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The MCAGCC/MAGTFTC mission is to conduct relevant live-fire combined arms training, urban operations, and Joint/Coalition level integration training that promotes operational forces readiness as well as to provide the facilities, services and support responsive to the needs of resident organizations, Marines, Sailors and their families today and tomorrow.

G-1 Manpower
Mission: To plan, direct, coordinate and evaluate MCAGCC/MAGTFTC manpower requirements and certain quality of life programs through the following organizations: Center Adjutant – Provides administrative communications support and guidance to the Commanding General and Commanders aboard the Combat Center.

Center Personnel Office – Provides personnel services and support to Marines, Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen, family members, civilians and retirees aboard MAGTFTC/MCAGCC and surrounding areas for DEERS/RAPIDS ID Card Office, Enlisted Manpower/Assignments, G-1 SEA/01XX Occupational Field Sponsor, Fleet Assistance Program (FAP), Reserve Component Administration (RCA), Government Travel Charge Card Program (GTCC), Career Planning, Administrative Assist Unit (AAU) and Installation Voting Assistance Office (IVAO). Manpower Analysis Division – Administers the Position Management, Civilian Letter of Allowance (LOA), Full-Time Equivalent (FTE), Table of Organization (T/O) and other manpower related programs pertaining to efficient and effective organizational management. Provides support for Officer Assignments and directorate administrative/budgetary support.

Security Manager (CMCC) – The Marine Corps Information Security and Personnel Security Program for the Combat Center provides information and personnel security guidance, security education and training support to the Combat Center and tenant commands. Installation Personnel Administration Center (IPAC) – Centralized and consolidated personnel administration at the installation level to maximize administrative effectiveness and efficiency while generating a structure dividend.

G-3 Operations & Training
Manages the MAGTF Training Program (TP) and conducts service-level MAGTF combined arms training, including Current Ops, Training, Plans, Combat Camera, Exercise Support Division, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, MAGTFTC Simulations, Marksmanship Training Unit and Range Management, in order to enhance the combat readiness of the operating forces and support the Commandant of the Marine Corps’ responsibilities to national security.

G-4 Installation and Logistics
Mission: To provide installation and logistics support services responsive to Mojave Viper forces; other operation forces; tenant and resident commands; Marines, Sailors and their families. Services include: Bachelor Housing, Center Logistics (Center Magazine Area, Commissary, Consolidated Material Support, Food Services, Operations, Purchasing & Contracting, Traffic Management), Family Housing, Land Acquisition, NREA and Public Works.

G-5 Community Plans & Liaison Office/Public Affairs Office
Mission: To support the Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command (MAGTFTC), Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) and tenant units ability to provide high quality, realistic, life fire and maneuver training environments by safe guarding against encroachment through effective community outreach and education as the installations single source liaison to the local community at all levels.

Services include: Community Relations/Tours, Public Affairs Office, Combat Center Information Brochures and the School Liaison Office.

G-6 Communications and Information Systems
The G-6 provides communications and information systems support in classified and unclassified data, information assurance, Mainframe 3270 Access, Voice, and NMCI oversight for tenant and operational units aboard the Combat Center, to improve the combat readiness of the operating forces.

The G6 is composed of the following Divisions and Branches:
Operations: Project Managers Branch, Service Desk Branch, Logistics Branch, GIS Branch, TechCon Branch Data Division: Contract Technical Review Branch, Cyber Security Branch, Networking Branch Voice Division: Inside Plant, Outside Plant Ground Electronics Maintenance: Spectrum Management Branch, Air Traffic Control Branch, Electronics Maintenance Branch

G-7 Mission Assurance
Center Safety: Anymouse, Asbestos Program, Bloodborne Pathogens, Confined Space, Ergonomics, Explosives Safety, Hearing Conservation, Laser Program, Lead Safety, LockOut/ TagOut, Mishap Reporting, Motorcycle Safety, Off Duty Recreation Program, Operational Risk Management, Occupational and Health Safety, Personal Protective Equipment and Respiratory Protection Program

Fire Department: The fire department is responsible for providing fire suppression, fire prevention, and emergency response service to MCAGCC and to surrounding jurisdictions through mutual and automatic aid agreements.

Provost Marshal’s Office: The Provost Marshal’s Office mission is to conduct law enforcement operations, criminal and traffic investigations and provide police community relations in order to provide a safe secure environment aboard the Combat Center by facilitating good order and discipline for its commanding officers.

Antiterrorism Force Protection: This security program is designed to protect military personnel, civilian employees, family members, facilities, and equipment in all locations and situations.

G-8 Comptroller
Mission: Define, determine, acquire, defend and execute the fiscal resources needed to support the MAGTFTC/MCAGCC mission. Services include: Combat Center Budget Division, Training Command Budget Division, civilian payroll, Agreements Branch, Defense Travel System (DTS) and Resource Evaluation Analysis Division.

Headquarters Battalion
Headquarters Battalion provides battalionlevel command, administrative support and individual training oversight to the Marines and Sailors who serve in the Directorates at Twentynine Palms, under the Commanding General, MAGTFTC/MCAGCC.

Inspector General’s Office
Command Inspector General’s Office tasks include: Command Inspection Program; Commanding General’s Inspection Program; Fraud, Waste and Abuse; Request Mast; Weekly Assessments; Assist(s) Investigations Program; Children, Youth and Teen Program Inspections; Housing Appeals (Magistrate Process); and Armed Forces Disciplinary Control Board. Equal Opportunity Advisor’s services include informal resolution, classes and training, sexual harassment/assault information, reports and references.

Training Groups/Commands Advisor Training Group
Mission: Train Marine Corps Transition Teams to advise, mentor, and train foreign military, police, and border units in operational techniques and procedures to combat terrorism and counter an insurgency.

Marine Corps Communication-Electronic School
Mission: To train Marines in ground electronics maintenance, tactical communications, air control/anti-air warfare operations and maintenance in order to ensure commanders at all levels within the Marine Corps have the ability to exercise command and control throughout the operational environment; and to participate in technical and logistical evaluations for new communication.

Marine Corps Tactics and Operations Group
Marine Corps Tactics and Operations Group (MCTOG) provides advanced and standardized training in MAGTF Operations, Combined Arms Training and Unit Readiness Planning at the Battalion and Regiment levels, and synchronizes doctrine and training standards IOT enhance combat preparation and performance of GCE units in MAGTF operations.

Mojave Viper Support Detachment
Mojave Viper Support Detachment (MVSD) provides Combat Service Support and facility management functions aboard Camp Wilson ISO service level pre-deployment training, the MAGTF Training Program, and operating force’s training IOT enable realistic training in an expeditionary environment.

Tactical Training Exercise Control Group
Mission: Conduct Block IV Pre-Deployment Training Program (PTP) Assessment of Tactical Elements of the MAGTF in the Execution of Core Competency Combined Arms Techniques and Procedures during Full Spectrum Operations in order to prepare units for deployment.

FMF/Wing Units 7th Marine Regiment
On order, 7th Marines conducts mechanized, combined-arms operations and other expeditionary operations in order to support theater engagement plans and contingency operations. The Regiment will be prepared to deploy within 48-hours of the receipt of an execute order as either the ground combat element for the 1st MEB or as a major subordinate element of the 1st Marine Division. As directed, the Regiment will prepare infantry battalions for deployment to the PACOM AOR in order to support III MEF operations and training.

1st Battalion, 7th Marines
The mission of the Marine Infantry Battalion is to locate, close with, and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver, or to repel his assault by fire and close combat.

2nd Battalion, 7th Marines
The Battalion will be prepared to deploy within 48-hours of the receipt of an execute order as either the ground combat element for the Regimental Combat Team 7, 1st MEB or as a major subordinate element of the 7th Marine Regiment. As directed, the Battalion will prepare infantry battalions for deployment to the PACOM AOR in order to support III MEF operations and training.

3rd Battalion, 7th Marines
On order, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines deploys by air to locate, close with, and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver or repel enemy assault by fire and close combat. As directed, conduct Military operation in urban terrain. Be prepared to conduct military operations other than war in permissive/non-permissive environments.

3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment
During the past 10 years, the Marines and Sailors of the 3d Battalion, 4th Marines have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan more than any other Battalion in the Corps. Each of those deployments was in support of achieving our national objectives.

1st Tank Battalion
On order, First Tank Battalion provides armored combat power to 1stMARDIV in the form of amphibious and maritime pre-positioned forces to conduct operations ashore using overwhelming firepower to close with and destroy the enemy.

4th Tank Battalion

3rd Battalion, 11th Marines
Mission: To provide direct support fires to 7th Marine Regiment and general support and reinforcing fires to other maneuver elements of 1st Marine Division during combat operations.

3rd Combat Engineer Battalion

3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion
Mission: The LAR Battalion conducts reconnaissance, security and economy of force operations, and within its capabilities, limited offensive or delaying operations that exploit the unit’s mobility and firepower.

Combat Logistics Battalion 7 CLB-7 is required to provide direct support combat logistics to 7th Marine Regiment beyond its organic capabilities in any environment and throughout the spectrum of conflict in order to allow 7th Marines to prepare for and sustain combat operations.

Additionally, CLB-7 provides logistics support to I Marine Expeditionary Force units based at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC), as well as, the Mojave Viper Support Detachment, the Exercise Support Division, Marine Corps exercise forces operating at MCAGCC, and MCAGCC base beyond their organic capabilities and as directed by the Commanding General, 1st Marine Logistics Group.

D Co 3rd AA Battalion
Mission: To land the surface assault element of the landing force and their equipment in a single lift from assault shipping during amphibious operations to inland objectives; to conduct mechanized operations and related combat support in subsequent operations ashore.

Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron 1 Marine Wing Support Squadron 374

Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron

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