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FY18 ACQUISITION PRIMARY MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY (MOS) SELECTION (8059 AND 8061) BOARD SOLICITATION

Date Signed: 9/27/2017
MARADMINS Number: 531/17

R 270911Z SEP 17
MARADMIN 531/17
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MM//
SUBJ/FY18 ACQUISITION PRIMARY MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY (MOS) SELECTION (8059 AND 8061) BOARD SOLICITATION//
REF/A/MSGID: DOC/CMC WASHINGTON DC/120729ZAUG2004//
REF/B/MSGID: DOC/U.S.C CHAPTER 87/-/110590//
REF/C/MSGID: DOC/CMC MM/23MAR2017//
REF/D/MSGID: MSG/CMC/141427ZOCT2016//
REF/E/MSGID: MSG/CMC/111645ZJUN2012//
REF/F/MSGID: DOC/CMC/111645ZJUN2012//
REF/G/MSGID: DOC/CMC MM/23SEPT2014//
NARR/REF A IS MARADMIN 348/04, ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW ACQUISITION OFFICER PRIMARY MOS. REF B IS TITLE 10, U.S.C., CHAPTER 87. REF C IS MCO 1300.64B COMMAND SCREENING PROGRAM. REF D IS MARADMIN 548/16, TRANSMISSION AND FILING OF DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHS TO THE OFFICIAL MILITARY PERSONNEL FILE (OMPF). REF E IS MARADMIN 354/13, ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE TERMINATION OF THE ANNUAL MARINE CORPS ACQUISITION COMMAND SELECTION BOARD (MCACSB) AND ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ANNUAL MARINE CORPS SYSTEMS COMMAND (MCSC) ACQUISITION SCREENING AND SLATING (MASS) BOARD. REF F IS MARADMIN 306/12, MOD TO MARADMIN 293/12 FY12 AVIATION ACQUISITION PRIMARY MOS RECLASSIFCATION (8059/8061) BOARD. REF G IS MCO 1300.8, MARINE CORPS PERSONNEL ASSIGNMENT POLICY.//
POC/S. A. HUMR/MAJ/MMOA-3/USMC/DSN 278-9285/TEL: (703)784-9285/EMAIL: SCOTT.HUMR@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  In accordance with reference (a), the purpose of this MARADMIN is to solicit applicants for lateral move consideration on the FY18 Acquisition Primary MOS Selection (8059 AND 8061) Board.  The objective of the acquisition primary MOS selection process is to develop a population of Marine Corps acquisition officers who meet statutory requirements and are highly competitive for program management positions of major defense acquisition programs.  The following applies:
1.a.  The FY18 acquisition primary MOS selection (8059 and 8061) board will convene on or about 16 November 2017 at MCB Quantico, VA.  Applications are due no later than close of business 7 November 2017.
1.b.  Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC), as the executive agent for acquisition training and education, will verify all acquisition certifications, workforce experience, and academic qualifications prior to the selection board.  All applicants must initiate an acquisition records audit with the USMC Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) program manager or specialist NLT 20 Oct 2017.  The DAWIA Program Manager is Mr. Ricky Taylor, DSN 378-4080, comm 703-432-4080 or e-mail ricky.j.taylor1@usmc.mil.  The Workforce specialist is Ms. Angela Rowan, DSN 378-4092, comm 703-432-5815 or e-mail angela.rowan@usmc.mil.
2.  Eligibility requirements for lateral move to PMOS 8059 and 8061 are:
2.a.  Unrestricted officers, rank of major or major select and lieutenant colonel or lieutenant colonel selects who have less than 24 years of active commissioned service as of 1 June 2018, and who are not currently slated for command as a result of the FY18 command screening board.
2.b.  Officers in joint billets are eligible if they have completed 36 months in their current assignment by 30 October 2018.
2.c.  Officers who have not completed their Commandants Career-Level Education Board (CCLEB) and Commandants Professional Intermediate Board (CPIB) utilization tour by 30 October 2018 are not eligible.
2.d.  Applicants for Marine Acquisition Officer-Aviation (8059 PMOS) must be designated Naval Aviators currently holding 75xx PMOS.
2.e.  Be certified DAWIA level II in primary acquisition career field as of 1 December 2017.  Primary acquisition career field of business financial management or business cost estimating require DAWIA level I certification by 1 December 2017.
2.f.  Have 36 months acquisition experience by 30 October 2018.  No education experience credit or command equivalent credit will be given towards the 36 month acquisition experience requirement.
2.g.  Officers applying for the 8061 MOS who are in the above zone will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
2.h.  Officers applying for the 8059 MOS in the above zone or not meeting the specified prerequisites will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
2.i.  Packages must be endorsed by the applicants chain of command through the first O-6 as appropriate.
2.j.  Applicants are responsible for ensuring their applications arrive at CMC (MMOA-3) NLT 7 November 2017.  Mail or scan applications to the address in paragraph 6.
3.  Applications will use standard naval correspondence format, with enclosures and endorsements.  The following information is required:
3.a.  Standard naval letter cover page.
3.b.  Data sheet for 8059/8061 PMOS application (provided by MCSC directly to board).
3.c.  Standard one page military biography.
3.d.  Release of information form.
3.e.  Letters of recommendation may be included as enclosures.
3.f.  Official Photographs.  All eligible officers must have an electronic photo in their OMPF taken within 12 months of the convening date of the board.
3.g.  Applicants must notify their primary MOS monitor of their intent to apply for lateral move consideration prior to submitting an application.
3.h.  Application to the FY18 Acquisition PMOS 8059 and 8061 Board and selection by the board will constitute PCS or PCA orders to an 8059 or 8061 billet.  Therefore, officers need to ensure application is a true and valid desire.  Officers selected for PMOS 8059 or 8061 incur a 4 year service obligation from the date of acceptance of 8059/8061.
3.i.  An application template can be found by logging on to MMOA-3 boards Webpage:  https:(slash)(slash)www.manpower.usmc.mil/acquisitions
4.  Officers receiving Aviation Career Incentive Pay (ACIP-Flightpay) or under contract with Aviation Continuation Pay (ACP-Bonus) are eligible to apply.  Selection to PMOS 8059 does not impact ACIP or ACP payments for the duration of the current contract as long as eligibility requirements are met.  Selection to PMOS 8061 terminates ACIP and ACP upon acceptance of the 8061 MOS.
5.  Additional correspondence deemed necessary by the applicant, subsequent to the acquisition record audit with MCSC, may be addressed to the president of the board and delivered to the address in paragraph 6.
6.  Submissions must be sent via email.  Submissions can be forwarded to SMB Manpower Officer Programs on the global or email address:  smbmanpowerofficerpr@usmc.mil.
7.  Specific questions relating to the Marine Acquisition Officer occupational field specialty can be addressed to the co-occupational field specialists:
 Major D. J. Mottola (Aviation)
 Comm (301)342-1515 or DSN: 342-1515
 danica.j.mottola@navy.mil
 Ms. R. E. Cisneros (Ground)
 Comm (703)432-4154
 ruth.cisneros@usmc.mil
8.  This MARADMIN is not applicable to the Marine Corps Reserve.
9.  Release authorized by MajGen Robert F. Castellvi, Director Manpower Management Division.//



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