The number of U.S. Marines forward-based and forward-deployed in the Indo-Pacific has increased from approximately 20,000 to 26,000 with the beginning of several multilateral exercises.
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Video by Staff Sgt. Brett Norman
U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific
And for our book on the USMC transformation published on March 31, 2022, see the following: