Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office

 

Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office

Headquarters Marine Corps

Expeditionary Energy
Expeditionary Energy or Operational Energy:  The energy required for training, moving, and sustaining military forces and weapons platforms for military operations. Includes energy used by tactical power systems, generators, and weapons platforms. (NDAA 2009)
Happening Now
Now accepting nominations for the 2018 SECNAV Energy Award for Marine Corps Expeditionary Units!
JOEC2 Testing at Twentynine Palms, CA
  • Marines with the Command Logistics Battalion 8 (CLB-8) experimental unit will test the developmental Joint Operational Energy Command and Control (JOEC2) system that can rapidly inform commanders of logistics status and needs.
  • JOEC2 includes fuel level sensors on tactical refuelers and bulk fuel tankers, a communications capability, and an analytic dashboard located in the combat operations center to inform planning and operations.
  • Read more: Unmanned Huey and Self-Driving Armored Trucks Coming to 29 Palms (Marine Corps Times).
Intent
To change the way the Marine Corps employs energy and resources to increase combat effectiveness and reduce our need for logistics support.
Mission

Analyze, develop, and direct the Marine Corps’ energy strategy in order to optimize expeditionary capabilities across all warfighting functions.

Further, E2O’s role is to advise the Marine Requirements Oversight Council (MROC) on all energy and resource related requirements, acquisitions, and programmatic decisions. E2O serves as the Functional Advocate for Operational Energy.