Happy 240th Birthday to the U.S. Marine Corps!

As a former Marine, I thought I'd give you a quick history lesson about this branch of the military. Check out the video above to learn the meaning behind "Semper Fidelis" and hear my birthday message to all our Marines and other service members.

Give a shout out to a Marine by commenting below or tweeting at @nj1015 and @BillSpadea.

Bill Spadea is host of the Chasing News TV program. He periodically fills in for NJ 101.5 show hosts, and you can daily hear his opinion about all things New Jersey here, or by tweeting @BillSpadea.