The Marine Corps Schools
IN 1940 Lieutenant General Thomas Holcomb, Commandant of the United States Marine Corps, defined the mission of the Marine Corps Schools in these words: "To develop and standardize the instruction and training of officers in the tactics and technique adopted by the Marine Corps, in order to insure efficient commanders and staff officers for all units likely to be employed in peace or war, with particular emphasis upon employment in Naval operations and on expeditions."
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