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2013 Marine Corps Birthday Ball Information
General Lejeune's MessagePAYMENT DEADLINE: Monday, 28 Oct 2013
PhotographerEVENT DATE: Saturday, 9 Nov 2013
    Sample Photo 1TIME: 1630-1800 and 2000-2230 Pictures, 1700 Cocktails, 1800 Ceremony, 1900 Dinner Begins, 2000-2400 Dancing
    Sample Photo 2PLACE:  Barbara McNitt Ballroom, Herrmann Hall, NPS
MenuADDRESS:  1 University Circle, Monterey, CA 93943
Schedule of EventsTICKET PRICES:  $80.00
Seating Layout and Table Assignments 
Rehearsal InformationChild Care Information

Rehearsal Schedule

Babysitting Information

Unfortunately, due to budget constraints, the Child Development Centers at La Mesa and Fort Ord will be unable to provide child care services the night of the USMC Birthday Ball.  However, for your convenience, please find attached an informational flyer for Child, Youth, and School Services which can assist parents in finding reliable babysitters certified through the 4-H babysitter’s training program.


Marines and Friends,

You are cordially invited to celebrate the 238th Marine Corps Birthday Celebration of the United States Marine Corps.  This year's Guest of Honor is MajGen Anthony Jackson, USMC (Ret).  GOH bio is located at the following link:  GOH BIO.

The Birthday Ball registration will include a PayPal option for purchasing ball tickets.  This will not require a PayPal account and is directly linked to the Birthday Ball account.  If you choose to purchase your tickets via check, please make checks payable to Marine Corps Birthday Ball and take your check to the Staff Marines representative located within Hermann Hall SSO or contact the USMC Treasurer at  

The website is designed to provide our public invitees with the most current information for the Ball.  As this year's Marine Corps Birthday approaches, students and guests will be able to find information regarding the event here.  We are confident that this year's Ball will be a very enjoyable, memorable, and fitting way to honor our Corps.  We look forward to seeing you at the 2013 Marine Corps Birthday!

~Semper Fidelis,

The 2013 Ball Committee 

Last Year ball info:

The 237th Birthday Celebration of the United States Marine Corps was held at the Historic Herrmann Hall in Monterey, CA.  Last year's Guest of Honor was Major General David C. Garza, USMC (Retired). Major General Garza's biography can be found here.

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All information contained herein has been approved for release by the NPS Public Affairs Officer.
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