2012 MARINE CORPS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION SUPPORT

Date Signed: 10/12/2012
MARADMINS Active Number: 583/12

R 121311Z OCT 12
UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 583/12
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS//
SUBJ/2012 MARINE CORPS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION SUPPORT//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  THIS MARADMIN PROVIDES INFORMATION AND GUIDANCE TO ACQUIRE RECORDED BIRTHDAY BALL MUSIC, AND REQUEST COPIES OF THE COMMANDANT'S BIRTHDAY VIDEO AND PRINTED AND SIGNED COPIES OF THE COMMANDANT'S 2012 MARINE CORPS BIRTHDAY MESSAGE.
2.  RECORDED MUSIC.  TRADITIONAL BIRTHDAY BALL MUSIC CAN BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE U.S. MARINE BAND WEB SITE AT WWW.MARINEBAND.USMC.MIL/AUDIO_RESOURCES/CEREMONIAL_MUSIC/INDEX.HTM. INSTRUCTIONS FOR CREATING COMPACT DISCS ARE INCLUDED ON THE WEB SITE.
3.  COMMANDANT'S 2012 BIRTHDAY MESSAGE VIDEO
    A.  ON OR ABOUT 25 OCTOBER 2012, THE FOLLOWING COMBAT CAMERA (COMCAM) AND COMBAT VISUAL INFORMATION CENTER (CVIC) SITES WILL RECEIVE A MASTER VIDEO DVD FROM HEADQUARTERS MARINE CORPS (HQMC) COMCAM FOR DUBBING AND DISTRIBUTION.
    MARCENT                         MARFORPAC
    MARFORRES                       MCB QUANTICO, VA
    MCB CAMP LEJEUNE, NC            MCB CAMP PENDLETON, CA
    MCB HAWAII, KANEHOE BAY, HI     MCB CAMP BUTLER, OKINAWA, JA
    MAGTFTC, TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA   MCRD PARRIS ISLAND, SC
    MCRD SAN DIEGO, CA              MCAS CHERRY POINT, NC
    MCAS BEAUFORT, SC               MCAS NEW RIVER, NC
    MCAS MIRAMAR, CA                MCAS YUMA, AZ
    MCAS IWAKUNI, JA                MCLB BARSTOW, CA
    1ST MCD                         4TH MCD
    6TH MCD                         8TH MCD
    9TH MCD                         12TH MCD
    MARINE CORPS EMBASSY SECURITY GROUP, QUANTICO, VA
    B.  A DIGITAL VERSION OF THE 2012 BIRTHDAY MESSAGE VIDEO WILL BE AVAILABLE ON OR ABOUT 25 OCTOBER 2012 AT WWW.MARINES.MIL/NEWS/PAGES/MARINESTV.ASPX.  A HIGH DEFINITION (HD) VERSION WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DEFENSE VIDEO AND IMAGERY DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM (DVIDS) WEBSITES FOR VIEWING AND DIRECT DOWNLOAD AT WWW.DVIDSHUB/NET/TAGS/USMCBBMESSAGE.  FOR HD DOWNLOAD, REGISTER AND LOG INTO DVIDS.  DIRECT ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS PROCESS TO MARINENEWS@DVIDSHUB.NET.
    C.  FOR COMCAM AND CVIC SITES WITH LIMITED BANDWIDTH AND/OR HIGH REPRODUCTION REQUIREMENTS, AN HD VIDEO FILE WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE U.S. ARMY AVIATION AND MISSILE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER (AMRDEC) SAFE ACCESS FILE EXCHANGE (SAFE).  IF THIS METHOD IS REQUIRED, COMCAM AND CVIC SITES MUST PROVIDE PRIMARY AND ALTERNATE POINT OF CONTACT (POC) INFORMATION VIA EMAIL TO KIMBERLY.HARDISON@USMC.MIL.  ONCE AVAILABLE, THOSE POCS WILL RECEIVE A NOTICE THAT THE FILE IS READY FOR DOWNLOAD.   AMRDEC SAFE WILL HOLD THE FILE A MAXIMUM OF 14 DAYS FROM THE DATE THE NOTICE IS SENT. THE FILE MAY ONLY BE DOWNLOADED ONCE PER USER AND THE EMAIL CANNOT BE FORWARDED TO ANY OTHER RECIPIENT.
    D.  HQMC COMCAM WILL MAIL DVD COPIES OF THE 2012 BIRTHDAY MESSAGE VIDEO TO THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE MARINE CORPS LEAGUE, AMERICAN LEGION, VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS, AND THE NAVY LEAGUE ON OR ABOUT 25 OCTOBER 2012.  LOCAL CHAPTER REQUESTS FOR COPIES OF THE DVD SHOULD BE REFERRED TO THE RESPECTIVE ORGANIZATION HEADQUARTERS OR DOWNLOAD FROM THE SITES LISTED IN PARAGRAPH 3B.
    E.  ALL OTHER REQUESTS FOR DVD COPIES OF THE 2012 BIRTHDAY MESSAGE VIDEO SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE NEAREST COMCAM OR CVIC.
4.  CMC 2012 MARINE CORPS BIRTHDAY MESSAGE.  THE CMC'S 2012 MARINE CORPS BIRTHDAY MESSAGE WILL BE PUBLISHED ON OR ABOUT 15 OCTOBER 2012.  AT THAT TIME, A PRINTED AND SIGNED VERSION ON CMC'S PERSONAL STATIONERY WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE MARINE CORPS WEBSITE AT WWW.MARINES.MIL.
5.  POCS:
    A.  2012 BIRTHDAY MESSAGE VIDEO:  KIMBERLY HARDISON, HQMC COMCAM, AT COMMERCIAL (703) 614-3119 OR VIA EMAIL AT KIMBERLY.HARDISON@USMC.MIL.
    B.  CMC'S 2012 BIRTHDAY MESSAGE:  DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY, MARINE CORPS OPERATIONS, AT COMMERCIAL (301) 222-6332 OR VIA EMAIL AT MCNEWS@DMA.MIL.
6.  THIS MARADMIN IS CANCELLED 30 NOV 2012.
7.  RELEASED AUTHORIZED BY LIEUTENANT GENERAL W. J. WILLIAMS, DIRECTOR, MARINE CORPS STAFF.//