Darack, Ed
November 2008
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Nov2008, Vol. 134 Issue 11, p36
Conference Proceeding
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 endure the rigors of a harsh desert environment while undertaking simultaneous, live-fire combined arms exercises. The combat center also trains units for support roles and non-kinetic missions.


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