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CMC Planning Guidance 2010 (Updated)

U.S. Marine Corps Commandant's Planning Guidance 2010

General James F. Amos, 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps, issued his Commandant's Guidance on Wednesday. Of particular interest to the Small Wars Journal community of interest and practice are items concerning consolidating and strengthening Irregular Warfare organizations, improving USMC integration with non-DoD agencies, institutionalizing Red Teaming, operationalizing the Marine Corps Training and Advisory Group, embracing Marine Corps Special Operations Command, developing Marine Corps University into a world class institution, increased officer and enlisted PME, institutionalizing the RAO / FAO program, and emphasis on improving distributed operations capabilities.

U.S. Marine Corps Commandant's Planning Guidance 2010


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