November 10, 1775. A bar in Boston. A recruiter.
And the rest, as they say, is history.
The United States Marine Corps has survived courts-martialed Commandants, misguided presidents, offended functionaries, and questionable priorities...
... and still, after 232 years, continues to triumph over any adversity and all enemies .
Happy Birthday, Gents, and have a pink gin on me.