Marine Air-Ground Task Force

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  • The Marine Air Ground Task Force

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    joint doctrine, the Marine Corps, in coordination and cooperation with the Navy, has made logistical self-sufficiency an essential element of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) expeditionary warfighting capabilities. This means that the Marine Corps’ logistics mission, at all commands and support levels, is to generate MAGTFs that are rapidly deployable, self-reliant, self-sustaining, and flexible and that can rapidly reconstitute (Logistics Operations, 1999). While the Marine Corps is unmatched

  • Essay about The Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF)

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    Conventional warfare follows the single battle concept, where two or more well defined forces using weapons that target the opposing force. The contiguous battle-space is well defined with a deep, close and rear area allowing the force commander to array forces that can be visually displayed in a linear graphic. This does not hold true in an unconventional warfare, where the rear area may also be the close and deep fight and forces may target the civilian population either through direct, indirect or propaganda

  • Marine Air-Ground Task Force

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    The United States Marine Corps has an illustrious history forged in the trials of combat. Throughout its history, irregular warfare has and will continue to pose challenges for Marines facing new and radical enemy forces. The rapid, opportunistic, and flexible capabilities of maneuver warfare enables Marines to combat ambiguous enemies whose warfighting capability and doctrine is based on irregular warfare principles. Marine Corps units are organized and equipped to facilitate rapid deployment and

  • The United States Marine Corps

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    vulnerabilities can be a more efficient use of available resources. The United States Marine Corps’ Warfighting publication MCDP 1 draws a direct correlation between a COG and its critical vulnerability by stating, “we should focus our efforts against a critical vulnerability, a vulnerability that, if exploited, will do the most significant damage to the enemy 's ability to resist us” (United States Marine Corps 1997, 47). The Marine Corps favors the indirect approach to defeating an adversary’s COG because

  • The United States Marine Corps

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    The United States Marine Corps is facing already 7th decade, since one of the major amphibious operation in history of 20th century. Yes, there are many developments for concepts, capabilities, training, organization and command structure, but purpose and nature of the amphibious operations still unchanged through the time. Based on the case studies of operation “CHROMITE” and comparing with current concepts and capabilities of the Marine Corps, we are prepared better to conduct forcible entry operations

  • leading marines

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    1. Identify the author’s mission (task and purpose) in writing this book. The author’s purpose in writing this book was to explain the role of the ‘leader’ in the Marine Corps. To accomplish this the author used examples of corps values, ethos, individual courage and unit spirit. 2. What part of the book was the most effective in accomplishing the author’s mission? What part of the book was the least effective? The part of the book that I think is most effective at accomplishing the

  • The North Africa Conflict

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    into account the current military landscape that exists today, a joint task force (JTF) would be the ideal military response of the United States and collation partner’s while utilizing the regional military assets. Intelligence suggests guerilla forces are capable of a full scale offensive into Morocco in less than 36 hour notice, bringing the factors of time, force and space into consideration. The United States Air Force controls and operates numerous satellites for global positioning, missile

  • The Incorporation of Aviaton Assets to Help Support Ground Operations in the Battlefield

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    incorporation of aviation assets to help support ground operations has created many benefits. Close air support for joint operations provides over watch and security with great firepower and precision. Another great benefit is the ability for medical evacuation, support, and resupply. The combination of air assets with ground forces aids in battlefield momentum and domination over the enemy when performed without hesitation. An example of air and ground forces complimenting each other would start in

  • Marine Corps History Essay

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    Marine Corps History On November 10, 1775, the Continental Congress passed a resolution stating that "two battalions of Marines be raised" for service as landing forces with the fleet. This established the Continental Marines and marked the birth of the United States Marine Corps. Serving on land and at sea, early Marines distinguished themselves in a number of important operations, including their first amphibious raid on foreign soil in the Bahamas in March 1776, under the command of the Corps'

  • How Gender Neutrality During Combat Occupations? Effects On Force Readiness

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    Effects on Force Readiness Introduction On January 1st, 2016 all previously closed military occupational specialties, more commonly referred to as MOS’s, we opened to the female military population. This has sparked concerns and controversy in its own right. Both sides of the argument, those for it and those against it, have made valid points yet, there had not really been any evidence to support either party. In 2015, as this policy change was being announced, the United States Marine Corps formally