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MDM 2017: New organisational construct for MCSC

20th September 2017 - 12:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Quantico, Virginia


Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) representatives unveiled a new organisational construct during this week’s Modern Day Marine Exhibition at Quantico Marine Base, Virginia.

‘The task before us is making sure that marines never, ever get into a “fair” fight,’ observed Brig Gen Joe Shrader, MCSC commander. ‘That’s our job.'

‘Our new organisational construct is about three things,' Shrader said. ‘It’s about designing and producing MAGTF [Marine Air Ground Task Force] products. It’s about life cycle management of MAGTF products. And it’s about readiness of MAGTF products. The common underlying theme here is MAGTF products.’

Shrader noted that his predecessor at

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a US-based writer on defence and security issues. A former US Army …

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