Plans, Policies & Operations (PP&O)

 

Plans, Policies & Operations (PP&O)

Headquarters Marine Corps

Plans, Policies & Operations (PP&O)
PPO Leadership

Lieutenant General David J. Furness
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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Major General Paul J. Rock Jr.
Director, Strategy and Plans Division
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Brigadier General Peter D. Huntley
Director, Operations Division
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Director Gayle von Eckartsberg
Director Pacific Division
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Mr. Randy R. Smith
Director, Security Division (PS)
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Unit Leaders

Mr. Randy R. Smith
Director, Security Division (PS)
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Director Gayle von Eckartsberg
Director Pacific Division
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MAJOR GENERAL GREGG P. OLSON
Assistant Deputy Commandant, Plans, Policies, Operations
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Lieutenant General David J. Furness
Deputy Commandant for Plans, Policies, and Operations
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Director Gayle von Eckartsberg
Director Pacific Division
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Brigadier General Peter D. Huntley
Director, Operations Division
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Mr. Randy R. Smith
Director, Security Division (PS)
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Major General Paul J. Rock Jr.
Director, Strategy and Plans 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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Marine Col. Anthony Henderson, Strategic Advisor and Marine Military Assistant to the Secretary of the Navy, gives a speech during the Bayou Classic coaches luncheon at the 46th Annual Bayou Classic in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 29, 2019. Through a partnership with Bayou Classic, the Marines are looking to engage students and their influencers to influence them toward service as United States Marines. The Bayou Classic was founded in 1936 and is a game between Southern University and Grambling State University. This year marks the 19th anniversary of the Marine Corps' partnership with Bayou Classic. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Haley Mathers)
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