the Marine Corps


: the part of the U.S. military that consists of soldiers who serve at sea and also on land

Examples of the Marine Corps in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The corner of the chest pocket bears a slight tear, a testament to the Parker pen that her dad carried in his pocket while in the Marine Corps. Jordan Greene, Peoplemag, 30 May 2024 McDonald was an active-duty gunnery sergeant stationed with the Marine Corps Logistic Operations Group in Twentynine Palms, according to the district attorney’s office. Nathan Solis, Los Angeles Times, 24 May 2024 Both men, who campus police said had addresses in California, enlisted into the Marine Corps in January 2022, the Washington barracks said in a statement. Dan Belson, Baltimore Sun, 29 Feb. 2024 In an Instagram post marking his graduation in June 2023, Collin expressed his intention to train for the Marine Corps and didn't post on his birthday — but Hannah did. Esme Mazzeo, Peoplemag, 12 May 2024 In an interview last year with The New York Times, Gen. David H. Berger, then the Marine Corps’ top general, said the service had begun analyzing strategic choke points between islands where Chinese forces were likely to transit throughout the Pacific. John Ismay, New York Times, 26 Apr. 2024 Davis enlisted in the Marine Corps in September 2019 and was promoted to the rank of lance corporal on Jan. 1. Robert A. Cronkleton, Kansas City Star, 9 Feb. 2024 The 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing is using ground and aviation assets to help find the missing Marines, in coordination with other federal, state, and local agencies, the Marine Corps said in a press release. . TIME, 7 Feb. 2024 Civil authorities have found a missing helicopter carrying five Marines in Southern California, the Marine Corps announced Wednesday. Austin Mullen, NBC News, 7 Feb. 2024

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“The Marine Corps.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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