Sitting on a nice little boat somewhere in the ocean and bombing the fucking hell out of innocent people? That is so totally awesome.
Accelerate my life? Sure why the hell not! I always thought my life was long enough, hey why not accelerate it a little and get it over with sooner so I can spend more time dead!
"Yo so I just came back from Iraq...I showed those fudging Iraqi school children. Haha ever see a kid cry because you killed his parents for oil? That's fun...hahaa. Let's watch some MTV and have some KFC."
The Navy is full of smart, strong and brave men and women.
Provides long-range, heavy artilery fire for land and amphibious units
Provides forward operations and launch point for aircraft
Transports those damned Marines
And need I mention the SEALs and SWCCs?
Their role in combat operations will likely only continue to increase as everyone loves a "clean" air war. However, because they do not have a true ground force anymore they are not self-sufficient and must work very closely with the Army/Marines during combat operations.