MARINE BARRACKS, Washington D.C. -- Congressman Bob Stump, observes "8th & I" Marines as they pass in review during the Evening Parade here June 28.
Stump is escorted by Gen. James L. Jones, Commandant of the Marine Corps, and Col. Richard T. Tryon, Commanding Officer, Marine Barracks Washington.
Congressman Stump is Chariman of the House Committee on Armed Services.
The modern-day Evening Parade has been a tradition since July 5, 1957, drawing thousands of visitor each year. Here, the past, present, and future of the Marine Corps meet to produce a dramatic celebration of the esprit de corps uniquely inherent to the United States Marine Corps.
Mroe information about the post's units, history and ceremonial events can be obtained on the Internet at www.mbw.usmc.mil.