THE ISSUE: NAVAL ACADEMY SECURITY
The Marines who stand guard at the Naval Academy will soon be replaced by other security employees, ending a 154-year tradition at the military college. The changeover, which will take place in the next eight months, is part of the
City officials and lawmakers expressed concern about the decision, saying the Marines are more qualified to maintain security at the academy than civilian guards with less training. But Naval Academy and Marine Corps 388-acre campus, and that the new guards will be just as competent.
Should security at the Naval Academy remain under the Marines?
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