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Space Command The Commander, Naval Space Command, provides operational space systems support to naval forces worldwide and helps prepare the naval service for extended future involvement in space. The Command has operational responsibility for all Navy space-related systems, plus coordination responsibility with other operational activities so that the space capabilities are integrated into the Navy's operational plans. The Command identifies fleet operational requirements for space systems, which will be translated into specific program planning and budgeting. The Command has operational responsibility for the Navy Navigation Satellite System, the Naval Space Surveillance System, and elements supporting the Fleet Satellite Communications System.

The Command has administrative responsibility for the Fleet Surveillance Support Command and the Relocatable Over-the-Horizon Radar System, a broad area surveillance high-frequency radar that will have the capability to be relocated to prepared global sites to support naval forces. (Commander, Naval Space Command, Department of the Navy, Dahlgren, VA 22448–5170. Phone, 703-663-7841.) Legal Services The Commander, Naval Legal Service Command, under the command of the Chief of Naval Operations, is responsible for administering the legal services program within the Navy and providing command direction for all Naval Legal Service Command activities and resources.

Defense Communications System assigned to the Navy. (Commander, Naval Computer and Telecommunications Command, 4401 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20390_5290. Phone, 202-282-0357.) Cryptology The Commander, Naval Security Group Command, performs cryptologic functions; provides, operates, and maintains an adequate Naval Security Group; approves requirements for the use of existing Naval Security Group capabilities and resources; and coordinates the execution of approved cryptologic programs. (Commander, Naval Security Group Command, 3801 Nebraska Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20393–5210. Phone, 202–282-0272.) Intelligence The Director, Office of Naval Intelligence, ensures the fulfillment of the intelligence requirements and responsibilities of the Department of the Navy. (Director, Office of Naval Intelligence, Department of the Navy, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20389-5000. Phone, 202-763–3552; hotline, 301-763-3557.) Education and Training The mission of the Chief of Naval Education and Training is to:

-provide assigned shore-based education and training for Navy, certain Marine Corps, and other personnel in support of the Fleet, Naval Shore Establishment, Naval Reserve, Interservice Training Program, and Security Assistance Program;

-develop specifically designated education and training afloat programs for the Fleet;

-execute the Navy's responsibility for voluntary education and dependents education;

--participate with research and development activities in the development and implementation of the most effective teaching and training systems and devices for optimal education and training; and

-perform such other functions as directed (Chief of Naval Education and Training, Naval Air Station, Department of the Navy, Pensacola, FL 32508–5100. Phone, 904–452-4858.)

(Commander, Naval Legal Service Command, 200 Stovall Street, Alexandria, VA 22332-2400. Phone, 703–325-9820.)

Computers and Telecommunications The Commander, Naval Computer and Telecommunications Command, performs functions to provide, operate, and maintain all Navy ashore communications resources and all nontactical information and resources for command, control, and administration of the Navy and those elements of the

Naval Doctrine Command The Commander, Naval Doctrine Command, is the primary authority for the development of naval concepts and integrated naval doctrine and is charged to:

-serve as coordinating authority for the development and evaluation of Navy service-specific doctrine;

-provide a coordinated Navy/Marine Corps naval voice in joint and combined doctrine development; and

ensure that Navy, naval, and joint doctrine are addressed in training and education curricula and in operations, exercises, and wargames. (Commander, Naval Doctrine Command, Suite 200, 8952 First Street, Norfolk, VA 23511-3790. Phone, 804 445-0555.)

United States Marine Corps
Commandant of the Marine Corps,
Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, DC 20380-0001
Phone, 703-614-2344

The United States Marine Corps was techniques, and equipment used by
established on November 10, 1775, by landing forces.
resolution of the Continental Congress.

- The Marine Corps is responsible, in Marine Corps composition and functions accordance with integrated joint are detailed in 10 U.S.C. 5063, and its mobilization plans, for the expansion of functions are performed as follows: peacetime components of the Marine - The Marine Corps, within

Corps to meet the needs of war. Department of the Navy, is organized to

Organization The Marine Corps is include not less than three combat

composed of Headquarters, U.S. Marine divisions and three aircraft wings, and

Corps; the Operating Forces; and the such other land combat, aviation, and

Supporting Establishment. The Operating other services as may be organic therein.

Forces consist of Fleet Marine Force - The Marine Corps is organized,

Atlantic, Fleet Marine Force Pacific,

Marine Corps Reserve, Marine Security trained, and equipped to provide Fleet

Forces, and Marine Detachments Afloat. Marine Forces of combined arms, together with supporting air components,

The supporting establishment includes

recruiting activities, training installations, for service with the fleet in the seizure or defense of advanced naval bases and for

reserve support activities, ground and the conduct of such land operations as

aviation installations, and logistics bases.

The Marine Corps deploys and may be essential to the prosecution of a naval campaign.

employs for combat as Marine Air

Ground Task Forces (MAGTF's). There -In addition, the Marine Corps are four types of MAGTF's: the Marine provides detachments and organizations

Expeditionary Force, the Marine for service on armed vessels of the Navy, Expeditionary Brigade, the Marine provides security detachments for the

Expeditionary Unit, and the Special protection of naval property at naval

Purpose MAGTF. Each of these MAGTF's stations and bases, and performs such has a command element, a ground other duties as the President may direct. combat element, an aviation combat However, these additional duties may element, and a combat service support not detract from or interfere with the

element. The size and specific operations for which the Marine Corps is organization of the MAGTF is primarily organized.

determined by the task to be -The Marine Corps develops, in accomplished-task organization. For coordination with the Army and the Air instance, Marine Expeditionary Units are Force, those phases of amphibious routinely deployed on amphibious ships operations that pertain to the tactics, to the Mediterranean Sea, Persian Gulf,

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United States Naval Academy

Annapolis, MD 21402-5018
Phone, 800-638-9156 (Office of the Dean of AdmissionsCandidate Guidance)

The United States Naval Academy is the undergraduate college of the naval service. Through its comprehensive 4year program, which stresses excellence in academics, physical education, professional training, conduct, and

honor, the Academy prepares young men and women morally, mentally, and physically to be professional officers in the Navy and Marine Corps. All graduates receive a bachelor of science degree in 1 of 18 majors.

For further information concerning the United States Naval Academy, contact the Superintendent, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD 21402-5018.

Sources of Information

Astronomy The United States Naval Observatory provides the astronomical data and precise time required by the Navy and other components of the Department of Defense for navigation, precise positioning, and command, control, and communications. These data also are made available to other Government agencies and to the general public. To broaden the understanding of the mission, functions, and programs of the Naval Observatory, regular night tours and special group day tours are conducted. The night tours are open to the general public and are given every Monday night, except on Federal holidays. Information concerning activities of the observatory and public tours may be obtained by writing to the Superintendent, Naval Observatory, Washington, DC 20392–5100. Phone, 202-762-1538.

Civilian Employment Information about civilian employment opportunities within the Department of the Navy in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area can be obtained from the Office of Civilian Personnel Management, Northeast Region, Washington Detachment, 801 North Randolph Street, Arlington, VA 22203–1927 (phone, 703–696–4567); or the Commandant of the Marine Corps (ARCA), Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, DC 20380 (phone, 703-697-7474). Consumer Activities Research programs of the Office of the Chief of Naval Research cover a broad spectrum of scientific fields, primarily for the needs of the Navy, but much information is of interest to the public. Inquiries on specific research programs should be directed to the Office of Naval Research, ONR (Code 10), 800 North Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22217

5660. Phone, 703-696-5031. Inquiries on specific technology programs should be directed to the Director, Office of Naval Technology, ONT (Code 20), 800 North Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22217-5000. Phone, 202-696-5115. Contracts and Small Business Activities Information in these areas can be obtained from the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Engineering, and Systems), Department of the Navy, 2211 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22244–5120 (phone, 703-602-2700). Information pertaining specifically to the Marine Corps in the areas of small businesses, minority-owned businesses, and labor surplus activities can be obtained from the Marine Corps Small Business Specialist (LS), Installations and Logistics Department, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, DC 20380. Phone, 703-696–1022. Environment for information on environmental protection and natural resources management programs of the Navy and Marine Corps, contact the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Installations and Environment), Environment and Safety, 1000 Navy Pentagon, Room 4A686, Washington, DC, 20350_1000. Phone, 703-614 1304. General Inquiries Navy and Marine Corps recruiting offices, installation commanders, and Commanding Officers of Marine Corps Districts (see listing in the preceding text) can answer general inquiries concerning the Navy and Marine Corps and their community and public information programs.

Also, the Chief of Information makes accurate and timely information about the Navy available so that the general public, the press, and Congress may understand and assess the Navy's programs, operations, and needs; coordinates Navy participation in community events; and supervises the Navy's internal information programs. Phone, 703-697-5342. Speakers and Films Information can be obtained on the following: speakers (phone, 703-697-8711); films (phone, 703-697-5342); and the Naval Recruiting Exhibit Center (phone, 904–

452–5348). For information concerning the Navy, contact the Office of Information, Department of the Navy, Washington, DC 20350. Phone, 202– 695-0965. For information on Marine Corps speakers, contact the Director of Public Affairs, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, DC 20380-0001; or contact the Director of any Marine Corps District (see listing in the preceding text). Military Career and Training Opportunities Marine Corps The Marine Corps conducts enlisted and officer training programs requiring various lengths of service and provides the assurance of specialized skill training and other benefits.

The Marine Corps provides opportunities for training in a variety of technical skills that are necessary in support of ground and aviation combat operations. Radar operation and repair, meteorology, engineer equipment and automotive mechanics, artillery and armor repair, data processing, communications-electronics, jet aircraft repair, avionics, and air control are but a few specialized fields available.

The Marine Corps participates in the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Program for commissioning officers in the Marine Corps.

Platoon Leaders Class is a Marine Corps program for commissioning officers in the Marine Corps Reserve. Freshmen, sophomores, or juniors in an accredited college may apply. The Program provides financial assistance to undergraduates.

The Officer Candidate Class is another program for commissioning officers in the Marine Corps Reserve. Applicants must be college graduates or in their

senior year.

Information on the above programs is available at most civilian educational institutions and Navy and Marine Corps recruiting stations. Local telephone directories list the address and telephone number of the Recruiting Station and Officer Selection Officer under U.S. Government. Interested persons also may write directly to the Commandant of the

Marine Corps (M&RA), Washington, DC 20380_0001. Phone, 703-614-2914.

Information concerning Marine Corps Reserve opportunities can be obtained from local Marine Corps recruiting

stations or Marine Corps Reserve Drill Centers. Interested persons may also write directly to the Commandant of the Marine Corps (M&RA, RA), Washington, DC 20380-0001.

For further information concerning the Navy and Marine Corps, contact the Office of Information, Department of the Navy, Washington, DC 20350 (phone, 703-697-7391); or the Legislative Assistant to the Commandant and Director of Public Affairs, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, DC 20380 (phone, 703-614_1492).

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