Marines


G-8

MISSION

 

The mission of the Marine Forces Reserve (MFR) Capabilities (G-8) Department is to define required current and future capabilities and capability requirements for the man, equip, train, readiness, resourcing, sourcing, and other force generation functions. The Assistant Chief of Staff (AC/S), G-8 serves as the principal adviser to Commander, Marine Forces Reserve (CMFR) on all combatant force and generation force capabilities and capability requirements in order that CMFR provides selected reserve units to augment and reinforce our active component, individual reserve Marines for active service, and base-level services, facilities, and support to generate selected reserve units and individual reserve Marines.

 

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

 

In accordance with the Commandant's Planning Guidance and CMFR's Strategic Plan, the G-8 will take all required actions to...

  • Increase/improve the MFR combatant force (combat, combat support, and combat service support) capabilities available to augment and reinforce the active component;

  • Increase/improve the MFR capability to provide reserve individuals for active service;

  • Increase/improve the MFR capability to generate combatant force capabilities to augment and reinforce the active component and reserve individual Marines for active service, increasing the use of shared base-level services;

  • Identify/improve processes utilized to define required capabilities and capability requirements;

  • Develop/utilize the most effective and efficient tools to define capability requirements to the required degree of specificity for downstream MFR processes (e.g., manning, equipping, training, and ensuring readiness);

  • Lead Program Objective Memorandum and Program Review Processes resulting in funding of priority needs; and,

  • Where possible, place Force capabilities in locations that will improve the connections of the Force with the Society it serves.

Contact Information

Assistant Chief of Staff G-8

504.697.7800

Deputy AC/S G-8

504.697.7801

Capabilities Branch

Capabilities Branch Head

504.697.7809

GCE Capabilities Action Officer

504.697.7808

ACE Capabilities Action Officer

504.697.7806

LCE Capabilities Action Officer

504.697.7807

CE Capabilities Action Officer

504.697.7805

Capabilities Chief

504.697.7804

Structure Analyst

504.697.7802

Equipment Analyst

504.697.7814

TFSMS Coordinator

504.697.7817

Programs Branch

Programs Branch Head

504.697.7803


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