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Thursday, November 15, 2018


The United States Marine Corps often shortened to the Marines is a branch of the United States Armed Forces. The marines are involved in both expeditinary and amphibious operations. They work well with the Navy, Army and Airforce branches of the United States military. The USMC has been part of the United States military since 1775

November 10th 1775 the Marine Corps were formally created when a need of a service branch to fight both at sea and on shore arose. In 2017 there were 186,000 marines in active duty and 38,500 in the reserves. The Marines are the smallest U.S military service

The marines duties include

  • seizure or defense of advanced naval bases and other land operations to support naval campaigns
  • Developing tactics , techniques and equipment used by amphibious landing forces in coordination with the Army and Air Force.
  • other duties as guided by the President or Department o Defense directs

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