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I served as a Marine Corps Fellow in the Yale University International Security Studies Program from 2012–13. During that time, I attended a course on Iraq taught by Ms. Emma Sky, a British expert in Middle Eastern affairs and Senior Fellow with Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. It...
This month’s Gazette focuses on Aviation, and the cornerstone of our content is the Deputy Commandant for Aviation (DCA) LtGen Davis’ article on the state of this defining element of the MAGTF beginning on page 10. DCA provides the most current, relevant, and authoritative information regarding the...
The Marine Corps is optimized to be expeditionary —that is, we are a strategically mobile force that is light enough to get to the crisis quickly yet able to accomplish the mission or provide time and options prior to the arrival of additional forces. Such a statement is considered common sense...

Today in History

May 1

1992

BGen Marvin Hopgood Jr. led 1,500 Marines from Camp Pendleton to help quell the Los Angeles riots.

 

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Sep 4, 2015 | Logistics
In 2011, the Marine Corps faced a logistics challenge: The initial stages of our retrograde and redeployment from Afghanistan were getting underway, and we needed a detailed disposition plan, or "playbook," for all of our ground equipment in theater. We didn't want to bring back equipment that we...