Thank you to my friends, members of the California Federation of Republican Women Palos Verdes Peninsula and the Remedy Pharm in Torrance for your help with donations. Please pass the word along to everyone you know.
We are looking for new or lightly used ball gowns, evening dresses and accessories (shoes, clutches, etc…) for donation to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar for the Annual US Marine Corps Birthday Ball in November. Please call me with any questions or to arrange for a pick up of items. You can reach me at 310-756-3722
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Below is an example of what we have delivered in the past!
On November 10, 1775, the Second Continental Congress meeting in Philadelphia passed a resolution stating that “two Battalions of Marines be raised” for service as landing forces with the fleet. This resolution established the Continental Marines and marked the birth date of the United States Marine Corps.
This year is the 239th Marine Corps Birthday. “On 10 November each year, wherever we are, we pause to celebrate the anniversary of our Corps, and reflect on who we are, what we do, and why we do it.” — Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.
The U.S. Navy traces its roots back to the privateers that were employed to attack British commerce in the early days of the revolution. On October 13, 1775 the Continental Congress, established a small naval force, hoping that a small navy would be able to offset the uncontested exercise of British sea power.
From the time that the US military purchased its first aircraft in 1909 up to 1947, the US Air Force did not exist as a separate and independent military service organization. It went through a series of designations: Aeronautical Section, Signal Corps (1909); Aviation Section, Signal Corps (1914); United States Army Air Service (1918); United States Army Air Corps (1926), United States Army Air Forces (1941).
The Coast Guard celebrates its 224th birthday in August this year. The Coast Guard is one of America’s five armed forces and traces its founding to Aug. 4, 1790, when the first Congress authorized the construction of 10 vessels to enforce tariff and trade laws, prevent smuggling, and protect the collection of federal revenue.