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What are Pros and Cons of becoming an Army officer and an Officer in the Marines?

Please don't say Marines are better and Army is soft as hell. I am curious over what some pros and cons of each. I have heard that Marine Corps OCS is the best of the best training, but I am sure that Army OCS is no walk in the park. I have also heard that the Army has better technology and weapons etc. , I don't know if that's true, but would like some real answers please. Thanks for the response, Great answer. Thank you for your service.

Asked By: - 11/4/2009
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Thanks for your first sentence, because people who get into the Marines are better than Army or vice versa thing are usually junior enlisted or new LTs who have never served in combat or work in a finance or personnel office. We all wear the same uniform, just perform different functions. I will try to avoid it as... More
Answered By: Applejax - 11/4/2009
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Marines do more with less. Army strength is in numbers, with active force near 500,000 troops, while the Marines have barely 200,000. More troops = more budget, for troop equipment, and RND, so technology is more updated in the Army, they got more people to throw at an issue. Marine do more with less as I said. My... More
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Answered By: John Jr. - 11/6/2009
 
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