"In short, I admire the prefessionalism of the Marine Corps. . . . [Being} a Marine is a way if life. It's a commitment to being the best. . . . That's why there aren't any ex-Marines, and why 'First to Fight' isn't a motto but a sacred pledge."
Stark, James R.
Naval War College Review: Vol. 50
, Article 2.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol50/iss4/2