The Marine Corps Of The United States Of America

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Current global environment is generally highly variable and difficult to predict, and particularly shows a high degree of asymmetry. These environments produce threats that can jeopardize the safety and integrity of the individual states, which include the - growth of various forms of extremism, terrorism, or weapons of mass destruction. Threats which are also regional crisis that may escalate into national or international armed conflict, targeted stopping the supply of strategic raw materials, disputes over its control and, last but not least, humanitarian crises and a natural disasters. The Marine Corps of the United States of America is one of the key components of U.S. Army tasked to deal with situations of a similar nature and primarily to defend the interests of his country. The current situation of this unit allows to meet all the tasks set, however the growing demands and constantly evolving threats requires increasingly higher level of preparedness, which consequently requires the necessary changes. Publication of "Expeditionary Force 21" is a specific document, a vision to meet the growing demand for versatile abilities, which is a typical characteristic of Marines. This document goes into a vision of the future Marine Corps, but it does not solve what the Marine will do, but how they will do it. The main effort for the forthcoming years has been summarized into four basic frameworks. The first key area is “Refining Organizations.” Marine Corps are organized into Marine Air Ground Task Forces (MAGTFs). There are four types of MAGTFs - Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEFs), Marine Expeditionary Brigades (MEBs), Marine Expeditionary Units (MEUs), and special purpose Marine air ground task force (SPMAGTFs). Considering the wh... ... middle of paper ... ...of the Department of Defense’s budget, the Marines Corps provides an affordable insurance policy for the American people and a highly efficient and effective hedge against global and regional tensions that cause instability.” 2 Other U.S. Army units should adopt the model of austerity Marine Corps. As it turns out previous conclusions, all key aspects have the same denominator - money. The question that could ask any impartial observer is, if that the current situation in US Army does not show some elements of duplicity, which is primarily financially counterproductive. However, for own Marine Corps unit is important, based on the long-term vision of Expeditionary Force 21 to achieve the set goals by partial modification and modernization, and to maintain its status, the status unit that is always in the right place at the right time, today and in the next 10 years.

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