Who guest features on Pod#6?
Timothy Heck is an artillery officer in the United States Marine Corps Reserve, working as a historian with the Marine Corps History Division. He holds a BA in American Studies from Georgetown University and a MA in War in the Modern World from Kings College London. Timothy is a co-editor of On Contested Shores: The Evolving Role of Amphibious Operations in the History of Warfare. Timothy’s work currently focuses on the Red Army during and after the Second World War. You can catch Tim on Twitter via @tgheck1.
Sulakshana Komerath has been with the U.S. Department of Defense since 2009, specializing in irregular warfare and counterterrorism in the Middle East. She has worked in Iraq, Jordan, and Bahrain and currently works for the Department of the Navy. Sulakshana authored the chapter ‘The Future is Amphibious: The Role of Naval Special Warfare in Great Power Competition’ in On Contested Shores: The Evolving Role of Amphibious Operations in the History of Warfare.
What do we discuss?
- The new book ‘On Contested Shores: The Evolving Role of Amphibious Operations in the History of Warfare’.
- The US Marine Corps paradigm shift from counterinsurgency operations back to their core mariner skills
- The future of amphibious forces and capabilities and how they can contribute in Great Power Competition
- The developing role, training and capabilities of the US Marine Corps
- Tim and Su also accepted our Sailor’s Three challenge and if you like Game of Thrones (like we do), you will particularly enjoy one of Su’s answers!
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