- Repeal the Budget Control Act to prevent a return to sequestration and budget cuts in FY2020 — the Marine Corps must have budget stability.
- Develop a ready force by ensuring each Marine is equipped and trained as the Marines grow to an end strength of 194,000 to improve the deployment-to-dwell ratio, as recommended in the USMC Force Structure Review.
- Increased aviation training hours and added investment in aircraft, spares, and readiness. USMC has seen a decrease in flight hours per month per aircrew and an uptick in mishap rates.
- 38 amphibious ships in the fleet as part of the expansion to a 355-ships.
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