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Marines celebrate 240th birthday at La Jolla VA Medical Center

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Military veterans celebrated the Marine Corps' birthday at the VA Medical Center in La Jolla on Monday. 

Officials held the ceremony a little early this year. The Marine Corps actually turns 240 on November 10th. 

Marines from MCRD joined with veterans for a traditional cake-cutting ceremony. The event included the sharing of cake between the oldest and the youngest Marines present. 

Military officials also held a cake-cutting ceremony at the Naval Medical Center. 

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