Where was the Marines’ first land battle on foreign soil?
Libya. During this battle, 600 Marines stormed the city of Derna to rescue the crew of the USS Philadelphia from pirates.
The Battle of Chapultepec on 12/13 September 1847 during the Mexican-American War, where a force of Marines stormed Chapultepec Castle.
The Battle of Belleau Wood (1-26 June 1918) occurred during the German Spring Offensive in World War I, near the Marne River in France.
The rank of Marine “gunner” is the only Marine Corps rank that:
Has different insignia on the left and right uniform collars.
Doubles as ammunition.
Is always saluted.
Male Marine enlisted recruits attend boot camp in one of two locations, depending on which side of the Mississippi they’re from. Where are these two places?
MCRD San Diego
MCRD Parris Island
OCS, Quantico Virginia
Marine recruits must finish eating when?
The moment their drill instructor is finished.
When they are full.
Within ten minutes.
At the same time as everyone else at their table.
Fewer than 100 people have received the title of honorary Marine, a title that can only be bestowed by the Commandant of the Marine Corps. Pick one of those recipients.
Master Sgt. Bugs Bunny
What type of sword do Marine Corps officers carry?
Sword of Attila
The Wallace Sword
Prince of Wales's Investiture Sword
The Phra Saeng Khan Chaiyasi
The Marmaduke Sword
The Mameluke Sword
The license plate of the Commandant of the Marine Corps has what on it?
Who was the first commandant of the Marine Corps?
William Ward Burrows
Marines who attended MCRD San Diego are often called “_____ Marines” by Parris Island Marines.
The Best Trained
The Battle of Belleau Wood was fought in which war?
When my wife finds out how much I spend on firearms,
The Civil War
The Uncivil War
World War I
World War II
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