September 1997

Are You Ready to Go to War, Marine?

Volume 80, Issue 9

As your Commandant, my number one concern is, "Are you ready to go to war?" Have you prepared yourself for that most horrific event should you be called upon? You are a United States Marine. You have been entrusted with a sacred duty. The American people have placed in your hands the preservation of their very freedom and their well being-both as a people and as a nation. You have pledged your allegiance to them through your oath to uphold the Constitution of the United States, You have accepted a great responsibility. Now, are you ready to deliver?

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Herbert Molloy Mason Jr