Phot Albums – Department Conventions

“I used to think that it was the Marine Corps training that made former Marines such an extraordinary group. I have now come to realize that the Marine Corps attracts an extraordinary type of individual to undergo their training.”

Patrick F. Taylor Taylor Energy Company 1937-2004
donated the statue of “Iron Mike” to the National Museum of the Marine Corps

“With the Marine Corps you have a reasonably small force at a fairly high state of readiness, ready to respond to today’s crises today. We do it almost every day. It’s our lane.”

General James F. Amos, 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps