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RESULTS OF THE FY18-01 4TH MARINE AIRCRAFT WING (MAW)/OPERATIONAL SUPPORT AIRLIFT (OSA) AVIATOR SELECTION BOARD

Date Signed: 12/8/2017
MARADMINS Number: 668/17

R 081824Z DEC 17
MARADMIN 668/17
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC AVN ASM//
SUBJ/RESULTS OF THE FY18-01 4TH MARINE AIRCRAFT WING (MAW)/OPERATIONAL SUPPORT AIRLIFT (OSA) AVIATOR SELECTION BOARD//
REF/A/MSGID: DOC/MARADMIN/512/17//
REF/B/MSGID: DOC/CMC/MCO 1001R.1K//
REF/C/MSGID: DOC/4TH MAW/WGO 5320.2T//
REF/D/MSGID: DOC/CMC/MCO 1331.2K//
NARR/REF A IS THE FY18-01 4TH MAW OPERATIONAL SUPPORT AIRLIFT (OSA) AVIATION SELECTION BOARD ANNOUNCEMENT. REF B IS THE MARINE CORPS RESERVE ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT MANUAL (MCRAMM). REF C IS 4TH MAW ORDER ON RESERVE OFFICER MANAGEMENT POLICIES. REF D IS THE MARINE CORPS ORDER ON TRANSITION CONVERSION TRAINING FOR MARINE NAVAL AVIATORS AND NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICERS//
POC/G. RODNEY/MAJ/UNIT: HQ 4TH MAW G-1/COMM 504-697-7784/EMAIL: GEORGE.RODNEY@USMC.MIL//
POC/C. R. BLASINGAME/MAJ/UNIT: HQ 4TH MAW G-3 TRAINING/COMM 504-697-7518/EMAIL: CASEY.BLASINGAME@USMC.MIL//
POC/C. D. MARTY/MAJ/UNIT: VMR BELLE CHASSE OPERATIONS OFFICER/COMM 504-678-7480/EMAIL: COLIN.MARTY@USMC.MIL//
POC/T. M. GOMEZ/MAJ/UNIT: VMR ANDREWS OPERATIONS OFFICER/COMM 240-857-0874/EMAIL: TROY.GOMEZ@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  IAW REF A, THE FY18-01 OSA SELECTION BOARD WAS CONVENED BY 4TH MAW AND SELECTED THE BELOW LISTED OFFICERS FOR TRANSITION TRAINING IN THE UC-12/UC-35 AIRCRAFT AND SUBSEQUENT SELECTED MARINE CORPS RESERVE SERVICE WITHIN 4TH MAW.  READ IN FOUR COLUMNS:
RANK    NAME               MOS       SQUADRON
MAJ     NOLAN, D.M.        7562      VMR ANDREWS
MAJ     LESHIKAR, J.R.     7543      VMR ANDREWS
MAJ     TRAN, V.B.         7566      VMR BELLE CHASSE
ALTERNATES:
NO ALTERNATES SELECTED
2.  ALL PERSONNEL LISTED ABOVE ARE DIRECTED TO CONTACT THEIR APPROPRIATE SQUADRON OPERATIONS OFFICER WITHIN 30 DAYS OF THE RELEASE OF THIS MESSAGE ACCEPTING OR DECLINING THEIR ASSIGNMENT TO THE APPROPRIATE VMR. SELECTEES WHO CANNOT JOIN THE APPROPRIATE UNIT AND ATTEND TRAINING WITHIN 180 DAYS WILL BE REQUIRED TO REAPPLY AT A LATER DATE.
3.  IAW WITH REFS B AND C, THIS MESSAGE CONSTITUTES 4TH MAW JOIN AND DIFOP APPROVAL AUTHORITY FOR THE SELECTED OFFICERS.
4.  IAW REF D, PAR 11(A), NAVAL AVIATORS AND NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICERS WHO HAVE COMPLETED TRANSITION TRAINING ARE UNDER CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATION FOR FOUR YEARS.  THIS OBLIGATION WILL COMMENCE ON THE DATE TRANSITION TRAINING IS COMPLETED.
5.  DEPENDING ON THE SELECTEES CURRENT COMPONENT CODE THE JOIN PROCESS TO 4TH MAW WILL DIFFER.  SELECTEES WILL STILL NEED TO WORK WITH THE RESPECTIVE SQUADRON TO DETERMINE THEIR EXACT BILLET IDENTIFICATION CODE (BIC).
   A.  ACTIVE DUTY MARINES ARE ADVISED TO CONTACT THEIR CAREER PLANNER TO FACILITATE DIRECT AFFILIATION PROGRAM (DAP) AUTHORIZATION UTILIZING THIS MESSAGE AS AUTHORIZATION TO JOIN 4TH MAW.
   B.  SMCR MARINES WILL USE THIS MESSAGE AS THEIR SOURCE DOCUMENT FOR THEIR INTER-UNIT TRANSFER (IUT) REQUEST.  AFTER MARINE FORCES RESERVE G1 APPROVES THE IUT, THE LOSING CMDS WILL GENERATE IUT ORDERS TO THEIR RESPECTIVE VMR SQUADRON.
   C.  IRR MARINES ARE ADVISED TO CONTACT THEIR LOCAL PSR FOR JOIN PROCESSING UTILIZING THIS MESSAGE AS AUTHORIZATION TO JOIN 4TH MAW.
6.  ADMINISTRATIVE GUIDANCE
   A.  OVERVIEW.  PROCESSING OF ORDERS FOR THE APPROVED TRAINING PERIOD REQUIRES THE FOLLOWING:  SUBMISSION OF TRAINING REQUEST PACKAGE VIA CG, 4TH MAW TO APPROVING AUTHORITY FROM DC AVIATION, SUBMISSION OF A SIGNED STATEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING (SOU) TO CMC (RIT), SUBMISSION OF FUNDING ESTIMATES TO CMC (RAP) FOR EACH SCHOOL SEAT BY 4TH MAW (G3) NLT 35 DAYS FROM RELEASE OF THIS MESSAGE.
   B.  SUBMISSION AND FUND APPROVAL OF ORDERS VIA THE MARINE RESERVE ORDER WRITING SYSTEM (MROWS) TO CMC(RIT), AND ADJUSTMENT OF THE NEW MANDATORY DRILL STOP DATE (MDSD).  UTILIZE THE PROVIDED PAGE 11 ENTRY TEMPLATES TO ACKNOWLEDGE ACCEPTANCE OF CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATION ASSOCIATED WITH TRANSITION TRAINING.
   C.  4TH MAW IS THE ONLY ENTITY AUTHORIZED TO SUBMIT REQUESTS FOR THIS TRAINING FOR THE SELECTED MARINE CORPS RESERVE (SMCR).  CMC (RIT) IS THE ONLY ENTITY AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE FUNDING REQUESTS FOR THIS TRAINING.  MARFORRES (MFR) G-1 IS THE ONLY ENTITY AUTHORIZED TO PROCESS MDSDS UPON COMPLETION OF MARINES TRAINING.
   D.  REQUESTS WILL BE SUBMITTED BY UNIT COMMANDERS TO TRANSITION APPROVING AUTHORITY VIA CG, 4TH MAW G-3 TRAINING.
   E.  UPON APPROVAL OF THE REQUEST, 4TH MAW G-3 TRAINING WILL NOTIFY THE MARINES UNIT VIA APPROVAL ENDORSEMENT.
   F.  THE SMCR UNIT WILL:
     (1) CREATE A PAGE 11 ENTRY ACKNOWLEDGING THE REQUIRED CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATION.  THE PAGE 11 ENTRY REQUIRES BOTH THE MARINES AND THE COMMANDING OFFICER SIGNATURES.  PAGE 11 ENTRY MUST BE DATED UTILIZING THE DATE THE MARINE ACKNOWLEDGED AND ACCEPTED THE APPROVED TRAINING.  HAVE THE OFFICER SIGN ONE OF THE APPROPRIATE PAGE 11 ENTRIES BELOW:
          (A) TRANSITION:  IAW MCO 1331.2K, PAR 11(A) (OBLIGATED SERVICE), MARINE NAVAL AVIATORS (NA) AND MARINE NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICERS (NFO) WHO COMPLETE AIRCRAFT TRANSITION TRAINING ARE UNDER CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATION FOR FOUR YEARS.  THIS OBLIGATION WILL COMMENCE ON THE DATE TRANSITION TRAINING IS COMPLETED.  I ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE TO THE ADDITIONAL CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATION REQUIRED PER MCO 1331.2K.
     (2) UNITS ARE DIRECTED TO UTILIZE THE APPLICABLE PER DIEM RATES AVAILABLE AT THE TRAINING SITE.  MESSING AND LODGING IS DIRECTED, IF AVAILABLE, AT COST.  CMC (RIT) WILL AUTHORIZE RENTAL VEHICLES ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS.  ALL ORDERS WILL UTILIZE THE FOLLOWING FUNDING DATA:  ORDER TYPE:  SCHOOLS, SUB TYPE:  UNIT TRAINING, COMMAND:  CMC, PID:  IUC[SCHOOLS-INDV UNIT CONV TRNG (CP)],BCN:  14631, PAY GROUP:  108.  FUNDING SOURCE:  IUC 14631 108 SCHOOLS–INDIV UNIT TRNG (CP) OFFICER LATERAL MOVE MOS RETRAINING PROGRAM PSTA- 238 (HQ/LM).
     (3) NO LESS THAN 30 DAYS FROM THE REPORTING DATE OF THE APPROVED TRANSITION TRAINING, THE UNIT MUST SUBMIT A SET OF ORDERS VIA MROWS.  MROWS ORDER REQUESTS WILL NOT BE APPROVED WITHOUT THE PRIOR RECEIPT OF THE MARINES SIGNED PAGE 11 ENTRY.
   G.  UPON COMPLETION OF SMCR ACTIONS, CMC (RIT) WILL SCREEN AND APPROVE THE MARINES ORDERS REQUEST.
   H.  UPON COMPLETION OF REQUIRED TRAINING, THE SMCR UNIT WILL SUBMIT AN MDSD ADJUSTMENT REQUEST ALONG WITH A SIGNED COPY OF THE MARINES PAGE 11 ENTRY TO MFR G-1 VIA THEIR ORGANIZATIONAL MAILBOX AT MFR_MANPOWER@USMC.MIL.  MFR G-1 WILL REPORT AND ADJUST THE MDSD UTILIZING THE DATE TRANSITION/CONVERSION TRAINING WAS COMPLETED.
7.  THE NEXT 4TH MAW OSA SELECTION BOARD IS PLANNED FOR SPRING 2018.  ALL APPLICANTS NOT SELECTED BY THIS BOARD WHO WANT TO BE RE-CONSIDERED ON THE NEXT BOARD WILL BE REQUIRED TO REAPPLY AS ALL PACKAGES FROM THIS SELECTION BOARD WILL BE DESTROYED.
8.  NAVAL AVIATORS ARE REMINDED THAT 4TH MAW HAS OPEN DIFOP AND DIFDEN BILLETS WITH OTHER SMCR UNITS.  IN ADDITION, ELIGIBLE NAVAL AVIATORS ARE REMINDED OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2018 SELECTED MARINE CORPS RESERVE AVIATION RETENTION BONUS AND THE FISCAL YEAR 2018 SELECTED MARINE CORPS RESERVE (SMCR) UNIT RESERVE OFFICER RETENTION BONUS (RORB), FORWARD AIR CONTROLLER (FAC)/AIR OFFICER RETENTION BONUS.  TO LEARN MORE CONTACT 4TH MAW G1 AT COMMERCIAL TELEPHONE (504)697-7788 OR VIA E-MAIL AT 4THMAWRECRUITING@GMAIL.COM.
NAMES AND LOCATIONS OF TACTICAL SQUADRONS SEEKING AVIATORS FOLLOW:
    HMLA-773 JRB NEW ORLEANS, LA & JB MCGUIRE DIX LAKEHURST, NJ
    HMLA-775 MCAS CAMP PENDLETON, CA
    VMM-764 MCAS MIRAMAR, CA
    VMM-774 NAS NORFOLK, VA
    VMGR-234 JRB FORT WORTH, TX
    VMGR-452 STEWART ANG BASE NEWBURGH, NY
    VMFT-401 MCAS YUMA, AZ
9.  RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY LTGEN S. R. RUDDER, DEPUTY COMMANDANT FOR AVIATION.//