Army, Marine Corps Release New Counterinsurgency Manual

By Zachary M. Peterson / December 15, 2006 at 5:00 AM
The Army and Marine Corps today unveiled the first updated counterinsurgency field manual in two decades. "This manual is designed to fill a doctrinal gap," Army Lt. Gen. David Petraeus, commander of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, and Marine Corps Lt. Gen. James Amos, deputy commandant for combat development and integration, write in their forward to the new COIN field manual. The manual is the first in 20 years for the Army and the first in 25 years for...

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