Accession Number:

ADA517061

Title:

Rapid Deployment: A Vital Trump

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

The View From the Fourth Estate feature of the September 1980 issue of Parameters reprinted an article by Thomas Toch Rapid Deployment A Questionable Trump which was critical of both the strategic concept of a US Rapid Deployment Force and the practical steps being taken to bring it to fruition. In the interest of providing readers a balanced perspective, Parameters invited Marine Corps Lieutenant General P. X. Kelley, Commander of the Rapid Deployment Joint Task Force, to provide an authoritative public reply. The article below was submitted in response to Parameters invitation.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE