Increase the U.S. Marines to 36 Battalions
Current Status: FalteringAs of
"Grow the U.S. Marine Corps to 36 battalions."
Marine Lt. Gen. David Berger testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee in 2019 that the Marine Corps would have to "consider potential end strength reductions in order to invest in equipment modernization and necessary training upgrades." This was delivered in an environment where Marines are looking to significant budget increases to support the purchase of more modern equipment and specialized personnel.