ShareThis Page

Photo gallery: Mon Valley Leathernecks host U.S. Marine Corps 238 anniversary

| Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
Jim Ference | The Valley Independent
Gia Bitonti and U.S. Army Specialist Adam Miller of Allenport attended the Mon Valley Leathernecks Marine Corps 238 Birthday Ball at the Donora Municipal Building Social Hall on Saturday, November 9,2013.

The Mon Valley Leathernecks hosted their annual Birthday Ball Saturday at the Donora Municipal Building Social Hall.

U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Lewis G. Irwin was the guest speaker for the U.S. Marine Corps 238th anniversary celebration.

Irwin, of McMurray, commands the 926th Engineer Brigade, the Army's largest combat engineer brigade, based in Montgomery, Ala.

Leathernecks chaplin Larry O. Maggi served as master of ceremonies. The banquet featured a formal program, cake-cutting ceremony, dinner and dancing.