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As the early morning sun rose over Nawa District in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, a small, eclectic mix of Afghan National Defense Security Forces (ANDSF) leaders casually finished their breakfast. A few kilometers away at an Afghan outpost, a team of Marine advisors grew increasingly anxious, as...
Over the past several years, the concept of information operations has matured from an abstract, embryotic concept into a fledgling mainstream community of professional practitioners. There have been several well-written articles exploring the adoption of information operations by the force writ...
The MAGTF is the Marine Corps’ principal warfighting organization, a task-organized force tailored in size and capability to accomplish any mission across the range of military operations. The Marine Corps Operating Concept , published by HQMC in September 2016, asserts, “The 21st century MAGTF...

Today in History

April 21

1951

Carrier-based Marine planes downed three Yaks in the first air-to-air contact of Marine air with the North Korea Air Force.