R 022037Z OCT 19
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS//
SUBJ/CANCELLATION OF MCO 5311.6, ADVOCATE AND PROPONENT ASSIGNMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES//
REF/A/38TH COMMANDANT’S PLANNING GUIDANCE (CPG)/-//
REF/B/MCO 5311.6/ADVOCATE AND PROPONENT ASSIGNMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES/2 DEC 2013/-//
NARR/REF (A) IS THE CPG, REF (B) IS THE MARINE CORPS ORDER ON ADVOCACY AND PROPONENCY//
POC/FORDHAM/DK/GS14/UNIT: OPERATIONS, DC CD&I/-/TEL: DSN 378-8065 COMM: (703) 432-8065//
GENTEXT/RMKS/1. Purpose. Per CMC guidance in reference A, reference B is hereby cancelled and will not be revised.
2. All Marine Corps orders citing reference B shall be revised.
3. In reference A, CMC states, “to be clear, the Deputy Commandant for Combat Development and Integration has primary responsibility for all Marine Corps Force Development, with all other Deputy Commandants in support as ‘“advocates”’ who can provide subject matter expertise in their respective fields, rather than as ‘“advocates”’ who direct force development action.”
4. Deputy Commandants may continue to organize operational advisory groups and working groups.
5. Release authorized by Lieutenant General John J. Broadmeadow, Director, Marine Corps Staff.//