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Continuity of Operations (COOP)


Continuity of Operations (COOP)

Headquarters Marine Corps

Plans, Policies & Operations PP&O)
Continuity of Operations (COOP)

Mission Statement

To establish a Continuity of Operations (COOP) program that incorporates continuity requirements into daily operations. The Marine Corps plans and prepares to continue its Mission Essential Functions (MEFs) under all circumstances and across the spectrum of threats, including natural disasters, technological, and man-made emergencies. The mission is accomplished through a comprehensive, integrated process synchronized within the Marine Corps and with appropriate military and civilian organizations.

Points of Contact
Title     Phone     E-Mail Address  Name
Program Manager     703-571-1071     james.g.mitchell@usmc.mil  Mr. James G. Mitchell
Senior COOP Analyst     703-571-1021    


 Mr. Scott Boyle
COOP SNCO     703-693-4219    


 MSgt Walter R. Cardenas
C2S2 Section Head     703-571-1012     allan.cunningham@usmc.mil  Mr. Allan J. Cunningham




COOP Documents
 TitleOwnerCategoryModified DateSize 
COOP 101 Orientation BriefingAllan Cunningham 9/23/20202.18 MBDownload
HQMC COOP BrochureAllan Cunningham 7/7/2015555.63 KBDownload
Marine Corps Order 3030.1AAllan Cunningham 8/20/2020211.19 KBDownload