Marine Corps/DoD News

Unwise divestments are crippling US Marine Corps aviation

By Gen. James Amos (ret.), Gen. Terrence Dake (ret.) and Lt. Gen. Barry Knutson (ret.)

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 / NewsMarine Corps/DoD News

U.S. Marine Corps aviation is being significantly and needlessly decimated, another unforced error of Force Design 2030. Newly procured aircraft have been tossed aside; identical blows to state-of-the-art helicopters and strike/fighter jets are on the way. The losses in aircraft are significant.

Marine Corps officially opens Guam base, with an eye toward China

By Irene Loewenson

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 / BlogMarine Corps/DoD News

The Marine Corps on Thursday, 26 Jan 2023 held an activation ceremony for its base on Guam, which ultimately will be home to about 5,000 Marines and will serve as a “strategic hub” in the Indo-Pacific, a Corps news release said.