As a veteran Marine, I am proud to bear the title of a United States Marine. The history of our Corps inspires us today to stand to attention every time we hear the Marine Corps Hymn. No other military organization, to my knowledge, has the esprit de corps, as the Marine Corps. A definition of esprit de corps means a feeling of pride, fellowship, and common loyalty shared by the members of a particular group.
Let me share with you the birthday greetings from the Commandant of the United States Marine Corps for the 240th birthday. You may Click Here to hear our Commandant General Robert Neller in his birthday greetings to all Marines.