Tradition holds that the words to the Marines' Hymn were written by a Marine serving in Mexico. In truth, the author of the words remains unknown. Its origins notwithstanding, the hymn saw widespread use by the mid-1800's. Copyright ownership of the hymn was given to the Marine Corps per certificate of registration dated August 19, 1891. In 1929, it became the official hymn of the United States Marine Corps. Shortly after World War II, Marines began to stand at attention during the playing…

Tradition holds that the words to the Marines' Hymn were written by a Marine serving in Mexico. In truth, the author of the words remains unknown. Its origins notwithstanding, the hymn saw widespread use by the mid-1800's. Copyright ownership of the hymn was given to the Marine Corps per certificate of registration dated August 19, 1891. In 1929, it became the official hymn of the United States Marine Corps. Shortly after World War II, Marines began to stand at attention during the playing…

LOL! True. Reminds me of both ROTC running by my dorm in college & when we have lived on base. #millife

LOL! True. Reminds me of both ROTC running by my dorm in college & when we have lived on base. #millife

Although the Marines’ Hymn made an appearance around the 1800s, it didn’t have an official version until 1929, when Commandant of the Marine Corps Maj. Gen. John A. Lejeune authorized the hymn as we know it.

Although the Marines’ Hymn made an appearance around the 1800s, it didn’t have an official version until 1929, when Commandant of the Marine Corps Maj. Gen. John A. Lejeune authorized the hymn as we know it.

Marine Corps Hymn Personalized by iSTICKerTHAT on Etsy

Marine Corps Hymn Personalized by iSTICKerTHAT on Etsy

The Mount Vernon Trail is an 18-mile paved multi-use trail winds alongside the Potomac River from George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate to Theodore Roosevelt Island - great for walking, jogging, or biking

The Mount Vernon Trail is an 18-mile paved multi-use trail winds alongside the Potomac River from George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate to Theodore Roosevelt Island - great for walking, jogging, or biking

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