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Gen. David Berger relinquishes command on July 10, after four years of reforms that will shape the Marine Corps for years to come.
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For instance, the Corps is considering merging the machinist and welder into a single “fabricator” military occupational specialty.
Stand-in forces are being funded by gutting necessary combat capabilities, such as infantry, aviation, armor and artillery, this retired Marine writes.
By Brig. Gen. Jerry C. McAbee (Retired)