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Casualty Assistance Calls Officer (CACO)


Casualty Assistance Calls Officer (CACO)

HQMC Casualty (MFP)

Quantico Va
CACO Training

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To become a certified Casualty Assistance Calls Officer (CACO), download and complete each of the following modules sequentially beginning with “Course Instructions” and ending with “Module 7”. To complete "Module 7" and obtain the certificate, you must select “Enable content for this session” when prompted by a Security Alert for Macros and ActiveX. The "Planeside Honors" module is not required for certification, but is offered to provide additional information on the topic.

CACO Training

CACO Training (MCCS)

Course Instructions (636 KB)

Dramatic Video (954 MB)

Module 1 - Introduction (6 MB)

Module 2 - Pre-Notification (163 MB)

Module 3 - Notification (451 MB)

Module 4 - Mortuary Affairs (263 MB)

Module 5 - Contingency Operations (140 MB)

Module 6 - Grief and Bereavement (462 MB)

Module 7 -  Benefits and Entitlements (214 MB)

Module 8 - Additional Topics (135 MB)

Planeside Honors (73 MB)

HQMC Casualty Contact Information

HQMC Casualty

Quantico Va

Phone: 1-800-847-1597

Email: casualty.section@usmc.mil