PREPARED IN THE DIVISION OF OPERATIONS AND TRAINING, HEADQUARTERS, UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS
OPERATIONS IN NICARAGUA
DUE to the spread of the revolution in Nicaragua it became necessary on January 4, 1927, to augment the forces at the disposal of the Commander, Special Service Squadron, by the Second Battalion, Fifth Regiment, stationed at Guantanamo Bay, and Lieutenant Colonel James J. Meade was ordered to report to the Commander, Special Service Squadron, as the Commanding Officer, Marine Force, Special Service Squadron.
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