A Culture of Tradition – History of the US Marines

On 10 November 1775, the Second Continental Congress established what was to become one of America’s greatest traditions. The signing initiated the founding of the Continental Marines, whose two battalions were to be led by Captain Samuel Nicholas.

Marine Corps Aviation

Although the main mission of the United States Marine Corps is accomplished on the ground, US Marines heavily rely on the assistance provided by Marine aviation squadrons.

Marine Force Recon

Since its activation in June of 1957, the United States Marine Corps Force Recon has served as one of the elite units in the special operations community.