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MDM 2016: Training – the new battlefield function?

29th September 2016 - 20:22 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Quantico, VA


The growing importance of coalition training and partner nation military development is prompting some to consider ‘training’ as a new addition to traditional battlefield functions.

The issue surfaced this week at Modern Day Marine, when Col Matt Baker, a former commanding officer of the Marine Corps Security Cooperation Group, posed a question following an open presentation by Gen Robert Neller, Commandant of the Marine Corps.

Noting the commandant’s comments about the significance of information and public affairs representatives within the future battlespace, Baker asked for his thoughts about the advisory role in security cooperation.

‘If you look at the

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a former US Army officer and the author of several thousand articles …

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