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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse12 Sep 2020 8:59 p.m. PST

… fought.

"Over the course of the 244-year history of the Corps, US Marines have waged war around the world, building a reputation as an unstoppable force.

On many occasions, the Marines have found themselves tasked with what seemed impossible while surrounded, outnumbered, and outgunned. Often the "first to fight," the Marines regularly suffered heavy casualties in the bloody battles they fought, but the Devil Dogs made sure those sacrifices cost their enemies dearly…"
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Wackmole913 Sep 2020 7:59 a.m. PST

I thought this was done every year to keep the other services from disbanding them.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse13 Sep 2020 3:12 p.m. PST



Old Glory Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Sep 2020 9:27 p.m. PST

I do not believe it is in "the other services" powers to disband the USMC?
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Frederick Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2020 8:17 a.m. PST

Old Glory is exactly right – in fact the Marine Corps was established by an Act of Congress and in terms of precedence is the No 2 uniformed service (after the Army) – so the Corps is in not danger of being disbanded!

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