LPE synchronizes the efforts of other members of both the engineer and EOD communities and is the primary representative of the communities to organizations outside the Marine Corps, including the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Operational Engineer Board (JOEB), the DOD EOD Program Board, NATO organizations, and the Naval Construction Force (NCF). The Engineer and EOD ACP supports initiatives identified in Expeditionary Force 21, the Commandant’s Planning Guidance, execution tasks within the MCSCP, the Ground Combat Element (GCE) Roadmap, Aviation Plan, the Engineer and EOD Roadmap, as well as the current versions of the MAGTF Capabilities List (MCL) and MAGTF Gap List (MGL).
LPE's responsibilities include:
- Providing an overarching vision for both the engineer and EOD communities.
- Providing support for USMC engineer and EOD concept development.
- Exercising oversight of USMC engineer and EOD doctrine development.
- Identifying USMC engineer and EOD capabilities necessary to support operational concepts.
- Representing USMC engineer and EOD capabilities in the USMC combat development process.
- Coordinating USMC EOD support to US Secret service and Department of State.
- Representing USMC EOD capabilities and provide the Action Officer for ADC, I&L (LP) to the
DOD EOD Program Board.
- Coordinating Naval engineer issues with the NCF.