Marines eye expansion of light armor units.
Marine Corps war planners at the Pentagon are studying options to create more armored units in Iraq. Specifically, the Marines are looking for Looking for
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Marines in Iraq are finding new ways to employ the light armored vehicles, explains Col. John J. Bryant, LAV program manager. Commanders have asked for additional LAV companies, at least one per battalion, he adds. As to how the Corps will come up with additional vehicles, Bryant says it remains an open question. "We don't know Don't know (DK, DKed)
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