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Hawaii Marine infantry unit folds, while refueling unit activates
Both changes are tied to Force Design 2030, the Pacific-focused restructuring of the Marine Corps.
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New in 2023: Pacific Marine unit to hit initial operational capability
The 3rd Marine Littoral Regiment will first put the Corps’ “stand-in force” concept into practice.
Combat arms Marine officers of any specialty can command new regiments
The transitions will leave III Marine Expeditionary Force with no traditional infantry regiments, a sign that infantry may lose some of its prominence in the MEF.
By Philip Athey