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Surface Navy 2019: USMC considers decrease in operational commitments

17th January 2019 - 14:00 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in Washington, DC

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As the US Marine Corps (USMC) continues to grapple with its deployment-to-dwell (D2D) ratio a top service official has suggested a decrease in operational commitments is required to bring the D2D down.

The reasoning behind this move is that increasing personnel numbers to reduce D2D ratios would create stresses on ...

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