Flashcards in ch 102 History, Rank Structure, and Courtesies fundamentals Deck (90)
When was the marine corps created?
10 November 1775
How many battalions were raised when the USMC was created?
Who is the first Commandant of the USMC?
Captain Samuel Nicholas
What year did the USMC come under the department of the navy?
The National Security Act of ____, amended in ____ state the present structure of the USMC?
Where was the USMC created?
Tun Tavern Philadelphia Pennsylvania
When did the first Marine landing take place?
In what war did the first Marine landing take place?
Where did Marines invade during the their first landing?
New Providence Island in the Bahamas
What event in USMC history lead to the nick name leatherneck?
First landing at New Providence Island, uniform of the day had stiff leather stock
What year did marines storm the barbary pirates stronghold at Burma?
When did the Marines first raise the Stars and Stripes in the eastern hemisphere?
1805, Burma on the shores of Tripoli
What year did the Marines occupy the Halls of Montezuma?
During what battle did the Marines occupy the Halls of Montezuma?
Battle of Chapultepec
Under Who's command did the Marines storm Harper's Ferry?
Colonel Robert E. Lee
What year did the Marines Storm Harpers Ferry?
Who did the Marines put down at Harpers Ferry?
Slave revolt led by abolitionist John Brown
What year did the USMC adopted the EGA?
Who was the Commandant responsible for the USMC the design of the EGA?
Brigadier General Jacob Zelin, 7th Commandant
What does the globe and anchor of the USMC emblem signify?
Worldwide service and sea traditions
What is the Spread Eagle on the USMC emblem a symbol of?
The Nation itself
What year did Semper Fidelis become the official motto of the USMC?
What year did Marines from ships on the Asiatic station defend the American Legation in Peking China?
What conflict was happening in China in 1900?
What year did the USMC establish its aviation unit?
Who was the first pilot in the USMC?
Major Alfred A. Cunningham
What year did Marines land in France ?
What Units still wear the French Fourragere?
5th and 6th Marines,
When was the Marine Corps reorganized into the Fleet Marine Force?