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Marine Corps Reserve A Veterans Story


August 18, 2022

GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE, Ind. -- The Airmen of the 434th Air Refueling Wing wish the Detachment 1, Communications Company, Headquarters and Service Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group Marines here at Grissom a happy Marine Corps birthday. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Tech. Sgt. Mark R. W. Orders-Woempner) Courtesy of Grissom Air Reserve Base.

The Marine Forces Reserve (also known as the United States Marine Corps Reserve or the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve) was created in 1916, in conjunction with the creation of the Navy Reserve. Since then, the evolution of this force would expand from just thirty-five to today's roughly 40 thousand Marine Corps Reservists. The Marine Corps Reserve Birthday is observed every year on the 29th of August.

The Mission Of The Marine Corps Reserve

The Marine Forces Reserve is tasked with the mission of augmenting and reinforcing active duty Marine forces during a war or open hostilities, nationa...

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