The marriage between the US Navy and the US Marine Corps is well documented. The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection, using the mobility of the United States Navy to rapidly-deliver combined-arms task forces on land, at sea and in the air. It has been a component of the U.S. Department of the Navy since 1834, working closely with naval forces for training, transportation, and logistics.
The USMC operates posts on land and aboard sea-going amphibious warfare ships around the world, and several of the Marines’ tactical aviation squadrons, primarily Marine Fighter Attack squadrons, are also embedded in Navy carrier air wings and operate from the Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. And this is just part of the story. Bottom line is, these two services are a deadly combination, like this 2016 footage demonstrate.
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