Third Marine Littoral Regiment to be stood up in Guam in 2025

By Abby Shepherd / March 19, 2024 at 5:25 PM
A third Marine Littoral Regiment -- an important component of the Marine Corps' Force Design 2030 plan -- will be stood up in 2025 in Guam, according to Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Karsten Heckl, commanding general of Combat Development Command and deputy commandant for Combat Development and Integration. The service’s FY-24 budget request included funding for an additional regiment, of which there are two already -- the 3rd and 12th MLRs, located in Hawaii and Okinawa, Japan, respectively. The Hawaii-based...

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