HISTORIC TIMELINE

We are exceptionally proud of our heritage as Marine Security Guards, our continued service to our Country, and to our Corps.

We are COMMITTED to, and will do everything in our power, to PRESERVE and PROTECT that heritage.

Foreign Service Act of 1946

The formal and permanent use of Marines as security guards began with the Foreign Service Act of 194...
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First Marine Security Guard Killed In Action

Marine Corporal James C. Marshall climbed the roof of a small building in the Consular compound and ...
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Establishment of the Marine Security Guard Ribbon

The Marine Corps Security Guard Ribbon is a Marine Corps military award that was established by orde...
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Terrorist Attacks in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

The 1998 United States embassy bombings were attacks that occurred on August 7, 1998, in which over ...
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