happy 235th, USMC!

always my favourite service, if only because it was founded in a bar.

quote of the day:

“Lying offshore, ready to act, the presence of ships and Marines sometimes means much more than just having air power or ship’s fire, when it comes to deterring a crisis. And the ships and Marines may not have to do anything but lie offshore. It is hard to lie offshore with a C-141 or C-130 full of airborne troops.” – Colin Powell

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