Flashcards in 103-USMC Mission and Organization Deck (51):
What are the 7 elements of the Marine Corps?
Provide, Provide, develop, provide, develop, expand, perform
Who makes up the Service COC?
Pres, SECDEF, SECNAV, Commandant
Who makes up the operational COC?
Pres, SECDEF, Commanders of combatant commands
What are the 3 Marine Corps operating forces?
MARFOR, MCSF, Security guard detachments
Commanders of MARFOR Atlantic and Pacific serve as what?
Commanders of MARFOR Atlantic and Pacific serve with what status?
Naval Type Commander
MCSF is composed of how many Marines?
MCSF protect what?
Key Naval installations and facilities worldwide
Marine Security guard detachments provide forces to what?
Department of State for embassy security
What is the Marine Security guard detachments current assignment?
121 diplomatic posts in 115 countries
The internal organization of Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps is described in what manual?
Headquarters Marine Corps Organizational Manual
Who makes up HQMC?
Commandant and staff agencies that advise and assist discharge of responsibilities
The Commandant is responsible to who and to what?
SECNAV - total performance of the Corps
What is a MAGTF?
Principle organization for the conduct of all missions across the range of military ops.
What is the Command Element (CE)?
MAGTF headquarters. Task organized to provide command & control capabilities
What does the CE consist of?
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).
Communication Security Management Office.
Special Operations Training Group.
Staff Judge Advocate Branch.
Public Affairs Office Branch.
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.
Marine Headquarters Group (MHG) provides what?
Admin, training & logistical support to MEF and MEB command elements
Marine Headquarters Group (MHG) functions as what?
Higher headquarters for the 4 major subordinate elements
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.
What is the purpose of the ACE?
task organized to support the MAGTF mission by performing up to 6 functions of Marine aviation.
What is the size of an ACE?
Can vary from an aviation detachment to multiple MAWs.
How is a GCE formed?
Formed around an infantry organization reinforced with artillery, recon, armor and engineer forces
A Logistics Combat Element is formed around what?
What size is a LCE?
May vary from support detachment to multiple MLGs
How many standing MEFs exist?
Where is I MEF located?
Where is II MEF located?
North & South Carolina
Where is III MEF located?
Japan & Hawaii
What does each standing MEF consist of?
Permanent CE and one MARDIV, MAW, FSSG
What is a MEB built around?
Reinforced infantry regiment, aircraft group and a Brigade Service Support Group (BSSG)
What rank normally commands a MEB?
O-7 Brigadier general
What is the ACE within a MEB?
What is the GCE within a MEB?
MARREG (reinforced infantry regiment
What is the LCE within a MEB?
CLR (Combat logistics regiment
What reinforcements does the ACE provide to a MEU?
CH-46, CH-53, Cobra's, UH-1EN and Harriers
What reinforcements does the GCE provide to a MEU?
Infantry battalion, CEB, Artillery, Recon, Tanks, LAR and AAV
What reinforcements does the LCE provide to a MEU?
Supply, Motor T, Medical, Dental, COMM, NBC - (they bring their own equipment)
What specialized operations is a MEU capable of?
Reconnaissance and surveillance
(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
A MEU Command Element (CE) consists of what sections?
Command Section, Chaplain section, HQ commandant, Public Affairs, S1-S6
What is V/STOL?
Vertical/short takeoff and landing
What is the GCE within a MEU?
BLT (Battalion Landing Team)
What is an LCE within a MEU?
Combat Logistics Battalion
How many standing MEU CEs exist?
What MEUs reside in I MEF?
11, 13, 15
What MEUs reside in II MEF?
22, 24, 26
What MEU resides in III MEF?
What instances would a SPMAGTF be utilized?
Disaster relief, humanitarian assistance, noncombatant evac ops, security ops or unique instances
What is the ACE of a SPMAGTF?
task organized detachment of aircraft
What is the GCE of a SPMAGTF?
Composed of a platoon sized element