- Afloat Bases Will Change Naval Operations, SECNAV Says. McCarthy, Mike // Defense Daily;2/21/2014, p3
The article discusses the impact of U.S. Navy's plans to deploy 4 afloat staging bases together with small high speed vessels for quickly ferrying troops and supplies on the way the Navy conducts future operations. It cites plans of the Navy to build up to 4 of the Montford Point-class staging...
- First Marine Special Operations Command To Stand Up At Camp Lejeune. Fein, Geoff // Defense Daily;1/31/2006, Vol. 229 Issue 19, p5
The article reports that the U.S. Marine Corps will stand up its first Special Operations Command in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina in February 2006. There are 155 people in the three Foreign Military Training Units at the Camp. Another 70 will work in the Marine Special Operations Command...
- United States Marine Corps Organization and Missions. // Sea Power;Jan2008, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p113
The article provides an overview regarding the missions of the U.S. Marine Corps. Deployed units of the Marines are often on their third or fourth tours through the battlefields of Iraq. The branch also plans to add 27,000 Marines for a total of 202,000 active forces. According to Assistant...
- Capture the Vision. Mullen, Mike // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Apr2002, Vol. 128 Issue 4, p36
Focuses on the joint campaign by the U.S. Navy-Marine Corps in landlocked Afghanistan. Details of the Afghan campaign operation; Context of the Afghan operation visions; Transformation in the operational paradigms applied by the corps.
- Triumph in Kosovo: Naval aviation keys allied success. Nathman, RAdm. John // Naval Aviation News;Sep/Oct99, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p2
Focuses on the role of the United States Navy and Marine Corps Aviation in the success of the military operation to halt the atrocities committed by Serbians against ethnic Albanians in Kosovo. Involvement of the naval aviation in combat support missions; Air strike operations; Reconnaissance...
- First UH-1Y Detachment Reports To Miramar For Training, AH-1Z Faces Two-Year Delay. Fein, Geoff // Defense Daily;8/26/2008, Vol. 239 Issue 40, p1
The article reports that the first UH-1Y aircraft detachment of the U.S. Navy left Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California and reported to its Marine Expeditionary Unit at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, to begin special operations capability training, just weeks after...
- INTO AFRICA A New Frontier in the WAR ON TERROR. Paterson, Pat // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;May2006, Vol. 132 Issue 5, p32
This article reports that Africa has emerged into the spotlight of global counter-terror operations because of repealed appearances of Africans among the foreign lighters in Iraq. The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps are concerned that the vast and lawless expanses of Africa could make the continent a...
- NAVY AND MARINES FLYING HIGH, TOGETHER. Wilson, George C. // National Journal;11/16/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 46, p3408
Forecasts cooperation between the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps leaders in the 21st century. Examples of joint Naval and Marine operations; Developments for the Joint Strike Fighter; Rapport between Admiral Vernon Clark, chief of Naval Operations, and James Jones, commandant of the Marine Corps.
- Marine Corps Mindset. WITTMAN, AMY L. // Sea Power;Sep2015, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p4
The section introduces articles within the issue of "Seapower," including a report on the U.S. Marine Corps, an article by Richard R. Burgess describing the Navy's plans to define the requirements for and procure the LX(R) and the expansion of the Air Ground Combat Center.