Marine Corps Deployment Concepts: A Paper for the 1986 Sea Power Forum
Final rept. Jul-Oct 1986
CENTER FOR NAVAL ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA AMPHIBIOUS AND LAND WARFARE RESEARCH DEPT
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This research memorandum describes the various deployment options developed by the Marine Corps over the past decade. It begins with a brief discussion of the history, mission, and organization of the Marine Corps. Then, after describing the methods of deployment, it examines the effect the deployment techniques have had on the way the Marine Corps employs its forces in peacetime. Keywords Amphibious operations, Amphibious assault ships, Deployment, Marine Corps operations, Marine Corps training, Maritime prepositioning forces, Military forcesUnited States, Military organizations.
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