Re: Coming July 2013: STAR TREK ENTERPRISE — RISE OF THE FEDERATION
Only because there are marines in Earth's forces doesn't mean they are part of Federation Starfleet as well. It is made of several species with a longer military tradition in space than Humans. Maybe to Tellarites, Andorians and Vulcans marines are superfluous or anachronistic?
The Federation is not
a homo sapiens-only club.
1.000 years: University Leipzig, 1409-2409
Gorn to be wild!