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What are the 7 elements of the Marine Corps Mission?

1. Provide COMBINED ARMS and SUPPORTING AIR COMPONENTS
2. Provide SECURITY on ARMED VESSELS and Naval STATIONS and BASES
3. Provide Marine Forces for AIRBORNE OPS
4. Develop doctrine, equipment, and procedures in AIRBORNE OPS
4. Develop TACTICS and TECHNIQUES in AMPHIBIOUS OPS
6. Expand PEACETIME COMPONENTS to meet wartime needs
7. Perform other duties as President may direct

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Two Parallel Chains of Command

1. SERVICE chain
President - SecDef - SecNav - Commandant of the Marine Corps

2. OPERATIONAL chain
President - SecDef - Combatant Commanders

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What are the 3 Marine Corps operating forces?

1. Marine Corps Forces (MARFOR)
2. Marine Corps Security Forces(MCSF)
3. Marine Security Guard (MSG)

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MARFOR

MARFOR

-Organized as MAGTFs
-Employed as part of NAVAL EXP FORCES or separately as part of COMBINED FORCES.

FMF ATLANTIC - FMF PACIFIC - FMF EUROPE

MARFORCOM in Virginia
MARFORPAC in Hawai

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MCSF

-Protect key naval installations and facilities worldwide

-NOT part of MC Operating Forces

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MSG

-Provide security for EMBASSIES and CONSULATES

-171 posts in 135 countries

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Purpose of the HQMC

-Consists of the Commandant of MC and his advising staff.

-Commandant of MC directly responsible to the SECNAV for administration, discipline, organization, training, efficiency, and readiness of the Marine Corps.

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MAGTF

-Principal organization for conduct of all missions across military operations.

-Task-organized, Combined forces, equipped for SHORE/SEA based missions ranging from Humanitarian - Peacekeeping - Intense Combat in any environment

-Able to respond rapidly to contingency anywhere in the world.

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MEF - ELEMENTS

1. MEF CE
2. MEF-MHG
3. MARCENT (Central Command)
4. MFR
2. ACE- MAW
3. GCE- MARDIV
4. LCE - MLG

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MHG - MISSION

-Provides ADMIN / TRAINING / LOGISTICAL support in CONUS/FORWARD DEPLOYED to MEF and MEB

-Acts as HQ for other 4 elements to allow MEF CE to execute WAR FIGHTING FUNCTIONS for COCOM

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MAW - ACE
MISSION

-Task-organized to support MAGTF's by performing all of the functions of MC aviation.

-Operates from SHIPS or expeditionary AIRFIELDS and FORWARD OPERATING SITES.

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MARDIV - GCE
MISSION

-Task-organized to support MAGTF in ground operations

-Infantry with ARTILLERY, RECON, ARMOR, and ENGINEER FORCES

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MLG - LCE
MISSION

-Task-organized to support READINESS and SUSTAINABILITY of MAGTF

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Identify the location of the three standing MEF's

1st MEF
Southern California - Arizona

2nd MEF
North and South Carolina

3rd MEF
Japan and Hawaii

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What does a MEF consists of?

Each MEF consists of :
-Command Element
-One Marine Division (MARDIV )
-One Marine Aircraft Wing(MAW)
-One MLG

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MEB
ELEMENTS

1. CE - SRIG DET
2. ACE - MAG
3. GCE - RIR
4. LCE - CLR

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MEB
MISSION

-MAGTF led by a BRIGADIER GENERAL

-Capable of rapid DEPLOYMENT and EMPLOYMENT via AMPHIBIOUS / AIRLIFT / Maritime Prepositioned Force / ANY COMBINATION

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MEB CE
MISSION

-Commanded by General
-Exercises command and control
-Contains a Surveillance Reconnaissance Intelligence Group(SRIG)

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MEU (SOC)
MISSION

-Provide NCA and Combatant Commanders:

FOWARD DEPLOYED,
SEA BASED ,
RAPID CRISIS response capability
to execute FULL RANGE of military operations.

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MEU
ELEMENTS

MEU CE-Mission to provide command, control, planning and coordination to MEU CE and the below components.

ACE- Reinforced Helicopter Squadron (Transport/Utility/Attack & V/STOL)

Ground Combat Element- Infantry Battalion

Logistic Combat Element- CLB

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MEU
LOCATION and MEF Residence

1st MEF
11th, 13th, 15th (Arizona & Southern California)

2nd MEF
22nd,24th, 26th (North and South Carolina)

3rd MEF
31st (Japan and Hawaii)

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SPMAGTF
MISSION

-Used for:
DISASTER RELIEF,
HUMANITARIAN Assistance
NONCOMBAT SECURITY OPS

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MEF-CE - MISSION

-Provide COMMAND, CONTROL, DIRECTION, PLANNING and coordination of AIR, GROUND, LOGISTICAL operations.

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MARCENT - MISSION

-MC service component for U.S. Central Command

-Responsible for all MARFOR in CENTCOM area of responsibility.

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MFR - MISSION

-To AUGMENT, REINFORCE, and provide OP TEMP RELIEF to Active MARFOR.

-Service to the community

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SPMAGTF
ELEMENTS and COMPONENTS

SPMAGTF CE - Conduct command and control of operational functions

ACE - Task-organized detachment of aircraft

GCE - at least ONE PLATOON size element

LCE - Task-organized with LOGISTIC support of SPMAGTF