4. RTC Chain of Command

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4. RTC Chain of Command
2012-07-04 13:31:12
Navy RTC Chain Command

a. Discuss the RTC Chain of Command. b. Responsibilities of each.
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  1. RTC Chain of Command
    • President of the United States
    • Vice President
    • Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)
    • Secretary of Navy (SECNAV)
    • Chief of Naval Operations (CNO)
    • Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)
    • Commander, Naval Education and Training Command (CNETC)
    • Naval Education and Training Command (NETC)
    • Naval Education and Training Command Force Master Chief Petty Officer
    • Commander, Naval Service Training Command (CNSTC)
    • Naval Service Training Command, Command Master Chief Petty Officer
    • Commanding Officer, Recruit Training Command (RTC)
    • Recruit Training Command, Command Master Chief Petty Officer
    • Executive Officer, Recruit Training Command
    • Military Training Director (MTD)
    • Fleet Commander
    • Fleet Leading Chief Petty Officer
    • Ship’s Officer
    • Ship’s Leading Chief Petty Officer
    • Recruit Division Commander
  2. Recruit Chief Petty Officer (RCPO)
    • The RCPO is the primary recruit assistant to RDCs and is responsible for:
    • 1. Maintaining good order, discipline, and security within the division at all times.
    • 2. Ensuring compliance with standing orders and regulations.
    • 3. Assisting RDCs with implementation of schedules.
    • 4. Reporting any abnormal condition to RDCs, including violations of good order, discipline, and security when RDCs are not present.
  3. Recruit Leading Petty Officer (RLPO) (RPO1)
    • The RLPO is responsible to the RCPO and RDCs for:
    • 1. Assisting the RCPO.
    • 2. Ensuring compliance with standing orders and regulations.
    • 3. Assuming duties as RCPO when required.
  4. Recruit Master-at-Arms (RMAA) (RPO1)
    • The Recruit Master-at-Arms is responsible to the RCPO and RDCs for:
    • 1. Configuration and cleanliness of division spaces.
    • 2. Procurement, proper stowage and use of all cleaning required by the division.
    • 3. Supervision of the division in the absence of RDCs, RCPO or RLPO.
  5. Port and Starboard Watch Section Leaders (PWSL/ SWSL) (RPO1)
    • The Port/Starboard Watch Section Leaders are the senior Recruit Petty Officers for respective watch sections.
    • 1. The Starboard Watch Section Leader (SWSL) shall serve as the division’s watch bill coordinator. Watch bills will be prepared and subsequently submitted to the RDCs via the RCPO.
    • 2. ThePortWatchSectionLeader(PWSL)shallcoordinate the rotation of the ship watch standers with the RDCs.
  6. Recruit Yeoman (YN) (RPO1)
    • The Recruit YN is responsible to RDCs for:
    • 1. Performing general clerical duties in the division and assisting RDCs with the preparation and maintenance of divisional reports, records, class attendance rosters, and mail pick-up and distribution.
    • 2. Coordinating with the Medical YN, Education Petty Officer, Athletic Petty Officer, and Religious Petty Officer to ensure compliance with special scheduled events.
    • 3. Attending the Mail Orderly, Medical/Dental, BMO/ Testing, and Physical Fitness Testing briefings.
  7. Recruit Section Leaders (SL) (RPO2)
    • Section Leaders are responsible to the respective Watch Section Leader for:
    • 1. Supervising and assisting the recruits in respective sections.
    • 2. Monitoring personal cleanliness, military appearance, clothing care, and watch standing for recruits assigned to respective sections.
  8. Division Laundry Petty Officer (LPO) (RPO2)
    The LPO is responsible to the RMAA and RDCs for executing proper laundry handling procedures. The LPO is also responsible for maintaining the cash box and division expense log.
  9. Recruit Education Petty Officer (EPO) (RPO2)
    The EPO is responsible for assisting RDCs in administering and mustering night study and mandatory night study classes. The EPO will attend a testing brief.
  10. Recruit Athletic Petty Officer (APO) (RPO3)
    • The Recruit Athletic Petty Officer is responsible to RDCs for:
    • 1. Assisting RDCs with Physical Readiness Training.
    • 2. Providing non-participation or substandard performance documentation to the MYN.
    • 3. Attending a Physical Fitness Testing brief.
  11. Recruit Mail Petty Officers (MPO) (RP03)
    The MPO is responsible for the pick-up and delivery of all mail. Designation as MPO includes special qualifications such as mail orderly orientation and custody of a mail orderly card.
  12. Recruit Damage Control Petty Officer (DCPO) (RP03)
    • The DCPO is responsible to the RMAA for:
    • 1. Correcting any fire hazards.
    • 2. Maintaining division fire extinguishers, to include proper location and working order.
    • 3. Assisting RDCs with the minor repair and general maintenance of the compartment.
    • 4. Properly documenting any material discrepancies that cannot be corrected.