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The Almanac section provides a brief snapshot of our Corps, and a description of our manpower resources; is arranged according to appropriate demographics such as Military Occupational Specialty (MOS), age, gender, race, and rank.

The Almanac compilation presents a synthesis of demographics, and allows for allocation analysis during the annual budget processes of the U.S. Government and the Marine Corps. While the allocation of monies focuses on dollars, this information allows for further refinement within areas requiring assignments according to need of duties or positions. As such, it gives some insight into the resources that we fuse together to create the world’s premier fighting force.


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  • About Concepts and Programs

    The vision of the Concepts and Programs project is to provide political and military leaders with timely, accurate, and relevant information. The Concepts and Programs project is the premier strategic communications vessel the Marine Corps relies on to inform Congress, the Office of Secretary of Defense, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Think Tanks about the Corps’ vision.