February 19, 2007

USMC Silent Drill team

Marines and family/friends of Marines -

As promised last year, the United States Marine Corps Battle ColorDetachment is back and will perform at the Pasadena Rose Bowl on March4, 2007 at 12:00 pm. For those unfamiliar with the detachment, it iscomprised of:

1. The Marine Corps Drum and Bugle Corps (also known as "TheCommandant's Own"). These musicians will demonstrate a mastery of musicwhile on the march.

2. The Marine Corps Color Guard will be on hand to display the MarineCorps' battle colors and streamers earned during over 230 years offaithful service to our nation.

3. The Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon. These Marines will perform acomplex drill movement with M1 Garand rifles (with fixed bayonets) -executing the movement with no verbal communication.

A flier is attached. There is no need to RSVP. This event is free, andseating is first come-first served.

The event is approximately one-hourlong.

I would also appreciate if you could pass this information along toanyone you know who may be interested in seeing these great Marines inaction.

The point of contact for more information is Corporal Miguel Carrasco,Public Affairs, at (323) 294-3679 or carrascoma@marines.usmc.mil .

I look forward to seeing you there.

Semper Fidelis -

Major J. Martin K. Casado

Commanding OfficerMarine Corps Recruiting Station Los Angeles
5051 Rodeo Rd Ste 2063, Los Angeles CA 90016


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