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Marine Corps Studies System (MCSS)
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As established and directed under Marine Corps Order 3902.1E, the Marine Corps Studies System (MCSS) provides studies and analyses to ensure the Marine Corps has a greater understanding of issues and alternatives concerning organizations, tactics, doctrine, policies, force plans, strategies, procedures, intelligence, weapon selection, systems’ programs and resource allocations. In the MCSS, these topics are treated in both the Service and Joint contexts. The MCSS is the venue by which Studies and analyses are nominated, approved, executed, and the resultant products are distributed. MCSS study and analysis nominations are evaluated and selected on a quarterly basis by the MCSS Senior Level DC, CD&I Panel.


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