SEA DRAGON 2025 — the Marine Corps prepares the Marine Rifle Squad for the future: Capt Joe Patterson, USMC

U.S. Marine Corps photo

Captain Joe Patterson, USMC
Commanding Officer, K/3/5

U.S. Marine Corps photo

U.S. Marine Corps photo

Marine Corps Captain Joe Patterson commanded Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment as they spearheaded the operational testing phase of the Marine Corps’ SEA DRAGON 2025 initiative, an initiative designed to evolve the Marine Rifle Squad, Platoon, Company and Battalion towards into force designed to excel on future battlefields.

We’ll talk about the technology that Marines experimented with during SEA DRAGON 2025, the different squad structures that were used and the impact of suppressed weapons on the small unit leaders’ ability to control a unit in contact with the enemy… and lots more.


Wounded Warrior Trial Support: Terry Rifkin

Terry Rifkin
Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group

TERRY RIFKIN, President of the Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group, joins us to discuss her organization and the work they are doing to support this year’s Wounded Warrior Trials. Check them out at