Marine Corps Systems Command

 

Marine Corps Systems Command

Home of the Marine Corps Acquisition Professionals

Kevin Scott, manpower, personnel and training lead for Combat Support Systems at Marine Corps Systems Command, stands in front of the command’s headquarters building aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. MCSC is now located in what was originally Naval Hospital Quantico where Scott was born. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Mathuel Browne)
Civilian Marine’s career path leads him back to birthplace
Kevin Scott, manpower, personnel and training lead for Combat Support Systems at Marine Corps Systems Command, stands in front of the command’s headquarters building aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. MCSC is now located in what was originally Naval Hospital Quantico where Scott was born. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Mathuel Browne)
Deb Beutel, a deputy product manager in MCSC’s Marine Air Ground Task Force Command, Control and Communications, spends time with a young girl at a children’s center in Bo, Sierra Leone, where Deb and her husband Ken volunteer their time and professional skills to help children and families. Deb worked on projects including creating a library for the children at the center, providing medical outreach in nearby villages and delivering birthing kits to a local hospital. (Courtesy photo)
MCSC couple dedicates time, talents to help children in Sierra Leone
Deb Beutel, a deputy product manager in MCSC’s Marine Air Ground Task Force Command, Control and Communications, spends time with a young girl at a children’s center in Bo, Sierra Leone, where Deb and her husband Ken volunteer their time and professional skills to help children and families. Deb worked on projects including creating a library for the children at the center, providing medical outreach in nearby villages and delivering birthing kits to a local hospital. (Courtesy photo)
Members of Marine Corps Systems Command received the Innovation Excellence Acquisition Team of the Year award during a ceremony Nov. 17 at the Pentagon. (From left) James Smerchansky, MCSC executive director; Sean J. Stackley, assistant secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition; Brig. Gen. Joseph Shrader, MCSC commander;  Capt. Jeramiah Lujan, Jane Bachman, John Raisbeck, Luis E. Velazquez, Tyson Kackley, Alexander Solomon, Maj James Reynolds, Mike O’Neal; and Adm. John Richardson, chief of Naval Operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Steven Vozzola)
MCSC brings home DON acquisition excellence award
Members of Marine Corps Systems Command received the Innovation Excellence Acquisition Team of the Year award during a ceremony Nov. 17 at the Pentagon. (From left) James Smerchansky, MCSC executive director; Sean J. Stackley, assistant secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition; Brig. Gen. Joseph Shrader, MCSC commander; Capt. Jeramiah Lujan, Jane Bachman, John Raisbeck, Luis E. Velazquez, Tyson Kackley, Alexander Solomon, Maj James Reynolds, Mike O’Neal; and Adm. John Richardson, chief of Naval Operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Steven Vozzola)
Marines with Golf Battery, 2nd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, fire 120 mm high explosive mortar rounds from an Expeditionary Fire Support System during Exercise Rolling Thunder 2-15 aboard Fort Bragg, N.C., March 9, 2015. Marines will be receiving a new, 120 mm precision extended range munition, called PERM, which will double the range and provide GPS accuracy to the existing EFSS. Marine Corps Systems Command awarded a contract Dec. 8 for the new mortar rounds. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. James R. Smith)
Marine Corps to receive new precision guided mortar rounds
Marines with Golf Battery, 2nd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, fire 120 mm high explosive mortar rounds from an Expeditionary Fire Support System during Exercise Rolling Thunder 2-15 aboard Fort Bragg, N.C., March 9, 2015. Marines will be receiving a new, 120 mm precision extended range munition, called PERM, which will double the range and provide GPS accuracy to the existing EFSS. Marine Corps Systems Command awarded a contract Dec. 8 for the new mortar rounds. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. James R. Smith)
Jim Smerchansky (center), executive director of Marine Corps Systems Command, presents solar hybrid technology to an Indian delegation during a recent visit to Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. The visit is part of a bilateral agreement between the two governments to further support ties under the Defense Technology and Trade Initiative. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Jennifer Sevier)
Solar generators power US-India partnership
Jim Smerchansky (center), executive director of Marine Corps Systems Command, presents solar hybrid technology to an Indian delegation during a recent visit to Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. The visit is part of a bilateral agreement between the two governments to further support ties under the Defense Technology and Trade Initiative. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Jennifer Sevier)
Gen. Robert Neller, commandant of the Marine Corps, gives the keynote address Dec. 2 at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference in Orlando, Florida. Neller, along with other Marine Corps leaders, participated on a panel entitled, “Forging the Future of Marine Corps Training.”
Marine Corps leaders discuss training needs for future fight
Gen. Robert Neller, commandant of the Marine Corps, gives the keynote address Dec. 2 at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference in Orlando, Florida. Neller, along with other Marine Corps leaders, participated on a panel entitled, “Forging the Future of Marine Corps Training.”
Marines with the Anti-Armor Section, Weapons Company, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force, fire the Mk-153 shoulder-launched multipurpose assault weapon, or SMAW, at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Marine Corps Systems Command awarded a contract to build the SMAW MOD 2, which will improve the weapon’s stability and durability. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alicia R. Leaders)
Marine Corps awards contract for SMAW Mod 2
Marines with the Anti-Armor Section, Weapons Company, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force, fire the Mk-153 shoulder-launched multipurpose assault weapon, or SMAW, at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Marine Corps Systems Command awarded a contract to build the SMAW MOD 2, which will improve the weapon’s stability and durability. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alicia R. Leaders)
MCSC News

Civilian Marine’s career path leads him back to birthplace

By Mathuel Browne, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and Communication | December 29, 2015

On the day before the U.S. Marines celebrated their 240th birthday, a former Marine and Marine Corps Systems Command employee celebrated his birthday in a very special place. Kevin Scott was born on the second floor of Naval Hospital Quantico, located on historic Hospital Point and now headquarters...

MCSC couple dedicates time, talents to help children in Sierra Leone

By Donielle Scherff, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and Communication | December 22, 2015

Marines answer the call to service all over the world. Civilian Marines Ken and Deb Beutel, both employees of Marine Corps Systems Command, are doing the same; giving their time and talent to serve children living in danger and poverty in Sierra Leone....

MCSC brings home DON acquisition excellence award

By Luis Velazquez, MCSC Systems Engineering, Interoperability, Architectures and Technology | December 17, 2015

Marine Corps Systems Command’s Modeling and Simulation Division was awarded the Department of the Navy Innovation Excellence Acquisition Team of the Year award during a ceremony Nov. 17 at the Pentagon....

Marine Corps to receive new precision guided mortar rounds

By Mathuel Browne, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and Communication | December 10, 2015

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Virginia— Marine Corps Systems Command has awarded a $98 million contract to build a new precision extended range munition, called PERM, which will double the range and provide GPS accuracy to the existing expeditionary fire support system....

Solar generators power US-India partnership

By Barb Hamby, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and Communication | December 08, 2015

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Virginia—A solar hybrid generator that reduces the heavy burden of logistics resupply in the field shone bright Nov. 17 for a delegation of U.S. and India officials at Quantico. The Mobile Electric Hybrid Power Sources, or MEHPS, is among several joint defense pathfinder...

Marine Corps leaders discuss training needs for future fight

By Monique Randolph, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and Communication | December 03, 2015

How can the Marine Corps best train and prepare for the next big fight? A panel of Marine Corps leaders, including Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller, answered this question during the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference Dec. 2 in Orlando, Florida. “We don’t...

Marine Corps awards contract for SMAW Mod 2

By Barb Hamby, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and Communication | November 24, 2015

Marine Corps Systems Command has awarded a five-year contract to build a new shoulder-mounted multi-purpose assault weapon system, called the SMAW MOD 2. Atlantic Diving Supply in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was selected to make the rocket launcher along with improved ballistic sight integration. ADS...

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To serve as the Department of the Navy's systems command for Marine Corps ground weapon and information technology system programs in order to equip and sustain Marine forces with full-spectrum, current and future expeditionary and crisis response capabilities..