Josh Krauss served five years on active duty as a Signals Intelligence officer in the Marine Corps, stationed in Hawaii. He is an MPP candidate at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy where he is focusing on energy and security.
U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Kathryn K. Bynum
According to a recent study by Matthew F. Cancian and Michael W. Klein of Tufts’ Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and the Brookings Institution, Marine officers have steadily grown less intelligent over the last 35 years as shown by a downward trend on the General Classification Test. Through incomplete statistical analysis, the authors claim a growing population of college graduates diluted the intelligence, quality, and effectiveness of Marine Corps leaders.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.