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The predominantly technical skill flavor. It is duly recorded, for example, that Second Lieutenant (later Lieutenant General) Vernon F. Megee of Service Battery, 10th Regiment was awarded a diploma for 33 country was split into two parts on a line from Williston, North Dakota, to El Paso, Texas. 6° In four months of mail guard duty no shots were fired by Marines, and no Marine-guarded mail was western zone was assigned to the 4th Regiment with a command post in San Francisco. The eastern zone was subdivided into three areas: the 5th Regiment Area (New York City), the 10th Regiment Area (Chicago), and the Southern Area (Atlanta).
To prevent this we not only ttained gunners, but also trained practically everyone as motor mechanics and tractor drivers, including gunners, battery clerks, cooks and messmen, etc. Tractor drivers needed frequent relief. When we left Quantico the first time, Colonel Frederic L. Bradman, chief of staff of the post, came to see our 0500 departure. He said he was sorry for me having to conduct that march and that he would come out in the afternoon to see what help he could arrange. Colonel Bradman did come out.
1) on 12 May for a 2-month, 1920-version Caribbean cruise. Training and liberty stops at Key West, Pensacola, Guantanamo, Port au Prince, Santo Domingo, and Puerto Plata were the highlights of the cruise which ended at Philadelphia on 6 July. 3' marching out at 0900, with the tractor-drawn 75mm In 1920, Congress realized that, with duties in Haiti and Santo Domingo, the Marine Corps could not continue to operate at a strength of slightly over 17,000. That year it authorized a Corps of 27,000 enlisted and funded for one of 20,000.
A brief history of the 10th Marines by David N Buckner; United States. Marine Corps. History and Museums Division