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What are the seven elements of the Marine Corps mission(1)?
1. Provide FMF with combined arms and supporting air components for service with the U.S. fleet in seizure of defense of advance naval bases and for the conduct of such land ops as may be essential to the execution of a naval campaign.
What are the seven elements of the Marine Corps mission (2)?
Provide detachments and organizations for service on armed vessels of the Navy and security detachments for the protection of naval property at naval stations and bases
What are the seven elements of the Marine Corps mission (3)?
Develop, in coordination with the Army, Navy, and Air Force the doctrine, tactics, techniques and equipment employed by landing forces in amiphibious operations
What are the seven elements of the Marine Corps mission (4)?
Provide marine forces for airborne operations, in coordination with the Army, Navy and Air Force according to the doctrine established by the JCS
What are the seven elements of the Marine Corps mission (5)?
Develop in coordination with the Army, Navy and Air Force the doctrine, procedures and equipment for airborne ops
What are the seven elements of the Marine Corps mission (6)?
Expand peacetime components to meet wartime needs according to the joint mobilization plans
What are the seven elements of the Marine Corps mission (7)?
Perform such other duties as the President may direct
What are the 2 parallel chains of command in the Marine Corps?
Service and operational
Which COC begins with the President, through the SECDEF, through the SECNAV and the CMC?
Which COC runs from the President, through the SECDEF and directly to commanders of combatant commands?
What are the 3 Marine Corps operating forces?
1. Marine Corps Forces (MARFOR)
2. Marine Corps security forces (MCSF)
3. Marine Security guard detachments (MSG)
Which operating force is in charge of protecting key naval installations and facilities worldwide?
Marine Corps security forces (MCSF)
Which operating force provides detachments at embassies and consulates around the globe?
Marine security guard detachments
Which operating force is organized as MAGTFs and employed as part of naval expeditionary forces or separately as part of larger joint or combined forces?
Marine Corps forces (MARFOR)
Who is directly responsible to the Secretary of the Navy for the administration, discipline, internal organization, training, requirements, efficiency and readiness of the Marine Corps?
The Commandant of the Marine Corps
What force are flexible, task-organized forces that can respond rapidly to a contingency anywhere in the world and are able to conduct a variety of missions?
Which force is balanced, combined-arms forces with organic ground, aviation and sustainment elements?
Which force is the Marine Corps' principle organization for the conduct of all missions across the range of military operations?
Who is the MAGTF headquarters who is tasked to provide command and control capabilities necessary for effective planning, direction and execution of all operations?
Command Element (CE)
G-1 Division is?
personnel and administration
G-2 Division is?
intelligence and counterintelligence
G-3 Division is?
operations and training
G-4 Division is?
G-5 Division is?
G-6 Division is?
communications and information systems
Who is task organized to support the MAGTF mission by performing some or all of the six functions of Marine aviation?
Marine Air Wing, Air Combat Element (ACE)
What force is normally built around an aviation organization that is augmented with appropriate air command and control, combat, combat support, and CSS units.
Air Combat Element (ACE)
What force is task organized to conduct ground operations in support of the MAGTF mission?
Marine Division, Ground Combat Element (GCE)
Who is task organized to provide the full range of CSS functions and capabilities needed to support the continued readiness and sustainability of the MAGTF as a whole?
Force Service Support Group (FSSG), Combat Service Support Group (CSSE)
What MEF is located in North and South Carolina?
What MEF is located in Japan and Hawaii?
What MEF is located in southern California and Arizona?
What force consist of a permanent CE and one Marine division, MAW and FSSG?
Who normally commands the MEB?
Brigadier General
What MAGTF is built around a reinforced infantry regiment, an aircraft group, and a Brigade Service Support Group?
Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB)
Who exercises command and control, is commanded by a general, and contains a SRIG detachment?
Command Element (CE) of the MEB
What is SRIG?
Special RECON Intelligence Group
Who is the standard forward-deployed Marine expeditionary organization?
Marine Expeditionary Unit- Special Operations Capable(MEU-SOC)
Which force can be thought of both as a self-contained operating force capable of missions of limited scope and duration and as a forward-deployed extension of the MEF?
Who's mission is it to provide the NCA and the combatant commanders with a forward deployed, sea-based, rapid crisis response capability to execute a full range of military operations?
The MEU can provide what maritime special operations?
-Reconnaissance and surveillance
-Specialized demolitions
-Tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel (TRAP)
-Seizure/recovery of offshore energy facilities
-Seizure/recovery of selected personnel or material
-Visit, board, search,and seizure of vessels
-In-extremis hostage recovery
In the MEU, who is responsible for the command and control, direction, planning and coordination of air, ground, and logistic operations?
Command Element
The ACE element of the MEU is compromised of what?
-Reinforced helicopter squadron w/ transport, utility and attack helos
-A detachment of vertical/short takeoff and landing (V/STOL) fixed-wing aircraft
The GCE element of the MEU is compromised of what?
An infantry battalion reinforced with artillery, reconnaissance, engineer, armor, assault amphibious units
The CSSE element of the MEU is compromised of what?
A task-organized CSSE
What MEU's reside within I MEF?
11th, 13th and 15th MEUs(SOC)
What MEU's reside within II MEF?
22nd, 24th and 26th MEUs(SOC)
What MEU resides within III MEF?
31st MEU(SOC)
Who is designated as the fourth type of MAGTF?
Special Purpose MAGTF (SPMAGTF)
What type of MAGTF is normally used for a special purpose (disaster relief, humanitarian assistance, noncombatant evacacuation ops, or security ops) where employment of one of the three basic MAGTFs would be inappropriate?
Special Purpose MAGTF (SPMAGTF)
The ACE element of the SPMAGTF is?
A task-organized detachment of aircraft
The GCE element of the SPMAGTF is?
At least a platoon-sized element
The CSSE element of the SPMAGTF is?
Task-organized to meet the specific service support requirements
The Command Element of the SPMAGTF is?
Structured to conduct command and control of operational functions and is tailored to the mission and task organization of the SPMAGTF