Accession Number : AD1048105


Title :   Congress and the Marine Corps: An Enduring Partnership


Descriptive Note : Journal Article - Open Access


Corporate Author : MARINE CORPS COMMAND AND STAFF COLL QUANTICO VA QUANTICO


Personal Author(s) : Packard,Nathan


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1048105.pdf


Report Date : 22 Dec 2017


Pagination or Media Count : 30


Abstract : During the past 75 years, the U.S. Marine Corps has cultivated and sustained a close working relationship with Congress. This article surveys historical examples from the post World War II defense unification debates and from the post Vietnam War era to explore the role Congress plays in military innovation as well as the importance of congressional oversight.


Descriptors :   military forces (united states) , military organizations , marine corps , CONGRESS , SENATE , HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES , LEGISLATIVE BRANCH


Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
      Government and Political Science


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE