Did the Federation have an Army / What did it call ground forces in battle?
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01-06-2013, 03:57 AM
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A Marine is NOT A naval officer
Aboard a ship the ranking naval officer is in charge
ASHORE the ranks of marines come into play
Marines are not the navy
they are assigned to ships
but a Marine commander is out ranked on a ship by The ranking naval officer (even if he is an ensign)
You are thinking of the United States Marines. Which differes from classical definitions of marines. Since the USMC is its own organization seperate from the navy it's not the same thing.
I was talking about the definition of what a marine is, disambiguated from any current or past orginizations to bear the title.
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