Major Brian A. Kerg, U.S. Marine Corps, is the fleet amphibious communications officer, U.S. Fleet Forces Command.

Articles by Brian A. Kerg

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Dare to Write

By Major Brian Kerg, U.S. Marine Corps
September 2021
Professional writing is one of the most effective and far-reaching ways military members can lead.
 In selecting battalion commanders, the Marine Corps still weighs the type of billets in which an officer has served more heavily than performance in billets.

The Accidental Marine Corps Commander

By Major Brian Kerg, U.S. Marine Corps
October 2020
The Marine Corps’ O-5 command selection statistics show a preference for a certain type of officer career path, contrary to the guidance officers receive and selection board precept language.
Information warfare can inspire armed conflict.

The Information Game

By Major Brian Kerg, U.S. Marine Corps
September 2020
An information operation inspires an Islamist uprising against a prison camp in Xinjiang province, China, and against Chinese interests elsewhere.