2014 MARINE CORPS ADVERTISING CASTING TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT

By | April 07, 2014

R 071542Z APR 14
UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 181/14
MSGID/GENADMIN/CG MCRC QUANTICO VA//
SUBJ/2014 MARINE CORPS ADVERTISING CASTING TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT//
REF/A/DOC/CMC WHITE LETTER 2-13/YMD: 20130201//
AMPF/REF (A) IS COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS WHITE LETTER 2-13 ON DIVERSITY WITHIN THE MARINE CORPS. THIS LETTER DETAILS THE COMMANDANT'S GUIDANCE ON REPRESENTING THE DIVERSE FACE OF THE MARINE CORPS TO THE AMERICAN PUBLIC.//
POC/W. S. JAGOE/CAPT/MCRC ADVERTISING/TEL: (703) 784-9434//
POC/M. R. HARRIS/2ND LT/MCRC ADVERTISING/TEL: (703) 784-9434/EMAIL: CASTING(AT)MARINES.USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/RMKS/1. PURPOSE. THE PURPOSE OF THIS MARADMIN IS TO ANNOUNCE THE 2014 MARINE CORPS RECRUITING COMMAND (MCRC) ADVERTISING CASTING TOUR 22 APRIL - 3 MAY.  MCRC IS SEEKING THE BEST AND MOST DIVERSE GROUP OF MARINES TO REPRESENT THE CORPS IN ADVERTISING INITIATIVES SUCH AS: NEW TELEVISION AND WEB CAMPAIGNS, PRINT MATERIAL, SOCIAL MEDIA, AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EVENTS. MARINES OF ALL RANKS AND MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
2. BACKGROUND. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMMANDANT'S GUIDANCE IN REF (A), WHITE LETTER 2-13, MCRC IS SEEKING QUALITY MARINES OF ALL RANKS, MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTIES, ETHNICITY, GENDER, AND BACKGROUND WHOM WILL BEST REPRESENT THE FACE OF THE MARINE CORPS TO THE NATION.  THE INTENT OF ON-SITE CASTING IS TO CONDUCT A PRE- SCREENING OF MARINES WHO ARE INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING IN ADVERTISING PROJECTS.  THIS YEAR, MCRC IS CONSOLIDATING CASTING FOR ALL UPCOMING PROJECTS IN ONE CASTING TOUR.  NO COMMAND INVOLVEMENT IS NECESSARY FOR PRE-SCREENING, THOUGH COMMANDS ARE REQUESTED TO FIND THEIR MOST ELIGIBLE MARINES AND ENCOURAGE THEM TO APPLY.  IF A MARINE IS SELECTED BY MCRC FOR A PARTICULAR ADVERTISING PROJECT, A NAVAL MESSAGE WILL BE RELEASED VIA AMHS AND COMMANDS WILL BE CONTACTED REQUESTING APPROVAL FOR SELECTED MARINES' PARTICIPATION AS WELL AS INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE COMMAND SCREENING FORM.
3. COORDINATING INSTRUCTIONS.
3.A. INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD VISIT THE MCRC ADVERTISING WEBSITE AT: WWW.MCRC.MARINES.MIL/CASTING:
3.A.1. COMPLETE THE PRESCREEN WORKSHEET AND ATTACH (2) PHOTOS IN THE DOCUMENT ACCORDING  TO THE INSTRUCTIONS.
3.A.2. EMAIL COMPLETED PRESCREEN WORKSHEET TO:  CASTING(AT)MARINES.USMC.MIL.
3.A.3.  VISIT THE MCRC CASTING TEAM AT A CASTING CALL LOCATION LISTED BELOW.
3.B.  WALK-INS ARE WELCOME WITHOUT AN APPLICATION AT THE CASTING CALL EVENTS ON ALL MARINE CORPS INSTALLATIONS.  MARINES WHO ARE NOT LOCATED NEAR THE CASTING LOCATIONS ARE STILL ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION VIA EMAIL.  APPLICANTS CONSIDERED WILL BE IN GOOD STANDING WITH THE MARINE CORPS AND WILL BE SCREENED FOR ANY MORAL, LEGAL, PHYSICAL OR OTHER ISSUES WHICH WOULD DISQUALIFY THEM FROM PARTICIPATING.
3.C.  MCRC CASTING TEAM WILL BE AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS FOR ON-SITE CASTING CALLS:
INSTALLATION                       DATE          LOCATION
MCB CAMP PENDLETON:            22 APRIL:     COUNTRY STORE
MCB CAMP PENDLETON:            23 APRIL:     PACIFIC VIEWS EXCHANGE
MCAS MIRAMAR:                  24 APRIL:     MAIN EXCHANGE
MCAGCC 29 PALMS:               25 APRIL:     MAIN EXCHANGE
MCB QUANTICO:                  28 APRIL:     MAIN EXCHANGE
MB WASHINGTON:                 29 APRIL:     BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
MCB CAMP LEJEUNE:              1 MAY:        HADNOT POINT MARINE MART
MCAS NEW RIVER:                2 MAY:        MAIN EXCHANGE
MCB CAMP LEJEUNE:              3 MAY:        MAIN EXCHANGE
4. THIS MESSAGE IS APPLICABLE TO THE MARINE CORPS TOTAL FORCE.
5. RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY COLONEL R. G. GOLDEN, CHIEF OF STAFF, MARINE CORPS RECRUITING COMMAND.//