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ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE SCHEDULE AND SUBMISSION CRITERIA FOR THE FY17 MARINE CORPS AWARDS FOR LOGISTICS EXCELLENCE

Date Signed: 10/25/2017
MARADMINS Number: 595/17

R 252010Z OCT 17
MARADMIN 595/17
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC L LP WASHINGTON DC//
SUBJ/ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE SCHEDULE AND SUBMISSION CRITERIA FOR THE FY17 MARINE CORPS AWARDS FOR LOGISTICS EXCELLENCE//
REF/A/MSGID: MCO 1650.61 Ch 1//
AMPN/REF A IS MCO 1650.61 Ch 1, MARINE CORPS INSTALLATIONS AND LOGISTICS AWARDS PROGRAM (MCILAP)//
POC/J. FREITAG/MGYSGT/UNIT: I and L, LPC-3/EMAIL: JOHN.FREITAG@USMC.MIL/TEL: 571-256-7114//
POC/R. THOMAS III/MAJ/UNIT: I and L, LPC-3/EMAIL: REGINALD.E.THOMAS2@USMC.MIL/TEL: 571-256-7132//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  This message announces the schedule and submission criteria for the Marine Corps Awards for Logistics Excellence 2017.
2.  Background.  The Marine Corps annually recognizes the outstanding logistics achievements of Individual Marines, Civilian Marines, Marine Organizations, and Teams.  Logistics is performed throughout all elements of the MAGTF and Supporting Establishment.  All Marine Corps units and personnel regardless of type, mission and MOS will be considered under the six below established award categories:
2.a.  First Lieutenant Travis Manion Marine Corps Officer Logistician of the Year
2.b.  Marine Corps Enlisted Logistician of the Year
2.c.  Marine Corps Civilian Logistician of the Year
2.d.  Marine Corps Logistics Organization/Team of the Year (Large Unit)
2.e.  Marine Corps Logistics Organization/Team of the Year (Small Unit)
2.f.  Marine Corps Logistics Organization/Team of the Year for Innovation
3.  The reference contains pertinent information regarding eligibility criteria, nomination dates, and selection procedures for each award.  Example nomination packages can be provided by the point of contact.
3.a.  Units considering Marines for the subject awards will disregard the specific MOS and Unit requirements as listed in the reference.  All individuals and units demonstrating excellence in logistics will be considered regardless of MOS or unit designation.  Aviation units may consider any unit or Marine that has demonstrated excellence in logistics for all listed awards in paragraph 2.  Large unit is battalion size (MALS) or larger, while small unit is company size (Organizational level squadrons) or smaller.  POCs are currently executing change (2) to the reference.
4.  Marine Corps Installations Command (MCICOM), Marine Corps Logistics Command (MARCORLOGCOM), Marine Corps Combat Development Command (MCCDC), Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM), Training and Education Command (TECOM), Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC), and each Deputy Commandant and Marine Forces (MARFOR) can submit one nomination for each award.
5.  Action.
5.a.  Commands with personnel or organizations that meet the criteria contained in the reference are encouraged to submit nomination packages through their chain of command.
5.b.  All organizations will submit award recommendations electronically.  In cases of multiple awards, each award package shall be transmitted via separate email.  All award packages will be emailed to the I and L organizational mailbox:  I&L_Award_Nominations@usmc.mil.  Additionally, the sender will courtesy copy this messages point of contact in the email.  Ensure the subject line identifies the nominees full name, rank, and prospective award.  Original nomination packages must be received by HQMC (I&L, LPC-3), on or before 15 December 2017.  Nomination package formats are found in the enclosures to reference (a).  Late or incomplete packages and those not endorsed by their higher headquarters listed in paragraph 4 will not be considered.
5.c.  Commands are responsible for ensuring that their nominations arrive at HQMC (I&L) no later than 15 December 2017.  In absence of electronic submissions, mailed packages can be sent via traceable means (e.g., certified mail), to:  Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Marine Corps (I&L), 3000 Marine Corps Pentagon, Room 2E211, Washington, DC 20350-3000.
6.  Release authorized by LtGen M. G. Dana, Deputy Commandant, Installations and Logistics.//