Background articles relative to today’s discussion:
- General Jack Sheehan’s opinion piece — March 10, 2022: Wasteful Spending, a Shrinking Force and the Marine Corps’s Big Bet
- LtGen Paul K. Van Riper’s opinion piece — March 21, 2022: Jeopardizing national security: What is happening to our Marips?
- Col Matt Jones (Ret) opinion piece — March 2022: Modernizing the Corps: a response to LtGen P.K. Van Riper’s criticism of Force Design 2030
- James Webb — March 25, 2022: Momentous Changes in the U.S. Marine Corps’ Force Organization Deserve Debate
- James Webb — May 8, 2020: The Future of the U.S. Marine Corps
- James Joyner — March 27, 2022: Marine Force Design Has Been Debated