The stage is set for a planned increase in U.S. Marine Corps deployments to Darwin, Australia, next spring as part of the U.S. shift of greater military resources to the Asia-Pacific. The second successful rotation of about 250 Marines left the region in September, about the same that Tony Abbott, who was sworn in last week as Australia’s new prime minister, confirmed the commitment of the two countries to a rotational 2,500-member Marine Corps force starting in 2016-2017. A ...
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