Smith to continue force design 2030 evolution if confirmed as commandant

By Nick Wilson / June 13, 2023 at 4:21 PM
Assistant Commandant Gen. Eric Smith, who has been nominated to take the reins as the Marine Corps' next top officer, told lawmakers that if confirmed, he will continue the service's Force Design 2030 transformation effort. During today’s Senate Armed Services Committee nomination hearing, Smith said Force Design 2030 -- the effort launched by current Commandant Gen. David Berger to modernize the Marine Corps and prepare for conflict in the Indo-Pacific -- is “in a good place,” with novel components like...

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