Marines To Trim Ranks By 20,000

Marines To Trim Ranks By 20,000


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — The Marine Corps plans to trim its ranks by 20,000 over five years, but no Marines will be forced out of the service early, according to the Marine Corps' deputy commandant for combat development and integration.

Some U.S. Bases will be scaled back but no reductions are planned at MCAS Yuma. Stars and Stripes has a more detailed account of the announcements.


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