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OFFICER PROMOTIONS FOR DECEMBER 2017 AND PROJECTED OFFICER PROMOTIONS FOR JANUARY 2018

Date Signed: 10/25/2017
MARADMINS Number: 592/17

R 251053Z OCT 17
MARADMIN 592/17
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MM//
SUBJ/OFFICER PROMOTIONS FOR DECEMBER 2017 AND PROJECTED OFFICER PROMOTIONS FOR JANUARY 2018//
REF/A/MSGID: DOC/CONGRESS//
REF/B/MSGID: DOC/CMC MMPR-1/YMD: 20060809//
REF/C/MSGID: DOC/SECNAV/YMD: 20060328//
REF/D/MSGID: DOC/CMC MMSR/YMD: 20070606//
REF/E/MSGID: DOC/SECNAV/YMD: 19881025//
REF/F/MSGID: DOC/SECNAV/YMD: 20051209//
REF/G/MSGID: DOC/SECNAV/YMD: 20060207//
REF/H/MSGID: MSG/MP/YMD: 120935ZJUN2001//
REF/I/MSGID: DOC/MCO 5750.1H/YMD: 20090213//
NARR/REF A IS TITLE 10, U.S.C. REF B IS MCO P1400.31C, MARINE CORPS PROMOTION MANUAL, VOLUME 1, OFFICER PROMOTIONS. REF C IS SECNAVINST 1420.1B, PROMOTION, SPECIAL SELECTION, SELECTIVE EARLY RETIREMENT, AND SELECTIVE EARLY REMOVAL BOARDS FOR COMMISSIONED OFFICERS OF THE NAVY AND MARINE CORPS. REF D IS MCO P1900.16F, MARINE CORPS SEPARATION AND RETIREMENT MANUAL. REF E IS SECNAVINST 1120.9A, DESIGNATION OF OFFICERS OF THE REGULAR MARINE CORPS AND MARINE CORPS RESERVE AS MARINE CORPS JUDGE ADVOCATES. REF F IS SECNAVINST 1412.6L, PROMOTION OF OFFICERS TO THE GRADE OF LIEUTENANT (JUNIOR GRADE) IN THE NAVY AND TO THE GRADE OF FIRST LIEUTENANT IN THE MARINE CORPS. REF G IS SECNAVINST 1412.9B, MARINE CORPS LIMITED DUTY OFFICER AND WARRANT OFFICER PROGRAMS, PROMOTIONS, AND CONTINUATION PROCEDURES. REF H IS MARADMIN 277/01, BACCALAUREATE DEGREE REQUIREMENT FOR RESERVE OFFICERS. REF I IS MCO 5750.1H, BIOGRAPHICAL DATA AND PHOTOGRAPH REQUIREMENTS FOR NEWLY PROMOTED COLONELS.//
POC/E. D. MAHONEY/MAJ/UNIT: HD MMPR-1/-/TEL: (703)784-9703/EMAIL: EDWARD.D.MAHONEY@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  AUTHORITY.  Refs (a) through (h) regulate all Marine Corps officer promotions.  This MARADMIN is the authority for commanding officers to effect promotions.  Per the refs, an officers promotion may not be effected until that officers name appears on a promotion MARADMIN or CMC message.  Appropriate commissions will be mailed to parent commands under separate cover.  Expect 2-3 weeks for delivery.  The commission is not the legal authority to promote and is not required to effect the promotion.  For the purposes of conducting a promotion ceremony, sample commissions and the oath of office can be found in chapter 6 of ref (b) or the Officer Promotion Branchs homepage at www.Marines.mil.  Under "Marines/Career," click on "Promotions."  Click on "Officer Promotions," look under the "Reference" tab on the right side of the page.
2.  All officers promoted to the grade of colonel are required to submit current biographical data and photographs to the Director of Marine Corps History (HDR) as directed by MCO 5750.1H, page 2-5.  See paragraph 13 for mailing address and POC information.
3.  Under the provisions of section 624 of refs (a) and (c), the Secretary of the Navy, acting for the President of the United States, hereby authorizes the promotion of the following named regular officers to the grade indicated.  Rank, pay and allowances are effective from 1 December 2017.
Name                            Grade        MCC
Stephen J. Acosta               Col          QBR
Kevin G. Collins                Col          124
Ross A. Monta                   Col          070
Stephen Pritchard               Col          NBW
Stanley P. Calixte              LtCol        NBM
Ian S. Campbell                 LtCol        QAQ
Matthew S. Downs                LtCol        110
Bryan K. Grayson                LtCol        1RU
Chad P. Hamilton                LtCol        1CC
Jason R. Jones                  LtCol        1C1
Aaron D. Lenz                   LtCol        1RV
Michael J. Lorino               LtCol        QAT
James R. Meyer                  LtCol        029
David J. Son                    LtCol        086
Patrick S. Spencer              LtCol        UBY
Robert D. Wolfe                 LtCol        U76
Christopher H. Adamski          Capt         J34
Jonathan D. Alston              Capt         114
William A. Anderson             Capt         V28
Matthew E. Antle                Capt         1PA
Thomas S. Battiata              Capt         1NG
Dylan D. Becker                 Capt         15B
John P. Bell                    Capt         J9W
Thomas R. Benge                 Capt         C79
Dustin C. Blanchard             Capt         A37
John H. Boger                   Capt         V11
Brenten E. Bradley              Capt         1V4
Christopher W. Bradley          Capt         1J1
Lee S. Brett                    Capt         038
Justin D. Bush                  Capt         G52
Joseph H. Callahan III          Capt         1JC
Caitlin A. Challet              Capt         167
Michael A. Chevallier           Capt         VMB
Caleb F. Clubb                  Capt         1FN
David W. Cornes                 Capt         VME
Corey R. Davis                  Capt         J9W
Joel A. Delrosario              Capt         1US
Timothy A. Denning              Capt         1YB
Kristian W. Dominguez           Capt         VM1
Mark R. Dougherty               Capt         19F
Robert W. Dumke II              Capt         K71
Matthew J. Dunlevy              Capt         V18
Andrew C. Dunn                  Capt         KB6
Joseph G. Economou              Capt         1JL
James E. Elrod                  Capt         1JS
Sebastian D. Evans              Capt         078
Adriel N. Fernandez             Capt         J62
Colton S. Fetterolf             Capt         VFD
Timothy J. Flanagan II          Capt         VMH
Nathan T. Fortezzo              Capt         V8A
Christopher D. Fox              Capt         VLF
Tyler R. Frizzell               Capt         J9V
David J. Fuentes                Capt         KA7
Haleigh L. Fulmer               Capt         VME
Paul M. Gainey                  Capt         1C0
Kevin L. Graving                Capt         J62
Blaise P. Greer                 Capt         V22
Christopher J. Hale             Capt         1CK
Matthew A. Harris               Capt         K47
Justin R. Harty                 Capt         MD5
Robert L. Harwood, Jr.          Capt         124
Brandon R. Hee                  Capt         1XC
David K. Herrera                Capt         1MY
Kody D. Hill                    Capt         VLC
Ryan D. Hillman                 Capt         1NE
Brian J. Hoff                   Capt         092
Tyler J. Hopping                Capt         K03
Ty J. Hubicki                   Capt         078
Hector S. Huizar, Jr.           Capt         J9X
Michael H. Humiston             Capt         J9W
Tyler E. Hunt                   Capt         1JH
Stephen A. Jaenke               Capt         J9X
Amanda K. Jones                 Capt         1GE
Kevin Z. Keim                   Capt         V22
Daniel C. Kelly                 Capt         VLA
Patrick L. Kolb                 Capt         V22
Kevin R. Kot                    Capt         J9X
Mathew R. Kramer                Capt         1J3
Alex T. Kurian                  Capt         A74
Hayden G. Lahren                Capt         V21
Daniel O. Lahti                 Capt         J9W
Kenneth B. Lalonde              Capt         V13
Timothy C. Lang                 Capt         K68
Kristoffer K. Larson            Capt         1NH
Royd S. Lim                     Capt         1NH
Jordan D. Little                Capt         1EH
Benjamin W. Lloyd               Capt         A08
Garrett A. Loeffelman           Capt         H99
Paul F. Loeffler                Capt         VMD
Michael J. Lopata               Capt         V15
Nathaniel C. Lowry              Capt         1RW
Sarah E. Luetz                  Capt         1JM
Matthew R. Lutch                Capt         VM1
Priscilla A. Malone             Capt         J62
Shan G. Mandrayar               Capt         226
Nathan D. Marion                Capt         V15
John G. Martin                  Capt         1WL
Jesse L. Matteson               Capt         VR1
Jordan S. Mazur                 Capt         1QE
Brandon J. McAuley              Capt         017
William B. McGee                Capt         1RT
Andrew J. McKenna               Capt         313
David A. Medina                 Capt         VM2
Edgar K. Menze                  Capt         1JW
Daniel C. Miller                Capt         013
Micah F. Moore                  Capt         V37
Timothy J. Morris               Capt         1EC
Joseph E. Morrison III          Capt         175
Jason F. Murphy                 Capt         1F1
Capshaw H. Nagel                Capt         V32
Moises E. Navas                 Capt         V18
Chace A. Nelson                 Capt         1NH
Sean P. Noll                    Capt         V13
Miles J. OKeefe                 Capt         TRP
Claire H. Osterman              Capt         174
Patrick M. OSullivan            Capt         VM2
Anthony M. Pandolfi             Capt         1GS
Andrew A. Paulmeno              Capt         016
Jennie L. Pearson               Capt         016
Craig R. Pettigrew              Capt         1HM
Patrick W. Precure              Capt         016
Emma C. Quinn                   Capt         116
Brent W. Ramos                  Capt         V35
Christina M. Rapp               Capt         15S
Michael R. Rattan               Capt         016
John B. Rauch                   Capt         1HM
David P. Ritz                   Capt         V26
Ryan A. Ryman                   Capt         VHA
Arthur H. Sakamoto              Capt         1V1
Ethan J. Sarrell                Capt         1SH
Ryan L. Schmidt                 Capt         VM4
Jason J. Schnitker              Capt         VM3
Clayton D. Scott                Capt         VM4
Justin M. Sheehan               Capt         1NJ
Ethan J. Shields                Capt         15F
John R. Shoemaker               Capt         198
Charles B. Sieber               Capt         J33
Robert M. Simpson, Jr.          Capt         V14
Christian E. Smith              Capt         1RA
Michael D. Smith                Capt         V15
William C. Smithson             Capt         122
Ian J. Sonnenberg               Capt         1J1
Mark S. Strickert               Capt         MD5
Thomas J. Sweetin               Capt         KAT
Kamil Szmyglewski               Capt         E93
Brent C. Teague                 Capt         R02
Gustavo A. Terrazas             Capt         1G9
Bennett L. Thomas               Capt         VLD
Samuel B. Thompson              Capt         J9W
Jonathan W. Thomsen             Capt         VM2
Case M. Tierney                 Capt         1EA
Jordan D. Timmreck              Capt         1EC
Allison G. TuckerDavis          Capt         1WW
Bradley D. Tyson                Capt         1FN
Morgan J. Waddington            Capt         233
Joshua P. Waldron               Capt         JAM
Matthew F. Ward                 Capt         MD5
Timothy M. Waters               Capt         1NB
Andrew A. Watson                Capt         VHA
Benjamin C. Watson              Capt         H99
Zachary D. White                Capt         122
Philip M. Williams              Capt         1HN
Ryan A. Williams                Capt         J9W
Christopher M. Wisnowski        Capt         H81
Paul D. Wojcik                  Capt         V12
Scott K. Wood                   Capt         H99
4.  Under the provisions of section 5589 of ref (a), the Secretary of the Navy, acting for the President of the United States, hereby authorizes the promotion of the following named limited duty officer (LDO) to the grade indicated.  Rank, pay, and allowances are effective from 1 December 2017.
Name                            Grade        MCC
David L. Ogden, Jr.             LtCol        1F1
5.  Under the provisions of section 14308 of ref (a), the Secretary of the Navy, acting for the President of the United States, hereby authorizes the promotion of the following named active reserve (AR) officers to the grade indicated.  Rank, pay, and allowances are effective from 1 December 2017.
Name                            Grade        MCC
Scott M. Clendaniel             LtCol        SR2
Kelly N. Hanratty               Maj          094
Philip R. Lyon                  Maj          S6C
Robert E. Proulx, Jr.           Maj          QAP
6.  Under the provisions of section 14308 of ref (a), the Secretary of the Navy, acting for the President of the United States, hereby authorizes the promotion of the following named reserve officers to the grade indicated.  Rank, pay, and allowances are effective from 1 December 2017.
Name                            Grade        MCC
William A. Barnes               Col          1GH
John D. Cowart                  Col          SJ5
Samuel J. Dibianca              Col          1C0
Christopher M. Long             Col          SHL
Thomas J. Ready IV              Col          QBR
Milinda J. Benitez              LtCol        SHE
William M. Boulware             LtCol        QBR
Jason S. Brigadier              LtCol        IRR
Brad L. Cadard                  LtCol        SAN
Joshua D. Grindstaff            LtCol        T30
Kevin N. Krzeminski             LtCol        S5J
Solon McGill                    LtCol        SHE
Melissa J. Roberson             LtCol        T13
Erik H. Thorleifson             LtCol        SCP
Joshua E. Vincent               LtCol        077
Paul J. Addington               Maj          IRR
Reno C. Bamford III             Maj          SJP
Scott P. Bayer                  Maj          SHL
Wesley C. Berry                 Maj          SCQ
Henry R. Bouchot                Maj          IRR
Daniel G. Bowers                Maj          110
Taylor S. Braithwaite           Maj          SAP
Derek J. Cash                   Maj          IRR
Mary B. Close                   Maj          094
David R. Comfort                Maj          966
Sean A. Cooley                  Maj          IRR
Nicholas G. Cushion             Maj          HAB
Nicolas W. Degregorio           Maj          IRR
Christopher A. Dossantos        Maj          IRR
Thitipan Durasavin              Maj          IRR
Derrik T. Gay                   Maj          SM3
Shannon E. Goans                Maj          S8F
Jason T. Gold                   Maj          SP5
Joseph S. Hodges                Maj          SJP
Wesley S. Jagoe                 Maj          988
Villiana JeanFrancois           Maj          E95
Bryson L. Johnson               Maj          1RA
Nathan D. Johnson               Maj          094
Christopher L. Kimber           Maj          S38
Justin R. Kirk                  Maj          SLD
Matthew A. Koons                Maj          IRR
Justin W. Lappe                 Maj          990
Jason J. Lewis                  Maj          SA5
Christopher P. Martin           Maj          NGW
Michael H. McCarthy             Maj          IRR
Susan E. McKinley               Maj          IRR
Albert Medina III               Maj          SJE
Bradley L. Miller               Maj          IRR
Jeremy S. Moreau                Maj          SJF
Jarrod D. Neff                  Maj          SL3
Todd A. Oliver                  Maj          SN4
Neil E. Opdahl                  Maj          SN4
Christopher R. Pavlak           Maj          T30
Christine M. Reiter             Maj          IRR
Matthew J. Schmitz              Maj          QAJ
Joel R. Searls                  Maj          1C0
Danica R. Slater                Maj          IRR
Andrew Smith IV                 Maj          110
Timothy M. Swartz               Maj          IRR
Joseph R. Telaak                Maj          110
Jonathan T. Ulyatt              Maj          IRR
Carlos Vargas                   Maj          IRR
Nicholas A. Wade                Maj          S2B
Bryan E. Warner                 Maj          987
David J. Wi                     Maj          SCP
Lenton V. Woolley III           Maj          SMV
7.  Under the provisions of section 12242 of references (a) and (c), the Secretary of the Navy, acting for the President of the United States, hereby authorizes the promotion of the following named reserve officer as indicated, to the permanent grade of Chief Warrant Officer Four (CWO4).  Rank, pay, and allowances are effective from 1 December 2017.
Name                            Grade        MCC
Patrick J. Kackert              CWO4         01B
8.  Delay of Promotion.  Per refs (b) and (h), if the respective commanding officer determines that an officer is not mentally, physically, morally, or professionally qualified for promotion, the promotion shall not be effected.  This includes the physical examination requirement for reserve officers per section 10206 ref (a).  The  officer shall be given written notice of the grounds for delay before the effective date of the appointment, unless it is impracticable to do so, in which case the notice shall be given as soon as practicable.  CMC (MMPR-1) must also be notified prior to the effective date of the appointment so that the promotion will not be effected in Marine Corps Total Force System (MCTFS) and administrative action can be initiated.  Refs (a), (b), (c), and (e) contain guidelines for the timely submission of supporting documentation.
9.  Retirement and Transfer.  Officers considering voluntary retirement should review ref (d) for service obligation prior to acceptance of promotion.  An officers selection for promotion carries over into the reserve, between AR and SMCR-IRR, and with augmentation into the regular component.
10.  Accepting and Declining Promotion.  Any regular or reserve officer who is promoted under the refs is considered to have accepted such promotion on the effective date contained in paragraphs 3 through 7 (for purposes of date of rank, pay, and allowances in the grade to which promoted).  To decline a promotion, an officer is required to submit a letter of declination to CMC (MMPR-1) expressly at the time their command notifies them of their promotion and directs that they begin wearing the insignia of the next higher grade.  Any statement or action by the officer which signals their acceptance of the promotion, forever waives their right to decline.
11.  The following FY18 promotions are projected for January 2018 and are subject to change.  Promotions from the remaining FY18 boards will be promulgated based on vacancy determination.
            Senior Officer        Sel    Junior Officer         Sel
Col         J. C. Lewis           63     P. W. McCuen           65
MOS: 3404   none                  none   none                   none
Col (AR)    none                  none   none                   none
Col (R)     J. F. Kidd            34     J. D. Knapp            36
LtCol       G. L. Hoey            241    I. H. Rowe             256
LtCol (LDO) list cleared                 list cleared
LtCol (AR)  K. L. Schultz         9      J. M. Phares           10
LtCol (R)   B. J. Litchfield      35     T. D. Stapleton III    41
Maj (LDO)   none                  none   none                   none
Maj (AR)    J. M. Phelps          11     S. B. Hudgins          13
Maj (R)     T. S. Forbes          293    C. D. Aubel            362
Capt        G. Planeta IV         233    B. J. Owens            361
MOS: 3404   none                  none   none                   none
Capt (R)    none                  none   none                   none
CWO4 (R)    C. J. Ryan, Jr.       10     M. J. Falgout          11
12.  For Marine officer promotion matters call Comm (703) 784-9706 or DSN 278-9706.  Email inquiries may be submitted via the Promotion Branchs internet web page at www.Marines.mil.  Email address is OfficerPromotions@usmc.mil.
13.  Per ref (i), material can be mailed to Marine Corps History Division (HDR), 3078 Upshur Avenue, Quantico, Virginia, 22134.  POC is Ms. Annette Amerman at Comm (703) 432-4875 or DSN 378-4875.  Email address is history.division@usmc.mil.
14.  Release authorized by MajGen Robert F. Castellvi, Director, Manpower Management Division.//