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Triangle in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Third Basic Officers Class of 1957

Semper Fidelis

[Always Faithful]

 
 
The Third Basic Officers Class of 1957 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 12, 2021
1. The Third Basic Officers Class of 1957 Marker
Inscription.  
Camp Goettge, Guadalcanal Area, Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, Virginia, 17 June 1957 - 14 February 1958

Here, five hundred and fifty young Americans were molded into officers of United States Marines.

Here, they formed indelible bonds of brotherhood, friendship, and devotion to Corps and Country.

The Eagle, Globe and Anchor remained a part of their innermost beings for their entire lives.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: EducationWar, Korean.
 
Location. 38° 32.58′ N, 77° 20.527′ W. Marker is in Triangle, Virginia, in Prince William County. Memorial can be reached from Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 1) 0.1 miles south of Joplin Road (Virginia Route 619), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Triangle VA 22172, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. VMO-6 (here, next to this marker); HML/HMLA-167 (a few steps from this marker); 1st Reconnaissance Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Visit from the President of the Republic of Korea

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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Chosin Few Battle Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Pvt Homer Leroy Cutrer - Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); Company A (within shouting distance of this marker); "Always Faithful" (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Triangle.
 
The Third Basic Officers Class of 1957 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 12, 2021
2. The Third Basic Officers Class of 1957 Marker
The Third Basic Officers Class of 1957 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 12, 2021
3. The Third Basic Officers Class of 1957 Marker
The Third Basic Officers Class of 1957 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 12, 2021
4. The Third Basic Officers Class of 1957 Marker
The Third Basic Officers Class of 1957 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 12, 2021
5. The Third Basic Officers Class of 1957 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 124 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 14, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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