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The U.S. Marine Corps was created on November 10, 1775. It is a combined-arms task force known for its focus on aggressiveness and the offensive. The Marines have been central in developing groundbreaking tactics for maneuver warfare; they can be credited with the development of helicopter insertion doctrine and modern amphibious assault.
There are approximately 186,000 Marines actively serving today, with another 40,000 Marines serving in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves.
Military leaders are racing to implement policies to prevent the spread of coronavirus at boot camp and other hard-hit areas.
The Corps is halting shipments of recruits to Parris Island after more than 20 people there tested positive for coroanavirus.
Recruiters in the state hit hardest by the novel coronavirus have grave warnings about the military's decision to continue...
He was among a contingent of surviving Montford Point Marines who received the Congressional Gold Medal.
As the coronavirus continues to spread among troops, they've been told to consider less-intense workouts.