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CW5 Jack Cardwell
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Great history share Lt Col Charlie Brown
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SSG Jeff Furgerson
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On November 10th the USMC became a reality, it’s funny when I was a senior in High School and the recruiter told me the USMC was the oldest branch and as a 17 year old I bought it lol , how naive, kind of hard to have a Marine Corps without a Navy
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GySgt Thomas Vick
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Just a little history SSG Furgerson the USMC is considered older because in the early 70's the Naval Service was moved under the Secretary of Transportation.
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SSG Jeff Furgerson
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Thanks GySgt Thomas Vick, so I wasn’t duped after all
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MAJ Armored Combat Command Commander
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Did you know that the Dept of the Navy almost disbanded the Marines before WWII? The Marines Corps survived because they countered they will conduct amphibious operations.
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MAJ Armored Combat Command Commander
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I believe in the very late 1700s the US had a budget problem in regards to the building a navy. They focused on quality of the ships. They built the USS Constitution and believe her hull was almost a foot thick. She was dubbed Old Ironsides because the British cannonballs bounced off her hull.
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