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2018 UNITED STATES SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM (USSYP) MENTOR OFFICER SELECTIONS

Date Signed: 1/9/2018
MARADMINS Number: 020/18

R 092145Z JAN 18
MARADMIN 020/18
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC OUSMCC WASHINGTON DC//
SUBJ/2018 UNITED STATES SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM (USSYP) MENTOR OFFICER SELECTIONS//
REF/A/MSGID: MSG/CMC WASHINGTON OUSMCC DC /R061916ZSEP17//
NARR/REF A IS MARADMIN 498/17, 2018 UNITED STATES SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM MENTOR OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT AND APPLICATION PROCESS//
POC/H.POWELL-RAY/CIV/OMCC/CMC WASHINGTON DC/TEL: 703-692-1528/EMAIL: HATTIE.POWELL-RAY@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  The USSYP is an annual educational program sponsored by the U.S. Senate and funded by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation.  This program provides 104 high school students, who are interested in pursuing public service careers, the opportunity to learn firsthand about the functions of government.  Reference (a) solicited nominations for mentors in support of the 2018 USSYP.  The Office of the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs (OATSD(PA)) held a board, comprised of all branches of service, to select 17 officers for participation in this years program. Competition was extremely high this year.
2.  The following three officers were selected to represent the Marine Corps at this year’s program:
    a.  Major Sarah Culbertson (Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps, George Washington University).
    b.  Captain Yuwynn Ho (MCRD/WRR, Office of Judge Advocate).
    c.  Captain Jordan Iida (The Basic School Training Command).
3.  The officers who submitted an application for this program are applauded for their commitment to the education and mentorship of our nations youth, and those selected are deserving of recognition for their qualifications as mentors in this program.
4.  Release authorized by Brigadier General William H. Seely III, Director, Office of Marine Corps Communication.//