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Marines JROTC

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What is the Marine Corps birthday? 10 November 1775
What is the birthplace of the Marine Corps? Tun Tavern, Philadelphia, Pa
Who was the first commandment of the Marines? Major Samuel Nicholas
Who was the longest serving commandant of the Marines? BGen Archibald Henderson
Who is the "Grand old man of the Corps" BGen Archibald Henderson
Who was the first Marine aviator? Alfred Cunningham
Who was the first female Marine? Opha Mae Johnson
Who are the two Marines who have been awarded two Medals of Honor? Smedley Butler&Dan Daly
Who is the only Marine to be awarded 5 Navy Crosses? Lewis "Chesty" Puller
Who is the first Marine to raise the American flag on foreign soil? Lt Presley O'Bannon
What are the Marine colors? Scarlet and Gold
What is the Marine Corps' motto and what does it mean? Semper Fidelis: Latin for always fatihful
What is the nickname of the Marine band? The President' Own
What is the nickname of the Marine Corps drum and Bugle Corps? The Commandant's Own
Which Director of the Marine Band was known as the "March King"? John Phillips Sousa
What is the location of the 'oldest post in the Corps'? Marine Barracks, 8th and 1, Washington, D C
What is the Marine Corps' mascot? English Bulldog named 'Chesty'
How far may the belt tip extend beyond the left edge of the buckle on the web belt? 2 to 4 inches
Describe the positioning of the cadet enlisted ranks on the shirt collar. Rank will be positioned 1/2 inch from either edge with the insignia bisecting the angle collar. The spout of the Lamb of learning will face inboard.
Describe the positioning of cadet enlisted ranks on the Blue Dress uniform. Insignia of rank shall be placed 3/4 inch from the shoulder's edge and centered on the epaulet. The spout of the Lamp of Learning will face towards the front.
What is the Marine Corps policy regarding the length of a female's hair while in uniform? The hair may touch the collar, but will not fall below the collars's lower edge. Hair that would fall naturally below the collar's lower edge will be neatly and inconspicuously fastened or pinned.
What is he regulation for the placement of ribbons on the male uniform? Ribbon bars will be centered 1/8 inch above and parallel to the top of the left pocket or 1/8 inch above the top of the marksmanship badge.
What is the regulation for placement of ribbons on the female khaki skirt? Ribbon bars will be placed even with or up the 2 inches above the first visible button and centered on the left side of the shirt.
What is the regulation regarding the length of the trousers/slack on the Blue Dress Uniform? Trousers will be long enough to break slightly over the shoe in front and to reach the juncture of the welt of the shoe in the rear. A variation of 1/4 inch above or below the welt of the shoe is acceptable.
Describe the positioning of the Marine Corps insignia on the male/female Blue Dress Uniform. Insignia will be aligned vertically in the center of each side of the collar (males) or lapels with the wing span parallel to the bottom edge of the coat (females). The eagles on the insignia will face inboard.
Describe the regulations for male hair. Hair will be neat and closely trimmed, evenly graduated from zero length at the hairline. Sideburns will not extend below the top of the orifice of the ear and will not be flared or tapered.
What is the regulation regarding the wearing of earrings by females in the dress blue or service uniform? Small, polished, yellow gold color, ball, or round stud earrings, not to exceed 1/4 inch in diameter, may be worn in each earlobe provided the earring does not extend below the bottom of the lobe. - Rank will be positioned 1/2 inch from either edge with
Answered Continued: the insignia bisecting the angle of the collar. The spout of the Lamp of Learning will face inboard.
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