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The United States Marine Corps (USMC) Reserve always has a busy year and this year has been no exception. The Marine Forces Reserve (AKA the United States Marine Corps Reserve) was created in 1916, in conjunction with the creation of the Navy Reserve. In the years from 1916, the USMC Reserve grew from just 35 to today’s over 40,000 Marine Corps Reservists. The Marine Corps Reserve Birthday is observed every year on the 29th of August.
Let’s remember some of the significant contributions from the Marine Corps Reserve this year:
Reserve and National Guard forces from all services are an essential and critical part of US National Defense strategy – the USMC Reserve is a leader in the defense of the United States.
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