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The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is the naval land force service branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting expeditionary and amphibious operations with the United States Navy as well as the Army and Air Force. The U.S. Marine Corps is one of the eight uniformed services of the United States.
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