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Storied Marine infantry regiment deactivated as Corps carries on with force redesign


The Marine Corps deactivated one of its storied infantry regiments Thursday as the Corps moves forward with force design changes. The 8th Marine Regiment originally was founded on Oct. 9, 1917, in Quantico, Virginia, as part of the nation’s buildup to World War I. Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger released his force design plan […]