Marine Corps Studies Lessons Learned In Iraq to Plan for Future Conflicts
- A CULTURE OF AGILE OPERATIONAL LEADERSHIP. Steiner, Walter K. // Officer;Jun2003, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p32
Focuses on the deployment of the U.S. Marine Corps as a deep inland fighting force. Utilization of the Marine Corps in joint and allied operations; Assumption of the operation Iraqi Freedom; Performance of the marines.
- AN ENTIRELY DIFFERENT BATTLEFILED. Darack, Ed // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Nov2008, Vol. 134 Issue 11, p36
The article presents information on the deployment of the U.S. Marine Corps in Iraq. For Iraq-bound units, that training cycle is held in a one-month workup at the Marine Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) at Twentynine Palms, California. It is stated that during the training, deploying units...
- Echoes of Iraq story remain, months later. Bedway, Barbara // Editor & Publisher;Oct2004, Vol. 137 Issue 10, p12
Focuses on the news story covered by photojournalist David Swanson of the "Philadelphia Inquirer" while embedded with the U.S. Second Battalion, Fourth Marine Regiment in April 2004. Response of readers to the Knight Ridder project launched by Swanson; Request for footage or photographs by...
- Rest for the Weary. McCoy, Shane T. // All Hands;Aug2003, Issue 1036, p20
Focuses on the U.S. Marines of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. Deployment in Iraq; Experience coming back on board the USS Rushmore; Teamwork between marines and shipboard sailors; Importance of cleaning to prevent parasites from infesting Navy ships and the U.S.
- Army Shoulder Sleeve Insignia. Barrett, Robert C. // Military Collector & Historian;Fall2007, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p204
The article discusses the use of division patches and shoulder sleeve insignia worn by soldiers in the U.S. Marine Corps. The author cites regulations on where the patch is worn and specific rules for service members who participated in U.S. Operation Iraqi Freedom. Other topics include the War...
- VMFA-323: DEATH RATTLERS AFLOAT. Leland, Wendy // Naval Aviation News;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p10
Reports on the deployment of the U.S. Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323 Death Rattlers on board the aircraft carrier Constellation during Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003. Involvement of the carrier in Operation Southern Watch in the Arabian Gulf; Previous deployments of the squadron on the carrier.
- HADITHA HEARING. // Time International (South Pacific Edition);5/28/2007, Issue 20, p9
The article focuses on the legal case of U.S. Marine lawyer Captain Randy Stone. Stone stated in a hearing that he did not investigate the alleged killings of 24 Iraqi civilians by U.S. Marines in Haditha, Iraq, because he believed the incident had been part of legal combat. The article reports...
- THE SHAME OF KILO COMPANY. Duffy, Michael; Calabresi, Massimo; Donnelly, Sally B.; Waller, Douglas; Weisskopf, Michael; Ghosh, Aparisim; McGirk, Tim // Time;6/5/2006, Vol. 167 Issue 23, p30
The article reports on a military investigation of the massacre in Haditha (Iraq) where U.S. Marines from the Kilo Company killed 24 civilians. The Marines may now face criminal charges in connection to the incident, including murder charges. The killings were covered up by a number of military...
- Chaos at Both Ends of a Bridge. Robinson, Simon // Time;4/21/2003, Vol. 161 Issue 16, p56
Focuses on the April 2003 crossing of the Baghdad Highway Bridge by United States Marines in Iraq. Details of artillery fire that hit an amphibious assault vehicle as Lieutenant Colonel Bryan P. McCoy was preparing for battle; Lack of resistance after crossing the river; Indication that the...