and MCCDC fully integrates Marine Corps concepts and requirements based
warfighting capabilities; including doctrine, organization, training, materiel,
leadership and education, personnel and facilities in order to ensure the
Marine Corps is properly organized, trained and equipped now and in the future.
Commandant’s mandate to us is to integrate MAGTF capabilities across the Corps;
we must be transparent and collaborative with the operating forces, other
services, academia and industry.
Make sure we
are getting it right, because the cost of getting it wrong is extremely high.
Expeditionary Force 21 our roadmap, it will guide us forward.
Follow the plan
and know the priorities, my SharePoint Dashboard is a great resource.
Teamwork is the
only way we can accomplish our mission.
Just as the Corps’ performance defines its value to our nation, your
performance does to the MCCDC/CD&I team...see the larger picture of teams,
how you fit and how you add value daily...then let your performance speak for
you as well as our Corps does.
is no more or no less important than the other.
Set and meet
expectations, follow the CMC leader to led expectations in his Message to
inspirational to those around you and take pride in belonging to this great
learn and train, we must innovate and adapt faster to win against tomorrow’s
enemy. To seek and harness change we
must enhance our culture of innovation at MCCDC/CD&I.
without question the best and brightest, help us recruit and maintain
The American people, Marines of the Corps past and
future, Marines on the front line are all looking to us to find solutions to
our capability gaps. I could not be more
honored to be on this journey with you.
Robert S. Walsh
Lieutenant General, U.S. Marine Corps
Marine Corps Combat Development Command; and
Deputy Commandant, Combat Development and Integration