November 1936

The Marine Corps League

Volume 20, Issue 4

Back in 1922 Major General John A. Lejeune, U. S. M. C, Retd., was instrumental in organizing the Marine Corps League. His object in doing this was primarily for the purpose of binding honorably discharged Marines everywhere in the bonds of comradeship and friendship so that they could carry on as a united organization to exemplify our motto, "Semper Fidelis," to the beloved Corps of which all were once a part.

Other worthy objectives proposed and put into effect when the League was founded in New York City on the 147th birthday of the United States Marine Corps are as follows:

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William A Millen