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Title: USMC—Summary

Action: As narrator summarizes the main points of the lesson, the various graphics associated with each point during the lesson are presented on screen.

Voice: From the early years of World War One, Marine Corps doctrine developed along with aviation, expeditionary warfare, and amphibious warfare. This parallel development led to the evolution of the MAGTF. Success of the MAGTF relies on the commander’s ability to combine all elements of combat power into one operation, not separate air and ground operations. Marines stress that air and ground forces must be a completely integrated team, with each having a shared picture of the other’s environment. This shared environment is fostered by the Marine ethos—a way of thinking instilled by their doctrine and a common bond as riflemen. Marine aviation is fully integrated into the MAGTF. Airpower provides the fire power and battlefield mobility required by expeditionary forces that are relatively light in armor, artillery and mechanized mobility.

Action: All is removed and the USMC seal is shown on the left of the screen. On the right is the following quote by General J. L. Jones:

For the strength of the Corps is the Marine, and the strength of the Marine is the Corps

Voice: While best utilized as a combined-arms team, Marines recognize there is one battle and that battle is the JFC’s.

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