Central Texas Marines
241st Marine Corps Birthday
Major General Angela Salinas USMC (Ret)
She earned the distinction as the longest serving woman in the history of the Marine Corps, the senior ranking woman, and the senior ranking Hispanic in the Corps. She commanded at every rank from Lieutenant to general officer and held multiple key staff positions throughout her career.
242nd Marine Corps Birthday
Colonel William Bauer USMC (Ret)
Marine aviator, Jet pilot, Test Pilot, Commanding Officer (1958-1985)
Combat Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star with Combat “V”, 8 Strike Flight Air Medals.
240th Marine Corps Birthday
SGTMAJ James E. Booker USMC (Ret)
Sgt. Maj. Booker. His personal awards include the Silver Star, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (w/star), Bronze Star (with V) and Combat Action Ribbon (w/star)