The United States Marine Corp is celebrating 247 years on November 10, 2022. Honor, Courage and Commitment are the Marine Corp’s core values. It is precisely these embodied values that have produced their familiar Esprit de Corps, or deep, shared send of loyalty and comradeship. Join with us all this month as we pay tribute to our Marines and as we celebrate their 247th anniversary.
On August 4, we celebrated 232 years of the United States Coast Guard’s honorable service. Happy Birthday U.S. On June 1, 2022, the U.S. Coast Guard formally transitioned to new leadership. Admiral Linda L. Fagan (at right) was installed as its 27th Commandant, who notably, is also the first woman in history to oversee a United States Armed Forces service branch. Congratulations Admiral Fagan! The U.S.
Muskego American Legion Post 356 performed as Color Guard at the opening ceremony for the two day Rumble by the River - Tractor Pull event in Big Ben Village Park, WI on July 8th & 9th, 2022. (bigbendpull.com)
“Our Flag Does Not Fly Because the Wind Moves It… It Flies with The Last Breath of Each Soldier Who Died Protecting It”
The Commander then gave a Memorial Day Remembrance talk after which he recognized Post 356 deceased members we lost during the previous 12 months. The ladies of Post 356 Auxiliary then presented a Memorial Wreath in memory of all the service men and women that sacrificed all for our Country. The Post Ladies Auxiliary President, Pat Korth, gave a closing prayer after which there was a Rifle Salute by the Post rifle squad, Taps were played and the Colors were retired.
On May 30th the Post held it’s annual Memorial Day Ceremony in the parking lot of the Muskego City Hall. The Color Guard Posted the Colors. The Commander, Randy Reinke, led us with the Pledge of Allegiance. Post Chaplin Gary Stewart gave an opening Invocation, followed by Muskego High School Senior Lily Dietzler singing the Nation Anthem. The Vice-Commander Doug Scherer sang a patriotic song called “And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda”.