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Kentucky Marine: Major General Logan Feland and the Making of the Modern USMC

David J. Bettez

Abstract

Although Major General Logan Feland was a nationally and internationally prominent Marine Corps officer during his lifetime, he is relatively unknown 75 years after his death. After growing up in the small Kentucky town of Hopkinsville, Feland received an architecture degree from MIT and entered the Marine Corps after serving in the U.S. Volunteer Army during the Spanish-American War. Feland's subsequent career in the Marine Corps revealed him as a highly intelligent, motivated, and brave Marine who helped transform the USMC from “Useless Sons Made Comfortable” to an efficient fighting force i ... More

Keywords: Spanish-American War, Marine Corps, Belleau Wood, Distinguished Service Cross, Nicaragua, John Lejeune, Advanced Base Force, Marine Corps Expeditionary Force, transitional, small wars

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780813144573
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813144573.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David J. Bettez, author