Grant Martin

Grant Martin is a U.S. Army Special Forces Lieutenant-Colonel and commander of D Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Special Warfare Training Group (Airborne), also known as "Robin Sage", the last phase of the Special Forces Qualification Course.

Today SOF are being asked to do more than ever before and with increasingly vague and hubristic-sounding missions and concepts. New paradigms are needed.

Design is to MDMP as the universe is to apples. All we can do now is apples.

One of the reasons, if not THE reason, that we struggled to accomplish our objectives in Afghanistan is that we applied an industrial-era approach to the way we conceptualize planning and...

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Grant Martin offers his thoughts on the rewrite of FM 3-24 and more realistic and sustainable COIN efforts.