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Old December 3 2012, 06:38 PM   #22
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Re: Starfleet Marine Corps

Sci wrote: View Post
And it's not implausible that Starfleet might encompass multiple service branches. The Canadian Forces encompasses the Canadian Army, the Royal Canadian Navy, and the Royal Canadian Air Force, all under a single service force.
Kirk did say Starfleet was a "combined service" in "Tomorrow is Yesterday".

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
They'll just have different ranks, like Major, Colonel, General, etc.
It's not like they even need to have army-style ranks, that's just a matter of tradition (Earth tradition, and it's not even completely universal here) and it's pretty much only cosmetic. Every army rank has it's naval counterpart.
What if it's a smart fungus?
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