Marines 'beef up' security on Navy minesweeper
Story by Cpl Todd Michalek
Date Posted:05.11.2015 22:27
USS NEW YORK, at sea — The Marine Corps’ rich history of providing security for naval ships dates back to its inception in 1775. In the 239 years since, the Marine Corps has expanded into a force that excels at missions in the air and on land while remaining faithful to its amphibious, sea-borne capabilities. Given current military technology, U.S. Navy vessels are fully capable of defending themselves from threats, but both the Marine Corps and Navy strive for better ways to improve their fighting strength.