Presentation on theme: "1 of 16 Mark Haring HQ JMC, Joint Services / JOCG Integration Office JOCG Executive Secretariat DSN 793-2175 Joint Ordnance Commanders."— Presentation transcript:
1 of 16 Mark Haring HQ JMC, Joint Services / JOCG Integration Office JOCG Executive Secretariat DSN Joint Ordnance Commanders Group
2 of 11 Joint Ordnance Commanders Group (JOCG) Purpose Provide a forum where all conventional ammunition stakeholders jointly define and improve munitions management and execution. Identify, implement and / or recommend for implementation joint opportunities to reduce cost, increase effectiveness and ensure interoperability and/or interchangeability of munitions systems. Source: JOCG Charter, 27 Jan 05
3 of 11 JOCG Mission Objectives Advocate for jointness Develop & implement a transformation strategy for acquisition & logistics Coordinate Service & joint developments Influence and shape policy Advocate effective use of Industrial Base Advocate transition to SMCA Source: JOCG Charter, 27 Jan 05
4 of 11 JOCG, SMCA & EDCA Responsibilities SMCA-Assigned Conventional Ammunition SMCA Execution of SMCA Mission Functions EDCA Oversight & Assessment of Execution of SMCA Mission Functions JOCG - Area of interest / influence = ALL conventional ammo. - Flag/GO forum for all conventional ammo stakeholders to jointly define and improve munitions mgmt and execution.
5 of 11 Acquisition & Transition Maintenance Aircraft/Stores Compatibility Munitions Readiness AIT Steering Group IUID Ad Hoc Group Demilitarization/Disposal Packaging, Handling & Storage Education & Training Transportation & Loading Environmental Pyrotechnics Explosives & Propellants Quality Assurance Fuze Safety HERO Ad Hoc Group Supply Industrial Base Management Technical Data/Config Mgmt Logistics Systems Joint Ordnance Commanders Group (JOCG) Exec Secretariat Exec Committee JOCG Organizational Structure JOCG Subgroups and Ad Hoc Groups
6 of 11 JOCG Principal Membership BG Larry Wyche, USA, Chair Maj Gen Kathleen D. Close, USAF RADM Kathleen M. Dussault, USN BGen Michael M. Brogan, USMC RDML James P. McManamon, USN Mr. Jim Sutton, USA, PEO Ammo Other Invited Participants as agenda dictates.
7 of 11 EXCOM Organization COL Andre’ Kirnes, USA, Chair CAPT David Lepard, USN Mr. Kim Squire, USAF Ms. Trish Huber, USA Mr. Jerry Mazza, USMC Mr. Stephen Bennett, USN Other Invited Participants as agenda dictates.
8 of 11 How the JOCG Operates JOCG meets at least annually or at call of Chair. EXCOM maintains regular commo / meets bi- monthly. JOCG SGs / IPTs meet as often as required. JOCG Exec Secretariat: - Coordinates with flag / GO staffs & EXCOM. - Facilitates / assists JOCG / EXCOM Chairs during meetings. - Prepares / Publishes Minutes / Actions. JOCG Agreement. Communicate - Collaborate.
9 of 11 JOCG Value - Added Influence / oversight spans the entire munitions life cycle management. Focus on operational & strategic munitions issues. Influence policy, operations, resources, and strategic planning. Access to subject matter experts in numerous disciplines. Develop & update SMCA operational policies & procedures.
10 of 11 JOCG Initiatives Industrial Base – Operational Impacts -EXCOM Tasking -Articulate Joint Warfighter impacts via a “What if” Analysis -Current focus – Loss of Nitrocellulose Inert Obsolete Unserviceable (IOU) - Supply Subgroup Tasking -Reduce Existing Stockpile -Reduce Future Generations Foreign Military Sales / Explosive Ordnance Disposal -Ad Hoc Group Tasking -Requirements Unclear / Undefined -Render Safe Procedures at times Nonexistent / Unavailable / Non Applicable -DoD Policy under Revision
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