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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 25

1967

Khe Sanh , South Vietnam, “Hill Fights” of 1967. 3d Battalion, 3d Marines followed by 2/3 fought entrenched NVA on Hill 861, finally taking the hill three days later. Fighting continued through early May on Hill 881 as the 26th Marines came in to relieve 3d Marines.