Why do you think that we have an entire class on command relationships? Aren’tthey easy to understand? I know who my boss is. And I know who my boss’s bossis. However, above and beyond that the command and control structure can becomeconfusing. Ultimately what we should always strive for is to make commandrelationships as consistent as possible to ensure continuity and to reduce thepotential for confusion. This information will assist the student in thepractical exercise portion of this course.
. During this lesson we will discuss:
Unified command structures
MPF Command and Control
Command and control of MPF operation by phases
LEARNING OBJECTIVES (LESSON PURPOSE)
To familiarize students with the Unified Command Plan, the different types ofcommand relationships, and the past and present command relationships betweenthe Commander, Maritime Prepositioning Force (CMPF) and the MAGTF Commander.a.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVES
. With the aid of a reference, the studentwill be able to identify the command relationships used in an MPF Operation inaccordance with MCWP 3-32.b.
ENABLING LEARNING OBJECTIVES
.(1)With the aid of a reference, explain the role of the militarydepartments and services in accordance with MCWP 3-32.
With the aid of a reference,explain the role of the unified commanders in accordance with MCWP 3-32.(3) With the aid of a reference, explain the type of commandrelationship between the Commander, Maritime Prepositioned Force and theCommander, MAGTF in accordance with MCWP 3-32.