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NOVEMBER 2017 STAFF NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER (SNCO) PROMOTIONS FOR ACTIVE RESERVE (AR), SELECTED MARINE CORPS RESERVE (SMCR), AND INDIVIDUAL READY RESERVE (IRR) AND DECEMBER 2017 PLANNED SNCO PROMOTIONS FOR AR, SMCR, AND IRR

Date Signed: 10/17/2017
MARADMINS Number: 579/17

R 171031Z OCT 17
MARADMIN 579/17
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MM//
SUBJ/NOVEMBER 2017 STAFF NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER (SNCO) PROMOTIONS FOR ACTIVE RESERVE (AR), SELECTED MARINE CORPS RESERVE (SMCR), AND INDIVIDUAL READY RESERVE (IRR) AND DECEMBER 2017 PLANNED SNCO PROMOTIONS FOR AR, SMCR, AND IRR//
REF/A/MSGID: DOC/MMPR-2/14JUN2012//
REF/B/MSGID: DOC/MI/4JUN2014//
REF/C/MSGID: DOC/MIO/19AUG2008//
NARR/REF A IS MCO P1400.32D W/CH 2, MARINE CORPS ENLISTED PROMOTION MANUAL. REF B IS MCO 5000.14D MARINE CORPS ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES (MCAP). REF C IS MARINE CORPS TOTAL FORCE SYSTEM PERSONNEL REPORTING INSTRUCTION USERS MANUAL (MCTFSPRIUM).//
POC/CHRISTINA R. UPTON/MAJ/HD MMPR-2/TEL: 278-9718/EMAIL: CHRISTINA.UPTON@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  Units will receive a diary feedback report (DFR) with a select grade date of 1 November 2017 for each Marine to be promoted.  The select grade rank, seniority number, and board year will be listed on the "GRAD" screen in the MCTFS.
2.  Upon receipt of this MARADMIN and posting of a select grade on the DFR, but not prior to the 1st of November 2017, commanders will effect the promotion of selected Marines per paragraph 5100 of reference (a).  Cite this MARADMIN as authority for promotion.
3.  Commanders are reminded that reference (b) requires that Marines in the grade of gunnery sergeant and above who have served at least 18 years must have 2 qualifying years (50 points per year) before being eligible to transfer to the reserve retired list at the next higher grade.  Before delivering appointment certificates to Marines in this category, commanders must ensure each Marine has sufficient obligated service remaining on their reserve end of current contract to enable them to serve at least 2 years or until service limits in the grade to which promoted.  If the Marine refuses to extend or reenlist to have sufficient obligated service, inform CMC (MMPR-2) of the Marines refusal.
4.  Commanders are reminded of their inherent responsibilities in the Enlisted Promotion System.  Thoroughly review the record of each selected Marine prior to delivery of the certificate of appointment to ensure the Marine has continued to maintain the high standards of professional and personal performance which led to selection.  You are instructed to review paragraphs 1200.4, 1204 and 3107 of reference (a).  Upon completion of the review of applicable records, if the commanders intent is to delay or revoke the promotion of a selected Marine, reference (a) provides specific guidance and reporting instructions.
5.  Reference (b) enclosure (3) states that commanders are responsible for the accuracy of their Marines records, regardless of the format of the information (paper records, MCTFS records, etc.) and the locations of the records (mainframe databases, IPAC, etc.).  Per reference (c) when a Marine is promoted above the grade ceiling for the PMOS held, commanders will change the Marines PMOS to the career progression MOS.
6.  Commanders who have Marines attached to their command/unit/det in temporary additional duty status must seek concurrence from the Marines parent command prior to effecting the promotion.
7.  The numbers listed in paragraph (8) indicate the seniority number promoted the previous month and the total number to be promoted for the current month.  However, the numbers may not always add up.  This is due to Marines selected noncompetitively (WO selects) who are assigned a seniority number with an alpha letter, Marines who are discharged, and Marines in a promotion restriction status.  To avoid erroneous promotions of SNCOs, it is imperative that commanders follow the guidance in paragraph (1) and only promote Marines with a select grade date in the MCTFS.
8.  Status of FY 2017 Active Reserve SNCO promotion lists:
                Number      Senior No.    Nov 17     Projected
Grade           Selected    Prom Oct 17   Prom       for Dec 17
SgtMaj/MGySgt      7              5          0             0
1stSgt/MSgt       25             12          2             2
GySgt             63             44          5             5
SSgt              83             56          7             7
9.  Status of FY 2017 Selected Marine Corps Reserve (SMCR) SNCO Promotion Lists:
                Number       Senior No.    Nov 17    Projected
Grade           Selected     Prom Oct 17   Prom      for Dec 17
SgtMaj/MGySgt     26             16          2             2
1stSgt/MSgt       42             27          3             3
GySgt            128             77         11            10
SSgt             370            217         31            31
10.  Status of FY 2017 Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) SNCO Promotion Lists:
                Number       Senior No.    Nov 17    Projected
Grade           Selected     Prom Oct 17   Prom      for Dec 17
SgtMaj/MGySgt     1               1         NA            NA
1stSgt/MSgt       4               4         NA            NA
GySgt            14               9          1             1
SSgt             98              59          8             8
11.  For Enlisted Promotion matters call Comm (703) 784-9718 or DSN 278-9718.  Email inquiries may be submitted to:  EnlistedPromotions@usmc.mil.  This MARADMIN will be posted to the Promotion Branch website:  www.manpower.usmc.mil, select "Active Marine," "Manpower Management (MM)," "Promotion Branch," then "Enlisted Promotions," from there click on "Message Traffic," then "SNCO Messages."
12.  Release authorized by MajGen Robert F. Castellvi, Director, Manpower Management Division.//



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