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What are the 7 elements of the Marine Corps?

Provide Provide Develop Provide Develop Expand Perform

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3 provides.

Provide - fmf w/ combined arms & support air comps for service w/ the U.S. Fleet in seizure & defense of advanced naval bases and for the Conduct of such land operations as may be essential to the execution of naval campaign. Provide - detachments & organizations for service on armed vessels of the navy & security detachments for the protection of naval property at naval stations & bases. Provide - marfor for airborne ops in coordination with army, navy & air force according to doctrine est. by joint chiefs of staff.

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2 develops.

Develop -in coordination with the army, navy, air force, the doctrine, tactics, techniques, and equipment employed by landing forces in amphib ops. Develop - in coordination with army, navy & air force, the doctrine, procedures, & equipment for airborne ops.

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1 expand

Expand - peacetime components that meet wartime needs according to joint mobilization plans.

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1 perform.

Perform - such other duties as the Pres. May direct.

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Who makes up the SERVICE COC?

- President - Secretary of Defense - Secretary of the Navy - Commandant

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Who makes up the OPERATIONAL COC?

- President - Secretary of Defense - Commanders of Combatant Commands

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What are the 3 Marine Corps operating forces?

- Marine forces - Marine Corps Security Forces - 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 waith 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 officer 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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Marine security guard detachments current assignments?

- 121 diplomatic posts - 115 countries

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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 the advise and assist discharge of responsibilities.

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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 mil ops

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What is the Command Element (CE)?

MAGTF HQ. Task organized to provide command & control capabilities.

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What does the CE consist of?

- Command section - G1 (personnel & admin) - G2 (intel/counterintel) - G3 (operations & training) - G4 (logistics) - G5 (plans) - G6 (comm & info system) - Comptroller div - Comm security management office - SOTG - Staff judge advocate branch - PA office.

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What is the mission of the CE?

Provide cc of the MEF. Responsible for cc, 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 & MEB command elements.

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MHG functions as what?

Higher HQ for the 4 major subordinate elements.

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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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Purpose of the ACE?

Task organized to support the MAGTF mission by performing up to 6 functions of Marine Div.

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Size of an ACE?

Vary in size from an aviation detachment to multiple MAW's

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How is the GCE formed?

Formed around an infantry organization reinforced with arty, recon, armor, & engineer forces.

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Logistics Combat Element is formed around what?

CSS HQ

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What size is a LCE?

May vary from support detachments to multiple MLG's.

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How many standing MEF's 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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what does each standing MEF consist of

Permanent CE

MARDIV

MAW

FSSG

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what is a MEB built around

CE

Reinforced infantry regiment

MAG

BSSG

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what rank normally commands a MEB

0-7 BGen

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What is the ACE within a MEB

MAG

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what is the GCE within a MEB

MAR REG (reinforced marine 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 the a MEU

ch-46

ch-53

uh-1n 

Cobra's

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what reinforcements does the GCE provide the MEU 

CEB

Infantry Battalion

Arty

Tanks

AAV

LAR

Recon

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what reinforcements does the LCE provide to a MEU

supply 

motor-t 

med/den

comm 

NBC

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what specialized operations is a MEU capable of

recon & surveillance

special demo

TRAP tact recouvery aircraft & personel 

seizure/recouver offshore energy facilities

VBSS visit, board, search, seizure

in-extremis hostage recovery

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a MEU command element CE consists of what sections

HQ Commandant

command section

S1-S-4 & S-6

chaps

PA

 

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what is V/STOL

vertical short take-off and landing

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what is the GCE within a MEU

BLT

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what is the LCE within a MEU

CLB (combat logistics battalion)

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how many standing MEU CE's exist

7

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what MEU's reside in I MEF

11, 13, 15

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what MEU reside in II MEF

22, 24, 26

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what MEU resides in III MEF

31

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what instance would a SPMAGTF be utilized

disaster relief

humanitarian aid

non combat evac ops

security ops

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 PLT sized Element

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describe the LCE of a SPMAGTF

task organized to meet the specific service support requirments