The P&R Department directs and manages the Marine Corps Planning, Programming, Budgeting & Execution System (PPBE), including coordination and liaison with the Navy for all "Blue Dollar" funded Marine programs. The Department formulates the principles and policies that enable effective control and oversight of all Marine Corps financial operations to include budget execution, reporting on Marine Corps appropriations, and audit and review functions.
The Department is responsible for coordinating the development, documentation, and submission of the Marine Corps portion of the DoN Program Objective Memorandum (POM), the DoD Program Review, and the Marine Corps budget submission. The Department monitors the congressional markup of the Marine Corps budget focusing on the appropriations committees. The Department provides budgetary guidance and appropriation ceilings to subordinate commands.
The Department provides direct support to the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps for his participation on the Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC) and the Deputy's Advisory Working Group (DAWG) and acts as the focal point for all Headquarters Marine Corps inputs to each of these organizations.
The DC, P&R is the principal spokesperson for the Commandant of the Marine Corps for Marine Corps program and budget matters throughout DoD and with external agencies, and is designated as the Executive Agent for the Marine Requirements Oversight Counsel (MROC).