James F. Amos Quotes.
There’s a mindset of flexibility and adaptability that comes with us. We don’t mind hardship. We don’t mind somebody saying, “Go in and do this nasty job.” Whatever the job is, we can do it. That’s why the nation has a Marine Corps.
We’re all concerned about the budget. We’re all concerned about what’s happening financially in our country. There’s no question about it. Congress is working day and night. In fact, every time I go home the lights are on at the top of the Capitol.
Our nation will have 50 percent less ability to do whatever our bidding is because the joint strike fighter program was canceled. There is nothing that is going to be a replacement besides the Joint Strike Fighter.
Whatever the job is, we can do it. Thats why the nation has a Marine Corps.
We are acknowledging the close personal nature of our 10 years at war and the strong bonds of fidelity that Marines have for one another, especially for those fellow Marines who we have lost.
I’m not out for quotas. I’m out to attract the best young men and women of our nation.
Memorial bracelets memorializing prisoners of war, missing in action, killed in action, and those who died of wounds or injuries sustained in a combat theater are authorized.
All Marines, sailors and civilian Marines, regardless of sexual orientation, are Marines first. Every Marine is a valued member of our war-fighting team.
We can’t stay in Afghanistan forever.
Why wouldn’t female Marines come forward? Because they don’t trust us. They don’t trust the command. They don’t trust the leadership.
Spread the gospel that the Marine Corps is a force that has changed. We’re not in 1942 anymore.
Tell the truth. Do your best no matter how trivial the task. Choose the difficult right over the easy wrong. Look out for the group before you look out for yourself. Don’t whine or make excuses. Judge others by their actions and not by their race or other characteristics.