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DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS 2 NAVY ANNEX WASHINGTON, DC 20380-1775

MCO 1500.54A C 469 16 Dec 02 MARINE CORPS ORDER 1500.54A From: To: Subj: Ref: Commandant of the Marine Corps Distribution List MARINE CORPS MARTIAL ARTS PROGRAM (Short Title: MCMAP)

(a) MCO 3500.27, Operational Risk Management (b) Martial Arts Center of Excellence (MACE) website, http://WWW.TBS.USMC.MIL/PAGES/MARTIAL_ARTS (c) MCO P1020.34F, Marine Corps Uniform Regulations (d) MCO 1510.122A, Individual Training Standards for the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP) (e) MCO P1080.40A, Marine Corps Total Force System Personnel Reporting Instructions Manual (MCTFSPRIM) (f) MCO P1700.29, Marine Corps Semper Fit Program Manual (g) MCO P1070.12, Marine Corps Individual Records Administration Manual (IRAM) (1) Performance Evaluations and Promotions in the Belt Ranking Achievement System (2) Guidelines for the completion of an Elements of Martial Culture Analysis (3) Guidelines for the completion of a Unit Training Integration Plan (4) Example Request for Promotion to Black Belt Fourth Degree (5) Example Request for Promotion to Black Belt Fifth and Sixth Degree (6) NAVMC 11432 Instructors Course Record

Encl:

1. Purpose. This order establishes policies, procedures, and standards for effective management, operation, and maintenance of the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP). 2. Cancellation. MCO 1500.54.

3. Background. MCMAP is an integrated martial art designed for and executed by all Marines throughout their careers. MCMAP is a revolutionary step in the development of martial skills for Marines and replaces all other close combat-related systems preceding its introduction. Previously, close combat programs DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.

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