August 29th Special Days - Featuring 20+ Marines Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, August 28, 2019 | 0 comments
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Image: Marines finishing training at Parris Island, S.C., by Alfred T. Palmer on Flickr

August 29th is... Marine Corps Reserve Birthday, National Whiskey Sour Day, According to Hoyle Day, Happy Housewives Holiday, Chop Suey Day, Individual Rights Day, Michael Jackson Day, National Sarcoidosis Awareness Day, More Herbs Less Salt Day/Eat Healthy Day, First Day of Thoth, National Lemon Juice Day, International Day Against Nuclear Tests, Potteries Bottle Oven Day, National Swiss Winegrowers Day, National Sports Day (India), Gnocchi Day (Argentina), St. Sabina's Day

More: Thoughtful Thursday, International Cabernet Sauvignon Day

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

Want more Holidays to celebrate? Click for our Index of Holiday Freebies

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Image: The Marine Corps Reserve: A History, by Reserve Officers of Public Affairs (Author), U S. Marine Corps (Author). Publisher: University Press of the Pacific (August 29, 2003)Marine Corps Reserve Birthday
-- The United States Marine Corps Reserve was established when Congress passed the Naval Appropriations Act of 29 August 1916 and is responsible for providing trained units and qualified individuals to be mobilized for active duty in time of war, national emergency or contingency operations.

Read: The Marine Corps Reserve: A History, by Reserve Officers of Public Affairs
-- This book will close a curious gap in Marine history. It is hard to believe that no other volume anywhere tells the story of the Marine Corps Reserve. This Golden Anniversary edition covers the 50 crucial years from 1916, when Congress first authorized a Marine Corps Reserve, to 1966 when the 4th Marine Division/Aircraft Wing Team is an integral part of the muscle of American armed strength.

Image: American Vinyl Round Marine Corps - Reserve Logo Sticker (USMC Insignia Seal Military)Marine Corps Reserve Seal Sticker -- Decorate your home, car, truck, window or... with this high quality sticker.

Image: US Marine Corps Women's Reserve | Vintage War Aviation fridge magnetVintage War Aviation fridge magnet -- US Marine Corps Women's Reserve. This magnet is great for any collector! In addition to being used on a refrigerator, they are also great decorative additions to a locker, file cabinet or any other smooth metal surface at home or work.

Image: Steven Harris Mens United States Marine Necktie - Royal Blue | One Size Neck TieUnited States Marine Necktie -- The tie has a pattern of the USA Marines emblem and the American Flag on top of a royal blue background. Also pictured on the tie is the symbolic and American iconic image of the Raising of the Flag at Iwo Jima in WWII.

Marines Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Marine!: The Life of Chesty Puller | Kindle Edition | by Burke Davis (Author). Publisher: Open Road Media (March 29, 2016)
Marine!: The Life of Chesty Puller
Amazon Freebies:

🎖️ Free Marines ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

🎖️ Read Marines ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🎖️ Free Marines apps

🎖️ Free Marines games

🎖️ Free Marines magazines

🎖️ Listen to Marines LPs with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🎖️ Watch Marines Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🎖️ Listen to Marines Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🎖️ Free Alexa Skills | Marines

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:

🎖️ Fact and Activity Sheets | Ready Marine Corps

🎖️ USMC 2nd Recon Force Papercraft

🎖️ Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines Coloring Pages

🎖️ Marine Corps Ships

🎖️ Marine Corps Hymn Lyrics

🎖️ Free Military coloring pages

🎖️ USMC 2nd Recon Force Papercraft

🎖️ Military Printables - Printables, Packages, and Posts for Military Life

🎖️ Marine Corps League Ribbons Chart

🎖️ Marine Corps Magazines | Marine Corps Association

🎖️ Marine Corps Trivia Quizzes and Games

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