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Postwar Marines: smaller, less focused on land war

By ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer – December 4, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Iraq war ending and an Afghanistan exit in sight, the Marine Corps is beginning a historic shift, returning to its roots as a seafaring force that will get smaller, lighter and, it hopes, less bogged down in land wars.

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