ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS COMMAND (MARCORLOGCOM)

Date Signed: 6/15/2007
ALMARS Active Number: 039/03

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ALMAR 039/03
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC CMC//
SUBJ/ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS COMMAND
/(MARCORLOGCOM)//
POC/A. SASS/COL/COS/MARCORLOGCOM/TEL:DSN 567-7261//
RMKS/1. EFFECTIVE 8 MAY 2003 MARINE CORPS MATERIEL COMMAND
(MARCORMATCOM) AND MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS BASES (MARCORLOGBASES)
MERGED INTO A SINGLE COMMAND - MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS COMMAND
(MARCORLOGCOM).
2. BACKGROUND. IN RESPONSE TO EMERGING CHANGES WITHIN THE
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GOVERNING ACQUISITION AND THE TOTAL LIFE-
CYCLE MANAGEMENT (TLCM) OF WEAPONS SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT, THE
MARINE CORPS REEXAMINED HOW IT IS ORGANIZED TO SUPPORT THIS
MISSION. AS A RESULT, I APPROVED THE MERGER OF MARCORMATCOM AND
MARCORLOGBASES TO FORM A SINGLE COMMAND - THE MARINE CORPS
LOGISTICS COMMAND. IN CONJUNCTION WITH THIS REALIGNMENT, THE
MARCORSYSCOM WAS REALIGNED AS A SEPARATE FIELD COMMAND UNDER
HQMC.
3. MARCORLOGCOM MISSION. TO PROVIDE WORLDWIDE, INTEGRATED
LOGISTICS/SUPPLY CHAIN AND DISTRIBUTION MANAGEMENT; DEPOT LEVEL
MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT; AND STRATEGIC PREPOSITIONING CAPABILITY
ISO THE OPERATING FORCES AND OTHER SUPPORTED UNITS TO MAXIMIZE
THEIR READINESS AND SUSTAINABILITY AND TO SUPPORT ENTERPRISE AND
PROGRAM LEVEL TOTAL LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT (TLCM).
4. THIS MERGER BEST SUPPORTS TLCM AND IT WILL ALLOW MARCORLOGCOM
TO FOCUS ON ITS ESSENTIAL MISSIONS: SUPPORT TO THE OPERATING
FORCES; IMPROVED RESPONSIVENESS OF THE MAINTENANCE CENTERS;
ENHANCED SUPPORT FOR THE PREPOSITIONING PROGRAM; AN ENTERPRISE-
WIDE MATERIEL READINESS FOCUS; AND INSTITUTING A SUPPLY AND
DISTRIBUTION CHAIN TEAM. ESTABLISHING MARCORLOGCOM WILL FURTHER
THE INTEGRATION OF THE 5TH ELEMENT OF THE MAGTF (SUPPORTING
ESTABLISHMENT) INTO THE OPERATIONAL TEAM.
5. SEMPER FIDELIS, M. W. HAGEE, GENERAL, U.S. MARINE, CORPS,
COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS.//