August 1936

Reserve Cadets Receive Commissions

Volume 19, Issue 3

At an imposing ceremony at Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida, July 8, 1936, commissions in the regular Marine Corps were delivered to sixteen young officers by the Commandant of the Naval Air Station, Captain Charles A. Blakely, U. S. Navy. The Staff of the Station, all Squadron Commanders, Cadets and other personnel assembled in the chapel where the ceremony was held. Captain Blakely's address to the newly commissioned Second Lieutenants was as follows:

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C A Phillips