05 - Plans
The MAGTF Plans occupational field encompasses the development of plans, policies, and functions pertaining to Global Force Management (GFM) of assigned , apportioned, or allocated forces, and the management of Time Phased Force Deployment Data (TPFDD) in support of Combatant Commanders OPLAN/CONPLAN and MAGTF operations roles consist of advising Joint and MAGTF Staff Plans Officers on Joint and Marine Corps Force Deployment Planning and Execution (FDP&E) matters in the deliberate, and crisis action planning environments, developing and sourcing of global force requirements and the refinement of forces and movement data for plan mobilization, deployment, employment, sustainment, and redeployment of forces.
Formal schooling encompasses joint and Marine Corps planning fundamentals, the Marine Corps planning process (MCPP), Global Force Management Software Applications, Joint Operational Planning and Execution Systems (JOPES) Software Applications, and Marine Corps Planning Systems training.
MAGTF Planners are to be readily available to support and/or augment Service component force, Joint Task Force (JTF), JOPES cells, and Unified Combatant Commander (UCC), Joint Force Deployment Contingency and Crisis Action Planning Staffs.
Psychological Operations performs various duties incident to planning psychological operations; preparing, producing, distribution and disseminating psychological operations material; and conducting psychological operations to the unit level.
Civil Affairs performs civil-military assessments in the operational area and coordinate with a wide variety of civilian populations, organizations, and agencies.
Information Operations Specialist coordinates and synchronizes the employment of its five core capabilities; Psychological Operations, Military Deception, Operation Security, Electronic Warfare, and Computer Network Operations, in support of the combatant commander’s objectives or to prevent the adversary from achieving his desired objectives.