"We also very importantly recommend continued growth in the Army and the Marine Corps end strength."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."John M. McHugh on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."John M. McHugh on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."John M. McHugh on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."John M. McHugh on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."John M. McHugh on Ernest Hemingway
"Unlike then, the mail stream of today has diminished by such things as e-mails and faxes and cell phones and text messages, largely electronic means of communication that replace mail."
"Throughout the history of our young nation, we have seen our military go bravely into battle, armed with courage and willing to make the ultimate sacrifice."
"We are particularly interested in the mental health programs and policies that support our troops and their families before, during, and after deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan."
"One in seven Americans lives without health insurance, and that's a truly staggering figure."
"The study also included the disturbing revelation that most of the troops who reported having mental health problems also reported that they did not seek or did not receive care for their problems."