For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. As a member of the cadet corps you will live, study, sail, work and play in an atmosphere that encourages you to be your best.
Regimental Manual - Chapter 1 Regimental Organization
|101||The organization of Massachusetts Maritime Academy's Regiment of Cadets consists of the necessary command and staff officers to administer the Regiment and seven companies, including Honor Guard and Band. Each company shall be composed of a command element and three platoons of three squads each. The administration of the Regiment of Cadets follows traditional lines. The First Class cadets are charged with these duties and are granted the privileges normally associated with seniority. In the performance of these duties, the Cadet Officers exercise authority and assume responsibilities as they relate to command, maintenance of discipline and the routine of military drill.
A. to carry out these duties as well as for the purposes of indoctrination and training in the exercise of responsibility
within the Regiment, the Commandant shall appoint Cadet Officers.
B. Cadet Officers will be responsible for the following:
1. The planning and implementation of cadet training and inspection.
2. The development of underclass Cadet Officers by the assignment of responsibility.
3. Inspection of personnel, living spaces and cleaning stations in their areas.
|201||The selection of Cadet Officers for appointment within the Regimental organization will be made according to the following criteria:
A. The Cadet Officer candidate's performance record within the Regiment of Cadets.
B. The Cadet Officer candidate's academic performance record.
C. The Cadet Officer candidate's extra-curricular performance record including athletics, intramurals and community service.
D. The Cadet Officers must be in good academic standing and timely progress toward graduation.
E. Selection for Regimental or Company Leadership positions will not solely rest on whether a cadet will be available for Freshman Orientation or not. On the contrary, a cadet who in good faith is unable to attend Orientation due to military commitments, commercial shipping, cooperative, internship, etc. will not be automatically excluded from these positions. The overriding criteria should be whether or not the cadet in question is the best possible cadet for the position. If a cadet is deemed to be the most qualified candidate for a leadership position but is unable to attend Orientation due to previous commitment, his/her selection for a Regimental or Company Leadership position will not be denied.
|202||The following sources are used to evaluate Cadet Officer Candidates in the above areas including, but not limited to:
A. Written evaluations
B. Written recommendations
C. Academic records
D. Awards and honors received and/or achieved
E. Discipline Record (To include suspension and/or dismissal)
F. Class Status
G. Physical Fitness Test
|203||Prior to the time of selection, designated incumbent Cadet Officers will submit their recommendations for cadet positions at Regimental, Company, Platoon and Squad levels. These recommendations will be considered by a committee convened by the Commandant of Cadets for the purpose of making such a selection. Recommendations for appointment to these positions are also solicited from the Academy faculty and professional staff.|
|301||Cadet Officers will take the following oath upon assuming the responsibilities of their offices:
"I, _______, having been appointed in the Regiment of Cadets, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, accept that appointment and do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and fulfill the regulations, policies and orders of the President, Massachusetts Maritime Academy and all other officers to whom the President delegates authority for such orders, policies and regulations."
|401||The following positions have been designated for First Class Cadet Officers. Descriptions of sleeve marking and collar devises appropriate for each position are also included.|
A. Regimental Staff
|1.||Regimental Commander||6 stripes|
|2.||Regimental Executive Officer||5 stripes|
|3.||Cadet Chief Mate||5 stripes|
|4.||Cadet Chief Engineer||5 stripes|
|5.||SGA President||5 stripes|
|6.||Regimental Adjutant||5 stripes|
|7.||Regimental Operations Officer||5 stripes|
|8.||Regimental Training and Retention Officer||5 stripes|
|9.||Regimental MSEP Operations Officer||4 stripes|
|10.||Regimental FENV Operations Officer||4 stripes|
|11.||Regimental IMBU Operations Officer||4 stripes|
|12||Regimental EMHS Operations Officer||4 stripes|
|13.||Regimental ESEN Operations Officer||4 stripes|
|14.||Senior Class President||4 stripes|
|15.||Regimental Community Service Officer||4 stripes|
|16.||Regimental Exchange Officer||4 stripes|
|17.||Regimental Intramural Officer||4 stripes|
|1.||Company Commander||4 stripes|
|2.||Company Executive Officer||3 stripes|
|3.||Training and Retention Officer||3 stripes|
|4.||Platoon Leader - 3 per Company||2 stripes|
|5.||Adjutant, DO and DCO||2 stripes|
|6.||Band, Honor Guard & Drill Operations Officers||2 stripes|
C. Shipboard Regimental Staff
|1.||Regimental Training Ship Commander||6 stipes|
|2.||Cadet Chief Mate||5 stripes|
|3.||Cadet Chief Engineer||5 stripes|
|4.||Cruise Discipline Officer||4 stripes|
|5.||Cruise Adjutant||4 stripes|
|6.||Cadet Corpsman (and 1 assistant/Division)||4 stripes|
|7.||Cadet WWW Correspondent||3 stripes|
D. Shipboard Deck Positions
|1.||Division Leader/Deck||4 stripes|
|2.||Deck Adjutant||4 stripes|
|3.||Cadet Second Mate - Training||3 stripes|
|4.||Cadet Second Mate - Navigator||3 stripes|
|5.||Cadet Second Mate - Lifeboatman||3 stripes|
|6.||Cadet Second Mate - Supply||3 stripes|
|7.||Cadet Second Mate - Safety||3 stripes|
|8.||Cadet Third Mate - Navigator (4)||2 stripes|
|9.||Cadet Third Mate - Supply (4)||2 stripes|
|10.||Cadet Third Mate - Lifeboatman (4)||2 stripes|
|11.||Cadet Third Mate - Safety (4)||2 stripes|
|12.||Cadet Third Mate - Navigation Training (4)||2 stripes|
|13.||Cadet Third Mate - Deck Training (4)||2 stripes|
E. Shipboard Engineering Positions
|1.||Division Leader/Engine||4 stripes|
|2.||Engine Adjutant||4 stripes|
|3.||Cadet Second Asst. Diesel||3 stripes|
|4.||Cadet Second Asst. Boilers||3 stripes|
|5.||Cadet Second Asst. Fuel Oil||3 stripes|
|6.||Cadet Second Asst. Refrigeration||3 stripes|
|7.||Cadet Second Asst. Outside||3 stripes|
|8.||Cadet Second Asst. Electrical||3 stripes|
|9.||Cadet Second Asst. Training||3 stripes|
|10.||Cadet Second Asst. Information||3 stripes|
|11.||Cadet Second Asst. Evaporator||3 stripes|
|12.||Cadet Third Asst. Boilers (4)||2 stripes|
|13.||Cadet Third Asst. Diesel (4)||2 stripes|
|14.||Cadet Third Asst. Electrical (4)||2 stripes|
|15.||Cadet Third Asst. Evaporator (4)||2 stripes|
|16.||Cadet Third Asst. Fuel Oil (4)||2 stripes|
|17.||Cadet Third Asst. Information (4)||2 stripes|
|18.||Cadet Third Asst. Outside (4)||2 stripes|
|19.||Cadet Third Asst. Fabrication (4)||2 stripes|
|20.||Cadet Third Asst. Refrigeration (4)||2 stripes|
|21.||Cadet Third Asst. Auxiliary Training (4)||2 stripes|
|22.||Cadet Third Asst. Electrical Training (4)||2 stripes|
|23.||Cadet Third Asst. Lab Training (4)||2 stripes|
|24.||Cadet Third Asst. 4/c Training (4)||2 stripes|
The Regimental Commander is the senior cadet at the Academy and commands the Regiment. In the exercise of command functions, he/she shall carry out the policies of the President and Board of Trustees and endeavor to maintain the Regiment of Cadets in the highest possible state of efficiency. The duties of the Regimental Commander include, but are not limited to the following:
A. Working directly with the Commandant of Cadets, the organization and supervision of the Regiment in all matters pertaining to discipline, military smartness, supply and the coordination of the daily routine; working directly with the Commandant of Cadets.
B. Issuing Regimental Orders and Memoranda as necessary to implement policy decisions made by the President or Commandant of Cadets. Close liaison with the Commandant of Cadets in this regard is essential in order to prevent conflict or misunderstanding. C. Serving as the Regimental Commander comes with duties of responsibility for the administration, training, discipline and morale of the Regiment of Cadets and will hold Company Commanders equally responsible.
D. Serving as the Regimental Commander, he/she will be an ex-officio member of the Student Government Association. The Regimental Commander or his/her designee will represent the Cadet Regiment at all meetings.
E. Serving as the Regimental Commander will grant duty to serve on Class I Boards and Aptitude Review Boards.
F. Represent the Academy at Open Houses and other functions as directed.
|502||Regimental Executive Officer
A. The Regimental Executive Officer is responsible for the training, discipline and military smartness of the Regiment. In matters of discipline, he/she will work closely with the Commandant of Cadets.
B. The Regimental Executive Officer will provide access to the "staff" function of the regiment. He/she will supervise the administration of the Regimental system and the activities of the Regimental Staff.
C. He/she will implement all duties of the Regimental Commander in the Regimental Commander's absence or inability to perform assigned duties.
D. He/she will serve as Co-Chair of the Honor Board Committee with the SGA President.
E. He/she will serve on Class I and Aptitude Review Boards in the absence of the Regimental Commander.
|503||Student Government Association President
The Student Government Association President is the elected head of the student government. The SGA president oversees the operation of the Student Government Association and is directly responsible to the student body for the morale and welfare of the Regiment of Cadets.
A. The SGA President will also serve on Class I boards and Aptitude Review Boards.
B. The SGA President will brief the commandant of Cadets on the status of current and future SGA plans on a weekly basis.
|504||Senior Class President
The Senior Class President is the elected head of the senior class. He/she is responsible for coordinating all class activities.
A. All cadet watch functions will fall under the supervision of the Regimental Adjutant.
B. The Regimental Adjutant will be responsible for the administrative functioning of the Regiment of Cadets.
C. The Regimental Adjutant will also serve in the ceremonial roles assigned to that officer in the chapter dealing with Military Drill and Ceremonies.
|506||Regimental Operations Officer and Assistant
The Regimental Operations Officer is the senior cadet officer responsible for the administration and implementation of the Cadet Discipline System. The Regimental Operations Officer will:
A. Be responsible for the administrative setup of the Class II mast.
B. Record the minutes of all the Class II mast boards.
C. Supervise the implementation of the discipline system for extra duty and restriction.
D. Record demerits in the Academy discipline system.
E. Issue weekly restriction reports to the Academy Discipline Officer.
F. Identify cadets who warrant warning and/or probation letters.
G. Ensure all Class III mast boards are completed on a weekly basis.
|507||Regimental Training and Retention Officer (TRO)
A. The Regimental TRO is the senior cadet officer responsible for the administration and implementation of the Training and Retention program for the academy.
B. The Regimental TRO reports to the Commandant of Cadets and the Dean of Enrollment Management. The Regimental TRO will supervise Company TROs.
C. The duties of the Regimental TRO include, but are not limited to the following:
1. Tracking retention data
2. Coordinating regimental study program
3. Coordinating peer tutoring program
4. Supporting Admissions with Open Houses, tours and tele-counseling program
5. Coordinating the overnight/guest program
6. Supporting the MAPS Program
|508||Regimental Marine Safety and Environmental Protection (MSEP) Operations Officer
A. The Regimental MSEP Operations Officer and his/her staff will ensure that the following procedures are followed:
1. Proper use of cleaning solutions and chemicals, and disposal of containers.
2. Identification of hazardous materials on campus and aboard ship.
3. Dissemination and use of Material Safety Data Sheets.
4. Proper wearing of protective gear and clothing.
B. The Regimental MSEP Operations Officer will ensure Regiment-wide compliance with all Recycling and Smoking Policies. The Regimental MSEP Operations Officer will work closely with the Academy's Health and Safety Officer.
C. Additionally, the Regimental MSEP Operations Officer may be assigned additional duties to support Winter Term programs.
|509||Regimental Facilities Engineering (FENV) Operations Officer
A. The Regimental Facilities Operations Officer will be responsible for the overall condition of the dormitories and cadet public spaces, including all study lounges, computer facilities, laundry rooms, the mailroom, Cadet Information Center and the Fantail.
B. The Regimental Facilities Operations Officer will coordinate all reports of damage and maintenance items in the dormitory complex and initiate requests to the Commandant for replacement of equipment.
C. The Regimental Facilities Operations Officer will also be responsible for supply and property matters within the Regiment of Cadets.
D. The Regimental Facilities Operations Officer will work in close liaison with the Commandant and building maintenance personnel to carry out these responsibilities and he/she will utilize the company Damage Control Officers. The Regimental Facilities Operations Officer will work closely with the Commandant, the Academy's Health and Safety Officer, and the Maintenance Department to carry out these responsibilities.
|510||Regimental International Maritime Business (IMBU) Operations Office
A. The International Maritime Business (IMBU) Operations Officer is the senior cadet officer responsible for the International Maritime Business major. The Regimental IMBU Operations Officer reports directly to the Regimental Commander and, as a staff officer, will assist as directed in Regimental activities such as orientation, inspections, watches, etc.
B. He/she is specifically responsible for the coordination of activities regarding the major throughout the year as designated by the Chairperson of the major and the officer of the Commandant of Cadets through the Regimental Commander.
C. Additionally, the Regimental IMBU Operations Officer may be assigned additional duties to support the Winter Term programs.
|511||Regimental Emergency Management and Homeland Security (EMHS) Operations Officer
A. The Regimental Emergency Management and Homeland Security (EMHS) Operations Officer will be responsible for the organization, administration and supervision of a practical and effective safety program that will ensure prevention and, when necessary, proper response to emergency situations.
B. The Regimental EMHS Operations Officer will ensure that all new freshmen are enrolled in the Emergency Notification System. The EMHS Operations Officer will work closely with Public Safety and the Environmental, Health and Safety Office to ensure regimental compliance with the program. He/she will also work closely with Academy staff in support of campus Emergency Management exercises and drills.
C. The Regimental EMHS Operations Officer will constantly review security procedures and report all violations as necessary. They will assess potential breaches to security, such as outside doors, cadet room doors, and other such hazards.
D. Additionally, the Regimental EMHS Operations Officer may be assigned additional duties to support the Winter Term programs.
|512||Regimental Exchange Program Officer
The Regimental Exchange Program Officer is the senior Cadet Officer responsible for all international student services, and exchange and diversity programs at the Academy. The duties of the Regimental Exchange Program Officer include, but are not limited to the following:
A. Aids in development and overseeing programs, services, and initiative designed to enhance the recruitment and successful retention of students from diverse, under-represented and international population groups. He/she will serve as liaison and develop partnerships within committees to promote diversity as an essential element of the mission of the Academy.
B. Supervise cadet hosts, cadets studying abroad and all international students studying at the Academy (F-1 and J-1 students).
C. Coordinate intercultural learning events and aid in developing international, exchange and underrepresented student programming.
|513||Regimental Intramural Officer
The Regimental Intramural Officer is the senior Cadet Officer responsible for the Intramural Program at the Academy. The duties of the Regimental Intramural Program Officer include, but are not limited to the following:
A. Meet the Company Intramural Officers (IMO's) Athletics Department and the OFFICE OF THE COMMANDANT representatives periodically to plan and coordinate events. Establish and post an intramural annual calendar for the Academic Year.
B. Post and announce events and their results through the dorm's PA system, poster, electronic monitors, Intramural bulletin board, and the Plan of the day. Maintain the Intramural bulletin board with event brackets and pictures.
C. Develop a "By Name referee/official schedule" and assign score board operators for all indoor events. Use Company IMOs and work study students when applicable.
D. Coordinate with the Athletic Department's equipment manager to ensure equipment used is serviceable and readily available for scheduled events.
E. With the support and approval of OFFICE OF THE COMMANDANT and Athletics, develop an incentive/awards system for participants that will increase participation and Spirit de Corp among the Regiment.
F. Coordinate with the yearbook committee members to take pictures at the different events.
|601||Company Commander (CC)
The Company Commander shall implement and carry out the policies of the Regiment and the Academy as established by the President, Commandant of Cadets and the Regimental Commander. The duties of the Company Commander include the following:
A. The Company Commander is responsible for the proper organization and administration of the company with particular emphasis upon matters of assignment.
B. The Company Commander is responsible for the overall appearance of his/her company and will insist that the high standards established for the Corps of Cadets are upheld. He/she will ensure that daily inspections of platoons and common spaces are conducted.
C. He/she will ensure communication throughout the company by means of meetings, bulletin boards, etc.
D. He/she will supervise the activities of the Company in the Admiral's Award Competition during Orientation.
E. The Company Commander will ensure that a 1/C cadet officer is present during the duty day for his/her Company.
|602||Company Executive Officer (XO)
A. The Company Executive Officer is second in command of the company and is the assistant to the Company Commander. In the absence of the Company Commander, he/she will perform the duties of the Company Commander and will maintain company policy.
B. He/she will ensure that all staff functions in the company are carried out properly.
|603||Company Damage Control Officer (DCO)
A. The Company Damage Control Officer (DCO) is the cadet officer assigned in each company for the purpose of developing and managing a program of safety consciousness and training throughout the company. His/her duties will include the following:
1. He/she will establish a safety training program within the company and will coordinate this effort with the other Company DCO's throughout the Regimental organization.
2. He/she will ensure that company spaces and areas are kept clean and free of trash and other fire hazard material. He/she will ensure that the Cleaning Station Watchbill is posted and that the duties are carried out.
3. He/she will conduct frequent safety inspections of public areas of the company dormitory and collect reports from Platoon Leaders referring to damage occurring within the dormitory.
4. He/she will make weekly cleaning gear and supply requisitions to ensure that the cleanliness of the company is maintained and ensure that the gear locker is clean.
5. He/she will maintain a list of ongoing work projects for Extra Duty that will directly benefit the Regiment.
The Company Adjutant is the cadet officer assigned in each company to establish and administer the watchbills. The Adjutant must do the following:
A. He/she will prepare and post all watchbills. All watchbills are to be posted as per the procedures outlined in Chapter 2, The Orders to the Cadet Watch.
B. He/she will ensure that all watch responsibilities are carried out.
C. He/she will ensure a muster is taken of those on watch prior to or on the day of.
|605||Company Discipline Officer
A. The Company Discipline Officer is the Cadet Officer assigned in each company to administer, oversee, coordinate and process the Cadet Discipline System at the company level.
B. He/she will schedule the weekly meetings of the Company class III Mast Board and will ensure that the regulations regarding composition and procedure of the Mast Board, as outlined in this manual, are carried out.
C. He/she will maintain records of the results of all class III Mast Boards.
D. He/she will be responsible for supervising the extra duty performed in the Company and other extra duty assignments as directed by the Regimental Operations Officer.
A. Each Company shall assign three Platoon Leaders whose primary responsibilities are to utilize effective leadership techniques in promoting efficient operation and fair administration of his/her platoon.
B. The Platoon Leader is responsible for the overall appearance, discipline and performance of personnel within his/her platoon as well as for the overall order of their living quarters. Platoon Leaders are responsible for the following:
1. Maintaining order while in formation
2. Verifying accuracy of musters
3. Maintaining order within the dormitory
4. Inspecting platoons daily
5. Thoroughly investigating incidents of dormitory damage
C. He/she will ensure that company spaces and areas are kept clean and free of trash and other fire hazard material.
D. He/she will ensure that the Cleaning Station Watch bill is posted and that the duties are carried out.
E. Each of the three Platoon Leaders may also be assigned the duties of the Company Disciplinary Officer, the Company Adjutant, and the Company Damage Control Officer.
|607||Training and Retention Officer
Each Company shall have assigned one Training and Retention Officer whose primary responsibility is the administration and leadership of the student retention and recruitment program. This position reports to the Company Officer and to the Dean of Enrollment Management.
A. The Training and Retention Officer will supervise the Training and Retention squad leader as well as volunteer Third and Fourth Class cadets who are involved in the Admissions Recruiting Program. The Training and Retention Officer is responsible for the following:
1. Coordinating the Company Study Hours Program
2. Coordinating the Peer Tutoring Program
3. Support Admissions Open House Program and Tele-Counseling Program
4. Coordinating Campus Tours
5. Coordinating Admissions overnight guest program
A. Each platoon shall have assigned a minimum of three or four Squad Leaders who will be responsible for providing a positive example in instilling high standards of appearance andperformance. As the backbone of the organization, the Squad Leader must be thoroughly familiar with all members of the platoon and must maintain an accurate accountability of their whereabouts and actions. Squad leaders assigned to 01 deck can be 1/C cadets. All others will be 2/C cadets.
B. Squad Leaders are also charge with maintaining discipline of the personnel within their squads. In this endeavor they will do the following:
1. Ensure compliance with Academy regulations and directives as well as company and regimental policies.
2. Conduct inspections of personnel and their living quarters.
3. Ensure accuracy of musters and oversee underclass sign-ins.
4. Report damage of quarters to the Platoon Leader.
C. Squad Leaders may have additional duties as assigned.
A. Petty Officers are third class cadets who are in training and are actively pursuing a leadership position and may be assigned as needed.
1. Any cadet at the end of the fall sophomore semester who is designated as suspended or on probation for the following semester will not be allowed to be considered for squad leader status for the next fall.
2. Any cadet who fails to have sophomore status by the start of the spring semester of their sophomore year would not be eligible for squad leader consideration for the next fall.
3. Any cadet who has obtained 101 demerits or more in the last 12 months cannot be considered for squad leader status.
4. Any cadet who is on conduct probation cannot be considered for squad leader status.
5. Any cadet applying for squad leader status in spring of their sophomore year must demonstrate as part of the application process that they can achieve junior status by present definition prior to the August orientation commencing in the fall. The application must be approved by the registrar prior to being forwarded to the Commandant's office for selection consideration.
|701||Seventh Company, the Regimental Band, Honor Guard and Drill Team Company, will provide all musical, military honors, drill and ceremony support for Academy and other public functions. Seventh Company will be commanded by the Seventh Company Commander, who will be assisted by the Seventh Company Executive Officer, the Regimental Honor Guard Operations Officer, the Regimental Band Operations Officer and the Drill Team Operations Officer.|
|702||Seventh Company Commander
The Seventh Company Commander will implement and shall carry out the policies of the Regiment and the Academy as established by the President, Commandant of Cadets and the Regimental Commander and perform all other duties enumerated in paragraph 1-601 above. Additionally, the Seventh Company Commander will:
A. Assist the Seventh Company Officer in co-coordinating all movements of the Regimental Band, Honor Guard and Drill Team. This may include, but is not limited to, orchestrating Seventh Company travel logistics and performance schedule, personnel inspections before performances and enforcement of uniform standard.
B. The Seventh Company Commander will ensure that practice schedules are published and that the schedule is smoothly executed. He/she will ensure effective communication throughout the company by means of meetings, bulletin boards, eletronic messaging and contact via cellular phone.
C. The Seventh Company Commander will assist the Seventh Company Officer in maintaining an accurate inventory of equipment and a repair/replacement schedule.
D. The Seventh Company Commander is the direct liaison to the Regimental Commander and his/her staff on issues of drill and ceremony and Seventh Company functional support requests for service to the regiment of cadets.
|703||Seventh Company Executive Officer
A. The Seventh Company Executive Officer is second in command of the Company and is assistant to the Company Commander. In the absence of the Company Commander, he/she will perform the duties of the Company Commander and will maintain company policy.
B. He/she will ensure all staff functions in the company are carried out properly.
C. He/she will ensure an accurate muster of all personnel daily following morning formation and provide a copy to the Seventh Company Officer.
D. He/she, along with the fourth classmen Platoon Commander will be responsible for the assignment of cadet quarters within the Seventh Company dormitory.
|704||Regimental Honor Guard Operations Officer (Drill Team Operations Officer)
A. The Regimental Honor Guard Operations Officer is the executive administrative officer of the Regimental Honor Guard. He/she is the senior cadet in the Regimental Honor Guard and commands that unit under the command of the Seventh Company Commander. The Seventh Company Commander and Honor guard Operations Officers have the power to appoint Honor Guard staff officers (Squad leaders) and/or NCOs (Petty officers).
B. His/her primary duty is to ensure the Honor Guard is outstanding in its appearance and performance.
C. The Honor Guard Operations Officer along with the Honor Guard staff officers, (Squad leaders) and/or NCOs (Petty officers) will personally make a sight inventory of all weapons and other equipment at least once a semester and will submit a signed inventory report to the Seventh Company Officer upon completion of this inventory.
D. He/she will ensure all weaponry is properly stored, secured, and ammunition usage is properly logged.
E. He/she will work with the Drill Team Operations Officers to ensure the Honor Guard and Drill Team practice schedules, events and performances are effectively communicated published and the schedule is smoothly executed.
|705||Regimental Honor Guard Assistant Operations Officer
A. The Honor Guard Assistant Operations Officer is to be a subordinate of the Regimental Honor Guard Honor Guard Operations Officer. He/she assists in the daily logistical operations of the Regimental Honor Guard. This may include, but not limited to, taking muster at morning formation (Events), appointing and training the cadet event operators, (PIC).
B. He/she may serve at the request or absence of the Honor Guard Operations Officer as the Honor Guard ranking, commanding, officer for ceremonies, parades and formations.
C. He/she will maintain a database for Honor Guard events and personnel participation.
|706||Regimental Drill Team Operations Officer
A. The Regimental Drill Team Operations Officer is the executive administrative officer of the Regimental Drill Team. He/She is the senior cadet in the Regimental Drill Team and commands the unit under the command of the Seventh Company Commander. The Seventh Company Commander and the Drill Team Operations Officer have the power to appoint Drill Team Operations Staff Officers (squad leaders) and NCOs (petty officers).
B. His/Her primary duty is to ensure the Drill Team is outstanding in its appearance and performance.
C. The Drill Team Operations Officer along with the Drill Team staff officers (squad leaders) and/or NCOs (petty officers) will personally make a sight inventory of all weapons and other equipment at least once a semester and will submit a signed inventory report to the Seventh Company Commander upon completion of this inventory.
D. He/She will ensure all weaponry is properly stored, secured and usage is properly logged.
E. He/She will work with the Honor Guard Operations Officer to create practice schedules, events and performances are effectively communicated/published and the schedule is smoothly executed.
|707||Regimental Drill Team Assistant Operations Officer
A. The Regimental Drill Team Assistant Operations Officer is to be a subordinate of the Regimental Drill Team Operations Officer. He/She assists in the daily logistical operations of the Regimental Drill Team. This may include, but is not limited to, taking muster at morning formations (events) appointing and training the cadet event operators (PIC).
B. He/She may serve, at the request or absence of the Drill Team Operations Officer, as the Drill Team’s ranking, commanding officer for ceremonies, parades and formations.
C. He/She will maintain a database for Drill Team events and personnel participation.
|708||Regimental Band Operations OfficerA. The Regimental Band Officer is the executive administrative officer of the Regimental Band. He/She is the senior cadet in the Regimental Band and commands the band under the leadership of the Seventh Company Commander and the Seventh Company Officer.
B. He/She will ensure all members using Academy instruments execute proper custody receipts assuring the accountability of the equipment and that the instruments are maintained in the proper condition. He/She along with band staff officers, Drum Major, squad leaders and or NCOs (petty officers) will be responsible for making a sight inventory of all instruments and other equipment at least once a month and will submit a signed copy of the inventory report to the Seventh Company Officer.
C. He/She will be responsible for the maintenance of the academy music library, keeping the music filed properly and having the music available and in good order.
D. He/She will ensure the practice schedule for events and performances of all musical ensembles are effectively communicated and published.
E. He/she may serve as field band conductor or drum major.
|709||Regimental Assistant Band Operations Officer (Drum Major)
A. Serve as the face of the Band and functions as the principal conductor field commander.
B. The Assistant Regimental Band Operations Officer is to be a subordinate of the Regimental Band Operations Officer. He/she assists in the daily logistical operations of the Regimental Band, which may include, but not limited to, taking muster at morning formation, appointing and training cadet event operators (PIC).
C. He/she may serve, at the request or absence of the Band Operations Officer, as the Band's ranking commander for ceremonies, parades and formations.
D. He/she will establish a daily bugler's duty rotation for "Reveille," "Morning Calls" and "TAPS."
He/she will maintain a database for musical events and personnel participation.
|801||Regimental Training Ship Commander
The Regimental Training Ship Commander shall carry out policies of the Regimental as pertaining to shipboard operations, both alongside and seagoing, as established by the President and the Master. The duties will include, but not limited to, the following:
A. The Regimental Training Ship Commander is responsible for the proper organization and administration of the Sea Term Maritime Cadet Officers and those cadets living aboard and embarked for activations.
B. The Regimental Training Ship Commander shall assist the Master and Commandant of Cadets in all matters pertaining to cadet discipline, military bearing, supply and coordination of the daily routine.
C. The Regimental Training Ship Commander shall attend the Master's department heads meetings and interact as appropriate. The Regimental Training Ship Commander will also disseminate information to the senior Maritime Cadet Officers during daily meetings.
|802||Cadet Chief Mate and Cadet Chief Engineer
A. The Cadet Chief Mate and Cadet Chief Engineer shall be considered the senior most cadets aboard the vessel subordinate to the Regimental Training Ship Commander.
B. The Cadet Chief Mate and Cadet Chief Engineer shall coordinate the daily routine as promulgated by the Master and Commandant of Cadets and shall support all initiatives deemed appropriate by the Regimental Training Ship Commander in the administration of cadet discipline and military bearing.
C. The Cadet Chief Mate and Cadet Chief Engineer are the senior most cadets within their major fields of study and shall coordinate the duties of the maritime cadet officers within their department, as per the direction or the Chief Mate or the Chief Engineer.
D. The Cadet Chief Mate and Cadet Chief Engineer shall coordinate the assignment of maintenance and watch duties with the Chief Mate, Chief Engineers and the training coordinators of their majors.
E. The Cadet Chief Mate and Cadet Chief Engineer shall attend the daily briefings as directed by the Regimental Training Ship Commander.
|803||Cadet Cruise Discipline Officer
A. The Cadet Cruise Discipline Officer is responsible for the administration and implementation of the Cadet Discipline System.
B. The Cadet Cruise Discipline Officer shall coordinate the daily routine promulgated by the Commandant's Discipline Officer. These officers shall support all initiatives by the Regimental Training Ship Commander.
C. The Cadet Cruise Discipline Officer shall attend Class II mast hearings.
|804||Shipboard Maritime Cadet Officers (Rates)
A. All Cadet Second Mates/Assistants, Third Mates/Assistants and Assistant Operations officers shall support the discipline and military bearing as directed by the Regimental Training Ship.
B. All Cadet Second Mates/Assistants, Third Mates/Assistants and Assistant Operations officers shall report to the appropriate ship's department head to which they are assigned and assist them with the duties that which are required within their major or ship's department.
C. All Cadet Second Mates/Assistants, Third Mates/Assistants and Assistant Operations officers shall supervise the underclass cadets as assigned to them, instilling within them understanding of ship's safety, discipline and knowledge.
|805||All Maritime Cadet Officers are required to participate in the Summer Orientation, Orientation Mini Cruise and the Annual Winter Sea Term.|
Figure 1-1: Regimental Chain of Command