Marines Re-establish Afghanistan Lessons Learned Team

By Thomas Duffy / February 19, 2003 at 5:00 AM
Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Michael Hagee has re-formed a combat assessment team to review the Marine Corps' participation in Operation Enduring Freedom, focusing not on combat operations in Afghanistan but on how the service organized, trained, equipped and deployed its troops. In a Feb. 14 message sent to all Marine Corps commands, Hagee said Lt. Gen. Edward Hanlon, the commanding general of Marine Corps Combat Development Command, would lead the assessment team. The group will gather data and derive "lessons...

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