Modern Day Marine

August 18, 1981

the Marine Corps League, a Congressionally chartered veterans’ organization, sought and received support from the Commandant of the Marine Corps, General Robert H. Barrow, for the concept of the League’s development of a military exposition focusing on the defense industry’s response to the needs of the Marine Corps.

  • 1981 – Modern Day Marine-Force in Readiness Exhibit.
    – Tucson Community Center
    – three-day event
    – in conjunction with the Marine Corps League’s national convention
    – 55-exhibit
  • 1993 – moved to the Marine Corps Air Facility at Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Va
  • 1990s – Marine South & Marine West created
    – provide opportunity for Marines to see equipment and systems being designed for their use
  • 2006 moved to Lejeune field
  • 2007 Marine Systems Command to become a co-sponsor

  • 2021 – September 21-23, 2021
  • 2020 – Virtual
  • 2019 – September 17-19, 2019
  • 2018 – September 25 – 27, 2018
  • 2017 – September 19 – 21, 2017
  • 2016 – September 27 – 29, 2016
  • 2015 – September 22 – 24, 2015
  • 2014 – September 23 – 25, 2014
  • 2013 – September 24 – 26, 2013
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