3. Obtains and maintains current tonnage tables of equipment and embarkation library references at Naval Construction Regiment (NCR) and deployment sites under their operational control (OPCON).
4. Obtains and maintains complete and current files on air-certified CESE.
5. Obtains and maintains complete and current files of SLCP for amphibious shipping.
6. Advises and assists subordinate embarkation staffs under their OPCON.
7. Prepares operational orders to exercise the battalion's embarkation plan while deployed.
8. Maintains constant liaison with other services and external organizations responsible for supporting the embarkation process.
The training regiments under COMSECOND/ COMTHIRD NCB establish and maintain an embarkation section/office staffed according to the COMSECOND/COMTHIRDNCBINST 3120.1 series. The embarkation section ensures that current COMSECOND/COMTHIRD NCB embarkation instructions and directives are adhered to by the NCF units under their OPCON. The embarkation section ensures that a training program is established and used for training NCF personnel in all phases of embarkation for amphibious, air, and land operations.
The embarkation officer and staff consist of trained and experienced personnel who have successfully completed the formal embarkation school(s) listed in COMSECOND/COMTHIRDNCBINST 1500.20. Schooling is a prerequisite for personnel assigned to the embarkation staff.
The regimental embarkation officer, a Civil Engineer Corps (CEC) officer, is qualified in embarkation and directly responsible to the regimental commander. The regimental embarkation officer's duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:
- Knowing the locations and general condition of all supplies and equipment assigned to the regiment to support NCF contingencies during the home port period.
- Ensuring the embarkation/MOCC files are kept current on all embarkation data.
- Maintaining liaison with COMSECOND/ COMTHIRD NCB embarkation staff.
- Ensuring that adequate files (such as SLCPs, aircraft data, TOAs, and road convoy data) are maintained in support of the NCF units.
- Ensuring that a training program is instituted and monitored by the regiment to train NCF personnel in all phases of amphibious, air, and land operations, and both tactical and nontactical embarkation.
- Heading the embarkation section assigned to the NCR Planning and Training Department.
- Preparing the organization for embarkation and assignment to the shipping schedule for approval by the embarkation unit commander.
- Assigning cargo assembly areas, vehicle staging areas, and embarkation points to subordinate elements or teams.
- Overseeing unit embarkation planning.
- Advising battalion or team embarkation officers in the preparation of loading plans.
- Coordinating all loading activities of subordinate embarkation echelons.
The regimental embarkation staff assignment is a primary duty assignment. The composition of the staff must be the same as the NCF units. Their duties and responsibilities are as follows:
- Maintain the serial element management system (SEMS) computer printouts (for ships), if used.
- Maintain the CALM system computer printouts (for aircraft), if used.
- Maintain a complete P-25 equipment template file, both 1/8-inch and 1/4-inch scale.
- Establish and maintain a training record file of all embarkation training.
- Maintain lesson plans for training and indoctrination of the NCF unit personnel involved in embarkation.
- Monitor and evaluate all NCF home port embarkation exercises.
- Maintain a file of all NCF embarkation exercises held in home port.Continue Reading