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Commandant’s Professional Reading List

 “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.” – George R.R. Martin, author of A Song of Ice and Fire Beginning in 1989, General Al Gray, 29th Commandant of the Marine Corps, put into effect the first Commandant’s Professional Reading List. He believed mental preparation as […]


leatherneck leath·er·neck [leth-er-nek] noun, informal : plural, leathernecks definition, a US marine. The Naval Committee of the Second Continental Congress published new Continental Marines uniform regulations on September 5, 1776. The uniforms consisted of a green coat with white facings, including lapels, cuffs and coat lining, and a high leather collar called “The Stock,” buff […]

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