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Current Operations Group
Plans, Policies & Operations (PP&O)

Mission Statement


To provide Headquarters Marine Corps with the staff assistance necessary to monitor and report the status and current deployments of Marine Corps forces in support of the Global War on Terror, and to maintain a continuous point of contact and coordinate Marine Corps actions on operational matters pertaining to the deployment, employment, reconstitution of the operating forces.




Rank, Name      
LtCol William M. Smyth Current Ops Group Section Head
Current Ops Briefer
(703) 571-1050

Maj Burr Ferguson Current Ops Briefer (703) 571-1039

Maj Christopher Karle Current Ops Briefer (703)571-1038
GySgt William Mullen Operations Chief/Current Ops Briefer (703) 571-1036
Sgt Ariana Acosta Assistant Ops Chief/Graphics Chief (703) 571-1039
Sgt Ashley Williams MAGTF Plans Chief (703)571-1013
Cpl Amanda Pogue MAGTF Planner (703) 571-1017
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Plans, Policies and Operations