Figure 1-21.Marine Corps Staff Organization.
(command and staff action) of the Marine Corps.
Figure 1-21 shows the basic organizational chart
for Marine Corps staff organizations. It should
benoted that the chaplain is included under the
The first part of this chapter contains infor-
title Special Staff. The chaplain performs
mation pertaining to the historical aspects of the
general duties as a special staff officer with respect
Chaplains Corps and the Religious Program
to the moral, spiritual, and religious welfare of
Specialist rating. Also, the dutiesof the RP were
the command. Figure 1-22 shows the staff respon-
described in terms of occupational standards.
sibilities of the chaplain.
Command organization and the office of the