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U.S. Marines with the Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard, Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, present the colors during the 81st annual Evening Colors Ceremony at the Santa Margarita Ranch House on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Sept. 20, 2023. The annual ceremony is held to recognize the base’s history, legacy, importance and the commemoration of the official dedication of Camp Pendleton. President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated the installation Sept. 25, 1942, in honor of World War I Maj. Gen. Joseph H. Pendleton, who had long advocated the establishment of a West Coast training base. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Mary Jenni)

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81st annual Evening Colors Ceremony

22 Sep 2023 | Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

U.S. Marines with Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, fold the U.S. flag during the 81st annual Evening Colors Ceremony at the Santa Margarita Ranch House on MCB Camp Pendleton, California, Sept. 20, 2023. The annual ceremony is held to recognize the base’s history, legacy, importance and the commemoration of the official dedication of Camp Pendleton. President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated the installation Sept. 25, 1942, in honor of World War I Maj. Gen. Joseph H. Pendleton, who had long advocated the establishment of a West Coast training base.


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