TITLE

Marines Prep for Long Iraq Deployment: Far-flung Fifth Fleet Hunts Down Foes

AUTHOR(S)
Burgess, Richard R.
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Sea Power;Feb2004, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the release of details of the deployment of large numbers of Marines to Iraq and Afghanistan by the U.S. Marine Corps. Number of Marines and sailors to be deployed; Reserve units mobilized for the deployment; Movement of the equipment for the Marines.
ACCESSION #
12248025

 

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