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Marines To Celebrate Birthday


October 16, 2017

The old adage “once a Marine, always a Marine” will be invoked again in Brevard on Nov. 10. The occasion will be the 242nd anniversary of the U.S. Marine Corps, as celebrated by the Mountain Marines, an unofficial group of local Leathernecks, past and present. They will gather at the American Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St., starting at 5:30 p.m.

The annual birthday celebration will open with the posting of the colors by the Brevard-Rosman High School Marine JROTC unit, followed by the traditional cake-cutting ceremony. A cash bar will be set up in the Little Theater section of the build...

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