from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. United States Marine Corps

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  • The United States Marine Corps.


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  • I found that a little arrogant and not particularly in keeping with the highest traditions of the naval service, of which the USMC is a part.

    The Rifleman's Badge of Honor

  • I understand that the USMC is also noted for this.

    The Utah Exception

  • Claims POW for 3 yrs .... enlisted in USMC, neglected to mention "sole surviving son", visited by "men in suits" and "pulled out of training to go to work for an agency."

    Stephen Barkett

  • Speaking of the 7.62 round … the USMC is in the process of pulling a number of M-14′s out of reserve and issuing them in Afghanistan.

    Police Response Times – A Serious Debate SHOCK! « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Contributing Editor Bruce Kesler served in USMC Intelligence in Vietnam, worked at the Foreign Policy Research Institute during grad school, and has continued writing on foreign affairs issues since during his successful corporate and business career.

    NEWS February2010

  • I have two sons in USMC, one a recruiter, and do not feel any animosity over Kagan's decision based on discrimination.

    McConnell on Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan

  • POW for 3 yrs .... enlisted in USMC, neglected to mention "sole surviving son", visited by "men in suits" and

    Heroes or Villains?

  • I served 30 years in USMC and was aghast when I found out about his draft dodging during the VN War.

    On Rush Limbaugh And The Humane Society

  • My husband will be leaving for his first deployment ever, he's been in USMC for 10 yrs, we are BOTH excited for him to go.

    The Angry Stage of Deployment - SpouseBUZZ

  • Screengrab: In his "about me" section, newsaxon. org user "SoldatAMG" describes himself as a "Sergeant in USMC stationed at Camp Lejeune (...) recently returned from my 3rd trip to Iraq.

    Boing Boing


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