• Short Summary

    SCOPE: This coverage is of General Louis H. Wilson accepting the Marine Corps Battle Color?

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    SCOPE: This coverage is of General Louis H. Wilson accepting the Marine Corps Battle Color and becoming the 26th Commandant of the Marine Corps.

    BACKGROUND: General Louis H. Wilson accepted the Marine Corps highest post from outgoing Commandant, General Robert E. Cushman, Jr., at a ceremony at Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C., at 2:30 p.m. on 30 June 1975. Earlier in the day, Secretary of Navy J. William Middendorf II presented General Wilson with his fourth star. The appointments as a general and Commandant of the Marine Corps became effective 1 July 1975. General Cushman was also presented his fourth award of the Distinguished Service Medal.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA57D74NYY0P06YJN8QW7H9WRZB
    Media URN:
    VLVA57D74NYY0P06YJN8QW7H9WRZB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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