GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Marine Corp Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"The United States Marine Corps was established on November 10, 1775."

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"Approximately 186,000 active duty personnel are serving in the U.S. Marine Corps."

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"Marine Corps Reserve has about 38,500 reserve Marines as of 2021."

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"The Marine Corps spend $47 billion annually."

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"The Marine Corps' tank battalions have been deactivated as of 2021."

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"The U.S. Marine Corps operates over 1,200 aircraft."

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"The Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, South Carolina, and San Diego, California, are the two locations where all recruits go for basic training."

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"The U.S. Marine Corps has had 300 Medal of Honor recipients."

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"The average age of the enlisted U.S. Marine Corps personnel is 25 years."

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"The proportion of women serving in the Marine Corps is around 8.3%."

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"Marines retired or separated from the corps are eligible for veterans benefit, including several healthcare services, pension programs and loan assistance programs."

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"The largest amphibious battle in history was fought by Marine Corps in Okinawa, during World War II."

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"The Marine Corps has over 60,000 non-combat jobs across 800 occupational specialties."

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"In terms of active personnel, the Marine Corps is the third largest military force in the United States."

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"The Marine Corps' moto "Semper Fidelis" means "Always Faithful"."

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"The first Marine Corps recruitment poster was created in 1917."

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"Outside of the Department of Defense, the Marine Corps operates the Marine Security Guard program, posting detachments for embassy security in over 140 U.S. diplomatic locations globally."

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"The Marine Corps has seven uniformed services."

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"The force size of the Marine Corps has remained relatively stable since 2000, fluctuating from a high of 204,000 active-duty Marines in 2011 to a low of 182,100 active-duty Marines in 2016."

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