The Registered Adult Manual states the position of Training Officer is the following:|
The Training Officer (TO) is responsible to the Unit Commander for all matters pertaining to the planning, coordination, and execution of all matters pertaining to training in the Young Marine unit. The training officer will ensure that a copy of the Training Officers Manual (TOM) and Awards Manual are available at all meetings and encampments, this can be in electronic or printed form. The training officer will also ensure that the official unit copy of the TOM and the Awards Manual is updated on a regular basis and will keep the Unit Commander, executive officer, and unit staff advised of any and all changes to the TOM and Awards Manual. The Training Officer and the Drill Instructor coordinate training agendas and schedules to accomplish Boot Camp requirements and additional training. The Training Officer is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Unit Commander. The candidate must be a registered adult before the appointment.
The Young Marines Training Officer Manual states:
The unit, battalion, regiment, or division training officer (TO) is responsible to the appropriate commander for all matters pertaining to the planning, coordination, and execution of training and instruction to the Young Marines of their level. The TO is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the commander. The candidate must be a registered adult in good standing. The TO will ensure that a current copy of the Training Officers Manual (TOM) and Awards Manual (AM) is available at all regular meetings and encampments. This can be either electronic or printed form. The TO will also ensure that the official unit copy of the TOM and AM is updated as necessary and will keep the unit commander, executive officer, and staff advised of any and all changes to them.
The training officer:
a. Plans all training events for their level.
b. Publishes an annual and quarterly plan, and monthly training schedule
c. Coordinates the support for all training events
d. Ensures all training events achieve the mission and objectives of the Young Marine Program
e. Ensures all training events maintain the interest and meet the expectations of Young Marines
f. Ensures all training events meet minimum standards for safety.
The purpose of the Young Marine training is to accomplish the mission and objectives of the Young Marines program.