Plans, Policies & Operations (PP&O)

 

Plans, Policies & Operations (PP&O)

Headquarters Marine Corps

Plans, Policies & Operations (PP&O)
Unit Leaders

Lieutenant General George W. Smith, Jr.
Deputy Commandant for Plans, Policies, and Operations
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MAJOR GENERAL GREGG P. OLSON
Assistant Deputy Commandant, Plans, Policies, Operations
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BRIGADIER GENERAL MARCUS B. ANNIBALE
Director, Strategy and Plans Division
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Brigadier General STEPHEN E. LISZEWSKI
Director, Operations Division
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Mr. Randy R. Smith
Director, Security Division (PS)
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Director Gayle von Eckartsberg
Director Pacific Division
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Mission
The Deputy Commandant for Plans, Policies and Operations (DC, PP&O) performs a dual mission:

Is the Operations Deputy (OpsDep) for the Commandant on all Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) matters. Serves as the focal point for the interface between the Marine Corps (as one of the four Services) and the joint and combined activities of the JCS and the unified Commanders-in-Chief, and various allied and other foreign Defense agencies.

Is responsible for coordinating the development and execution of service plans and policies related to the structure, deployment, and employment of Marine Corps forces in general.
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48th CES Routine Training B-Roll
B-Roll of Civil Engineer Airmen putting on chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defensive clothing, as well as working with CBRN equipment.
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