National Security Act of 1947

July 26, 1947, in Marine Corps history.

National Security Act of 1947
Posted on 7/26/2022

On July 26, 1947, the National Security Act of 1947 was enacted, reaffirming the status of the Marine Corps as a separate military service within the Department of the Navy.

The act provided for Fleet Marine Forces and confirmed the Corps' mission of seizing and defending advanced bases, as well as land operations in support of naval campaigns.

Sale on Marine Corps T-Shirts at the EGA Shop



We will sell out! Get yours now and customize by embroidering your Marine's name! It's a perfect gift for Marines during any season of their career.

EGA Shop, purchase Marine Corps Clothing and Support Our Troops at the same time!
Marine Parents and the Marine Corps
Recruit Parents
Whats After Boot Camp
After The Corps
a Place to Connect& Share®
Team Marine Parents has Marine Corps Marathon Bibs
Warrior Support Team
Gold Star Legacy
Luminary Initiative