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Being a Marine is not simply a job but a way of life. It's a life of dedication, advanced training, great satisfactions, but also sacrifice and danger. It's a unique life that requires being ready to carry out duties, at a moment's notice, anywhere in the world. It is a career that is memorable.
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Facts and Details for Being a U.S. Marine

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Have you ever wondered what life was like in the Marine Corps? While there is a lot to know about being a U.S. Marine, this guide allows viewers to get information, facts, and pictures about them. The types of articles and content shown here are facts and details about Marine history, duty and service. That's not all. There is also information on how paternity leave works and how to receive tuition assistance to help pay for college. Being a part of the Marines has its benefits and this guide will mention them for you. Now, pull up one of the articles on this page to know more about what it takes to be a Marine.
About the caption: The United States Marine Corps (USMC) emblem contains the Eagle, Globe, and Anchor on the red flags.
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