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14th Air Force and JFCC Space celebrate Marine Corps birthday

U. S. Marine Corps Capt. Clayton Jarolimek, deliberate planner, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, reads a message from the 36th Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, during 14th Air Force and JFCC Space’s combined Marine Corps Birthday Celebration here, Nov. 12, 2014.  On Nov. 10, 2014 the Marine Corps celebrated its 239th birthday.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Nicholas Mercurio/Released)

U. S. Marine Corps Capt. Clayton Jarolimek, deliberate planner, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, reads a message from the 36th Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, during 14th Air Force and JFCC Space’s combined Marine Corps Birthday Celebration here, Nov. 12, 2014. On Nov. 10, 2014 the Marine Corps celebrated its 239th birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Nicholas Mercurio/Released)

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Brian Brown, deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, prepares to participate in a cake-cutting ceremony with U.S. Marine Corps Col. Edward Quinonez, a reservist assigned to the Operations, Fires and Effects Coordination cell, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., and Marine Corps Sgt. Moses Figueroa, office administrator, JFCC Space, during a Marine Corps Birthday celebration here, Nov. 12, 2014. On Nov. 10, 2014 the Marine Corps celebrated its 239th birthday.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Nicholas Mercurio/Released)

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Brian Brown, deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, prepares to participate in a cake-cutting ceremony with U.S. Marine Corps Col. Edward Quinonez, a reservist assigned to the Operations, Fires and Effects Coordination cell, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., and Marine Corps Sgt. Moses Figueroa, office administrator, JFCC Space, during a Marine Corps Birthday celebration here, Nov. 12, 2014. On Nov. 10, 2014 the Marine Corps celebrated its 239th birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Nicholas Mercurio/Released)

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Brian Brown, deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, participates in a cake-cutting ceremony with U.S. Marine Corps Col. Edward Quinonez, a reservist assigned to the Operations, Fires and Effects Coordination cell, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., and Marine Corps Sgt. Moses Figueroa, office administrator, JFCC Space, during a Marine Corps Birthday celebration here, Nov. 12, 2014. It is tradition that the most senior and most junior Marine present cut the first piece of cake using a ceremonial saber. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Nicholas Mercurio/Released)

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Brian Brown, deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, participates in a cake-cutting ceremony with U.S. Marine Corps Col. Edward Quinonez, a reservist assigned to the Operations, Fires and Effects Coordination cell, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., and Marine Corps Sgt. Moses Figueroa, office administrator, JFCC Space, during a Marine Corps Birthday celebration here, Nov. 12, 2014. It is tradition that the most senior and most junior Marine present cut the first piece of cake using a ceremonial saber. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Nicholas Mercurio/Released)

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Moses Figueroa, office administrator, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, hands a piece of cake to U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, commander, 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) and JFCC Space during a Marine Corps Birthday celebration here, Nov. 12, 2014. On Nov. 10, 2014 the Marine Corps celebrated its 239th birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Nicholas Mercurio/Released)

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Moses Figueroa, office administrator, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, hands a piece of cake to U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, commander, 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) and JFCC Space during a Marine Corps Birthday celebration here, Nov. 12, 2014. On Nov. 10, 2014 the Marine Corps celebrated its 239th birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Nicholas Mercurio/Released)