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Navy Myopia Forces Marines to Hitch a Ride

Photo of an Expeditionary Strike Group

USA Today reports the United States Marine Corps is currently exploring options to use foreign naval shipping to fulfill one of its key missions because the Navy is no longer capable of providing the necessary support.

Marine Corps planners are reportedly working with allied nations to determine the suitability of various vessels to carry company-sized elements of Marines to perform some of the functions being carried out by Marine Expeditionary Units (MEUs).

Follow this link to learn more at the Straus Military Reform Project.

By: Dan Grazier
Jack Shanahan Military Fellow, POGO

Photo of Dan Grazier Dan Grazier is the Jack Shanahan Military Fellow at the Project On Government Oversight

Topics: National Security

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Authors: Dan Grazier

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