TITLE

"Even the Army Can Come... From the Sea"

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jan2004, Vol. 130 Issue 1, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The U.S. possesses a military force trained and equipped for mobile and sustained operations from the sea, the U.S. Marine Corps. In an effort to address needed changes, former U.S. Army General Eric Shinseki, began a transformation effort to make the Army more lethal, mobile, flexible, and sustainable. These characteristics sound a lot like the U.S. Marine Corps. The author is generous when Shinseki stated that current amphibious ship numbers are insufficient to support concurrent U.S. Marine Corps. and army deployments. Army operations from the sea should consist of maritime prepositioning ship offloading army equipment in a port controlled by the U.S. Marines Corp. Combat-ready army forces then pass through Marine lines to prosecute the war.
ACCESSION #
11911142

 

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