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ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019 MARINE CORPS SCHOOL OF ADVANCED WARFIGHTING STUDENT SELECTION RESULTS

Date Signed: 12/22/2017
MARADMINS Number: 696/17

R 221408Z DEC 17
MARADMIN 696/17
MSGID/GENADMIN/CG MCCDC QUANTICO VA//
SUBJ/ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019 MARINE CORPS SCHOOL OF ADVANCED WARFIGHTING STUDENT SELECTION RESULTS//
REF/A/MSGID: DOC/MARADMIN 443/17//
REF/B/MSGID: DOC/MCO 1300.8//
NARR/REF A IS THE AY 2019 MARINE CORPS SCHOOL OF ADVANCED WARFIGHTING(SAW) STUDENT APPLICATION MESSAGE.  REF B IS THE MARINE CORPS PERSONNEL ASSIGNMENT POLICY.//
POC/J. R. KENNEY/LTCOL/ TEL: DSN 278-6890/TEL: (703) 784-6890/ EMAIL: JEFFREY.KENNEY@USMCU.EDU//GENTEXT
/REMARKS 1.  In accordance with reference (A), a Marine Corps University (MCU) panel convened during November 2017 and selected 26 officers to attend School of Advanced Warfighting (SAW) during academic year 2019 (AY19).  121 officers applied from the Marine Corps Command and Staff College (CSC), United States Air Force Command and Staff College United States Army Command and General Staff College, and from individual service Distance Education Programs.
2.  The following 26 officers from the United States Marine Corps (USMC), United States Army (USA), United States Air Force (USAF), United States Coast Guard (USCG), United Arab Emirates (UAE), Australia, and Canada are primary selects for SAW AY19.
Name         Service      MOS/Desig          Source
Albert, J. L.          USA           19A                CSC
AlNahyan, M. T.        UAE           INFANTRY           CSC
Annunziata, M. B.      USMC          0102               CSC
Brewer, J. M.          USMC          0202               CSC
Carey, T. W.           USMC          0302               CSC
Christman, A. B.       USMC          1302               CSC
Conant, C. M.          USAF          11B                ACSC DEP
Copeland, J. C.        USMC          0302               CSC
Duray, J. D.           USAF          11S                ACSC
Eckert, A. C.          USMC          0302               CDET
Frerichs, J. T.        USMC          0302               CSC
Hawkins, M. T.         USMC          0302               CSC
Holt, T. J.            USMC          0302               CDET
Hunter, J. D.          USMC          1302               CSC
Joseph, J. S.          USMC          0370               CDET
Lambert, L. J.         AUSTRALIA     INFANTRY           CSC
Lloyd, J. W.           CANADA        INFANTRY           CSC
Manzanet, E. S.        USMC          0402               CSC
McMahon, P. M.         USCG          Operations Ashore  CSC
Mitchell, T. E.        USMC          0202               CDET
Nash, C. C.            USMC          0302               CSC
Rice, H. G.            USA           FA59               CGSC DEP
Sgro, J. F.            USMC          0402               CSC
Spillane, B. T.        USMC          0302               CSC
VanZummeren, T. J.     USMC          0302               CDET
Walker, D. C.          USMC          0402               CDET
3.  Alternates.  Several applicants were designated as alternates (joint-service and international alternates are not listed).  In the event that a primary selection becomes unavailable, officers selected as alternates will be contacted individually.
4.  The following officers are USMC alternates for SAW AY19.
Name         Service   MOS/Desig             Source
Duesterhas, G. M.      USMC          3002               CGSC
Duncan, A. M.          USMC          0202               CSC
Hansen, R. A.          USMC          0302               CDET
Katolin, D. W.         USMC          0602               CDET
LHeureux, R. F.        USMC          0302               CDET
Quinn, T. C.           USMC          5803               CSC
Roberts, N. M.         USMC          1302               CDET
Wiese, J. H.           USMC          0302               CDET
Wilson, L. C.          USMC          0302               CDET
5.  The following officers were selected for joint-service advanced intermediate level school (ILS).
5.A.  The School of Advanced Air and Space Studies (SAASS).
Name                   Service      MOS/Desig          Source
Do, T. M         USMC      7532         ACSC
5.B.  The School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS).
Name         Service      MOS/Desig          Source
Jaquith, B. A.        USMC      1803         CSC
Johanningsmeier, B. W. USMC      1802               CDET
Monday, R. B.        USMC      0202         CDET
Rainey, D. S.        USMC      5803               CSC
Ward, B. M.            USMC          0302               CGSC
6.  Security clearance and special access requirements are as follows:
6.A.  SAW, SAMS, and SAASS:  Top Secret-Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS-SCI).
6.B.  Officers selected as either a primary or an alternate should immediately consult their local security manager/special security office to confirm their eligibility for TS-SCI.  Failure to coordinate clearance-access requirements may negate eligibility to attend advanced ILS.
7.  SAW:  official passport required.
8.  Action
8.A.  Primary selects must contact the MCU registrar organizational mailbox at mcu_registrar@usmcu.edu no later than 5 January 2018 to accept or decline selection to SAW, SAMS, and SAASS.
8.B.  Officers requiring permanent change of station (PCS) orders must contact Manpower Management Officer Assignments to coordinate appropriate change of station timeline, per reference (B).
8.C.  All SAW, SAMS, and SAASS selects should contact their schools directly for guidance pertaining to check-in times and dates.  SAW AY19 class start date is 9 July 2018.
8.D.  A Marine Corps Resident CSC selectee transition brief that covers transition instructions related to leave and administrative actions will be scheduled in coordination with Marine Corps CSC.  Non-Marine Corps resident CSC selects, especially those in the National Capital Region, are invited to attend.
8.E.  Per reference (A), primary SAW selects are required to validate their undergraduate degrees by submitting official transcripts.
8.E.1.  Official transcripts must come directly from the degree granting institution to the MCU Registrar office.  Transcripts that are hand delivered or e-mailed from students to MCU are not acceptable.
8.E.2.  Mailing address for official transcripts is President, Marine Corps University, Attn:  Registrar, 2076 South Street, Quantico, Virginia 22134.  For institutions that produce electronic official transcripts, the email address is:  mcu_registrar@usmcu.edu.
8.E.3.  Official transcripts for SAW selects must be received before the first day of class.  SAMS and SAASS selects should contact those schools directly for guidance on transcript submission requirements.
8.F.  SAW selectees should confirm by email that SAW Administration has a correct personal phone and email to facilitate communication while in PCS transition and prior to the beginning of class.  Emails should be titled AY19 SAW Selectee first initial,  last name, and sent to mcu_saw@usmcu.edu.
9.  Officers currently enrolled in resident or distance education ILS must successfully complete course of study to retain eligibility.  For distance education officers, failure to complete entire course of study by 30 June 2018 terminates eligibility to attend SAW during AY19.
10.  Point of contacts at MCU are:
10.A.  LtCol J. R. Kenney, USMC, Deputy Director SAW, tel:  DSN 278-6890, comm:  (703) 784-6890, or email:  jeffrey.kenney@usmcu.edu
10.B.  LtCol C. B. Lynn, USMC, Operations Officer SAW, tel:  DSN 278-5411, comm:  (703) 432-5411 or email:  charles.lynn@usmcu.edu
10.C.  Maj Tucker, MCU registrar, tel:  DSN 378-4867, comm:  (703) 432-4867 or email:  mcu_registrar@usmcu.edu.
10.D.  Ms. Z. T. Gibbs, Administrative Program Manager, SAW, tel:  DSN 278-5318, comm:  (703) 432-5318 or email:  zena.gibbs@usmcu.edu.
10.E.  The SAW organizational mailbox is recommended for inquiries and sending information.  Personally identifiable information should not be sent via email but selectees can use Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center safe to transfer files.  The SAW organizational mailbox is mcu_saw@usmcu.edu.
11.  Release authorized by Lieutenant General Robert S. Walsh, Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command.//