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Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps (HQMC), located in Arlington, Virginia, consists of the Commandant of the Marine Corps and those staff agencies that advise and assist him in discharging his responsibilities prescribed by law and higher authority. The Commandant is directly responsible to the Secretary of the Navy for the total performance of the Marine Corps. This includes the administration, discipline, internal organization, training requirements, efficiency, and readiness of the service. The function, composition, and general duties of HQMC are defined in the United States Code, Title 10, Subtitle C, Part 1, Chapter 506 (Headquarters, Marine Corps).

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the U.S. military responsible for providing power projection from the sea, utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces to global crises. Alongside the U.S. Navy, the Marine Corps operates under the United States Department of the Navy.

The Marine Corps, with authorized end strength of 202,100 active duty and 39,600 reserve Marines, is the smallest of the United States armed forces in the Department of Defense.
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Georgian Army: The Guardians of Resolute Support, Afghanistan
The Georgian Ranger Company works around the clock making sure Resolute Support Headquarters is safe. They guard every gate, watch from all towers, and check every visitor.

Shots:
Various shot of Georgian Ranger Company conducting security measures at Resolute Support Headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan

Soundbites:

Master Sergeant Khatia Chkhartishvili // Ranger Company // Georgian Army
I have served 22 years and I wanted to be on mission because in our country to be in this mission is very proud and I wanted it
And for my daughter, it's example, she is proud of me
Georgian people are very brave people


Corporal Giorgi Mikaberidze // Ranger Company // Georgian Army
The visitors are coming approximately, they start coming at 6am
It's very important our job, it's the base security, it's very important because lots of visitors depending on us
We our the first line to stop them

Captain Ioseb Samkharadze // Ranger Company // Georgian Army
Our mission is to protect the base, 24 hours a day, seven days a week
This is a profession which I'm proud of, I think all the Georgians are proud, all of us want to defend, protect the country, and our just being here is protecting our country as well
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