Sunday, December 03, 2017

Amid Shortfalls, Most USMC Requests for Ship Training Denied Last Year

A report released by the Government Accountability Office this fall finds the Navy and Marine Corps are falling short in adequate and consistent training for amphibious missions, with stateside units often missing out as next-to-deploy units get precious shipboard training time.

The report does fault the services for not doing enough to maximize virtual training and experimentation, but it also points out that a dearth of available amphibious ships are putting a strain on the force.
Story here. 

Wow.  This is mighty convenient.

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