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Alfred M. Gray

  • Soldier

Alfred M. Gray Jr. (born June 22, 1928) is a retired United States Marine Corps general who served as the 29th Commandant of the Marine Corps from 1 July 1987 until his retirement on 30 June 1991 after 41 years of service.


I don't run democracy. I train troops to defend democracy and I happen to be their surrogate father and mother as well as their commanding general.




There's no such thing as a crowded battlefield. Battlefields are lonely places.




I go where the sound of thunder is.



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