View post tag: Defense View post tag: Spanish View post tag: celebrate View post tag: Marines Spanish Marines serving in the Operational Headquarters (OHQ) of the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) celebrated the 476th anniversary of the Spanish Marine Corps. Founded in 1537, during the reign of Carlos I, the Spanish Marine Corps is the oldest extant Marine Corps in the World.Unable to attend the usual celebrations back in Spain – which traditionally include the reading of the Royal Decree that certified the Marine Corps’ formation in 1537 followed by a military parade – the Spanish Marines serving in the EU NAVFOR OHQ met up with Spanish Marines from other multi-national operations based in the area to toast fallen Marines and celebrate the event.The staff of the EU Naval Force are drawn from countries throughout the EU and some non-EU countries – with Norway, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine all having contributed to the mission.The EU Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta is the European Union’s counter-piracy operation off the coast of Somalia.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, March 11, 2013; Image: EU NAVFOR March 11, 2013 View post tag: Anniversary View post tag: Defence View post tag: Corps Back to overview,Home naval-today Spanish Marines within EU NAVFOR Celebrate 476th Anniversary of Marine Corps View post tag: Navy View post tag: EUNAVFOR View post tag: 476th View post tag: Naval Share this article View post tag: marine View post tag: News by topic Training & Education View post tag: of Spanish Marines within EU NAVFOR Celebrate 476th Anniversary of Marine Corps View post tag: within
The St. Louis 7th grade boys basketball team lost to Jac Cen Del Thursday night by a final score of 26 to 10.Evan Vogelsang, Adam Cox, Johnathan Deal, & Jacob Deutsch all made it into the scoring column. Zach Harmeyer & Joey Gutzwiller had solid performances.The 8th Grade SLS Cardinals basketball team opened the season at Jac Cen Del Thursday, November 6 with a 38-13 victory.A total team effort both defensively and offensively was responsible for the one-sided win.Alex Geers led the Cardinals in scoring and the team received a spark from Gus Cooper coming off the bench. Kevin Salatin and Nathan Eckstein controlled the backboards. Robert Raver did not play due to injury.Courtesy of STL Coaches Mike Burkhart and Dale Amrhein.