Friday, November 10, 2017

Happy 242nd Birthday, United States Marine Corps!

Public Domain (link)

Join me in celebrating the United States Marine Corps' 242nd birthday ...

From the Halls of Montezuma
To the shores of Tripoli;
We fight our country’s battles
On the land as on the sea;
First to fight for right and freedom
And to keep our honor clean;
We are proud to claim the title
Of United States Marine.

Our flag’s unfurled to every breeze
From dawn to setting sun;
We have fought in ev’ry clime and place
Where we could take a gun;
In the snow of far-off Northern lands
And in sunny tropic scenes;
You will find us always on the job
The United States Marines

Here’s health to you and to our Corps
Which we are proud to serve;
In many a strife we’ve fought for life
And never lost our nerve;
If the Army and the Navy
Ever look on Heaven’s scenes;
They will find the streets are guarded
By United States Marines.

Mahalo,

Kim in Baltimore
Aloha Spirit in Charm City

Image result for sos aloha marines


8 comments:

  1. Yes indeed. Happy 242nd Birthday USMC.
    Carol L

    ReplyDelete
  2. A friend of mine was a member of the Marine Corps Band. We lost him this summer. He was so proud of his service.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Happy Birthday, Marine Corps!

    The recruiter tried to entice me because I share the same birthday as the Marine Corps. Didn't work.

    denise

    ReplyDelete
  4. isn't that interesting that it's the day before Veteran's Day

    ReplyDelete