Images: 1st Marine Division rededicates battle colors [Image 1 of 5]
Photo by Lance Cpl. Sarah Novotny
Veterans and Marines stand with Maj. Gen. Ronald L. Bailey, the 1st Marine Division commanding general, after a battle color rededication ceremony on the division parade field here, Aug. 30. Bailey fastened 25 streamers to the battle color signifying various campaigns, expeditions, battles, and decorations presented to the division since its founding, from the occupation of Haiti in 1915 to Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. The ceremony was directed by the commanding general of the 1st Marine Division as a part of the Commandant’s guidance to refocus Marines on their core values and identity.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Sarah B. Novotny)
Date Posted:08.30.2012 15:44
Location:CAMP PENDLETON, CA, US