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Marine Corps Museum  NEW! On July 23, 2017 the Museum's Medal of Honor Theater will open to visitors! See the new feature film "We, The Marines!"

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This flag was reportedly carried by Marines at the First Battle of Manassas 156 years ago today.
See it in our Defending the New Republic gallery at the Museum.

#OTD #civilwar #history #usmc🇺🇸 #usmcmuseum #marines #flag #america

On this day in 1918, 1stLt Clifton Cates - future commandant of the Marine Corps - sent this message and made his stand. #wwiwednesday #marines #semperfi #todayinhistory

On this day in 1921, legend of the Corps, John Glenn was born. Marine, astronaut and senator, Glenn would have celebrated his 96th birthday today.

Semper Fidelis Marine!

#OTD #history #marines #usmc🇺🇸 #aviators #astronaut #hero

From those facial expressions we'd say STEM Camp was a success! #stem #summercamp #thursdayfun #eggdropchallenge

It's #wwiwednesday so here's a quote from WWI hero Sgt. Major Dan Daly for your #wednesdaywisdom fix!

Talk about a #transformationtuesday ... just a few months ago, this room was empty - now it's The Combat Art Gallery and is open to visitors! 😮 #marines #museum #combatart #art

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See the Corps' history of honor, courage and commitment, spanning 40 years, embodied through a new exhibit at the National Museum of the Marine Corps.

#USMC #2ndLady #CombatArt #Art #SemperFi #Marines #Museum #OohRah #Corps #CorpsLife

Just another reason we love Family Day at the Museum - code breaking and everything else is possible with a little help from Grandpa! #marines #museum #familygoals

Thank you @newsillustrator for attending the Museum's Art Symposium this week! We love your sketch of Iron Mike. Semper Fidelis
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Sketch of Iron Mike statue while waiting for the USMC Combat Art symposium to kick off. #urbansketchers #usmc #sketchbook @urbansketchers #USMCMuseum

THIS WEEKEND ONLY: One of four prototypes of its kind, this Maxim Machine Gun is on display for the next two days. #marines #semperfi #guns #oldweapon

What an honor it was to have Second Lady of the United States and Marine mom, Karen Pence as our first visitor to our Combat Art Gallery. Semper Fidelis ma'am!
#marines #usmc🇺🇸 #usmcmuseum #art #combatarts #gallery #combat

#WWIWednesday

During WWI, correspondent Floyd Gibbons used a typewriter to report on the Marines in battle. Today, in our WWI Gallery, visitors got the chance to type out a note on a WWI era typewriter. As you can imagine it was a very unique experience!
#marines #history #wwicentennial #WWI #typewriter #usmc🇺🇸

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