The mail service has been excellent out here, and in my opinion this is all that the Air Force has accomplished during the war.
So they've got us surrounded, good! Now we can fire in any direction, those b*****ds won't get away this time!
In the Confederate Army, an officer was judged by stark courage alone, and this made it possible for the Confederacy to live four years.
In the Marine Corps, your buddy is not only your classmate or fellow officer, but he is also the Marine under your command. If you don't prepare yourself to properly train him, lead him, and support him on the battlefield, then you're going to let him down. That is unforgivable in the Marine Corps.
What the American people want to do is fight a war without getting hurt. You can't do that any more than you can get into a barroom fight without getting hurt... Unless the American people are willing to send their sons out to fight an aggressor, there just isn't going to be any United States.