‘I Let Down the Combatant Commander’: Marine Leader Regrets His Forces Weren’t Available for Recent Crises
May 7, 2023
The Marine Corps‘ top general expressed serious regrets over the fact that Marines were not available to help in two major crises in recent months because of a lack of available Navy ships to position units in nearby waters.
“Places like Turkey or, the last couple of weeks, in Sudan — I feel like I let down the combatant commander,” Commandant Gen. David Berger told members of the House Armed Services Committee on Friday.
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