Senator David Perdue Recognized By U.S. Marine Corps At Historic Sunset Parade
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, was honored by the United States Marine Corps at a special Sunset Parade. Since September of 1956, the Marine Corps marching and musical units have been paying tribute to those whose "uncommon valor was a common virtue" by holding Sunset Parades in the shadow of the 32-foot high figures of the United States Marine Corps War Memorial in Washington, D.C.
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(From L-R: Mrs. LaDonna Crenshaw, Major General Craig Crenshaw, Mrs. Suzanne Dana, Lieutenant General Michael Dana, Mrs. Bonnie Perdue, and Senator David Perdue)
“It was an incredible honor to be recognized by our United States Marine Corps in this 51-year-old military tradition,” said Senator Perdue. “Having grown up in a military town in Georgia, I have a profound respect for the perseverance and sacrifice of our servicewomen and men. America’s best and brightest serve in uniform around the world, defending our freedoms and ensuring our safety every single day. Thank you again to Lieutenant General Michael Dana and Major General Craig Crenshaw for inviting me to be part of this incredible experience and for your unwavering dedication and leadership to not only the Marine Corps but also our country.”
Senator Perdue is the only Fortune 500 CEO in Congress and is serving his first term in the United States Senate, where he represents Georgia on the Armed Services, Banking, Budget, and Agriculture Committees.
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