Marines Caught in ISAF Bureaucracy

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by tomahawk6, Apr 11, 2008.

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  1. Sounds like there is a need for more direction from the top to overcome the regional command inertia.,0,925607.story

  2. In other words, they're doing a multinational operation and due to a foul up deployed without doing the basic checks aimed at making sure they could fit in to the ISAF force and now they're whining because they won't be used?

    Its a complex situation down there with multiple operations - the US is running two seperate ops - the ISAF contribution and the GWOT one - totally different commands and objectives. They've chosen to deploy the USMC to RC(S), but it looks like they didnt get their planning right to ensure they could work with their partner nations. Its not a case of rocking up and killing things willy nilly - its about fitting into the broader strategy, doing the ops required of you and accepting that at times you may need to wait before you can be used.
  3. Sometimes you just have to queue up to kill something that can't shoot back. Not long until August the 12th though.
  4. Hurry up and wait strategy.

    New concept for armed forces, might work it's never been done before..
    has it ?