09 JANUARY 2003
CURRICULUM OUTLINE OF INSTRUCTION
Lesson Topic 4.5:
Maritime Prepositioned Force (MPF) Operations
Lecture with handouts
Partially supported by this lesson topic:
Upon completion of this unit of instruction, the student
will demonstrate sufficient knowledge of shipboard and
advanced base ordnance operations to effectively plan and
manage the various types of evolutions the student may be
required to oversee.
Completely supported by this lesson topic:
Cite the publication that outlines the Maritime
Prepositioned Force (MPF) concept, organizational
responsibilities, and operational aspects.
List six conditions that must exist in order to establish
a Marine Expeditionary Brigade ashore during an MPF
State the planned period of sustainability provided by
the prepositioned material, supplies, and equipment for
the personnel of the air-lifted elements of an MPF
State the four distinct phases of an MPF operation.
Identify the individual that has the ultimate
responsibility for making the decision to deploy forces,
including MPF operations.
Name the activity that provides comments and
recommendations concerning military options and forces
available to the National Command Authority.
State the office that is responsible for the designation
and activation of forces for MPF operations.