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10 military units that define ‘the tip of the spear’

When America needs to break its way into an enemy country, these are the people who slip, kick, or explode their way past the defenses and blaze the way for follow-on forces.

1. Marine Raiders

One of the precursors to the Army Rangers was a Revolutionary War loyalist

During the French and Indian War, while the American colonies were still subject to the British Crown, Robert Rogers recruited his own light infantry force that was unparalleled at gathering…

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