Combatant Commanders Seeing Impact of Marine Corps Tank Deployments

Munoz, Carlo
March 2011
Defense Daily;3/4/2011, Vol. 249 Issue 42, p2
Market Research Report
The article reports on a claim made by U.S. field commanders stationed in southern Afghanistan that insurgent forces have been significantly made operationally and psychologically active by the Marine Corps tank deployments to the region. It is stated that the tanks have engaged enemy forces since the beginning of those deployments. It is mentioned that the tanks have been hit by a number of improvised explosive devices during the span of their deployments.


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