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This is often the 3rd quantity of a chronology of Marine Corps actions which covers the heritage of the U.S. Marines. it really is derived from legitimate files and acceptable released ancient works. This chronology is released for the data of all attracted to Marine Corps actions in the course of the interval 1947 - 1964 and is devoted to these Marines who participated within the occasions indexed.

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2, 6—7). 26 Apr- USMC———Company 0, 2d Battalion, 2d Marines from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina was alerted 30 Apr for airlift to Amman, Jordan to protect American interests there but did not deploy. ('Operations,' no. 35). 30 Apr- MEDITERRA1EAN—-—Battalion Landing Team 1/2 from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina deployed as 1 Oct the Landing Force Mediterranean. (Globe, 12 Apr 1957, p. 11; 19 Apr 1957, p. 3; 3 May 1957, p. 1). 15 May— CONUS—-—The 4th Marine Provisional Exercise Brigade, composed of Battalion Landing Team 5 Jul 2/5, Marine Aircraft Group 26, and Marine Attack Squadron 223, took part in atomic exercise Operation PL[JMBBOB at Desert Rock, Nevada.

Scout, 1 Aug 1957, pp. 1, 5). 16 Jul CONUS———l4ajor John H. Glenn, Jr. broke the transcontinental speed record by crossing from Los Alamitos, California to Floyd Bennett Field, N. Y. in 3 hours and 23 minutes in a Crusader aircraft. (NY Times, 17 Jul 1957, pp. 1, 5). 20 Aug MEDITERRANEAN———Headguarters, 6th Marines (Rein), HMR-261, and HMR—262 left Morehead City, N. C. for duty with the Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean. (USMC Cal Hist Events, 60). C. 18 Nov to serve with the Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean.

Shepherd as Marine Corps Commandant as of 1 January 1956. (1955 FOF, — 344B2) . 25 Oct CONUS———The 1st Marine Division was redesignated to 1st Marine Division (Rein) and joined all Force Troop units stationed at Camp Pendleton, California. (Scout, 27 Oct 1955, p. 1) 7 Now— CONUS———The 1st Marine Division (—) supported by the 3d Marine Aircraft Wing (—) combined with naval personnel for participation in a major fleet training exercise (PACTRAEX 56L) at Camp Pendleton, California to provide specialized training for commands of the Pacific Fleet.

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