Age the Marine

Age the Marine Corps for 2025

by Brendan B. McBreen
Marine Corps Gazette, January 2010, 46–48.

The Marine Corps has too many 19-year-olds. We need more 29-year-olds. Why?
Because in the near future, the Marine Corps will execute a broader set of missions with
a more capable force that will require more experienced and skilled Marines.

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