1st Marine Division Paves Way for 'New Corps', Changes Unit Logo
Camp Pendleton, CA - Officials from 1st Marine Division announced on Tuesday that they would be making alterations to the unit's famous blue diamond emblem. The surprising move comes after a string of recent national controversies involving Marine personnel and their misconduct in Afghanistan. Division leadership decided it was best to combat the increasing negative press with a symbol of change.
“As we all know, First Marine Division’s official motto is ‘No better friend, no worse enemy,’" said spokesman 1st Lt. Alex Lim during a news conference. “But we want to put more emphasis on the ‘better friend’ part.”
The division’s logo—famous for its blue diamond, red number one, and branded Guadalcanal—will be replacing the name of one of America’s most famous battles with a less threatening noun: Utopia. It will also have a more pleasant background instead of the dark and intimidating blue color of years past.
“We just wanted to let the world know that while our organization may primarily de…
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