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16 Jun 1919

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10 Sep 1934

United States
1 Jul 1935

United States
25 Jul 1935

United States
  • Clifton Cates completed his studies at the Marine Corps Schools in Quantico, Virginia, United States. ww2dbase [Clifton Cates | Quantico, Virginia | CPC]
30 Jun 1939

United States
7 Jul 1941

United States
1 Dec 1941

United States
  • US Marine Corps established a Marine Corps Air Station at Quantico, Virginia, United States under Major Ivan W. Miller (redesignated from Base Air Detachment 1, Marine Barracks). ww2dbase [Quantico Marine Corps Base | Quantico, Virginia | CPC]
1 Mar 1943

United States
3 Apr 1943

United States
9 May 1943

Photo(s) dated 9 May 1943
Mother
14 Oct 1943

Photo(s) dated 14 Oct 1943
US Marine Private Harry Weber in exercise with his pet fox Rusty, Quantico, Virginia, United States, 14 Oct 1943
1 Feb 1944

United States
20 Jun 1944

United States
  • Clifton Cates stepped down as the commandant of Marine Corps Schools in Quantico, Virginia, United States. ww2dbase [Clifton Cates | Quantico, Virginia | CPC]
14 Jan 1946

United States
  • Clifton Cates became the President of the Marine Corps Equipment Board in Quantico, Virginia, United States. ww2dbase [Clifton Cates | Quantico, Virginia | CPC]
1 Jun 1946

United States
24 Jan 1947

United States
  • Clifton Cates became the President of the Advisory Board of Marine Barracks, Quantico, Virginia, United States. ww2dbase [Clifton Cates | Quantico, Virginia | CPC]
15 Jun 1950

Photo(s) dated 15 Jun 1950
F4U Corsair fighter firing HVAR rockets, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, United States, United States, 15 Jun 1950; this was part of the review held for US President Harry Truman
9 Mar 1951

Photo(s) dated 9 Mar 1951
US Marine Corps General Clifton Cates with British Royal Marine Commandant-General Colonel A. G. Ferguson-Warren, Harry Lee Hall, Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, Virginia, United States, 9 Mar 1951
31 Dec 1951

United States
  • Clifton Cates stepped down as the commandant of the US Marine Corps and was made the commandant of Marine Corps Schools in Quantico, Virginia, United States. ww2dbase [Clifton Cates | Quantico, Virginia | CPC]
10 Nov 1953

Photo(s) dated 10 Nov 1953
Lieutenant General Clifton Cates cutting a cake during the celebration of the anniversary of the establishment of the US Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia, United States, 10 Nov 1953, photo 2 of 2; Brigaider General Robert Bare and Major General Edwin Pollock in background
30 Jun 1954

United States
  • Clifton Cates stepped down as the commandant of Marine Corps Schools in Quantico, Virginia, United States and retired from military service. ww2dbase [Clifton Cates | Quantico, Virginia | CPC]
10 Nov 1969

Photo(s) dated 10 Nov 1969
Lewis Puller at the US Marine Corps birthday celebration, Quantico, Virginia, United States, 10 Nov 1969, photo 1 of 5Lewis Puller at the US Marine Corps birthday celebration, Quantico, Virginia, United States, 10 Nov 1969, photo 2 of 5Lewis Puller at the US Marine Corps birthday celebration, Quantico, Virginia, United States, 10 Nov 1969, photo 3 of 5Lewis Puller at the US Marine Corps birthday celebration, Quantico, Virginia, United States, 10 Nov 1969, photo 4 of 5
See all photos dated 10 Nov 1969
15 Jan 2007

Photo(s) dated 15 Jan 2007
Suspended Corsair in the Leatherneck Gallery at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia, United States, 15 Jan 2007, photo 1 of 3Suspended Corsair in the Leatherneck Gallery at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia, United States, 15 Jan 2007, photo 2 of 3Suspended Corsair in the Leatherneck Gallery at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia, United States, 15 Jan 2007, photo 3 of 3Tarawa display in the Leatherneck Gallery at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia, United States, 15 Jan 2007, photo 1 of 2
See all photos dated 15 Jan 2007

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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