, is a special day for one branch of the U.S. military.

The U.S. Marine Corps is celebrating their 245th birthday.

The Marine Corps celebrated by holding a special ‘Birthday Cake Cutting’ ceremony.

The U.S. Marines started when “just eight months prior to the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the Second Continental Congress established the Continental Marines.”

The U.S. Marine Corps provided this message for all who have served their country:

(Information from BRProud.com)

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