My beloved Corps is 236 years old today. Semper Fi, and Happy Birthday to my fellow Tuefelhunden.
Here's the annual message from the Commandant of the Marine Corps, along with the Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps.
Dakota Meyer was awarded the Medal of Honor this year. His citation reads as follows...
"The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the MEDAL OF HONOR to
CORPORAL DAKOTA L. MEYER
UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS
For service as set forth in the following
John Bear Ross
Brokedown Former Marine Corporal
0331, Machinegunner, 1995-2001