Fleet Marine Force (FMF) - Logistic Combat Element (Lce)

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FMF LCE (New Book)


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  • 1. 
    Define Logistics Combat Element (LCE).
    • A. 

      Is defined as the essential capabilities, functions, activities, and tasks necessary to sustain all elements of operating forces in theater at all levels of war on the battlefield.

    • B. 

      The sciene of planning and carrying out the movement and maitenance of forces.

    • C. 

      Is task organized to provide the full range of combat service support necessary to accomplish the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) mission.

    • D. 

      Is a permanently organized grouping of functional components that provides logistic combat element support above the capability of supported units to all elements of the Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF).

  • 2. 
    Define Combat Service Support (CSS).
    • A. 

      Is task organized to provide the full range of combat service support necessary to accomplish the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) mission.

    • B. 

      Is a permanently organized grouping of functional components that provides logistic combat element support above the capability of supported units to all elements of the Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF).

    • C. 

      The sciene of planning and carrying out the movement and maitenance of forces.

    • D. 

      Is defined as the essential capabilities, functions, activities, and tasks necessary to sustain all elements of operating forces in theater at all levels of war on the battlefield.

  • 3. 
    Define LTI - Limited Technical Inspection.
    • A. 

      Equipment inspections that are limited in scope and objective. LTI's are generally directed at inspecting equipment conditions to determine the extent and level of maintenance required to restore it to a specified condition.

    • B. 

      Equipment inspections that are limited in scope and objective. LTI's are generally directed at inspecting equipment conditions to determine the extent and level of maintenance required to restore it to a specified condition or to check for serviceability status.

    • C. 

      Equipment inspections that are limited in scope and objective. LTI's are generally directed at inspecting equipment conditions to determine the extent and level of maintenance required to restore it to a specified condition or to check for serviceability status as required by mission requirements.

    • D. 

      Defined as equipment inspections required to provide the full range of combat service support necessary to accomplish the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) mission.

  • 4. 
    Define TAM - Table of Authorized Material.
    • A. 

      A source document of information for logistics planning with respect to selected material authorized for use by organizations, activities, and detachments of the Marine Corps, both regular and reserve.

    • B. 

      A document listing the equipment which a unit is required to possess and maintain in order to accomplish its mission.

    • C. 

      A document listing the equipment and material which a unit is required to possess and maintain in order to accomplish its mission.

    • D. 

      A source document of information for general support logistics planning with respect to selected material authorized for use by organizations, activities, and detachments of the Marine Corps, both regular and reserve.

  • 5. 
    Define T/E - Table of Equipment.
    • A. 

      A document listing the equipment which a unit is required to possess and maintain in order to accomplish its mission.

    • B. 

      A source document of information for logistics planning with respect to selected material authorized for use by organizations, activities, and detachments of the Marine Corps, both regular and reserve.

    • C. 

      A document listing the equipment and material which a unit is required to possess and maintain in order to accomplish its mission.

    • D. 

      A source document of information for general support logistics planning with respect to selected material authorized for use by organizations, activities, and detachments of the Marine Corps, both regular and reserve.

  • 6. 
    Define T/O - Table of Organization.
    • A. 

      A source document of information for general support logistics planning with respect to selected material authorized for use by organizations, activities, and detachments of the Marine Corps, both regular and reserve.

    • B. 

      A document which provides the authority for personnel staffing of a unit and the basis for all other resources.

    • C. 

      A document which provides the authority for personnel staffing of a Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) and it's subordinate commands and the basis for all other resources.

    • D. 

      A source document of personnel information for general support logistics planning with respect to selected material authorized for use by organizations, activities, and detachments of the Marine Corps, both regular and reserve.

  • 7. 
    Define Logistics.
    • A. 

      Is defined as the essential capabilities, functions, activities, and tasks necessary to sustain all elements of operating forces in theater at all levels of war on the battlefield.

    • B. 

      The sciene of planning and carrying out the movement and maitenance of forces.

    • C. 

      Is task organized to provide the full range of combat service support necessary to accomplish the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) mission.

    • D. 

      Is a permanently organized grouping of functional components that provides logistic combat element support above the capability of supported units to all elements of the Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF).

  • 8. 
    The level of war at which a nation, often as a member of a group of nations, determines national or multinational (alliance or coalition) security objectives and guidance, and develops and uses national resources to accomplish those specific objectives.
    • A. 

      Strategic

    • B. 

      Operational

    • C. 

      Depot

  • 9. 
    The level of war at which campaigns and major operations are planned, conducted, and sustained to accomplish strategic objectives within the theater or areas of operations.
    • A. 

      Operational

    • B. 

      Depot

    • C. 

      Strategic

  • 10. 
    The level of war at which battles and engagements are planned and executed to accomplish military objectives assigned to tactical units or task forces.
    • A. 

      Strategic

    • B. 

      Depot

    • C. 

      Operational

  • 11. 
    Check the six functional areas of tactical logistics
    • A. 

      Supply

    • B. 

      Maintenance

    • C. 

      Ammunition

    • D. 

      Transportation

    • E. 

      Construction

    • F. 

      General Engineering

    • G. 

      Health Services

    • H. 

      Support

    • I. 

      Major End Items

    • J. 

      Services

    • K. 

      Subsistence

    • L. 

      Materials

  • 12. 
    Check the seven principles of logistics support.
    • A. 

      Sustainability

    • B. 

      Responsiveness

    • C. 

      Endurance

    • D. 

      Attainability

    • E. 

      Analysis

    • F. 

      Flexibility

    • G. 

      Economy

    • H. 

      Time

    • I. 

      Simplicity

    • J. 

      Manageability

    • K. 

      Execution

    • L. 

      Survivability

  • 13. 
    Define War Reserve Material.
    • A. 

      Defined as mission-essential principal end items, secondary items, and munitions required to attain operational objectives in the scenarios authorized for sustainability planning and other stockage objectives approved for programming in the Defense Planning Guidance. WRM inventories are collected during peacetime. These inventories are flexible, and they provide an expansion capability that can respond to spectrum regional contingencies, while minimizing investment in resources.

    • B. 

      Defined as mission-essential principal major end items, post secondary items, and munitions required to attain operational objectives in the scenarios authorized for sustainability planning and other stockage objectives approved for programming in the Defense Planning Guidance. WRM inventories are collected during peacetime. These inventories are flexible, and they provide an expansion capability that can respond to spectrum regional contingencies, while minimizing investment in resources.

    • C. 

      Defined as mission-essential principal major end items, post secondary items, and munitions required to attain strategic operational objectives in the scenarios authorized for sustainability planning and other stockage objectives approved for programming in the Defense Planning Guidance. WRM inventories are collected during peacetime. These inventories are flexible, and they provide an expansion capability that can respond to spectrum regional contingencies, while minimizing investment in resources.

    • D. 

      Defined as mission-essential principal major end items, post secondary items, and munitions required to attain depot operational objectives in the scenarios authorized for sustainability planning and other stockage objectives approved for programming in the Defense Planning Guidance. WRM inventories are collected during peacetime. These inventories are flexible, and they provide an expansion capability that can respond to spectrum regional contingencies, while minimizing investment in resources.

  • 14. 
    The number of days of logistics capability the following Marine Air/Ground Task Forces deploy with in order to sustain themselves - Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU).
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      15

  • 15. 
    The number of days of logistics capability the following Marine Air/Ground Task Forces deploy with in order to sustain themselves - Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB).
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      35

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      15

  • 16. 
    The number of days of logistics capability the following Marine Air/Ground Task Forces deploy with in order to sustain themselves - Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF).
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      45

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      60

  • 17. 
    Explain the concept of the Maritime Prepositioning Force (MPF).
    • A. 

      Reflects a force-sized unit deployment/MEF employment utilizing Military Sealift Command (MSC) chartered ships to preposition necessary supplies and equipment. Multiple MSCs can form Maritime Prepositioning Ship Squadron (MPSRON). One MPSRON can support one MEF (MEB)-sized unit for 30 days in most classes of supply.

    • B. 

      Reflects a regiment-sized unit deployment/MEF employment utilizing Military Sealift Command (MSC) chartered ships to preposition necessary supplies and equipment. Multiple MSCs can form Maritime Prepositioning Ship Squadron (MPSRON). One MPSRON can support one MEF (MEB)-sized unit for 20 days in most classes of supply.

    • C. 

      Reflects a brigade-sized unit deployment/MEF employment utilizing Military Sealift Command (MSC) chartered ships to preposition necessary supplies and equipment. Multiple MSCs can form Maritime Prepositioning Ship Squadron (MPSRON). One MPSRON can support one MEF (MEB)-sized unit for 60 days in most classes of supply.

    • D. 

      Reflects a brigade-sized unit deployment/MEF employment utilizing Military Sealift Command (MSC) chartered ships to preposition necessary supplies and equipment. Multiple MSCs can form Maritime Prepositioning Ship Squadron (MPSRON). One MPSRON can support one MEF (MEB)-sized unit for 30 days in most classes of supply.

  • 18. 
    Define Marine Logistics Group (MLG).
    • A. 

      Is task organized to provide the full range of combat service support necessary to accomplish the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) mission.

    • B. 

      The sciene of planning and carrying out the movement and maitenance of forces.

    • C. 

      Is a permanently organized grouping of functional components that provides logistic combat element support above the capability of supported units to all elements of the Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF).

    • D. 

      Is defined as the essential capabilities, functions, activities, and tasks necessary to sustain all elements of operating forces in theater at all levels of war on the battlefield.

  • 19. 
    Define Direct Support.
    • A. 

      Is task organized to provide the full range of combat service support necessary to accomplish the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) mission.

    • B. 

      Provides general and direct support above the organic capabilities of supported elements of the MAGTF in the functional areas of a LCE during deployment and employment of the MEF, and smaller, geographically separated MAGTFs in all levels of conflict.

    • C. 

      That support which is given to the supported force as a whole and not to any particular subdivision thereof.

    • D. 

      A mission requiring a force to support another specific force and authorizing it to answer directly to the supported force's request for assistance.

  • 20. 
    Define General Support.
    • A. 

      Is task organized to provide the full range of combat service support necessary to accomplish the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) mission.

    • B. 

      Provides general and direct support above the organic capabilities of supported elements of the MAGTF in the functional areas of a LCE during deployment and employment of the MEF, and smaller, geographically separated MAGTFs in all levels of conflict.

    • C. 

      That support which is given to the supported force as a whole and not to any particular subdivision thereof.

    • D. 

      A mission requiring a force to support another specific force and authorizing it to answer directly to the supported force's request for assistance.

  • 21. 
    Define Task Organization.
    • A. 

      Is task organized to provide the full range of combat service support necessary to accomplish the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) mission.

    • B. 

      An organization which assigns the means to accomplish assigned tasks in any planned action to responsible commanders. It is the process of allocating available assets to subordinate commanders and establishing their command and support relationships.

    • C. 

      That support which is given to the supported force as a whole and not to any particular subdivision thereof.

    • D. 

      A mission requiring a force to support another specific force and authorizing it to answer directly to the supported force's request for assistance.

  • 22. 
    What is the mission of the MLG Command Element (CE)?
    • A. 

      Provides general and direct support above the organic capabilities of supported elements of the MAGTF in the functional areas of a LCE during deployment and employment of the MEF, and smaller, geographically separated MAGTFs in all levels of conflict.

    • B. 

      Provides direct support above the organic capabilities of supported elements of the MAGTF in the functional areas of a LCE during deployment and employment of the MEF in all levels of conflict.

    • C. 

      Provides general support above the organic capabilities of supported elements of the MAGTF in the functional areas of a LCE during deployment and employment of the MEF, and smaller, geographically separated MAGTFs in all levels of conflict.

    • D. 

      Provides support beyond supported unit's organic capabilities for the sustainment of the MEF.

  • 23. 
    Check the six tasks of the MLG CE.
    • A. 

      Provide health service

    • B. 

      Provide security support

    • C. 

      Coordinate services support

    • D. 

      Provide centralized ground supply support

    • E. 

      Provide authorized overflow organizational and intermediate maintenance support

    • F. 

      Provide necessary command support fucntions

    • G. 

      Coordinate transportation

    • H. 

      Provide food services support

    • I. 

      Provide General Engineering

  • 24. 
    What is the mission of the MLG Combat Logistics Regiment (Forward)?
    • A. 

      Provide general support tactical logistics to support Marine Expeditionary Units (MEUs).

    • B. 

      To provide direct logistics support to the Marine Division beyond its organic capabilities in any environment and throughout the spectrum of conflict in order to allow the division to continue operations independent of any logistically driven operational pauses.

    • C. 

      Provide command and control, administration, communications, food services, services, landing support and security support for the MLG.

    • D. 

      Provide necessary command support functions for the MLG and CLR(FWD).

  • 25. 
    Check the eight tasks of CLR (FWD)
    • A. 

      Provide necessary command support functions for the MLG.

    • B. 

      Provide services to the MEF and MAGTFs smaller than a MEF, beyond organic capabilities of supported units, in the sub functional areas of disbursing, postal, exchange, legal, and personnel retrieval and processing.

    • C. 

      Enable Reception, Staging, Onward Movement and Integration (RSOI) capability in support of MAGTF operations. If required, provide personnel and equipment for landing force support party.

    • D. 

      Provide necessary command support functions for the MLG and CLR (FWD).

    • E. 

      Provide communications support for the MLG headquarters, subordinate MLG organizations, and LCEs of MAGTFs.

    • F. 

      Provide general support logistics to support Marine Expeditionary Force(MEF).

    • G. 

      Provide security support to the MLG, to include; battlefield circulation control, area security, enemy prisoner of war (EPW) management, and support for the maintenance of law and order.

    • H. 

      Provide food service support to the MLG and beyond the organic capabilities of supported units of the MEU.

    • I. 

      Provide food service support to the MLG and beyond the organic capabilities of supported units of the MEF.

    • J. 

      Provide command and control, administration, communications, food services, services, landing support and security support for the MLG.

    • K. 

      Provide the nucleus staff for coordination of marshalling and deployment support for the MEF, with necessary augmentation from supported units as required.

    • L. 

      Provide general support tactical logistics to support Marine Expeditionary Units (MEUs).

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