02 April 2020

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


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 [...]