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From the halls of
Montezuma, to the shores of Tripoli,
We fight our country's battles in the
air, on land and sea.
First to fight for right and freedom, and to keep our honor
We are proud to claim the title of United States Marine.
Our flag's unfurled to every breeze from dawn to setting sun.
We have fought in every clime and place, where we could take a
In the snow of far off northern lands and in sunny tropic
You will find us always on the job, The United States Marines.
Here's health to you and to our Corps which we are proud to
In many a strife we've fought for life and never lost our nerve.
If the Army and the Navy ever look on heaven's scenes,
they will find the streets are guarded by United States Marines.