Poll: Marines Most Prestigious Branch
June 21, 2011UPI
Americans believe the U.S. Army and the Marines are the most important to national defense, followed by the Air Force and Navy, a Gallup poll indicated.
The Army and Marines basically tied, 25 percent and 24 percent respectively, in Gallup's survey as most important to national defense, results released Tuesday indicated.
The perceived importance of the Air Force was 17 percent and the Navy was 11.