Marine Corps will leverage Navy's NDS role to achieve priorities

By Lee Hudson / May 1, 2018 at 12:24 PM
On the heels of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis telling lawmakers the National Defense Strategy has a maritime bent, the Marine Corps is positioning itself to assist the Navy in the realm of sea control and power projection, according to a service official. Lt. Gen. Robert Walsh, deputy commandant for combat development and integration, told Inside Defense May1 the effect of Mattis' statement to the Senate Armed Services Committee will drive the Pentagon to follow his strategic leadership. "We certainly would...

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