Marine Corps prepares to stand up third MLR, eyes Guam as potential location

By Nick Wilson / March 14, 2023 at 1:25 PM
(Editor's Note: This story has been updated with more information regarding when the 3rd Marine Littoral Regiment will reach initial operational capability.) The Marine Corps' fiscal year 2024 budget request includes funding for a new Marine Littoral Regiment, with Guam as one candidate to host the new unit. While the service is considering multiple location options, Guam is a strong contender due to its strategic positioning in the Pacific, Marine Corps spokeswoman Cathy Close told Inside Defense in...

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