Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.


Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

8th & I

"Oldest Post of the Corps"
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January, 2006

Traditional horns reinstated for bugle calls at 'Oldest Post of the Corps' January 19, 2006 — Morning colors started the day on a historical note here at Marine Barracks Washington, Jan. 19. Sgt. Clint Owens of Arlington, Texas rang the bell and sounded the familiar tune using a valveless bugle - the first time the United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps has used this traditional type of horn since after the Korean War. "We've reinstated MORE
Marine Company retires guidon at United States Naval Academy to enter Operating Forces January 15, 2006 — The early morning mist of Sunday was the backdrop that marked the end to a military tradition that has lasted more than a century and a half. No fanfare, no streamers, no bands playing, no formations; simply two Marines and two sailors transferring duties-closing the chapter of Marines guarding the gates of the United States Naval Academy. The two MORE