PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROMOTION TO CORPORAL

Date Signed: 3/20/2009
MARADMINS Active Number: 0181/09

R 200930Z MAR 09
UNCLASSIFIED//
MARADMIN 0181/09
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MM//
SUBJ/PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROMOTION TO CORPORAL//
REF/A/MSGID:CMC WASHINGTON DC/-/YMD:20070619//
REF/B/MSGID:CMC MCCDC TECOM/-/YMD:20070628//
NARR/REF A, MARADMIN 370/07.  REF B, MARADMIN 391/07//
POC/R.W. REILLY/MAJ/UNIT:CMC MMPR-2/-/TEL:DSN 278-9710
/EMAIL:RYAN.W.REILLY@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. PER PARAGRAPH 4.C OF REF A, EFFECTIVE 1 OCTOBER
2008, LANCE CORPORALS WHO DESIRE TO BE PROMOTED TO CORPORAL MUST
COMPLETE THE LEADING MARINES MCI (MCI 0037) BEFORE THEY CAN BE
RECOMMENDED FOR PROMOTION.  PARAGRAPH 4.D OF REF A, ALLOWED LANCE
CORPORALS CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN THE FUNDAMENTALS OF MARINE CORPS
LEADERSHIP (MCI 0033) TO COMPLETE THE COURSE BY 30 SEPTEMBER 2008 TO
SATISFY THE REQUIREMENT TO BE PME QUALIFIED FOR PROMOTION.  THIS NEW
REQUIREMENT WAS FURTHER DETAILED IN REF B.
2. COMMANDERS MUST ENSURE MARINES COMPLETE PME REQUIREMENTS PRIOR TO
PROMOTION.  LANCE CORPORALS WHO HAVE NOT COMPLETED THE REQUIRED MCI
0037 OR MCI 0033 WILL NOT BE RECOMMENDED FOR PROMOTION UNTIL THEY
COMPLETE THE REQUIRED PME.
3.  COMMANDERS AND DIRECTORS OF IPACS WILL IDENTIFY ALL MARINES
PROMOTED TO THE RANK OF CORPORAL EFFECTIVE 1 OCT 2008, OR LATER, AND
ENSURE THEY COMPLETE MCI 0037 NLT 30 JUNE 2009 OR BE ADMINISTRATIVELY
REDUCED AS APPROPRIATE.  MARINES WHO ARE CURRENTLY DEPLOYED WILL
HAVE 90 DAYS FROM THE DATE OR REDEPLOYMENT TO COMPLETE THE PME. 
4.  THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO THOSE MARINES WITH AN EFFECTIVE DATE OF
RANK EQUAL TO 1 OCT 2008 , OR LATER, AS A RESULT OF ADMINISTRATIVE
OR DISCIPLINARY REDUCTION OR THOSE WITH AN EFFECTIVE DATE OF RANK
PURSUANT TO PRIOR SERVICE REENLISTMENT CONTRACT.
5.  THIS IS APPLICABLE TO THE MARINE CORPS TOTAL FORCE.
6.  RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY BGEN J. A. KESSLER, DIRECTOR, MANPOWER
MANAGEMENT DIVISION.//