How are the Army and the Marines different?

Asked By: lulabellalu - 5/7/2008
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The United States Army is the largest and oldest established branch of the armed forces of the United States and is one of seven uniformed services. Like all armies, it has the primary responsibility for land-based military operations... More
Answered By: franky2x - 5/7/2008
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Don't know, but you end up fighting and dying for an ultra corrupt government that feeds on the blood of innocent Iraqi kids and black oil.
Answered By: Dr X - 5/7/2008
The Marines are smaller than the Army (number of people) and the organization gets less overall money from the government thats is allotted to the services as a whole. Army guys tend to be more able to hack it when they get out of the service while marines genreally turn into social hermits or turds with attitudes.
Answered By: Takgeyon - 5/7/2008
in the army there is allot more artellery than the marines. the marines do not have a medical field so they have to reli on the navy, the army has its own medical field. the marinesis mostly about combat arms and the army does have combat arms but is mostly in artellery.
Answered By: chiddy chiddy bang bang - 5/7/2008
The first difference is between the missions of the respective forces. The Marines are a relatively small branch of the Navy. Their mission as I understand it is primarily to conduct initial combat operations from a forward deployed platform (such as a big ass boat) and establish a beachhead from which they can operate... More
Answered By: Speedy Hiker - 5/7/2008
franky2x has got it and i agree (I dare not too!)
Answered By: JOHN B - 5/7/2008
The Marines train harder
Answered By: T Rick - 5/7/2008
The Army are taught to battle on land only where as the Marines are trained to battle at sea then travel to the coastline to support the Army on land. It is as the word indicates, marine meaning water, so you have sub mariners who travel under the seas in submarines and the mariners who travel on the ocean surface.
Answered By: Tango - 5/7/2008
Marines are better trained.
Answered By: Just me - 5/7/2008
The Marines are light infantry...............that is their 'primary' function... More
Answered By: richard t - 5/7/2008
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