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):

Report Date:

2017-12-22

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE