Quotes: Inter-Service Rivalry

The Soviets are our adversary. Our enemy is the Navy.
Curtis LeMay, USAF 4 Star General, 1964

Sir — dere iz a time to twit nancy-boy feetsmen und a time to crush bogs.

If the Army and the Navy
Ever look on Heaven's scenes,
They will find the streets are guarded
By United States Marines
United States Marine Corps Hymn

"The Obsidian Order represented everything that was cancerous about Cardassia; they were an institutionalized form of decay that preyed on the military and the people even as they pretended to serve the same ends as Central Command."
Skrain Dukat, Terok Nor

... It is difficult to get all six Highland Regiments together at one time (there being an official tendency to keep the savages apart in case they start another '45 rebellion, or destroy each other, which is more likely).

"The Marine Corps is the Navy's police force, and as long as I am President, that is what it will remain"
Harry Truman, US President and (perhaps more importantly) former Army officer