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Amata highlights 245th Birthday of the Marine Corps

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Source: Media release from Cong. Aumua Amata's office

Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlights today, Tuesday, Nov. 10 the 245th birthday and exceptional history of the United States Marine Corps.

 “Since 1775, the U.S. Marines have served the cause of freedom with valor,” said Aumua Amata. “Congratulations on this anniversary of your founding, which marks 245 years of your proud history. Happy birthday to the Marines! American Samoa is very proud to have some of our own serving in every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. Thank you for your service, and congratulations to all of you, whether currently serving or one of our great Veterans. God bless and Semper Fi!”

Congresswoman Amata and Captain Anasitasia Ioane of Aua during Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s international CODEL in 2019. [courtesy photo]