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