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What are the 7 elements of the Marine Corps?

Provide, Provide, develop, provide, develop, expand, perform

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Who makes up the Service COC?

​Pres, SECDEF, SECNAV, Commandant

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Who makes up the operational COC?

​Pres, SECDEF, Commanders of combatant commands

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What are the 3 Marine Corps operating forces?

​MARFOR, MCSF, Security guard detachments

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Commanders of MARFOR Atlantic and Pacific serve as what?

Component commanders

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Commanders of MARFOR Atlantic and Pacific serve with what status?

Naval Type Commander

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MCSF is composed of how many Marines?

3,400

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MCSF protect what?

​Key Naval installations and facilities worldwide

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Marine Security guard detachments provide forces to what?

​Department of State for embassy security

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What is the Marine Security guard detachments current assignment?

​121 diplomatic posts in 115 countries

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The internal organization of Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps is described in what manual?

​Headquarters Marine Corps Organizational Manual

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Who makes up HQMC?

​Commandant and staff agencies that advise and assist discharge of ​responsibilities

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The Commandant is responsible to who and to what?

​SECNAV - total performance of the Corps

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What is a MAGTF?

​Principle organization for the conduct of all missions across the range ​of military ops.

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What is the Command Element (CE)?

​MAGTF headquarters. Task organized to provide command & ​control capabilities

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What does the CE consist of?

Command Section.
G-1 Division (personnel and administration).
G-2 Division (intelligence/counterintel)
G-3 Division (operations and training).
G-4 Division (logistics).
G-5 Division (plans).
G-6 Division (comm and information systems).
Comptroller Division.
Communication Security Management Office.
Special Operations Training Group.
Staff Judge Advocate Branch.
Public Affairs Office Branch.

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What is the mission of the CE?

​Provide c/c of the MEF. Responsible for c/c, direction, planning, coordination of air, ground & logistical ops of assigned forces.

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Marine Headquarters Group (MHG) provides what?

​Admin, training & logistical support to MEF and MEB command elements

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Marine Headquarters Group (MHG) functions as what?

​Higher headquarters for the 4 major subordinate elements

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What is the mission of the Marine Forces Reserve (MFR)?

​Augment and reinforce active Marine forces in the time of war, national emergency or contingency ops.

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What is the purpose of the ACE?

​task organized to support the MAGTF mission by performing up to 6 functions of Marine aviation.

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What is the size of an ACE?

​Can vary from an aviation detachment to multiple MAWs.

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How is a GCE formed?

​Formed around an infantry organization reinforced with artillery, ​recon, armor and engineer forces

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A Logistics Combat Element is formed around what?

CSS headquarters

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What size is a LCE?

​May vary from support detachment to multiple MLGs

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How many standing MEFs exist?

3

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Where is I MEF located?

SoCal, Arizona

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Where is II MEF located?

North & South Carolina

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Where is III MEF located?

Japan & Hawaii

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What does each standing MEF consist of?

​Permanent CE and one MARDIV, MAW, FSSG

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What is a MEB built around?

​Reinforced infantry regiment, aircraft group and a Brigade Service Support Group (BSSG)

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What rank normally commands a MEB?

O-7 Brigadier general

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What is the ACE within a MEB?

MAG

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What is the GCE within a MEB?

MARREG (reinforced infantry regiment

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What is the LCE within a MEB?

CLR (Combat logistics regiment

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What reinforcements does the ACE provide to a MEU?

​CH-46, CH-53, Cobra's, UH-1EN and Harriers

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What reinforcements does the GCE provide to a MEU?

​Infantry battalion, CEB, Artillery, Recon, Tanks, LAR and AAV

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What reinforcements does the LCE provide to a MEU?

​Supply, Motor T, Medical, Dental, COMM, NBC - (they bring their own equipment)

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What specialized operations is a MEU capable of?

​Reconnaissance and surveillance
​Specialized demolitions
​(TRAP) Tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel
​Seizure/Recovery of offshore energy facilities ​Seizure/Recovery of selected personnel/materiel(VBSS) Visit, board, ​search & seizure of vessels
​In-extremis hostage recovery

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A MEU Command Element (CE) consists of what sections?

​Command Section, Chaplain section, HQ ​commandant, Public ​Affairs, S1-S6

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What is V/STOL?

​Vertical/short takeoff and landing

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What is the GCE within a MEU?

​BLT (Battalion Landing Team)

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What is an LCE within a MEU?

​Combat Logistics Battalion

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How many standing MEU CEs exist?

7

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What MEUs reside in I MEF?

11, 13, 15

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What MEUs reside in II MEF?

22, 24, 26

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What MEU resides in III MEF?

31

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What instances would a SPMAGTF be utilized?

​Disaster relief, humanitarian assistance, ​noncombatant evac ops, security ops or unique ​instances

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What is the ACE of a SPMAGTF?

​task organized detachment of aircraft

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What is the GCE of a SPMAGTF?

​Composed of a platoon sized element

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Describe an LCE of a SPMAGTF

​Task organized to meet the specific service ​support requirements