ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE FY2013 FIRST SERGEANT MASTER SERGEANT REGIONAL SEMINAR DATES

By | August 02, 2012

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UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 422/12
MSGID/GENADMIN/CG EDCOM PRES MCU QUANTICO VA//
SUBJ/ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE FY2013 FIRST SERGEANT MASTER SERGEANT REGIONAL SEMINAR DATES//
REF/A/MCO 1553.4B//
REF/B/MARADMIN 391/07//
REF/C/MCBUL 5200//
REF/D/ALMAR 035/07//
NARR/REF (A) IS MCO 1553.4B, PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION. REF (B) IS MARADMIN 391/07, CHANGES TO ENLISTED PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION (EPME) REQUIREMENTS.  REF (C) IS MARINE CORPS DIGITAL SIGNATURE AND ENCRYPTION POLICY.  REF (D) DESIGNATES WEAR OF THE MARINE CORPS COMBAT UTILITY UNIFORM.//
POC/J. E. WILLIS/MGYSGT/DIRECTOR SEPME COURSES/ENLISTED PME/TEL: (703)432-5276/EMAIL: JOHN.E.WILLIS(AT)USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  SITUATION.  FIRST SERGEANT/MASTER SERGEANT REGIONAL SEMINARS WILL BE HOSTED BY THE REGIONAL STAFF NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER (SNCO) ACADEMIES LOCATED AT MCB QUANTICO, VIRGINIA; CAMP LEJEUNE, NORTH CAROLINA; CAMP PENDLETON, CALIFORNIA; MCB KANEOHE BAY, HAWAII; AND MCB CAMP BUTLER, OKINAWA, JAPAN.  THE SUBJECT SEMINARS ARE ONE OF THE TOP LEVEL COURSES IN THE ENLISTED PME SYSTEM FOR SENIOR SNCOS THAT PROVIDES AN OVERVIEW OF USMC CURRENT TRENDS AND DIRECTIONS.   ATTENDEES GAIN A UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE ON CURRENT ISSUES THROUGH INTERACTION WITH KEY PERSONNEL, AS WELL AS THEIR PEERS.   SEMINARS WILL INCLUDE BRIEFS ON THE FOLLOWING AREAS: OPERATIONS, PERSONNEL, LEADERSHIP, TRAINING, JOINT OPERATIONS, REGIONAL TRENDS, AND ONGOING INITIATIVES WITHIN OUR CORPS.
2.  MISSION.  SNCO ACADEMIES WILL SPONSOR THE FIRST SERGEANT/MASTER SERGEANT REGIONAL SEMINARS AT THE LOCATION AND DATES INDICATED IN PARAGRAPH 3.A.
3.  EXECUTION
A.  REGIONAL SEMINARS, RESPECTIVE COURSE DATES AND ALLOCATIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
LOCATION              COURSE DATES    ALLOCATIONS
MCB  QUANTICO         15-19 OCT 12      250
CAMP LEJEUNE          18-22 MAR 13      175
MCB  QUANTICO         15-19 APR 13      250
MCB  BUTLER, OKINAWA  08-12 APR 13      150
CAMP PENDLETON        17-21 JUN 13      250
MCB  HAWAII           24-28 JUN 13      45
CAMP LEJEUNE          16-20 SEP 13      175
B.  IN ACCORDANCE WITH REFERENCE (C), REQUEST COMMAND G-3/S-3 REPRESENTATIVES PROVIDE A LIST OF NOMINEES, BY DIGITALLY SIGNED EMAIL, TO INCLUDE FULL NAME, GRADE, LAST FOUR OF THE SSN, MOS, PHONE NUMBER, EMAIL ADDRESS AND COMPLETE UNIT ADDRESS TO THE RESPECTIVE SNCO ACADEMY POC LISTED IN PARAGRAPH 5, BY NO LATER THAN 14 DAYS PRIOR TO THE CONVENING DATE OF THE ATTENDEES COURSE DATE.
C.  ATTENDEES MUST BE FIRST SERGEANTS/MASTER SERGEANTS OR SELECTEES (ACTIVE OR RESERVE) WHO HAVE NOT PREVIOUSLY ATTENDED;  MUST HAVE ONE YEAR OF ACTIVE DUTY REMAINING ON CURRENT ENLISTMENT UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, OR HAVE STATED INTENTIONS TO EXTEND/RE-ENLIST.
D.  ALL ATTENDEES WILL REPORT TO THE DESIGNATED COURSE IN THE APPROPRIATE MCCUU OUTLINED IN REFERENCE (D) BY NO LATER THAN 0730 ON THE RESPECTIVE COURSE CONVENE DATE.
4.  ADMIN AND LOGISTICS
A.  ALL QUOTAS RECEIVED BY THE SNCO ACADEMIES FROM THE MSC'S WILL BE ASSIGNED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE BASIS.  UPON RECEIPT OF THE MARINES' INFORMATION, THE RESPECTIVE SNCOA POC WILL CONFIRM VIA EMAIL THE ATTENDEES' SEATS.  SNCO ACADEMIES WILL NOT NORMALLY EXCEED THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ALLOCATED SEATS ESTABLISHED IN PARAGRAPH 3.A., OR ACCEPT ADDITIONAL NOMINEES AFTER THE 14-DAY NOMINATION REQUIREMENT OUTLINED IN PARAGRAPH 3.B.
B.  ALL ATTENDEES REQUIRING LODGING ARE RECOMMENDED TO LODGE AT LOCAL OR BASE LODGING ESTABLISHMENTS, WHICHEVER IS THE MOST CONVENIENT TO THE SEMINAR LOCATION.
C.  SNCO ACADEMIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS OR INVITED GUESTS TRAVEL COST.
D.  FUNDING IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PARENT COMMAND. INDICATE ON ORDERS:  NON-REPORTING ORDERS, GOVERNMENT QUARTERS AND MESSING ARE NOT AVAILABLE.
E.  THE PROGRAM OF INSTRUCTION REQUIRES STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN A LUNCHEON OR PROFESSIONAL DINNER.  COSTS FOR THESE EVENTS ARE INCURRED BY COURSE ATTENDEES AND THERE IS A NONREFUNDABLE FEE NOT TO EXCEED 30 DOLLARS.
F.  UNIFORM REQUIREMENT:  REFER TO REFERENCE (D) OR THE LOCAL REGULATIONS FOR THE APPROPRIATE MCCUU.  ADDITIONALLY, APPROPRIATE CIVILIAN ATTIRE, COAT AND TIE (MALES) OR DRESS OR SUIT (FEMALES), IS REQUIRED FOR THE PROFESSIONAL DINNER.
5.  COMMAND AND SIGNAL.  POC FOR THE REGIONAL SNCO ACADEMIES ARE AS FOLLOWS.
A.  MCB QUANTICO
(1) MGYSGT R. BRILL, ROBERT.C.BRILL(AT)USMC.MIL, 703-784-3246
(2) GYSGT A. CLEMENT, ANTHONY.CLEMENT(AT)USMC.MIL, 703-784-5793
B.  CAMP PENDLETON
(1) SSGT R. CAJANDAB, RUBEN.CAJANDAB(AT)USMC.MIL, 760-763-0219
(2) SGT W. KEARNEY, WILLIAM.KEARNY(AT)USMC.MIL, 760-763-0216
C.  CAMP LEJEUNE
(1) SSGT D. STRASSER, DEREK.STRASSER(AT)USMC.MIL, 910-450-1942
(2) LCPL P. LESLIE, PRINCESTON.LESLIE(AT)USMC.MIL, 910-450-0126
D.  MCB CAMP BUTLER, OKINAWA.
MGYSGT P. WARD SR., PATRICK.R.WARD(AT)USMC.MIL, (DSN) 315-623-4970.
E.  MCB HAWAII
(1) 1STSGT N. YASSA-LOPEZ, NADYA.LOPEZ(AT)USMC.MIL, 808-257-2600
(2) GYSGT G. VEGA, GEORGE.VEGA(AT)USMC.MIL, 808-257-1338
REQUEST INDIVIDUAL COMMANDS FORWARD G-3/S-3 POC INFORMATION TO THE SNCOA POC AS SOON AS IDENTIFIED.  SPECIFIC COURSE AND REGIONAL SNCO ACADEMY INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE:  WWW.MCU.USMC.MIL.
6. RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY BGEN (SEL) W. F. MULLEN III; PRESIDENT, MARINE CORPS UNIVERSITY.//