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County Marines Celebrate USMC 244th Birthday And Veterans Day – Transylvania County, NC


October 17, 2019

Transylvania County Marines will jump-start the Veterans Day weekend on Friday, Nov. 8, in the American Legion Hall’s Little Theater wing. The evening, with a cash bar opening at 5:30 p.m., will mark the 244th anniversary of the Marine Corps and will include a brief military ceremony and a birthday party.

This will mark the 25th consecutive year in which a group of self-styled “Mountain Marines” will meet to mark the birthday of the Corps.

“We’ve been to seven different locations over a quarter century, and thanks to the American Legion, we think we’ve found a home and the r...

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