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The Marine Corps Ball

November 10, 2015.  I’ll confess that I don’t know much about American Military parades, tattoos, or traditions.  I’m guessing that such rituals are more familiar to those with family members who’ve served in the armed forces.  For example, did you know that the U.S. Marine Corps celebrates the anniversary of its founding each year with a Birthday Ball — tuxedos and gowns required?  News to me, too.  But this year, Matthew and I were lucky enough to attend the birthday bash held by the Marine Security Guard Detachment in Oslo, and boy was it a party. Continue reading The Marine Corps Ball