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General Alfred M. Gray, Jr – Warfighting Innovator

The Marine Corps lost one of its great and visionary leaders on 20 March 2024. In the many public eulogies that marked Gen Alfred M. Gray’s passing there were three

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The Operational Level of War Does Not Exist

Observation from OIF and OEF During the 2003 invasion of Iraq, I served on what was then the Marine Corps Combat Development Command’s Combat Assessment Team. There was a sense

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Aleutian Allure

“Key Maritime Terrain—Any landward portion of the littoral that affords a force controlling it the ability to significantly influence events seaward.”-Tentative Manual for Expeditionary Advanced Base Operations, Second Edition 2023 

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Project EAGLE

Reorienting Marine Aviation’s Lift Vector toward 2040 Societal divisions, state tensions, and contested international norms are setting conditions for a volatile and potentially dangerous future. Although these conditions are not

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A Culture of Innovation Drives Acceleration!

Rapid response to Corps’ modernization efforts Innovation—the discovery of new ideas, methods, or technologies—is a necessary but insufficient condition to achieve the dominant warfighting capability edge needed to address both

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10th Marines

Artillery modernization and support to the 2d MarDiv The release of Force Design 2030 has precipitated significant changes in the structure of 10th Mar. The regiment maintains a two-battalion structure

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Fighting Smart

Information in 21st-century competition, deterrence, and warfare >LtGen Glavy is the Deputy Commandant, Information. >>Mr. Schaner is a retired Intelligence Officer currently serving as the Deputy Director for the Plans

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Information in Marine Corps Operations

Information and the changing character of warfare >Mr. Uchytil is currently a defense contractor for Troika Solutions and provides support to the Information Plans and Strategy Division, Deputy Commandant for

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Warfighting Through Data-Centricity

Outmaneuvering through Information Information is a critical element of all military operations. This should not surprise us as our observe, orient, decide, and act (OODA) loops are fed by, make

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Barracks 2030

Improving quality of life through management, modernization, and material >MajGen Maxwell is the CG of Marine Corps Installations Command. >>Maj Boivin is the Legislative Aide for Deputy Commandant, Installations and

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Leveraging Logistics above the MAGTF

The Joint Logistics Enterprise >Col Angell is a Logistics Officer currently assigned as the Director, Logistics Combat Element Division within Headquarters Marine Corps, Combat Development and Integration. >>Mr. Schouten is

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