Money-Unpleasant Necessity of the Marine Corps
"Now birth and rank awl breeding, Hardly saved from utter smash, Have been ousted, rather roughly, By the onslaught of King Cash."
The great vvar-any war-is over. Seventy-five thousand Marines who enlisted for the "duration" are being discharged into civil life. Emergency officers are resigning and returning to the professions from which they answered the call to the colors. Some few enroll in the reserve, hut the great majority lose contact with the Corps. With regret, the regular Marine Corps watches them go. They were grand fellows and they will be missed.
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