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A Marine in a member of the U.S. Marine Corps, the USMC is a branch of the militray and members of the USMC are in the military.

"a merchant marine" would be the private maritime industry of any nation, if you meant a merchant mariner, then that would be a civilian employed on a private ship.

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Q: What is the difference between a Marine and a Merchant Marine?
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