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The Commandant’s Gamble

If the hysteria over finding toilet paper was not enough, March 23 saw Marines taking to social media platforms and expressing outrage over an article published by the Marine Corps Times and Wall Street Journal. The article outlined the Marine Corps’ Commandant’s plan to eliminate Tank units as well as a major reduction of artillery …

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Should the Marine Corps adopt the Air Assault Badge?

I can already hear the sighs of many salty Gunnery Sergeants- “The Eagle, Globe, and Anchor is the only emblem we need.”  Cool story but the truth is Marines have been earning, and therefore wearing, several different badges from the Army and Navy for a very long time.  So why does this symbol of infantry …

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World War I: The story of “The Lost Battalion”

As World War I continued to rage on in it’s fourth year, The Meuse-Argonne Offensive was launched by the Allied Powers on September 26th, 1918. It would be the final offensive of the war, as well as the bloodiest battle fought in American history, with over 300,000 total dead. The goal of the offensive was …

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