Bakersfield veterans celebrate U.S. Marine Corps birthday at ceremony

Posted at 9:09 PM, Nov 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-11 00:09:54-05

The Kern County Veterans Service Department held a ceremony for the 241st birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps Thursday.

The ceremony included the presentation of the colors, the national anthem, and remarks from the 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps.

The Corps was initially known as the Continental Marines, founded in 1775.