Commandant Gen. David Berger - Task & Purpose
Marine Corps Col. Denise Mull, commanding officer of Combat Logistics Regiment 25, and Sgt. Maj, Scott Schmitt, sergeant major of Combat Logistics Regiment 25, retire the regimental colors at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, July 1, 2020. Marines held the ceremony to deactivate Combat Logistics Regiment 25.

Four Marine units case their colors as sweeping reorganization takes effect

The three combat logistics regiments were stood up after 9/11. The 7th ESB bridge company dated back to Vietnam.

A protester waves a Confederate battle flag in front of the South Carolina statehouse, Thursday, July 9, 2015, in Columbia, S.C

Marine Corps officially bans Confederate battle flag on military bases — including on bumper stickers and coffee mugs

The Marine Corps reasoned that the removal of the symbol would "support our core values, ensure unit cohesion and security, and preserve good order and discipline."


Why did the Marine Corps ban confederate flags? Commandant explains

"Things that divide us are not good," Berger said. "Whatever [Marines] have in their homes is fine. When on government property, we have to think as a unit and how to build a team, a cohesive team."