Watson: First Marine Littoral Regiment will be 'fully operationally capable' next year

By Aidan Quigley / February 10, 2022 at 12:35 PM
The Marine Corps' first Marine Littoral Regiment, which is currently under development, will be "fully operationally capable" by next year, Brig. Gen. Ben Watson, the commanding general of the service's warfighting laboratory, said Thursday. Watson, speaking at the National Defense Industrial Association's Expeditionary Warfare Conference, said the service is building the Marine Littoral Regiment in Hawaii. The effort is part of the Marine Corps’ Force Design 2030 plan as the service prepares for potential conflict in the Pacific and moves...

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