Emblem Ceremony on Parris Island
With a CD of Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA” playing, drill instructors award each recruit they’ve trained the Marine emblem of eagle, globe, and anchor. They may now call themselves United States Marines.
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I’ve got a friend who used his own eagle, globe and anchor as the template for his one and only tattoo. Semper Fidelis to all the Marines around the world. God Bless ’em all.