Give the Marines credit, they're a great outfit. I spent 30 years with the Army. I alway enjoyed the good natured razing of the Marines. Then I spent almost 8 years on Okinawa working with the Marines on a daily basis. I gained a whole new perspective and never again bad-mouthed the Marines, even in jest. I could get more done with a Marine Captain than I could with an Army Colonel and get it done faster.
I recently watched the History Channel program on the Army's basic training. I also watched Discovery Channel's Making of a Marine. The Marines have it right, thank God, while the Army program disgusted me.
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