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Marines Test Ideas for New Expeditionary Approach; Lt. Gen. Eric Smith Quoted

The U.S. Marine Corps is conducting experiments to inform the structure of a new operational concept for expeditions, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday. Lt. Gen. Eric Smith, commanding general of USMC's Combat Development Command, said 13 teams are testing possible structures for the expeditionary advanced base operations or EABO concept.

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David Berger’s Planning Guidance Puts Focus on Marine Corps’ Force Design

Gen. David Berger, the U.S. Marine Corps commandant, said that he is focused on updating force design in an effort to “modernize for the future during a recently released strategy,” Federal News Network reported Monday. Berger wrote in the 38th Commandant’s Planning Guidance that the Marine Corps should avoid prioritizing mass over quality for its manpower model and that it must move away from legacy defense programs.

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Gen. David Berger Assumes USMC Command

Gen. David Berger has begun his tenure as the U.S. Marine Corps' 38th commandant and a Joint Chiefs of Staff member, succeeding Gen. Robert Neller. Berger received commandant authority during a ceremony at Marine Barracks Washington, the Department of Defense said Thursday

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Lt. Gen. David Berger Nominated for USMC Commandant Post

President Trump nominated Lt. Gen. David Berger for the U.S. Marine Corps commandant position. The nomination also includes Berger’s potential promotion to general. Berger serves as USMC's deputy commandant for combat development and integration and commanding general of the service branch's Combat Development Command, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

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Marine Corps Lead Says Service Lacks Ships to Operate During War

Lt. Gen. David Berger, head of Marine Corps Combat Development Command, said the service branch needs new amphibious ships to support future war at sea, Military.com reported Wednesday. Berger, recently tapped to be the next commandant of the Marine Corps, said at a recent meeting in Congress that the service lacks the vital ships needed for large operations.

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