AVAILABILITY OF MARINE CORPS WARFIGHTING PUBLICATION (MCWP) 3-33.5/ARMY FIELD MANUAL (FM) 3-24, INSURGENCIES AND COUNTERING INSURGENCIES

Date Signed: 5/24/2014
MARADMINS Active Number: 256/14

R 232005Z MAY 14
UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 256/14
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC CDI//
SUBJ/AVAILABILITY OF MARINE CORPS WARFIGHTING PUBLICATION (MCWP) 3-33.5/ARMY FIELD MANUAL (FM) 3-24, INSURGENCIES AND COUNTERING INSURGENCIES//
REF/A/DOC/ARD/17JUL12//
AMPN/REFERENCE (REF)  A IS MARINE CORPS PRINTING AND PUBLISHING REGULATIONS//
POC/JEFFREY SCOFIELD/LTCOL/CDD/TEL DSN 278-6217/COML (703) 784-6217/EMAIL:  JEFFREY.SCOFIELD(AT)USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/RMKS/l.  THE DEPUTY COMMANDANT FOR COMBAT DEVELOPMENT AND INTEGRATION HAS PUBLISHED MCWP 3-33.5/FM 3-24/ "INSURGENCIES AND COUNTERING INSURGENCIES" DATED 13 MAY 2014.  MCWP 3-33.5 FM 3-24/IS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD VIA THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS DOCTRINE WEBSITE AT HTTPS:(SLANT)(SLANT)WWW.DOCTRINE.USMC.MIL.
2.  BACKGROUND.
    (A) MCWP 3-33.5/FM 3-24, INSURGENCIES AND COUNTERING INSURGENCIES, IS A FORWARD LOOKING PUBLICATION THAT UPDATES AND CAPTURES LESSONS LEARNED SINCE THE PREVIOUS VERSION WAS PUBLISHED IN 2006.
    (B) THE UNITED STATES ARMY AND THE MARINE CORPS WORKED TO DEFINE AND CAPTURE ISSUES DEALING WITH LEGITIMACY, CULTURE, AND DIRECT AND INDIRECT APPROACHES TO COUNTERING INSURGENCIES.  MORE IMPORTANTLY, THIS DUAL-DESIGNATED PUBLICATION NESTS AND DEFINES THE TERMS INSURGENCY AND COUNTERINSURGENCY (COIN) AS ESTABLISHED IN THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT COIN GUIDE (JANUARY 2009), WHILE SERVING AS THE LINKAGE BETWEEN THE JOINT PUBLICATION JP 3-24, COIN, AND MARINE CORPS REFERENCE PUBLICATION (MCRP) 3-33.5A, COIN HANDBOOK.
    (C) IT PROVIDES THE MILITARY WITH UPDATED AND RELEVANT DOCTRINE AND SERVES AS A FORWARD LOOKING DOCUMENT FOR MILITARY FORCES CONDUCTING COIN.  THIS PUBLICATION IS AN AUTHORITATIVE REFERENCE FOR COIN OPERATIONS.
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 000124 00.
4.  THIS MARADMIN IS APPLICABLE TO MARINE CORPS TOTAL FORCE.
5.  RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY LIEUTENANT GENERAL K. J. GLUECK, JR., DEPUTY COMMANDANT, COMBAT DEVELOPMENT AND INTEGRATION.//