Lethal and sustainable forward deployed forces
by LtGen Steven R. Rudder
Since World War II, the Marine Corps has excelled in amphibious operations and by 2027 became masters of expeditionary advanced base (EAB) operations with digitally interoperable maneuver warfare. From sea-based assets to sustained operations ashore, digitally-linked aviation capabilities are able to project ground forces rapidly and support them with manned and unmanned networking, strike, and close air support.
by LtCol Ladd Shepard
It is anticipated that in the future operating environment the MAGTF will either be directly engaged with near-peer adversaries or with adversaries equipped with near-peer capabilities. As the Marine Corps evolves to meet the challenges of the future operating environment, the ability of light armored reconnaissance (LAR) units to provide supported commanders with the necessary combat information and intelligence to apply combat power for decisive effect across the range of military operations will be critical to decision cycles that outpace adversary tempos.
A Warrior's Mind
How to better understand the “art” of war
by MajGen W.F. Mullen III
There is a Chinese proverb that says, “Average people learn from their own mistakes, wise people learn from others’ mistakes, fools learn from neither.” Think about this the next time you convince yourself that you are too busy to read.