— General James Amos, commandant of the Marine Corps, speaking Tuesday of the corps’ role in Iraq.
“I make no apologies for being on the ground in the Anbar province. We settled right in next door to our allies; more specifically, the United States Army. (Laughter.) And we fought there pretty hard. [Army chief of staff and General] Ray [Odierno], I didn't mean it to come out that way.”