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Amphibikus units to rapidly deploy, commanders must ensure their units maintain the highest degree of embarkation ampyibious.
Marine Corps Reference Publication MCRP G, Unit Embarkation Handbook, addresses the doctrine, techniques, and procedures for effectively managing a unit embarkation program and planning and executing mobility and embarkation operations. In the case of amphibious embarkation operations, a Marine expeditionary unit is used as an example throughout.
The guidance and relevant information herein provides commanders and their staffs an appreciation of the internal workings of a unit embarkation section and the critical role it plays in a successful unit deployment. This publication provides uniformity across the Marine Corps for integration into standing operating procedures. Updated the purpose of the landing craft air cushion. Updated the purpose of the landing craft, utility. The unit commander has overall responsibility for unit embarkation readiness.
Familiarity with the following embarkation operations elements and the unit embarkation program provides a baseline of information to address embarkation issues: Assignment and training of personnel in embarkation duties. Embarkation techniques and procedures. Movement control procedures during deployment to move cargo from the unit origin base or camp to seaports of embarkation SPOEs and aerial ports of embarkation APOEs. General characteristics and capabilities of military and commercial transport aircraft and amphibious and commercial shipping.
Preparing supplies and equipment for movement by all transportation modes. Unit Embarkation Officer The unit embarkation officer represents the commander in all embarkation matters. The unit embarkation officer is a Marine officer of any military occupational specialty MOS who has been assigned the duties and responsibilities required to ensure the unit can deploy in an orderly and efficient manner.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Keeping the commander informed about embarkation readiness. Ensuring adequate orders, directives, and letters of instruction LOIs are maintained and published to satisfy all embarkation requirements.
Ensuring reports, load diagrams, and deployment data are correct in content and format. Coordinating with the major subordinate command MSC embarkation section on any unique policies and procedures. Planning and conducting unit embarkation readiness training and inspections. Assigning and training personnel for embarkation duties. Understanding movement control procedures used during deployment to support the transport embarkatioh cargo from the unit origin base or camp to the POEs.
Obtaining knowledge of general characteristics and capabilities of military and commercial.
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Maintaining liaison with appropriate movement control agencies. Maintaining unit lift requirements for surface and air transportation. Maintaining a record of all embarkation systems equipment, surplus radio frequency identification RFID tags and tag writing equipment, military shipping label MSL printers, and portable deployment kits throughout the unit s MSCs.
Monitoring the readiness of embarkation equipment. Unit embarkation specialists are responsible for training section embarkation representatives within their units.
Embarkation Representative An embarkation representative is normally assigned embaration a company, battery, or section and is responsible to the commander or officer in charge OIC for its embarkation readiness. Embarkation representatives can be Marines from any MOS and are usually assigned as an embarkation representative as a collateral duty. Duties include but embakation not limited to the following: Serving embarkatipn the single point of contact POC for all embarkation matters.
Exercising staff cognizance over embarkation policy, procedures, training, and inspections. Reviewing subordinate command transportation requests for accuracy and completeness. Maintaining liaison with the Marine expeditionary force MEF strategic mobility office, adjacent MSCs, subordinate organizations, amphiboous external deployment support agencies. Strategic mobility officers wmphibious. The unit must be ready to deploy safely, efficiently, and in an orderly manner. Turnover Folders and Desktop Procedures Personnel rotations and reassignments can have a negative impact on unit readiness and day-to-day embark operations.
The impact of personnel turnover is lessened by the proper use of turnover folders and desktop procedures. All unit personnel assigned to an embarkation billet should ensure turnover folders and desktop procedures are properly prepared and maintained.
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Certification of Hazardous Cargo for Transportation. Embarkation Reference Material Embarkation personnel will ensure that adequate reference publications and directives are readily available. Readily available can be a hard copy on hand, an electronic copy on storage media compact disk or external hard driveor a copy accessible via an Internet site. Inspections Inspections reinforce the importance of combat readiness, evaluate the critical areas essential for mission performance, and give commanders a tool to assess unit embarkation readiness.
Units should conduct an embarkation inspection of subordinate units on a regularly scheduled basis.
The results of the most recent inspection should be maintained in the unit embarkation officer s turnover folder. LP is available, if desired, to provide an assessment visit for embarkation readiness by the Marine Corps component commander.
The primary goal of an assessment visit is to assist the command in identifying areas within the strategic mobility umbrella that could improve overall readiness of the command and within designated units as required.
The results of the visit will assist. LP to improve policies and procedures where needed. Headquarters, Marine Corps Code: It enables higher headquarters HHQ to assess unit embarkation readiness. A CGRI is usually conducted every two years in accordance with local directives.
Typically coordinated by the maintenance management officer, this program consists of inspections within all functional areas of logistics. These assessments and inspections indicate the overall logistic readiness of a unit. It should be conducted at least annually and is recommended before a CGRI. Staff Assistant Visit Normally, a staff assistance visit SAV will be conducted prior to a formal readiness inspection. The unit commander will be briefed upon SAV completion. The unit embarkation officer must establish and maintain an inspection schedule as part of the unit embarkation program to maintain embarkation readiness per the guidelines established by local SOP.
See appendix C for sample documentation. Unit embarkation personnel should ensure copies of all inspection results and the action taken to correct identified discrepancies are properly maintained within the turnover folder of the unit embarkation officer, noncommissioned officer NCOor embarkation representative.
Inspection results are typically maintained for two years. The embarkation NCO will conduct inspections with the embarkation officer, note all problems, and then correct them in a reasonable amount of time.
Companies may request assistance through the embarkation section. The inspector will examine the stowage designator located on the upper left corner on three sides. The item will be measured to determine its cube size and the planned loaded weight checked to ensure the correct data is on the UDL. All vehicles and equipment will be checked for correct markings.
Dwhich ensures all inspection areas have been considered. The local SOP should be consulted to ensure proper format and content are maintained. The following are examples of pertinent questions: Do boxes and containers display proper tactical markings correct weight and cube?
Do vehicles display proper tactical markings? Are expeditionary cans properly marked? Is the serviceability of all boxes, containers, pallets, and tie-down devices adequate? Administration The unit is evaluated on the reference material available, turnover folders, desktop procedures, documentation of previous readiness assessment visits and inspections, and corrective action taken to resolve discrepancies.
A unit s basic staging and movement plan to satisfy actual contingency deployment preparations should be in place. Preparation All embarkation containers, vehicles, supplies, and equipment will be inspected to ensure tactical and content markings are present and all items are ready to embark.
Tactical and content markings are checked using the garrison UDL. Personnel should be able to do the following: Demonstrate a working knowledge of the single mobility system. Strict standards for adherence to report formatting and accuracy should be established in HHQ SOPs to develop and maintain deployment data. This data is used to develop deployment plans at the HHQs. See chapter 3 for more details on garrison UDL. Embarkation Supplies Units need to either maintain an ample supply of embarkation supplies e.
Scale Templates Since the advent of deployment support AIS, there is no longer a requirement to maintain scaled templates for every vehicle or equipment item to accomplish detailed load planning for amphibious shipping or certain classes of Military Sealift Command shipping and AMC aircraft. However, there may be a requirement to accomplish air and sealift load planning manually using scale templates not contained in deployment support systems libraries.
Reports Major subordinate commands normally establish formats and the type of embark reports with respective due dates from their subordinate units. Training Competent, well-trained personnel significantly contribute to increased readiness and overall efficiency of the unit. All personnel must receive proper formal school and on-the-job training in embarkation-related doctrine, principles, techniques, procedures, and unit requirements.
Personnel in embarkation billets should request HQMC-funded formal school embarkation training.
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Personnel pursuing formal training must coordinate with their respective MSC embarkation section for training requirements. Mission-Oriented Training Mission-oriented training comprises individual and collective training that provides Marines with the skills, knowledge, and attributes to discharge duties to support a unit s mission. Unit embarkation officers will ensure, at a minimum, the following mission-oriented training is included in the unit s annual training plan: