September 1926

The Organization and Training of a Marine Corps Reserve Company

Volume 11, Issue 3
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ON APRIL 6, 1926, the Major General Commandant, U. S. Marine Corps, authorized the establishment of a Marine Reserve Company in Boston, Massachusetts, and designated the writer as Company Commander. We were informed that we would be given all possible cooperation from the local recruiting officer and his staff; that we would be provided with literature and posters and were directed to have a company of forty-five men and three officers enrolled, equipped and trained as much as possible to report to the Marine Corps Base at Quantico, Virginia, on June 14th.

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W T H Galliford

Benjamin W Gally