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A look at the Marine Corps Hymn

Story by LCpl Paul Martinez
Date Posted:11.06.2013 19:43

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. - The Marine Corps Hymn was adopted as the official hymn of the Marine Corps in 1929 during Gen. John Lejeune’s tenure as the Corps’ 13th Commandant. When The Marines’ Hymn is played, Marines stand at attention as a gesture of respect, expressing reverence in their fellow Marines, their Corps, their country, their heritage, and their hymn.

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