Marine Corps: Continuing resolution would slow force revitalization effort

By Aidan Quigley / August 5, 2021 at 2:52 PM
A continuing resolution would slow the Marine Corps' efforts to redesign its force to pivot to a potential fight with China in the Pacific, a Marine Corps leader said Tuesday. Lt. Gen. Eric Smith, the commanding general of Marine Corps Combat Development Command, said at the Navy League's Sea-Air-Space conference that a continuing resolution is a "gift" to adversaries as it stalls new-start programs. "A continuing resolution is a gift of a year to an adversary," he said. "When you...

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