[Another 400 Marines will return to Britain from the training exercises,] but will be held at a high readiness, ... This arrangement will permit us to rotate companies aboard ship and so guarantee the whole Commando remains fresh and fully prepared for operations.
Without the brave efforts of all the soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines and their families, this Nation, along with our allies around the world, would not stand so boldly, shine so brightly and live so freely.
We keep reading stories about five Marines dying today and 55 Shiites being blown up in Baghdad, ... There is considerable frustration over that, and that frustration is the source of political problem for Bush. He's got his name on this war.
We keep reading stories about five Marines dying today and 55 Shiites being blown up in Baghdad. There is considerable frustration over that, and that frustration is the source of political problem for Bush. He's got his name on this war.
This is really hard to take in terms of 19 Marines dying on a training mission like this, ... It only points out how dangerous our training missions are, when we train with night vision capability equipment and that additional burden upon those who are flying the aircraft.
This is one small way we can acknowledge and thank the Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen and Coast Guardsmen whose service helps to preserve the freedom and safety of every American. It's important to all of us at Anheuser-Busch that we show our gratitude to the men and women of our armed forces and their families for the sacrifices they make on our behalf.
I get zero sense of that. This is an administration and a president that are like the Marines -- they're used to taking the beach, they're used to getting shelled. But they dig in and they do their jobs.