U.S. Marine Corps Dictionary

Marine Corps Birthday Ball

Any event from a buffet dinner to a mess night held on or close to November 10th each year to commemorate the birthday of the United States Marine Corps in 1775. To qualify it must have a decorated cake so that the first two pieces go to the oldest and youngest Marine present and the reading of the Commandant”s Birthday Order and the Birthday Order of Major General Commandant John A. Lejeune.


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