US Marine Corps birthday dinner November 9

usmcOn November 9, 2016, Marines from Seabrook, Kiawah and Johns Island will celebrate the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. The Corps was created November 10, 1775, at Tun Tavern in Philadelphia, PA.

Marines around the world celebrate the birthday with dinners, balls and remembrance ceremonies. A dinner will be held at the Seabrook Island Club on Wednesday, November 9th at 6:00pm. This will be the 13th annual dinner for local Marines that will include veterans from WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

Also there will be MECEPS (Marine Enlisted Commissioning Education Program) who are active duty Marines and their spouses/guests from the Citadel. These Marines are outstanding enlisted Marines who are completing their undergraduate degree and will become Marine Corps officers upon graduation.

If you are a Marine and would like information and/or sign up for the dinner, please contact Ed Dear at 768-5950.

-Submitted by William Schleier

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