Marines, sailors and guests of 1st Tank Battalion gathered together at the unit’s tank ramp to commemorate the Battalion’s birthday with a color rededication ceremony Nov. 1, 2011.
The flag rededication was a reminder of the history of battles of unit has been through.
“A battle color rededication is something that needs to be done every once in a while,” said Sgt. Maj. Troy Dabney, battalion sergeant major for 1st Tank Bn. “The young Marines of the battalion witness first-hand the lineage of the unit.”