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Vets celebrate birthday of U.S. Marine Corps

by jmaloni
Fri, Nov 16th 2012 11:00 pm

Marines celebrated the 237th anniversary of the formation of the U.S. Marines Corps on Nov. 10 at the Pfc. Charles N. DeGlopper Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9249.

Pictured at a birthday ceremony are, from left, Mike Mehltretter (sergeant, 1982-91), Pat Doyle (corporal, 1972-76); Vern Ford (sergeant, 1968-70); Butch Backlund (corporal E-4, 1968-70); Jeff Johnson (sergeant, 1967-71); John T. Blake (corporal, 1966-69); Dave Koester (corporal, 1965-68); Mike Cutini (sergeant, 1967-70). (photo by Larry Austin)

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