Expeditionary Forces at the Crossroads

Galdorisi, George
June 2001
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jun2001, Vol. 127 Issue 6, p34
Conference Proceeding
Focuses on the United States Navy and Marine Corps expeditionary forces. Highlights the success of the amphibious ready group; List of naval amphibious assault ships; Category of the war fighting functions of the Marine air-ground task force.


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