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What's the Purpose of the Marine Corps?

10:15 AM, Feb 26, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Conway reminded Congress yesterday that the purpose of the Marines is to fight and win wars:

“My personal opinion is that unless we can strip away the emotion, the agendas and the politics and ask, at least in my case, do we somehow enhance the war-fighting capabilities of the United States Marine Corps by allowing homosexuals to openly serve?” Conway said. “We haven't addressed it from the correct perspective. At this point, I think that the current policy works. My best military advice to this committee, to the secretary, and to the president would be to keep the law such as it is.”

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