us marine corps

US Marine Corps

The future called the Marine Corps. It refused.

After 9/11 the USMC had an opportunity to become great but refused, putting them on a dead-end path.

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Obedience

Require Marine officers to do as they’re told so – we can continue losing the WOT! (Attritionist Letter #4).

Summary: Like all power tools, technology can hurt or help an organization — depending on how the leaders use it. Since the dawn of third generation warfare in WWI, the power of an army results from its speed as well its force. Fast recognition, fast decision-making, fast execution, fast learning — these are power. This requires decentralization. …

Require Marine officers to do as they’re told so – we can continue losing the WOT! (Attritionist Letter #4). Read More »