By Capt Joseph R. John, November 9, 2018, Op Ed #411
US Marine Corp Birthday
We honor all US Marines not only on this November 10th, the US Marine Corps’ 243rd Birthday, but on every day. Over the last 9+ years, 35 of the 121 endorsed Combat Veterans For Congress were elected to Congress. In addition, 36 of the 121 endorsed Combat Veterans For Congress were US Marines; they are listed on the Endorsements and Alumni pages of our Web site.
Eight of the 36 US Marines that were endorsed as Combat Veterans For Congress were elected to Congress. Those US Marines who have served their country in combat as US Marines, and subsequently continued their service to the Republic as members of US House of Representatives are Cong John P. Kline (Col-USMC/Ret), Cong Paul Cook (Col-USMC/Ret), Cong Duncan D. Hunter (Maj-USMCR), Cong Michael Coleman (Maj-USMC), Cong…Read More