Discuss the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) and how this position applies to the administrative chain of command
o Civilian in charge of the Department of the Navy.
o Under the direction and control of the SECDEV.
o Responsible for the policies and control of the Department of the Navy.
Discuss the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) and how this position applies to the administrative chain of command
o Senior military officer of the DON and outranks all other naval officers, unless another naval officer is serving as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Discuss the Commander US Atlantic Fleet, Pacific Fleet, and Naval Forces Europe and how this position applies to the administrative chain of command
Depends on where the unit is home-ported or deployed.
Gulfport it is COMLANTFLT
Port Hueneme is COMPACFLT
NMCB-25 is COMPACFLT
Discuss the First Naval Construction Division (1NCD) and how this position applies to the administrative chain of command
Organize, train, operate and maintain the Naval Construction Force.
Command and Control Naval Construction Regiments.
Develop, coordinate and implement policies and requirements to man, equip and train Seabees.
Commissioned on August 9, 2002 at Joint Expeditionary Base - Little Creek, Virginia Beach, Va
Who is the Commander of 1NCD
Rear Admiral Mark A. Handley
Discuss the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) and how this position applies to the administrative chain of command
NECC provides rapid deployable and agile expeditionary forces, made up of active duty and reserve mission specialists, to warfare commanders in support of maritime security operations around the globe.
Who is the Commander NECC
Rear Admiral Michael P. Tillotson
Who does NECC oversee
Maritime Expeditionary Security Force
Explosive Ordnance Disposal
Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training Command
Expeditionary Combat Readiness
Discuss the Naval Construction Regiment (NCR) and how this position applies to the administrative chain of command
The mission of the Ninth Naval Construction Regiment is to provide and maintain a trained, ready and immediately available organized reserve force capable of satisfying the mobilization requirements set forth by higher authority.
Who is the Commander 9th NCR
Captain Alan W. Todd
Discuss the Seabee Readiness Group (SRG) and how this position applies to the administrative chain of command
Provides training support to the Commanders, First Naval Construction Regiment, Ninth Naval Construction Regiment, Thirtieth Naval Construction Regiment and their subordinate units.
Discuss the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)
o The Navy's senior enlisted member, assigned to the Chief of Naval Personnel for 3 years. Senior enlisted advisor to the CNO and Chief of Naval Personnel
Who is the MCPON
MCPON(SS/SW) Rick D. West
What is a Fleet Master Chief
Senior Enlisted Master Chief of the fleet. There are 6 fleets
What are the Operating fleets and their AOR's
2nd Fleet Eastern United States
3rd Fleet Western United States, Eastern Pacific.
4th Fleet Waters around South America
5th Fleet, Persian Gulf
6th Fleet, Eastern Atlantic
7th Fleet Western Pacific and Indian Ocean.
What is a Force Master Chief
Senior enlisted Master Chief of the Force
Who is the Navy reserve Force Master Chief
FORCM(AW) Chris Wheeler
What is a CNO directed Command Master Chief (CNOCM
CNOMCs may be assigned to designated Commanders who, 1) report directly to the CNO, or 2) whose command responsibilities include significant regional area coordination or other unique dimensions
What is a Command Masterchief
CMDCM Principle adviser to the CO on enlisted matters. Highest ranking enlisted in the Battalion.
What are the Naval Component Commands
Naval Forces, Europe
Naval Forces Central Command
Describe the duties and responsibilities of the Commanding Officer
Directly responsible for the preparedness and successful completion of all construction projects and disaster recovery operations assigned to the NCF unit by higher authority.
Describe the duties and responsibilities of the executive Officer
The direct representative of, and principal assistant to, the Commanding Officer.
Executes the policies and instructions of the Commanding Officer and takes precedence over all other persons under the command of the Commanding Officer.
Describe the duties and responsibilities of the Command Master Chief
Provides the Commanding Officer with a senior enlisted assistant who provides a direct channel for communications between the enlisted personnel and the command on issues that cannot be resolved through normal command channels.
Describe the duties and responsibilities of the S1
The battalion administrative and personnel Officer is the senior assistant to the XO for administrative details and personnel administration. It's normally divided into two sections.
Admin: Reports, Directives, Mail, Classified Material, Clerical Pool, Legal and Officer Records.
Personnel: Enlisted Service Records, Personnel Accounting and Check in/out.
Describe the duties and responsibilities of the S2
responsible for collecting and analyzing intelligence information about the enemy to determine what the enemy is doing, or might do, to prevent the accomplishment of the unit's mission. This office may also control maps and geographical information systems and data.
Describe the duties and responsibilities of the S3
Responsible to the CO to manage the construction and disaster preparedness programs. He is granted direct supervisory authority over the utilization of the battalion's construction resources; personnel, equipment and materials.
Describe the duties and responsibilities of the S4
The head of the battalion Supply Department. Responsibilities are to procure, receive, store, issue, ship, transfer and account for supply tines, equipage, repair parts and construction materials. Operates the enlisted dining facility and disbursement and accounting for funds for battalion purchases and military pay.
Describe the duties and responsibilities of the S6
o It is Naval Construction Force (NCF) policy that the command and control of Computer and Information Systems (CIS) used for the transmission of all forms of communications, e.g., voice, digital, or signal, is the responsibility of a unit's commanding officer (CO). The CO delegates the day-to-day leadership and management of CIS to an appointed CIS Officer, known as the COMMO.
Describe the duties and responsibilities of the S7
Responsible for the formulation and administration of the formal military and technical training programs in accordance with 1NCD program instructions and the unit's mission readiness requirements. Battalion training is accomplished through formal schools, MTTs (military and contractor), and unit-driven training provided at the battalion and company levels.
Describe the duties and responsibilities of the Company Commander
Normally a LT.
Responsible for morale and welfare of the men and women assigned to the company.
Training and readiness of the company.
Economical use of materials and funds.
Discipline of the men and women within the company.
Directives, correspondence and reporting.
Describe the duties and responsibilities of the Platoon Commander
Normally a CPO who is responsible for the training, discipline, control, and tactical deployment of the platoon. The Platoon Commander is also responsible for the overall planning, scheduling, safety, quality controls, and project management of those projects assigned to the platoon by the Company commander.
Describe the duties and responsibilities of the Right Guide
Normally a PO1 who performs the administrative functions the platoon commander may direct. The Right Guide is also responsible for the supply and timely re-supply of the platoon in combat and often performs similar tasks on the job site.
Describe the duties and responsibilities of the Squad Leader
Generally a PO1 who carries out the orders of the platoon commander and is responsible to him for discipline, appearance, training, control, and conduct of the squad at all times. In combat, he has the important responsibilities of fire discipline, fire control, and maneuvering the squad.
Describe the duties and responsibilities of the Fireteam Leader
Generally a PO2 who carries out the orders of the squad leader and is responsible for the effective employment of the fire team. His primary responsibility is to control the fire team in combat. In addition the fire team leader is responsible for the care and condition of the weapons and equipment of the fire team.
Describe the duties and responsibilities of the Company Chief
He/She is the primary administrative assistant and technical advisor to the company commander.
What is the Prefix of N stand for
Navy Headquarters (Division)
What does the Prefix R stand for
What does the Prefix J stand for
What does the Prefix G stand for
Army or Marines (General)
Who is the R00
The commander of a regiment.
Discuss the mission of a Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB)
Primarily designed for construction and military support operations to build advance base facilities in support of the armed forces. Functions include projects or repair and operations of facilities and lines of communications during emergencies or under conditions that demand immediate action.
Discuss the mission of a Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit (CBMU)
CBMU 202 and CBMU 303 are active duty commands with Command Elements (CE) and active and reserve detachments located in several fleet concentration areas.
Provide camp setup and camp maintenance support to Navy and Marine Corps forces ashore.
Continue CBU Fleet Hospital Mission.
Conduct construction readiness training (CRT) and Disaster Recovery/Consequence Management (DR/CM) in support of Navy activities ashore.
Provide Forward Operating Base (FOB) facility and logistics support to designated Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF), and MEF Engineer Group (MEG) Command Elements, and Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Squadrons
Discuss the mission of a Naval Amphibious Construction Battalion (PHIBCB)
Commissioned naval units whose main function is to provide military and amphibious construction support to the armed forces in military operations. Provides ship to shore transport of fuel, materials, and equipment ISO amphibious ready group, MEF, and MPF operations.
Describe the relationship of the PHIB CB's to 1 NCD
PHIBCB's are not under 1 NCD but 75% of the officers are CEC. 50% of the enlisted are OF-7.
Discuss the mission of a Underwater Construction Team (UCT)
Specially trained units that construct, maintain, and repair underwater facilities. Each UCT is capable of performing underwater construction tasks and surveying the sea bottom to select the site for an underwater facility.
Discuss the mission of a Civic Action Team (CAT)
o A small, highly mobile, air transportable construction unit that can be tailored to accomplish a variety of constructions tasks.
o Team carry enough food, tool kits, and automotive and construction equipment to be self-sufficient in the field while performing their construction tasks.
Discuss the mission of a Naval Construction Force Support Unit (NCFSU)
o Provides logistical support for a Naval Construction Regiment and other supported Naval Construction Force units. Also provides augment construction, engineering, and specialized equipment support for a NCR and other units. NCFSU equipment is maintained both in the active force and in the Reserve
Discuss the mission of the 1st Naval Construction Division
o The 1NCD has been established to exercise command and administrative control over assigned Regiments and Seabee Readiness Groups and reports to COMLANTFLT/COMUSFLTFOR, COMPACFLT, and USEURCOM.
Discuss the mission of a Naval Construction Regiment (NCR)
o Exercises administrative and operational control of two or more NMCB's or other NCF units. The NCR assists the NMCBs in achieving the highest possible state of readiness to meet their disaster recovery, contingency, and wartime missions of military construction support of the armed forces.
Discuss the mission of a Seabee Readiness Group (SRG)
o The SRG provides NMCB's, while at home port, training to achieve the highest possible state of readiness to meet their disaster recovery, contingency, and wartime missions of military construction support of the armed forces.
Discuss the mission of a Deployment for Training (DFT)
o Typically a small detachment of Seabees from the MB element that participates in specialized/technical construction projects for periods less then the entire deployment cycle.
Defined as the authority to assign tasks, to designate objectives, and to give any specific directions necessary to accomplish a mission. If required, a specific date for mission completion may be specified.
ADCON is defined as the coordination of training, project selection, logistic support, movement of personnel and equipment, furnishing services, supplies, and materials for assigned units.
Command authority over assigned or attached forces
limited to the detailed direction and control of movements or maneuvers within the AO to accomplish missions Tactical control is inherent in operational control. Tactical control may be delegated to, and exercised at any level at or below the level of combatant command
OPLAN is a detailed statement of a course of action to be followed to accomplish a future mission.
OPORD, may be oral, dictated, or in written form. The most important determining factor of the form and the method of issuing an OPORD is time available for its preparation and distribution.
Define Warning Order
Warning Order is to give advance notice that a unit is to be moved. If time permits, the order is usually issued about 90 days in advance of the departure date. This time period allows subordinate units time to prepare for the move.
State the purpose and discuss the contents of the Enlisted Distribution Verification
It's a monthly statement of a commands enlisted personnel account. It's distributed by the Enlisted Personnel Management Center (EPMAC). This document lists all personnel assigned.
present and future manning status of the activity.
Common reference for communicating manning status between an activity and its Manning Control Authority (MCA)
Statement of account for verification by the Personnel and Pay Services Unit Identification.
Permanent historical record of an activity's enlisted personal account.
Explain enlisted service record Page 2
o Multipurpose form for both officer and enlisted members.
o Part 1 serves as an application of dependency allowances and is used to record military spouse data. Part II provides an immediately accessible, up-to-date record of emergency data for casualty reporting and notification of the next of kin.
Explain enlisted service record Page 4
Enlisted Qualification History
o Consists of chronological history of your occupational and training related qualifications and your awards and commendations.
Explain enlisted service record Page 13
o Serves as a chronological record of significant miscellaneous entries that are not provided for elsewhere in the service record. Also used to provide more detailed information to clarify entries on other pages of the service record.
NAVPERS Form 1626/7
report and disposition of offense
• Used to:
o Report offenses
o Advises rights to accused
o Serves as preliminary inquiry
o Records XOI results
o Records CO's mast results
What is the purpose of Personnel counseling
o Often things can be resolved by the member's Chain of Command but drugs/alcohol, behavioral disorders and psychological problems need to be referred.
What is the purpose of Performance counseling
o Required for:
advancement in rate
qualification for retention and reenlistment
selection for responsible assignments
selection for special training
awards type of discharge received
What are the individual rights with regards to counselings
make a statement
Discuss the purpose of a Operation Report (OPREP)
Significant event likely to draw national attention. Will likely have impact on Navy Operations, and/or fatalities in the line of duty.
Discuss the purpose of a Logistical Requirements (LOGREQ)
Reports are used by a command to report logistical requirements to higher headquarters. Format for the report will be issued by the higher unit in the operation
Discuss the purpose of Status of Resources and Training System (SORTS)
o Is a unit reporting format utilized to summarize a unit's training and operation readiness to higher headquarters and the theater commanders. (CINC)
Discuss the purpose of a SITREP
o Used if local interest is expected and minimal impact to Navy Operations will result from the incident. Event not likely to draw national attention (auto accident)
Explain the difference between a security clearance and access
• Clearance - Administrative action that an individual can be trusted with classified materials.
• Access - No one has a right to have access to classified information solely because of rank, position, or security clearance. Access is based on persons need to know.
Discuss the Technical Skills Assessment Program (TSAP).
• Continuously updating a member's skill including, individual general skills, individual rating skills, military skills, and crew skills (construction skills)
Describe the command relationship between a NCF unit and a Marine Air/Ground Task Force (MAGTF) unit
• The NCF unit is placed under the OPCON of the MEF Commander. The OPCON relationship is both mission and situation-dependent, and should be determined through an appropriate engineer staff planning process. The normal employment of the NCF, as based on precedent-setting contingencies, is for the NCF element to be structured as a major subordinate element within the MAGTF organization.
Discuss your responsibilities and conduct required as a combatant under the Laws of Armed Conflict.
Combatants carry weapons and participate in military operations. Noncombatants (civilians, medical, and chaplains) do not.
Don't attack wounded, sick, or surrendered enemy troops
Provide medical care to captured enemy troops.
Don't take personal property away from enemy troops.
Captives may perform work, not to assists your war effort.
Use only the appropriate level of force required to affect the mission, and avoid protected property, e.g., religious sanctuaries.
Do not alter your weapon to cause more suffering.
Discuss the function of Alfa Company
o Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the automotive, construction and materials-handling equipment assigned to the battalion.
Discuss the function of Bravo Company
o Responsible for water, sanitary sewer, and power distribution systems, fuel systems, and communications projects. Bravo Company serves as a mini public works department providing for maintenance and operation of the unit's camp.
Discuss the function of Charlie Company
o The battalion's general construction company. They are the prime contractors and occasional subcontractors; normally equal in strength and capabilities; they function as prime contractors for vertical construction.
Discuss the function of Headquarters Company
o The administrative and military organization for all enlisted personnel assigned to the NMCB's executive and special staffs. They provided support to the line companies in construction and disaster recovery operations.
Describe the mission of Seabee Engineer Reconnaissance Teams (SERT).
Collect and assess engineering intelligence and project information for design and tasking of constructed work. Completed in a hostile environment, mounted or dismounted, during day or night, in the full range of projected operational environments, and must possess long-range voice and data communications capability.
State the purpose of and describe COC
Combat Operation Center
o A COC is capable of collecting, processing, displaying, evaluating, and disseminating tactical information and is manned by watch standers at CBR, and Operations . The COC has an organic communications capability that provides visual and internal/external, tactical and secure, voice and data communications systems.
State the purpose of and describe ACOC
Alternate Combat Operation Center
o Requires the same information and set-up as COC; assumes control of battalion if COC is destroyed.
State the purpose of and describe a CP
• Company Command Post (CP)
o The CP is capable of collecting, processing, displaying, evaluating, and disseminating tactical information that is in its AOR to the COC and is manned by a watch stander and a member of the Company's senior leadership.
State the purpose of and describe a Air DET
o The mission of the Air DET, as an advance element of an NMCB, is to repair war damage and construct urgent projects as required by major operational plans or as tasked by a MAGTF commander
State the components of an Air DET
composed of 89 personnel, 2 of which are officers and 39 items of CESE and equates to 250 to 300 STs (approximately 14 C-141, 8 C-17, or 5 C-5 lift equivalents)
Define Command and control
The exercise of authority and direction by a properly designated commander over assigned and attached forces in the accomplishment of the mission
Naval Facilities Engineering Command
SYSCOM of 1NCD
Technical support, assistance in planning and designing infrastructure, environmental assistance, real estate acquisition and contract construction.
Who is in the command Section
CO, XO, CMDMC, Safety Officer, Marine Advisory, Ombudsman
Who are the executive and special staff
X1 - Chaplain
X2 Dental Officer
X3 Legal Officer
X4 Medical officer
Public affairs officer
Discuss Maritime Expeditionary Security Force
Provides scalable and sustainable security teams to defend mission critical assets in the near cost environment
4158 Reserve, 2442 Active duty
Discuss Explosive Ordinance Disposal
307 reserve, 2223 Active duty
Conducts counter-IED operations, renders safe explosive hazards and disarms underwater explosives such as mines. EOD specialists can handle chemical, biological and radiological threats and are the only military EOD force that can both parachute from the air to reach distant targets and dive under the sea to disarm weapons
Establishes and maintains control of rivers and waterways for military and civil purposes, denies their use to hostile forces and destroys waterborne hostile forces as necessary. The Riverine force combats sea-based terrorism and other illegal activities, such as transporting components of weapons of mass destruction, hijacking, piracy and human trafficking.
Discuss Expeditionary Intelligence
67 reserve, 192 active duty
Delivers flexible, capable and ready maritime expeditionary intelligence forces that respond rapidly to evolving irregular warfare area intelligence requirements. Intelligence teams supply expeditionary warfighters with timely relevant intelligence to deny the enemy sanctuary, freedom of movement and use of waterborne lines of communication while supported forces find, fix and destroy the enemy and enemy assets within the operational environment.
Discuss Expeditionary Logistics
3243 reserve, 406 active duty
Delivers worldwide expeditionary logistics with active and reserve personnel to conduct port and air cargo handling missions, customs inspections, contingency contracting capabilities, fuels distribution, freight terminal and warehouse operations, postal services and ordnance reporting and handling.
Discuss Maritime Civil Affairs
127 reserve 172 active duty
Is an enabling force working directly with the civil authorities and civilian populations within a Combatant Commander's maritime area of operations to lessen the impact of military operations imposed during peace time, contingency operations and periods of declared war.
Discuss Security Training Command
Supports the efforts of the Combatant Commanders' Theater Security Cooperation by delivering timely, focused, and customizable training to designated host nations. Security Force Assistance draws training expertise from NECC forces and DoD to support in training delivery. Host nation training also supports critical regional stability by helping improve the nation's capabilities in exercising maritime sovereignty.
Discuss Combat Camera
Generates video and still documentation of combat operations, contingencies, exercises and Navy events of historical significance. COMCAM is a visual information acquisition unit, dedicated to providing rapid response aerial, surface and subsurface visual documentation of wartime operations.
Discuss Expeditionary Combat Readiness
Coordinates and oversees all administrative processing, equipping, training, deployment and re-deployment of Sailors assigned as Individual Augmentees, In-Lieu of forces and to Provisional Units committed to Joint and Maritime Operations.
Discuss Expeditionary Diving
Underwater repair and salvage. Underwater construction, piers, pipelines, moorings, boat ramps
Submarine SCUBA diver, 4 per sub to perform inspections and limited underwater repair
Medical Tech diver, emergency care of diver related illnesses.
Discuss Naval Expeditionary Combat Command
40,000 sailors headquarted in Little Creek VA. Established Jan 2006
Aligns expeditionary capabilities to clearly articulate consistent and coordinated expeditionary practices, procedures and requirements in the joint battlespace
Discuss Top secret and when the investigation needs to be renewed
The highest level of classification of material on a national level. Such material would cause "exceptionally grave damage" to national security if made publicly available.
Must be updated every 5 years
Not available to non citizens.
Discuss "secret" and when the investigation needs to be renewed
Such material would cause "grave damage" to national security if it were publicly available
Must be updated every 10 years
Discuss "confidential" and when the investigation needs to be renewed
Such material would cause "damage" or be "prejudicial" to national security if publicly available.
Must be updated every 15 years.
Discuss the procedure to determine clearance eligibility
CO will determine the positions that require access to classified information.
May authorize access to incumbents who have been determined elgible
Discuss the procedure to Grant Access
Commanding officers may grant access to classified information to any individual who has an
- official need-to-know,
- established security clearance eligibility,
- there is no known un-adjudicated disqualifying information.
Discuss the procedure to grant interim security clearance
In the absence of adverse information, commanding officers may grant temporary access (also referred to as interim clearance or interim access) to individuals pending completion of full investigative requirements and pending establishment of security clearance eligibility by the DON CAF
Discuss the process to suspend access
CO determines, on the basis of facts, to suspend or limit an individuals access
Member must be notified in writing within 10 days of the reason
Must remove access in JPAS and access rosters.
Explain what the Joint Clearance and Access Verification System (JCAVS) is
JCAVS is the application that supports command security personnel allowing them to submit investigation requests, and records keeping capabilities.
JCAVS provides data such as civilian position sensitivity levels, PSI history, status of current adjudicative actions, security clearance eligibility and access determinations, non-disclosure execution dates, indoctrinate dates, to assist in local command program management.
Discuss the control measures for classified information
CO shall ensure that classified information is processed only in secure facilities, on accredited IT systems and under conditions which prevent unauthorized persons from gaining entry
TOP secret information must be individually serialized and entered in a TOP secret log
Physical inventory of TOP secret information at least annually.
Discuss the operational chain of command
President > Secrety of Defense > Unified Combatant Commander >
Navy of Marine Component Commander depending on location.
MAGTF commander or NCR depending on location.
Discuss the service chain of command
President > Secretary of Defense > Secretary of the Navy > CNO > NECC > 1NCD > 9th NCR
Type Commander (TYCOM) perform vital administrative, personnel, and operational training functions for a "type" of weapon system (i.e., naval aviation, submarine warfare, surface warships) within a fleet organization
NMCB TYCOM is NECC . Controls the units during their training cycles until they move to their OPCON
- Unique to combatant Commander, Provides input for budget and planning, assigns subordinate commanders, develops and maintains relationships within the DOD, convenes court martials, Directive authority for logistics.
- Cannot be transferred or delegated.
Limited to the detailed and local direction and control of movements and maneuvers necessary to accomplish the commanders assigned mission and tasks.
Direct Liaison Authorized
That authority granted by a commander (any level) to a subordinate to directly consult or coordinate an action with a command or agency within or outside of the granting command. Direct liaison authorized is more applicable to planning than operations and always carries with it the requirement of keeping the commander granting direct liaison authorized informed
Discuss Coordinating Authority
Relates more to planning, coordinate special functions involving two or more forces. Doesn't have authority to force agreement. Such as coordinating fire support. You can ask for fire support but you don't have authority to make them provide support
Discuss General support
general construction/engineering support to the component or the component element as a whole, not to a particular subordinate unit
The Seabee element responds to the requirements of the NCE Operations officer
Discuss Mutual support
Working with other engineering components to meet the need. Responds to tasking of the NCE Operations officer
Discuss Direct support
A Seabee element provides direct construction/engineering support to one unit. The Seabee element is required to respond to the supported unit's construction/engineering requirements.
Discuss Close support
A Seabee element with a close support mission provides construction/engineering support on projects and objectives with the supported force through coordination with the NCE Operations Officer and provides force protection, movement, and communications tasks through coordination with the supported force