Local Marines held a birthday celebration for the United States Marine Corps on Sunday.
The Marine Corps league meets every year in Forsyth Park to celebrate the anniversary of the Marine Corps. The program included included a color guard and a memorial service to celebrate the 238th of the Marine Corps.
"It's definitely a band of brothers, it's a close nit organization. I don't think i'll ever find that comaraderee and that brotherhood from any other organization. and it definitely commemorates freedom, it's all about freedom and fighting for what's right and keeping our country safe." said Ulysess Lee.
The United States Marine Corps began as the "Continental Marines of the American Revolutionary War", which was formed November 10th, 1775.