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1

Who makes up the service COC?

President, SECDEF, SECNAV, Commandant

2

What makes the operational COC?

President, SECDEF, Commanders of combatant commands

3

What are the 3 marine corps operating forces?

MARFOR, MCSF, Security guard detachments

4

Commanders of the MARFOR Atlantic and pacific serve as what?

Component commanders

5

Commanders of MARFOR Atlantic and pacific serve with what status?

Naval type commander

6

MCSF is composed of how many marines?

3400

7

MCSF protect what?

Key navy installations and facilities worldwide

8

Marine security guard detachments provide forces what?

Dept of state for embassy security

9

What is the marine security guard detachments current assignment?

121 diplomatic posts in 115 countries

10

The internal organization of HQUSMC is described in what manual?

Headquarters marine corps organizational manual

11

What makes up HQMC?

Commandant and staff agencies that advise and assist discharge of responsibilities

12

The commandant is responsible to who and to what?

SECNAV, total performance of the USMC

13

What is a MAGTF?

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

14

What is the Command Element? (CE)

MAGTF HQ task organized to provide command and control capabilities

15

What does the CE consist of?

Command section
G-1 Division (personnel and admin)
G-2 Division (Intel/counter Intel)
G-3 Division (ops/training)
G-4 Division (logistics)
G-5 Division (plans)
G-6 Division (comm/info systems)
Comptroller division
Communication and security management
SOTG
Staff judge advocate group
Public affairs office

16

What is the mission of the CE?

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

17

Marine headquarters group (MHG) provides what?

Admin, training, and logistical support to the MEF and MEB command elements

18

Marine headquarters group (MHG) functions as what?

Higher headquarters for the 4 subordinate elements

19

What is the mission for the marine forces reserve (MFR)?

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

20

What is the purpose of the ACE?

Task organized to support the MAGTF mission by performing up to 6 functions of marine aviation

21

What is he size of an ACE?

Can vary from an aviation detachment to multiple MAWs

22

How is a GCE formed?

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

23

A LCE is formed around what?

CSS HQ

24

What is the size of an LCE?

May vary from a support detachment to multiple MLGs

25

How many standing MEFs exist?

3

26

Where is 1st MEF Located?

SOCAL, Arizona

27

Where is 2nd MEF located?

North and South Carolina

28

Where is 3rd MEF located?

Japan and Hawaii

29

What does eCh standing MEF consist of?

Permanent CE, 1 MARDIV, MAW, FSSG

30

What is a MEB built around?

Reinforced infantry regiment, aircraft group, and a Brigade service support group (BSSG)

31

What rank normally commands a MEB?

o-7 Brigadier general

32

What is the ACE wishing a MEB?

MAG

33

What is the GCE within a MEB?

MARREG (reinforced infantry regiment)

34

What is the LCE within a MEB?

CLR (combat logistic regiment)

35

What reinforcements does the ACE provide the MEU?

CH-46
CH-53
AH1W Cobras
UH-1EN Huey's
AV8B harriers

36

What reinforcements does the GCE provide to the MEU?

Infantry battalion, CEB, Arty, Recon, tanks, LAR, AAV

37

What reinforcements does the LCE provide he MEU?

Supply, motor t, medical, dental, comm, NBC

38

What special operations is a MEU capable of?

Recon and surveillance
Specialized demo
(TRAP) tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel
Seizure/recovery of offshore energy facilities
Seizure/recovery of personnel (VBSS)
Hostage recovery

39

A MEU command element consists of what sections?

Command section, Chaplin, HQ commandant, public affairs, S1-S6

40

What is V/STOL?

Vertical, short takeoff and landing

41

What is the GCE within the MEU?

BLT

42

What is an LCE within a MEU?

Combat logistics battalion

43

How many standing MEU CEs exist?

7

44

What MEUs reside in 1 MEF?

11,13,15

45

What MEUs reside in 2nd MEF?

22,24,26

46

What MEU resides in 3rd MEF?

31st

47

What instance should a SPMAGTF be used?

Disaster relief, humanitarian, noncom evac ops, security ops, or other unique instances

48

What is an ACE In an SPMAGTF?

Task organized detachment of aircraft

49

What is an GCE of a SPMAGTF?

A PLT sized element

50

Describe an LCE of a SPMAGTF?

Task organized to meet the specific service support requirements

51

What are the 7 elements of the marine corps?wazs

- Provide arms and air components for seizure or defense of advanced naval bases for the conduct of land operations.
- Provide dets and organizations for service on armed vessels and security of naval property
- Develop the doctrine, tactics, techniques, and equipment in use of amphib ops.
- Provide forces for airborne ops, according to the doctrine established by the joint chiefs of staff.
- Develop the doctrine, procedures, and equipment for airborne ops.
- Expand peacetime components to meet wartime needs
- Perform such duties as the president may direct.