AVAILABILITY OF MARINE CORPS WARFIGHTING PUBLICATION (MCWP) 3-35.1, MOUNTAIN WARFARE OPERATIONS

Date Signed: 3/12/2014
MARADMINS Active Number: 105/14

R 120910Z Mar 14 
UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 105/14
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC CDI//
SUBJ/AVAILABILITY OF MARINE CORPS WARFIGHTING PUBLICATION (MCWP) 3-35.1, MOUNTAIN WARFARE OPERATIONS//
REF/A/DOC/ARD/17JUL12// AMPN/REFERENCE (REF) A , MARINE CORPS ORDER 5600.31A,IS MARINE CORPS PUBLICATIONS AND PRINTING REGULATIONS//
POC/MR. J. A. BASS/CIV/CD&I, CDD, MID/TEL DSN 278-3616/COML (703)784-3616/EMAIL:  JOHN.BASS(AT)USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/RMKS/1.  THE DEPUTY COMMANDANT FOR COMBAT DEVELOPMENT AND INTEGRATION HAS PUBLISHED MCWP 3-35.1 "MOUNTAIN WARFARE OPERATIONS"; DATED XX FEBRUARY 2014.  MCWP 3-35.1 IS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD VIA THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS DOCTRINE WEBSITE AT HTTPS:(SLASHSLASH)WWW.DOCTRINE.USMC.MIL.
2.  BACKGROUND.
    2.A.  THIS PUBLICATION IDENTIFIES THE SKILLS THAT MARINES NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN MOUNTAINOUS, SNOW, OR COLD WEATHER ENVIRONMENTS.
    2.B.  THIS PUBLICATION IS DESIGNED TO BE USED WITH MARINE CORPS REFERENCE PUBLICATION (MCRP) 3-35.1A, SMALL UNIT LEADER'S GUIDE TO MOUNTAIN WARFARE OPERATIONS; MCRP 3-35.1B, MOUNTAIN LEADER'S GUIDE TO WINTER OPERATIONS;  MCRP 3-35.1C, MOUNTAIN LEADER'S GUIDE TO MOUNTAIN WARFARE OPERATIONS;  AND MCRP 3-35.1D, COLD REGION OPERATIONS.
    2.C.  DURING COMBAT, THESE PUBLICATIONS PROVIDE MARINES WITH THE DOCTRINAL REFERENCES THEY NEED TO AUGMENT THE INSTRUCTION THEY RECEIVE FROM THEIR UNIT'S QUALIFIED MOUNTAIN LEADERS.
3.  COORDINATING INSTRUCTIONS.  REF A DETAILS STEPS REQUIRED TO REQUEST PUBLICATION HARD COPIES, HOWEVER, THIS PUBLICATION WILL BE DISSEMINATED VIA ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTION ONLY UNLESS COMMANDERS SUBMIT COMPELLING NEEDS JUSTIFICATION FOR PRINTED COPIES.  UNITS REQUIRING PRINT ALLOCATIONS MUST FOLLOW PROCEDURES IDENTIFIED IN REF A, PARAGRAPH 4A(2).  FOR MARINE CORPS PUBLICATION DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM IDENTIFICATION PURPOSES, THE PUBLICATION CONTROL NUMBER IS 143 000174 00.
4.  THIS MARADMIN IS APPLICABLE TO MARINE CORPS TOTAL FORCE.
5.  RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY LIEUTENANT GENERAL K. J. GLUECK, JR., DEPUTY COMMANDANT FOR COMBAT DEVELOPMENT AND INTEGRATION.//