U.S. Marines with Company E, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, assault a beach during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016 at Marine Corps Base, Hawaii, July 30, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Sandra Garduno)

Berger: Marines need to ‘make up ground’ in incorporating unmanned systems into amphibious operations

With a renewed focus across the U.S. military on great power competition in the Indo-Pacific region, the Marines are trying to enhance their ability to conduct amphibious…
U.S. Marine Gen. Eric M. Smith, the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps, speaks to Marines from Marine Corps Recruiting Station Montgomery and Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion 23rd Marines at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama, Feb. 10, 2023. The purpose of this visit was to communicate with the Marines to address questions and concerns about improving the force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Shannon Doherty)

Nominee for Marine Corps commandant commits to securing data rights, intellectual property

Gen. Eric Smith told lawmakers that the rights to technical data and IP are crucial to some of his plans to improve how the Corps conducts logistics…
A U.S. soldier of 4th Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment, 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), communicates over the radio during Saber Junction 18 at the U.S. Army’s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Sept. 23 , 2018. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Dhy’Nysha Shaw)

Ukraine-Russia war teaching US military a lesson about secure communications

The ongoing conflict demonstrates the need for secure battlefield communication and the potential for soldiers to undermine it.