Accession Number:

ADA508140

Title:

The Engineer Shuffle: An Analysis of the Engineer Role within the SC MAGTF Concept

Descriptive Note:

Research paper

Corporate Author:

MARINE CORPS COMMAND AND STAFF COLL QUANTICO VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-02-20

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

How does the future of security cooperation look through the sights of an engineer The short answer is that this has yet to be determined. As the Marine Corps positions itself to shift its focus away from Operation Iraqi Freedom, Marine Corps leadership is starting to look toward the future. The commandants Security Cooperation Marine Air-Ground Task Force SC MAGTF concept is an impressive attempt to gain ground in Phase O operations. Unfortunately, the engineer component of this developing concept is extremely limited. The engineer capability that exists within a combat logistics company reflected in the SC MAGTF does not provide any means of affecting most country infrastructure. To ensure the success of the SC MAGTF concept, the Marine Corps must include engineering capabilities that answer the need of Engineer Civic Assistance Projects ENCAPS.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology
  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE