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There are atleast 200,000 currently active Marines. 30,000+ are stationed in the Middle East and 40,000 Marines are reserved. Upon that, this answer may in fact vary as troops… are currently being pulled away from the action as of now. The Marine Corps does not have soldiers, it has Marines. Soldiers are in the Army, Sailors are in the Navy, Airmen in the Air Force, and CoastGuardsmen in the Coast Guard. Marines are insulted to be called soldiers. The Marine Corps is currently downsizing to around 182,000
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The Continental Marines were authorized a force of two battalions and total troop strength during the American Revolution was about 131 Officers and 2,000 Enlisted.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Tun Tavern. Captain Samuel Nicholas was the first commandant. Marine Corps' official birthdate is November 10, 1775. They were created to protect N…avy ships and installations.
18 to 22 thousand men depending on attached support units
Sources vary, but there were approximately 191 soldiers, known as marines, despatched to guard the convicts on the First Fleet to Australia.
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Typically there are three Battalions in a Regiment. A Marine Corps Grunt Battalion has on average around 750 Marines (may vary if the U.S. is in a time of war or not). So a Re…giment would average around 2300 Marines.
The number of Marines serving in the USMC varies, as assumed missions are finished and added. However, the number of active marines tend to sway up and down around the 200… thousand mark, and then there are another 40 thousand or so in reserve. So, just under the quarter million is a reasonable assumption, at any time.
Goat Island Marine Reserve was created in 1975 and officially opened in 1977.
Thomas Jefferson - they were the ground fighting force of the Navy to handle the pirates of the Barbary Coast.
Because the army an navy couldn't cut it by themselves. America needed a force that could deploy rapidly and take down the enemy
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