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Scuttlebutt 16: Amphibiosity #3, More Creativity in the Corps
Col. Andrew Milburn, USMC (Ret), joined us in the booth to talk about Amphibiosity. Col Milburn is the author of the superb When the Tempest Gathers and draws from his vast experience in the Corps, especially the fight against ISIS, to help us continue our exploration into what truly defines the Marine Corps combat capabilities, The post Scuttlebutt 16: Amphibiosity #3, More Creativity in the Corps appeared first on MCA.
1 hr 19 min
Jan 10, 2022
Scuttlebutt 15: Geoff Stults, Actor Extraordinaire
This week on Scuttlebutt: Vic sits down with actor Geoff Stults to get the scoop on what it means for an actor to take on the role of someone from the military and how military advisors help actors to accurately portray warfighting personnel. We learned about Geoff’s affiliation with Merging Vets and Players (MVP) an The post Scuttlebutt 15: Geoff Stults, Actor Extraordinaire appeared first on MCA.
1 hr 31 min
Jan 3, 2022
Scuttlebutt 14: Why the USMC Needs to be Amphibious. Amphibiosity 2
Col Tim Hough rejoins the Scuttlebutt to talk about the importance of the Marine Corps maintaining amphibious capabilities as we compete with China, our near peer adversary. Vic, Will, and Col Hough compare the Army to the Marine Corps in culture and capability as it pertains to executing Expeditionary and Advanced Base Operations. Finally, we The post Scuttlebutt 14: Why the USMC Needs to be Amphibious. Amphibiosity 2 appeared first on MCA.
1 hr 18 min
Dec 27, 2021
Scuttlebutt 13: LtCol Adam Yang and Destinations Unknown
Then Major, now Lieutenant Colonel, Adam Yang joined us in the studio to talk about a few different education opportunities for Marines, including the PhD program he participated in. We then dive into his work bringing Destination Unknown to life, which included a fortuitous lunch at My Deli in Quantico. Destination Unknown is a graphic The post Scuttlebutt 13: LtCol Adam Yang and Destinations Unknown appeared first on MCA.
1 hr 11 min
Dec 20, 2021
Scuttlebutt 12: Christmases Past
tale of Pvt Bill Turner, but veering into more lighthearted fare as we peruse ancient December editions of Leatherneck Magazine for dinner menus, old advertisements, and poetry. The post Scuttlebutt 12: Christmases Past appeared first on MCA.
Dec 13, 2021
Scuttlebutt 11: Dr. Michael Hunzeker, ACT Theory
Deterrence is more likely to prevail the more we are thinking in worst case scenarios. The post Scuttlebutt 11: Dr. Michael Hunzeker, ACT Theory appeared first on MCA.
1 hr 16 min
Dec 6, 2021
Scuttlebutt 10: Vaccinations, Budgets, Scuttlebutts
What is a scuttlebutt? Really, its time to learn why the logo looks like that. In other news, we dive into the Marine Corps COVID vaccination rate this week, as well as the congressional budget, the natural development of refugee enclaves and, most importantly, whether or not Thomas Jefferson would be able to use a The post Scuttlebutt 10: Vaccinations, Budgets, Scuttlebutts appeared first on MCA.
Nov 29, 2021
Scuttlebutt 9: Col Tim Hough “Professionals Talk Bandwidth”
This week on Scuttlebutt we talk a little bit about the Afghan refugees in America and what we can all do to help before diving into an engaging conversation with Col Tim Hough. Col Hough is the Program Manager for Advanced Amphibious Assault and plays a key role in the fulfilling the requirements of the The post Scuttlebutt 9: Col Tim Hough “Professionals Talk Bandwidth” appeared first on MCA.
1 hr 30 min
Nov 22, 2021
Scuttlebutt 8: Amphibiosity 1
This week on Scuttlebutt we take a listen to a few Commandant Berger and ACMC Smith’s recent remarks at MCA What is a force defining capability? Why are Marines amphibious? What does it mean to be amphibious? How deep does the rabbit hole go? We crack open the egg of what the expeditionary Marines are The post Scuttlebutt 8: Amphibiosity 1 appeared first on MCA.
1 hr 18 min
Nov 15, 2021
Scuttlebutt 7: Force Design 2030
This week on Scuttlebutt we take a listen to a few Commandant Berger and ACMC Smith’s recent remarks at MCA events regarding Force Design 2030. Nick, Vic, and William spend some time discussing how the Marine Corps needs to outpace China and what outpacing actually means, intellectual diversity, talent management, how to tap into the The post Scuttlebutt 7: Force Design 2030 appeared first on MCA.
1 hr 2 min