02 April 2020

The Marine Corps' 1st New Littoral Regiment Will Be Based in Japan

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The first of three new units the Marine Corps will design to fight in hotly contested maritime spaces will be based in the Asia-Pacific region, the service's top leader said this week.Leaders are working through plans this year to stand up a new Marine littoral regiment, Commandant Gen. David Berger told reporters Wednesday. The MLR, as Berger calls it, will be a new naval expeditionary force formation based in Japan."We are already convinced, based on war games and modeling so far, that we [...]