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MCBUL 7220. CHANGE 1 TO THE FISCAL YEAR 2018 (FY18) SELECTIVE RETENTION BONUS/(SRB) PROGRAM AND FY18 BROKEN SERVICE SRB (BSSRB) PROGRAM

Date Signed: 9/18/2017
MARADMINS Number: 520/17

R 182012Z SEP 17
MARADMIN 520/17
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MP//
SUBJ/MCBUL 7220. CHANGE 1 TO THE FISCAL YEAR 2018 (FY18) SELECTIVE RETENTION BONUS/(SRB) PROGRAM AND FY18 BROKEN SERVICE SRB (BSSRB) PROGRAM//
REF/A/MSGID: MSG/CMC MRA MP/YMD: 20170706//
REF/B/MSGID: MSG/CMC MRA MP/YMD: 20170831//
REF/C/MSGID: MSG/CMC MRA MP/YMD: 20170830//
REF/D/MSGID: MSG/CMC MRA MP/YMD: 20170905//
REF/E/MSGID: DOC/CMC MRA MP/YMD: 20161021//
REF/F/MSGID: DOC/CMC MRA MP/YMD: 20161114//
REF/G/MSGID: DOC/DODI/YMD: 20130312//
POC/STEELE/CAPT/CMC (MPP-20)/-/TEL: COM 703-784-9362//
POC/FOSTER/GYSGT/CMC/(MMEA-1)/-/TEL: COM 703-432-9019//
NARR/REF (A) IS MARADMIN 350/17, FISCAL YEAR 2018 (FY18) SELECTIVE RETENTION BONUS/(SRB) PROGRAM AND FY18 BROKEN SERVICE SRB (BSSRB) PROGRAM. REF (B) IS MARADMIN 490/17, RECLASSIFICATION OF THE COMMUNICATIONS (06XX) OCCUPATIONAL FIELD MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTIES IN SUPPORT OF THE 06XX FORCE MODERNIZATION STRATEGY. REF (C) IS MARADMIN 484/17, RECLASSIFICATION OF 43XX (PUBLIC AFFAIRS) AND 46XX (COMBAT CAMERA) MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTIES (MOS’S) INTO 45XX (COMMUNICATION STRATEGY AND OPERATIONS) MOS’S. REF (D) IS MARADMIN 495/17, 26XX OCCUPATIONAL FIELD PROFESSIONALIZATION. REF (E) IS MCO 7220.24P, SELECTIVE REENLISTMENT BONUS PROGRAM. REF (F) IS MCO 1130.80B, PRIOR SERVICE AND RESERVE AUGMENTATION ENLISTMENTS INTO THE REGULAR MARINE CORPS. REF (G) IS DODI 1304.31, ENLISTED BONUS PROGRAM.//
GENTEXT/REMARKS./1.  Purpose.  This bulletin announces change 1 to ref (A), the SRB program and the BSSRB program authorized for FY18.  Reclassification efforts of the 06xx, 26xx, 28xx, 43xx, and the 46xx communities come into effect on October 1, 2017.  The FY 18 SRB plan will change to meet the requirements of the reclassification on October 1, 2017.
2.  Background.  All authorities directed in ref (A), not changed below, continue in conjunction with the reclassification changes.  Refs (B) through (D) contain amplifying information regarding the reclassification of PMOSs.
3.  Key elements of the SRB reclassification changes.
a.  Changes to ref (A) paragraph 3.l in dollars:
PMOS            E3                      E4              E5 AND ABOVE
0651LM          25,500                  29,250          32,000
0689LM          N/A                     48,750          55,000
2671            4,250                   4,750           5,250
2673            4,250                   4,750           5,250
2674            4,250                   4,750           5,250
2676            4,250                   4,750           5,250
Becomes:
PMOS            E3                      E4              E5 AND ABOVE
0631            25,500                  29,250          32,000
0671            25,500                  29,250          32,000
0688LM          N/A                     48,750          55,000
2641            4,250                   4,750           5,250
b.  Changes to ref (A) paragraph 3.m in dollars:
PMOS            E5 & Below              E6 & Above
0659            N/A                     54,000
0689LM          55,000                  60,750
2621            12,250                  13,500
2631            6,000                   6,750
2671            6,000                   6,750
2673            6,000                   6,750
2674            6,000                   6,750
2676            6,000                   6,750
4341            6,000                   6,750
4671            6,000                   6,750
Becomes:
PMOS            E5 & Below              E6 & Above
0639            N/A                     54,000
0679            N/A                     54,000
0688LM          55,000                  60,750
2621            12,250                  N/A
2631            6,000                   N/A
2641            6,000                   N/A
2629            6,000                   6,750
4531            6,000                   N/A
4571            6,000                   N/A
4591            N/A                     6,750
c.  Changes to ref (A) paragraph 3.n in dollars:
PMOS            E6                      E7 & Above
0619            14,750                  16,250
0629            7,500                   8,250
0659            22,250                  24,500
0689LM          22,250                  24,500
2621            14,750                  16,250
2631            7,500                   8,250
2823            14,750                  16,250
4341            7,500                   8,250
Becomes:
PMOS             E6                     E7 & Above
0639             22,250                 24,500
0679             22,250                 24,500
0688LM           22,250                 24,500
2629             7,500                  8,250
4591             7,500                  8,250
4.  Coordinating Instructions.  The FY18 SRB program statement of understanding (SOU), is available for download from the total force retention system (TFRS) and the enlisted retention manpower page.  Refs (E) through (G) contain amplifying instruction for the execution of enlisted bonus pays.
5.  If SRB funds are obligated faster than currently planned or a change in retention requirements is necessary, HQMC will suspend or terminate the FY18 SRB program as needed prior to 30 Sep 2018.
6.  This bulletin is not applicable to the Marine Corps reserve.
7.  This bulletin cancels on 30 Sep 18.
8.  Release authorized by BGen S. F. Benedict, Director, Manpower Plans and Policy Division, Manpower and Reserve Affairs.//