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ANNOUNCEMENT OF FISCAL YEAR 18 USMC SECURITY TRAINING SCHEDULE

Date Signed: 2/13/2018
MARADMINS Number: 103/18

R 131431Z FEB 18
MARADMIN 103/18
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC PPO PS//
SUBJ/ANNOUNCEMENT OF FISCAL YEAR 18 USMC SECURITY TRAINING SCHEDULE//
REF/A/SECNAV M-5510.30//
REF/B/SECNAV M-5510.36//
REF/C/MCO P-5510.18B//
NARR/REF A IS THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY PERSONNEL SECURITY PROGRAM. REF B IS THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY INFORMATION SECURITY PROGRAM. REF C IS THE MARINE CORPS ORDER ON INFORMATION AND PERSONNEL SECURITY//
POC/CHRISTOPHER G. LOWMAN/CIV/ HQMC PPO PS/-/TEL:703-692-0157/EMAIL: CHRISTOPHER.G.LOWMAN@USMC.MIL OR DOUGLAS L. RIDER/CIV/ HQMC PPO PS/-/TEL:703-692-4243/EMAIL: DOUGLAS.L.RIDER@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  The USMC Executive Security Seminars, Security Seminars, Security Management, and Security Leadership Course schedule and registration for FY-18 classes are now available.  Per the references, all Security Managers are required to receive formal training.  All other security personnel are encouraged to attend.
2.  The Executive Security Seminar is designed to provide an executive overview of security and insider threat policies, issues, and trends throughout the Marine Corps to enhance programmatic understanding and future initiatives.  The audience for this is all senior leadership:  E8 and up, O5 and up, GS-12 and up, Commanding Officers, Executive Officers, Chiefs of Staff, etc.  There are no prerequisites or requirements for this seminar.  This seminar DOES NOT satisfy the requirement of formal training for Security Managers.  The seminar is approximately 3 hours in duration and will be hosted by the MEF Security Manager.
  2.a.  Executive Security Seminar Schedule:
      Date                      Location
      20 Jun 18                 Okinawa, JP
      1 Aug 18                  Camp Lejeune, NC
      24 Sep 18                 Camp Pendleton, CA
3.  The Security Seminar is open to all personnel in the region (civ, mil, ctr) who operate within the security arenas of information security, personnel security, industrial security, insider threat, and violence prevention, primarily or collaterally.  The forum allows for open dialogue with command personnel and members of HQMC to discuss challenges, obstacles, share best practices, process alignment, provide assistance, and education.  This not a mandatory event (highly encouraged) and there are no prerequisites to participate.  This event DOES NOT satisfy the requirement of formal training for Security Managers.  The seminar will be hosted by the MEF Security Manager.
  3.a.  Security Seminar Schedule:
      Date                      Location
      18-19 Jun                 Okinawa, JP
      2-3 Aug                   Camp Lejeune, NC
      25 Sep                    Camp Pendleton, CA
4.  The Security Leadership Course is a 1 day course, which provides Marine leaders with an overview of the Information and Personnel Security and Insider Threat Programs with emphasis on the following areas:  Security Program Management, Continuous Evaluation, and Insider Threat Program.  This course is open to Executive Officers (Maj and above), who are assigned as the Security Manager.  Prerequisites must be completed in order to receive a certificate of training.
  4.a.  Leadership Course Schedule:
      Date                      Location
      12 Feb 18                 Quantico, VA
      19 Mar 18                 Camp Pendleton, CA
      9 Apr 18                  Kaneohe Bay, HI
      11 Jun 18                 Okinawa, Japan
      9 Jul 18                  New Orleans, LA
      6 Aug 18                  Camp Lejeune, NC
      17 Sep 18                 Camp Pendleton, CA
      (Commanders, Executive Officers, Sergeants Major/1st Sergeants and senior leadership, who wish to attend for situational awareness and increased understanding, are not required to complete the prerequisites, and will not receive certificates of training.)
5.  The Security Management Course is a 4.5 day course that provides security management personnel with the tools, resources and knowledge to effectively implement and manage the Information and Personnel Security Program.  Students engage in discussion and practical application regarding InfoSec, PerSec, Industrial Security, Continuous Evaluation, and Insider Threat.  The course is open to all security management billet holders within the Security Management Office, Special Security Office, and other offices that support the security effort for the command.
  5.a.  Security Management Course Schedule:
      Dates                     Location
      12-16 Feb 18              Quantico, VA
      19-23 Mar 18              Camp Pendleton, CA
      9-13 Apr 18               Kaneohe Bay, HI
      11-15 Jun 18              Okinawa, Japan
      9-13 Jul 18               New Orleans, LA
      6-10 Aug 18               Camp Lejeune, NC
      17-21 Sep 18              Camp Pendleton, CA
6.  Prerequisite courses are required to be completed prior to approval for attendance of a course.  Students must present proof of completion of all prerequisites, copy of training transcript for classes or copy of certificates, upon check in to attend and receive a certificate of completion for training.  The online prerequisite courses are available via DSS STePP at https:(slash)(slash)stepp.dss.mil/SelfRegistration/Login.aspx.
  6.a.  Prerequisite courses are as follows:
    6.a.1.  Introduction to Industrial Security (IS011.16)
    6.a.2.  Introduction to Personnel Security (PS113.16)
    6.a.3.  Introduction to Information Security (IF011.16)
    6.a.4.  Introduction to Physical Security (PY011.16)
    6.a.5.  Marking Classified Information (IF105.16)
    6.a.6.  Derivative Classification (IF103.16)
    6.a.7.  JCAVS User Levels 2-6 Course (PS183.16)
    6.a.8.  Insider Threat Awareness Course (INT101.16)
  6.b.  Recommend attendees of the Security Management Course possess accounts for and working knowledge of JPAS, CATS, eQIP.
  6.c.  Students must register to attend the course of their choice via the PPO PSS Blog site.  To gain access to the site, users will require a MCEITS account.  If you already have a MCEITS account, contact Christopher Lowman or Douglas Rider for access.  If you do not have a MCEITS account, request a MCEITS account via the website https:(slash)(slash)mceits.usmc.mil/SitePages/MCEITS%20Account%20Request.aspx.  Select HQMC PP&O as the page for which you are requesting access.  Account approval and access to the PSS Blog, located at https:(slash)(slash)eis.usmc.mil/sites/hqmcppo/PS/PSS/Blog/default.aspx, will be granted within 72 hours.  If after 72 hours, the account has not been created, contact Mr. Christopher Lowman or Mr. Douglas Rider for assistance.
7.  Courses will be coordinated at the MEF/MCI-level to ensure appropriate coverage for both operational and supporting establishment units.  The hosting command will:
  7.a.  Prioritize attendees based on operational requirements and classroom size.
  7.b.  Reserve classrooms that are sufficient in size and design, to support course delivery.  Day one will require two rooms, main classroom for presentation and a classroom (computer lab) with access to internet and systems is preferred for the afternoon systems class.
  7.c.  Print and deliver the student guides and handouts, provided electronically by PPO PS.
  7.d.  Print the completion certificates, provided electronically by PPO PS.
  7.e.  Verify the completion of the course prerequisites.
  7.f.  Develop and distribute coordinating instructions for students, travel, lodging, classroom location, security requirements for students outside the local commuting area, NLT 1 month prior to course dates.
  7.g.  Designate a POC for coordination purposes.
  7.h.  Prepare and manage the class attendance roster.
8.  The maximum number of attendees is flexible, but should not exceed 60.  The minimum number of students is 15, however, exceptions will be made on a case by case basis.
9.  PPO PS assumes funding responsibility for all instructor costs.
10.  Commands are responsible for funding all travel costs for students.
11.  Release authorized by SES Randy R. Smith, Assistant Deputy Commandant, Plans, Policy, and Operations (Security).//



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