National Affairs: Quantico

The full poignancy of wandering and the wanderlust cannot be appreciated unless one has a home. The Marines are, by nature of their calling, wanderers. But they have a home; it is Quantico, Va., their great training ground, the place from which they go forth in war and peace to the ends of the round earth. Now it is proposed that the Marines should own their own home.

The proposal was made by Major General John Archer Lejeune, Commandant of the Marine Corps, in his annual report. He urged the Government to buy Quantico...

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