How Many Marines in a Battalion?

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The number of soldiers in a United States Marine Corps. battalion can vary greatly. This number can range from 500-1,200. A Marine battalion will usually consist of a commanding officer (often a lieutenant colonel), the battalion headquarters, an executive officer (usually a major), an executive staff, and a battery, which is also known as a 'Headquarters and Service Company'. Battalions are also parts of the United States Army and the United States Navy, but are structured differently.
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