Next, the USF-I Commander designated senior commanders and senior headquarters from each of the services (e.g., AFFOR, ARFOR, NAVFOR, MARFOR) as the senior service-specific military justice headquarters for the theater, with the vision that those headquarters would have highest level Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) authority over the Servicemembers of their individual services.
SUBJECT: Designation as MARFOR Authority for IJOA (Enclosed)
Principle among these, MCTAG will prove indispensable as the coordinator and facilitating agency for ensuring that the requisite advance planning is completed and that SC MAGTFs (and their supporting commands both on home station and under the regional MARFOR), as well as other SC units, are getting the training, education, and resources they need to best conduct training with our partner nations.
Despite the changes, regional MARFORs will remain the focus for all USMC SC related activities.
Although MAGTFs may be under the tactical control of JFLCCs and will be represented by their members of the board, MARFOR
provides JFC with any additional expertise based on specific and unique issues and/or Marine capabilities.
In January 1993, UNITAF Marine Forces (MARFOR
) began giving a receipt for weapons surrendered or for information on where to find weapons.(24) These receipts could then be exchanged for food provided by the humanitarian relief organizations.
(13) The MARFOR
Division Chief is dual-hatted as the Chief of the Marine Corps Technical Assistance Group (MCTAG), which annually provides advisors to both Saudi Marine Forces Brigades in Jubail and Qadimah.