Two of were formed on 10 November 1775 in as a service branch of troops capable of fighting for independence both at sea and on shore. The role of the Corps has since grown and evolved, expanding to aerial warfare and earning popular titles such as, "America's third air force", and, "second land army". The United States Marine Corps has distinguished itself as it has served in the majority of , from its inception to the modern era, and attained prominence in the 20th century when its theories and practices of proved prescient and ultimately formed the cornerstone of the of .
The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the responsible for providing , using the mobility of the to, by mandate, rapidly deliver on land, at sea, and in the air. The U.S. Marine Corps is one of the four armed service branches in the and one of the seven . The current of the , the highest-ranking military officer in the U.S. armed forces, is a Marine Corps general.
Gary LeRoy Baldwin, Jr., 52 of Huntingtown passed away August 23, 2016. He was born October 21, 1963 in Cheverly, MD to Gary LeRoy Sr. and Rose Marie (Shipley) Baldwin. Gary was raised in North Beach and attended Beach Elementary and graduated from Northern High. He served in the United States Marine Corps for 8 years and was discharged in 1990 as Sergeant. He married Kelli Ann Cawley on December 18, 1984 and they made their home in Huntingtown. Gary owned and operated a trucking company, Baldwin Transport. He was a member of Stallings-Williams American Legion Post 206 and was a gun enthusiast. In his leisure time Gary enjoyed playing pool, coaching, Harley Davidson motorcycles and was a die-hard fan of the Washington Redskins. He also enjoyed classic rock, country music and most of all spending time with his family.