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FY18 MERITORIOUS PROMOTION ALLOCATIONS FOR PRIOR SERVICE RECRUITERS (PSR), EXTENDED ACTIVE DUTY (EAD) RECRUITERS, AND SELECTED MARINE CORPS RESERVE (SMCR) STAFF NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS (SNCO)

Date Signed: 10/24/2017
MARADMINS Number: 588/17

R 240920Z OCT 17
MARADMIN 588/17
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MM//
SUBJ/FY18 MERITORIOUS PROMOTION ALLOCATIONS FOR PRIOR SERVICE RECRUITERS (PSR), EXTENDED ACTIVE DUTY (EAD) RECRUITERS, AND SELECTED MARINE CORPS RESERVE (SMCR) STAFF NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS (SNCO)//
REF/A/MSGID: DOC/CMC MMPR-2/YMD: 20120614//
REF/B/MSGID: DOC/CMC RAP/YMD: 20171016//
NARR/REF A, MCO P1400.32D W/CH 2, MARINE CORPS PROMOTION MANUAL, VOLUME II, ENLISTED PROMOTIONS (SHORT TITLE: ENLPROMMAN). REF B, AUTHORIZATION FOR THE FY18 MERITORIOUS PROMOTION ALLOCATIONS FOR PSR, EAD RECRUITERS, AND SMCR SNCO.//
POC/CHRISTINA.R.UPTON/MAJ/CMC MMPR-2/TEL: DSN 278-9718/Email: CHRISTINA.UPTON@usmc.mil//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  Purpose.  To announce the FY18 meritorious promotion allocations for PSR, EAD recruiters, and SMCR Staff Non-commissioned Officers.
2.  Commanders with specific allocations listed below will convene selection boards within their commands to nominate Marines for meritorious promotion by the CMC.  The recommendations of the selection boards for the meritorious promotion of Marines to gunnery sergeant and staff sergeant will be endorsed by the commander and submitted via naval message to CMC (MMPR-2).  Upon review and approval of the nominations by the CMC (MM), unit diary entries will be entered by HQMC.  Commanders will prepare certificates of appointment in accordance With reference (a).  Marines selected for the next grade by a regular promotion board are still eligible for meritorious promotion to that grade if their seniority number has not been reached.
3.  The FY18 meritorious promotion allocations are as follows:
Command                                 SSgt/GySgt allocations
Marine Corps Recruiting Command
(Prior Service Recruiters)                 1/1
(Extended Active Duty Recruiters)          2/0
Marine Forces Reserve
(SMCR SNCO)                                4/2
3.a.  Extended Active Duty Recruiter nominees must be received no later than 1 December 2017 and will have an effective date of 2 January 2018.
3.b.  SMCR SNCO nominees must be received no later than 1 March 2018 and will have an effective date of 2 April 2018.
3.c.  Prior Service Recruiter nominees must be received no later than 1 June 2018 and will have an effective date of 2 July 2018.
3.d.  Nominations must be submitted via the Automated Message Handling SyStem (AMHS) to include the following:
Rank     Name     EDIPI     MCC/Unit
4.  For enlisted promotion matters call comm (703) 784-9717 or DSN 278-9718.  Email inquiries may be submitted to:  enlistedpromotions@usmc.mil.  Click on Compatibility View Settings in the options menu, and ensure that display intranet sites is unchecked.  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", and then click on the Meritorious tab.
5.  Release authorized by MajGen Robert F. Castellvi, Director, Manpower Management Division.//