MCBUL 1040 FISCAL YEAR 2014 (FY14) ENLISTED TO WARRANT OFFICER (RESERVE) SELECTION BOARD

Date Signed: 12/14/2012
MARADMINS Active Number: 716/12

R 141250Z DEC 12
UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 716/12
MSGID/GENADMIN,USMTF,2011/CG MCRC, QUANTICO, VA//
SUBJ/MCBUL 1040 FISCAL YEAR 2014 (FY14) ENLISTED TO WARRANT OFFICER (RESERVE) SELECTION BOARD//
REF/A/MSGID:DOC/CMC MPP-35/YMD:20060207//
REF/B/MSGID:DOC/MCRC OE/YMD:20000503//
REF/C/MSGID:DOC/CMC C 469/YMD:20120625//
REF/D/MSGID:DOC/CMC MIFD/YMD:20000714//
REF/E/MSGID:RMG/CMC DMCS/YMD:20100115//
REF/F/MSGID:DOC/C46ITPS/YMD:20080801//
REF/G/MSGID:DOC/CMC MMEA-6/YMD:20080808//
REF/H/MSGID:DOC/BUMED/YMD:20050812//
REF/I/MSGID:DOC/CMC MPP/YMD:20090911//
REF/J/MSGID:DOC/CMC MMSB/YMD:20101119//
REF/K/MSGID:RMG/CMC MRA MM/YMD:20090107//
REF/L/MSGID:DOC/C46ITPS/YMD:20100908//
NARR/REF (A) IS SECNAVINST 1412.9B, MARINE CORPS LIMITED DUTY OFFICER AND WARRANT OFFICER PROGRAMS, PROMOTIONS, AND CONTINUATION PROCEDURES.  REF (B) IS MCO 1040.42A, LIMITED DUTY OFFICER (LDO) AND WARRANT OFFICER (WO) PROGRAMS.  REF (C) IS MCO 1200.17D, MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTIES MANUAL (SHORT TITLE: MOS MANUAL). REF (D) IS MCO P1070.12K, W/CH 1 MARINE CORPS INDIVIDUAL RECORDS ADMINISTRATION MANUAL (IRAM).  REF (E) IS MARADMIN 029/10, AMPLIFICATION TO THE MARINE CORPS TATTOO POLICY.  REF (F) IS MCO 6100.13 W/CH1, MARINE CORPS PHYSICAL FITNESS PROGRAM.  REF (G) IS MCO 6110.3 W/CH 1, MARINE CORPS BODY COMPOSITION AND MILITARY APPEARANCE PROGRAM.  REF (H) IS NAVMED P117, DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY, MANUAL OFTHE MEDICAL DEPARTMENT (MANMED), CHAPTER 15.  REF (I) IS MCO 1230.5B,CLASSIFICATION TESTING.  REF (J) IS MCO P1610.7F W/CH 1, PERFORMANCE EVALUATION SYSTEM (SHORT TITLE: PES).  REF (K) IS MARADMIN 0003/09, TRANSMISSION AND FILING OF DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHS TO THE OFFICIAL MILITARY PERSONNEL FILE (OMPF). REF (L) IS MCO 1040.31, ENLISTED RETENTION AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM.//
POC/-/-/UNIT: MCRC ON-E/NAME: MR. B. REIDENBACH/TEL:703-784-9446//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  THE PURPOSE OF THIS BULLETIN IS TO ANNOUNCE THE FY14 ENLISTED TO WARRANT OFFICER (RESERVE) SELECTION BOARD.  QUALIFIED MARINES IN THE SELECTED MARINE CORPS RESERVE (SMCR), ACTIVE RESERVE (AR), MOBILIZED RESERVE MARINES, INDIVIDUAL READY RESERVE AND STANDBY RESERVE (ACTIVE LIST) ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY.  MARINE CORPS RECRUITING COMMAND (MCRC) WILL CONVENE THE FY14 WO RESERVE SELECTION BOARD AT HEADQUARTERS, U.S. MARINE CORPS ON OR ABOUT 4 JUN 2013 FOR APPROXIMATELY 2 WEEKS TO SELECT QUALIFIED MARINES FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE GRADE OF WARRANT OFFICER.  APPLICATIONS MUST REACH MCRC BY 26 APR 2013.  PER REFS (A) AND (B), THE WO PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE THE MARINE CORPS WITH TECHNICAL SPECIALISTS WHO PERFORM DUTIES THAT REQUIRE EXTENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF A PARTICULAR MOS, AND WHO CAN BE ASSIGNED TO SUCCESSIVE TOURS OF DUTY IN THEIR SELECTED PRIMARY MOS (PMOS).  MOS CREDITABILITY IS A KEY FACTOR FOR SELECTION.
2.  APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THEIR RESPECTIVE MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL (OCC) FIELD SPONSOR TO DETERMINE TECHNICAL ELIGIBILITY FOR AN MOS.  TO APPLY FOR THE WO RESERVE PROGRAM, APPLICANTS MUST BE TECHNICALLY AND PROFESSIONALLY QUALIFIED TO SERVE IN THE MOS TO WHICH APPLYING PER REFS (A) AND (C).  MOS, ASSIGNMENTS, AND BILLETS HELD MUST BE IDENTIFIED IN APPLICATION.  THE BELOW-LISTED BILLET VACANCIES (BV) ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE FY14 ENLISTED TO WO RESERVE SELECTION BOARD.  FEMALES ARE INELIGIBLE FOR THE COMBAT ARMS BILLETS:  
    A.  AR MARINES ONLY: 0170 (4).  AR MARINES APPLYING FOR WO TO FILL AN AR WO VACANCY MUST HAVE NOT LESS THAN 8 NOR MORE THAN 16 YEARS OF ACTIVE NAVAL SERVICE ON THE DATE OF APPOINTMENT.  FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS REQUIREMENT, ACTIVE NAVAL SERVICE IS DEFINED AS ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE WHICH WOULD QUALIFY THE MARINE FOR AN ACTIVE DUTY RETIREMENT UPON COMPLETION OF 20 YEARS OF SERVICE.  ACTIVE DUTY IN THE U.S. ARMY OR U.S. AIR FORCE IS NOT CREDITABLE AS NAVAL SERVICE.  THIS PREREQUESITE IS REQUIRED TO ENSURE SELECTEES MEET TARGETED ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE FOR FUTURE COMPETITIVE PROMOTION AND ALSO ENSURE FUTURE PROMOTION POTENTIAL WITHIN THEIR POPULATION.  AR MARINES APPLYING FOR WO TO FILL AN SMCR WO VACANCY ARE EXEMPT FROMTHIS ACTIVE DUTY REQUIREMENT BUT MUST STILL MEET THE 8 YEAR QUALIFYING SERVICE.  ASSIGNMENT LOCATIONS WILL BE BASED ON THE NEEDS OF THE AR PROGRAM UPON ATTENDANCE AT TBS.  AR MARINES ACCEPTING AN APPOINTMENT FOR AN SMCR BILLET MUST BE RELEASED FROM THE AR PROGRAM WHICH WILL BE IDENTIFIED BY SEPARATE CORRESPONDENCE BUT NO LATER THAN 31 DEC 2013.   
    B. SMCR MARINES ONLY:
RESRUC  BMOS  CITY               UNIT                               
28353   0170  ALAMEDA            4TH FORECON CO 4TH MARDIV
14331   0170  BRISTOL            HQTRS BTRY 3/14 4TH MARDIV
21681   0170  BROOKLYN           HQTRS CO 6TH COMMBN FHG MARFORRES
14301   0170  FORT WORTH         HQTRS BTRY 14TH MAR REGT 4TH MARDIV
14321   0170  GRAND PRAIRIE      HQTRS BTRY 2/14 4TH MARDIV
73010   0170  MOBILE             3D FORECON CO 4TH MARDIV
14002   0170  NEW ORLEANS-NAVSA  HQTRS CO HQTRS BN 4TH MARDIV
01233   0170  NEWBURGH           VMGR-452 MAG-49 4TH MAW
21831   0170  TAMPA              H&SCO 4TH AAVBN 4TH MARDIV
14804   0210  SAN DIEGO          CI PLT CO A ISB FHG MARFORRES
01139   0430  LEMOORE NAS        DET A MWSS-473 MAG-41 4TH MAW
14301   0803  FORT WORTH         HQTRS BTRY 14TH MAR REGT 4TH MARDIV
14301   0803  FORT WORTH         HQTRS BTRY 14TH MAR REGT 4TH MARDIV
14321   0803  GRAND PRAIRIE      HQTRS BTRY 2/14 4TH MARDIV
14321   0803  GRAND PRAIRIE      HQTRS BTRY 2/14 4TH MARDIV
22324   1120  BATTLE CREEK       ENGR SPT CO 6TH ESB 4TH MLG
00540   1120  CHICOPEE           DET B MWSS-472 MAG-49 4TH MAW
00985   1120  CHICOPEE           MASS-6 MACG-48 4TH MAW
00408   1120  GREAT LAKES        DET A MWCS-48 (REAR) MACG-48 4TH MAW
22325   1310  SO BEND            ENGR CO B 6TH ESB 4TH MLG
71783   1390  GREEN BAY          DET BULK FUEL CO B 6TH ESB 4TH MLG
20016   1390  NEW ORLEANS NAS    HQTRS 4TH MAW
29063   1390  TUCSON             BULK FUEL CO A (-) 6TH ESB 4TH MLG
21833   2110  JACKSONVILLE       AAV CO B 4TH AAV BN 4TH MARDIV
21441   2110  SAN DIEGO          H&S CO 4TH TANK BN 4TH MARDIV
21441   2110  SAN DIEGO          H&S CO 4TH TANK BN 4TH MARDIV
21831   2110  TAMPA              H&S CO 4TH AAV BN 4TH MARDIV
14331   2120  BRISTOL            HQTRS BTRY 3/14 4TH MARDIV
14031   2120  CP PENDLETON       H&S CO 4TH LAR BN 4TH MARDIV
14301   2120  FORT WORTH         HQTRS BTRY 14TH MAR REGT 4TH MARDIV
14321   2120  GRAND PRAIRIE      HQTRS BTRY 2/14 4TH MARDIV
21441   2120  SAN DIEGO          H&S CO 4TH TANK BN 4TH MARDIV
14641   2120  SEAL BEACH         HQTRS BTRY 5/14 4TH MARDIV
21831   2120  TAMPA              H&S CO 4TH AAV BN 4TH MARDIV
74746   2125  WACO               ORD MAINT CO 4TH MAINT BN 4TH MLG
00512   2305  MCGUIRE AFB        MWSS-472 MAG-49 4TH MAW
00527   2305  MT CLEMENS         DET B MWSS-471 MAG-41 4TH MAW
29084   2340  NEW ORLEANS-NAVSA  HQTRS H&S BN 4TH MLG
14004   2805  CINCINNATI         COMM CO HQTRS BN 4TH MARDIV
14031   2805  CP PENDLETON       H&SCO 4TH LAR BN 4TH MARDIV
14301   2805  FORT WORTH         HQTRS BTRY 14TH MAR REGT 4TH MARDIV
00407   2805  GREAT LAKES        HQTRS MWCS-48 MACG-48 4TH MAW
29053   2805  GREENSBORO         COMM CO H&S BN 4TH MLG
14011   3408  NEW ORLEANS-NAVSA  DIV HQTRS 4TH MARDIV
22324   3510  BATTLE CREEK       ENGR SPT CO 6TH ESB 4TH MLG
21684   3510  BROOKLYN           SVC CO 6TH COMM BN FHG MARFORRES
14004   3510  CINCINNATI         COMM CO HQTRS BN 4TH MARDIV
14662   3510  ERIE               TRUCK CO HQTRS BN 4TH MARDIV
14321   3510  GRAND PRAIRIE      HQTRS BTRY 2/14 4TH MARDIV
01199   3510  JOHNSTOWN          DET A MWSS-471 MAG-41 4TH MAW
21441   3510  SAN DIEGO          H&S CO 4TH TANK BN 4TH MARDIV
14231   5702  BROOKPARK          H&S CO 3/25 4TH MARDIV
14211   5702  FT DEVENS          H&S CO 1/25 4TH MARDIV
21831   5702  TAMPA              H&S CO 4TH AAV BN 4TH MARDIV
01284   5910  OCEANA             DET EW/C MACS-24 MACG-48 4TH MAW
01236   5950  FORT WORTH NAS     DET A ATC MACS-24 MACG-48 4TH MAW
01309   5970  OCEANA             HQTRS MACS-24 MACG-48 4TH MAW
01773   6302  WARNER ROBINS      HMLA-773 MAG-49 4TH MAW
01136   6604  FORT WORTH NAS     MALS-41 MAG-41 4TH MAW
04169   6604  NEWBURGH           MALS-49 MAG-49 4TH MAW
00512   6802  MCGUIRE AFB        MWSS-472 MAG-49 4TH MAW
00510   6802  MINNEAPOLIS        MWSS-471 MAG-41 4TH MAW
01149   6802  MIRAMAR MCAS       MWSS-473 MAG-41 4TH MAW
01233   7380  NEWBURGH           VMGR-452 MAG-49 4TH MAW
01233   7380  NEWBURGH           VMGR-452 MAG-49 4TH MAW
3.  SELECTION RESULTS ARE CONSIDERED CONFIDENTIAL AND CAN NOT BE RELEASED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES UNTIL APPROVED BY THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY (SECNAV).  ONCE SECNAV HAS APPROVED, RESULTS WILL BE PUBLISHED BY MARADMIN MESSAGE.  THE APPROVAL PROCESS TAKES APPROXIMATELY 8 WEEKS.  SELECTION RESULTS WILL NOT BE RELEASED TELEPHONICALLY OR VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL.  SELECTEES ARE SCHEDULED TO BE APPOINTED ON OR ABOUT 1 FEB 2014.  THE SELECTEES WILL ATTEND THE ACTIVE DUTY WARRANT OFFICER BASIC COURSE (WOBC).  BY SEPARATE ORDERS, SELECTEES WILL BE ORDERED TO REPORT TO THE COMMANDING GENERAL (CG), MARINE CORPS COMBAT DEVELOPMENT COMMAND (MCCDC) TO ATTEND THE WOBC AT THE BASIC SCHOOL (TBS) IN JAN 2014.  A RESERVE WARRANT OFFICER'S LINEAL CONTROL NUMBER IS DETERMINED BASED UPON THEIR SENIORITY IN THEIR PERMANENT ENLISTED GRADE AT THE TIME OF APPOINTMENT TO WARRANT OFFICER.  PER U.S. CODE, TITLE 10, SECTION 12241, APPOINTMENT AS RESERVES IN PERMANENT WARRANT OFFICER GRADES ARE FOR AN INDEFINITE TERM AND ARE HELD DURING THE PLEASURE OF THE SECRETARY CONCERNED.  ACCORDINGLY, THE COMMANDING OFFICER, TBS OR ANY REQUIRED MOS FOLLOW-ON SCHOOL MAY REQUEST THAT SECNAV TERMINATE THE APPOINTMENT OF A WO WHO FAILS THE WOBC OR ANY REQUIRED MOS FOLLOW-ON SCHOOL.  A MARINE WHOSE APPOINTMENT IS TERMINATED MAY, UPON HIS OR HER REQUEST AND AT THE DISCRETION OF SECNAV, BE ENLISTED IN A GRADE NOT LOWER THAN THAT HELD IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO APPOINTMENT.  IF QUALIFIED, APPLICANTS MAY INDICATE ADDITIONAL BILLET CHOICES PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH 2 OF THIS BULLETIN.  ADDITIONAL BILLET CHOICES SHOULD BE LISTED IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE.  DUE TO FLUCTUATIONS IN STRUCTURE AND PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS, SOME OF THE PMOS AND BV LISTED IN THIS BULLETIN MAY CLOSE OUT PRIOR TO THE CONVENING DATE OF THE BOARD.  APPLICANTS WHOSE PRIMARY CHOICE CLOSES OUT WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE CONSIDERED FOR A SUBSEQUENT CHOICE BASED ON THE NEEDS OF THE MARINE CORPS.  WO APPLICANTS MUST APPLY FOR SPECIFIC BILLETS AT SPECIFIC SITES LISTED IN THIS MESSAGE WHERE THEY WILL SUBSEQUENTLY BE ASSIGNE. INDICATE BILLET AND MOS CHOICES IN PARAGRAPH 1I OF THE SAMPLE APPLICATION FORM OF REF (A).  THIS REQUIREMENT ALSO APPLIES TO AR MARINES DESIRING RELEASE FROM THE AR PROGRAM IN ORDER TO FILL AN SMCR BILLET.  THE COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS HAS APPROVED PROCEDURES TO SELECT MARINES FOR APPOINTMENT TO WO WHERE THEY CAN CONTINUE TO ACTIVELYPARTICIPATE IN THE SMCR.  WO APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IN ADDITION TO APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS OF REF (B):  "I UNDERSTAND THAT APPOINTMENT TO WARRANT OFFICER ISCONTINGENT UPON A BILLET VACANCY IN WHICH I AM WILLING TO SERVE. WITHIN 60 DAYS OF APPOINTMENT TO WARRANT OFFICER, SHOULD I DECIDE THAT I CANNOT DRILL AT THE LOCATION FOR WHICH SELECTED, I SHALL SUBMIT A LETTER OF DECLINATION VIA THE CHAIN OF COMMAND TO THE COMMANDING GENERAL, MARINE CORPS RECRUITING COMMAND.  "AR MARINES MAY APPLY FOR AN SMCR MOS VACANCY; HOWEVER, AN AR MARINE WHO IS SELECTED FOR AN SMCR MOS VACANCY AND ACCEPTS APPOINTMENT INTHAT MOS WILL NOT BE RETAINED ON ACTIVE DUTY IN THE AR PROGRAM.  FURTHER, AN AR MARINE APPLYING FOR AN SMCR MOS REQUIREMENT MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IN ADDITION TO THE APPLICATION: "I UNDERSTAND THAT IF I AM SELECTED FOR AND ACCEPT APPOINTMENT IN ONE OF THE SMCR MOS REQUIREMENTS FOR WHICH I HAVE APPLIED, I WILL BE RELEASED FROM ACTIVE DUTY IN THE AR PROGRAM NO LATER THAN THE DAY BEFORE THE DATE IN WHICH I ACCEPT APPOINTMENT TO WARRANT OFFICER.  I FURTHER UNDERSTAND SELECTION TO THE GRADE OF WARRANT OFFICER REQUIRES THAT I AFFILIATE WITH THE DESIGNATED UNIT FOR A PERIOD OF 3 YEARS."
4.  APPLICATIONS SHOULD FOLLOW STANDARD NAVAL CORRESPONDENCE FORMAT USING THE APPLICATION FORMAT AND CONTENT FOR APPROPRIATE PROGRAM PROVIDED BY REF (A), AND ENDORSEMENTS SHOULD FOLLOW FORMAT AND CONTENT PROVIDED BY REF (B) (INCLUDE THE RESULTS OF THE LAST COMBAT FITNESS TEST IN THE COMMANDING OFFICER'S FIRST ENDORSEMENT) WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:   
    A.  SUBMIT APPROPRIATE MARINE CORPS TOTAL FORCE SYSTEM (MCTFS) SCREENS FOR SERVICE RECORD BOOK (SRB) PAGES THAT HAVE BEEN REPLACED PER REF (D) BY MCTFS.  APPLICANTS MUST ENSURE SRB PAGES THAT HAVE BEEN REMOVED AND REPLACED BY MCTFS ARE UPDATED AND MADE A PART OF THEIR APPLICATION.  ALL APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS (SSN) AND ALL THEIR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION (PII); FAILURE TO DO SO WILL DISQUALIFY THE APPLICANT.  PII IS REQUIRED TO TRACK, IDENTIFY, AND EVALUATE CANDIDATES THROUGHOUT THE APPLICATION PROCESS.
    B.  APPLICANTS WITH BODY MARKINGS MUST SUBMIT A CLOSE UP COLOR PHOTO OF EACH BODY MARKING ADDRESSING THE CONTENT (DESCRIPTION AND MEANING), LOCATION, SIZE, NUMBER OF BODY MARKINGS AND DATE THE BODY MARKING WAS MADE.  IN ADDITION, APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A FULL LENGTH COLOR PHOTO(S) IN PHYSICAL TRAINING (PT) GEAR (GREEN SHORTS-GREEN T-SHIRT) FROM EACH BODY ANGLE OF BODY MARKINGS (LEFT AND RIGHT SIDES-FRONT-BACK).  A DRAWING AND WRITTEN DESCRIPTION DETAILING THE CRITERIA CITED BY THIS PARAGRAPH OF THE BODY MARKINGS THAT ARE LOCATED IN PRIVATE AREAS IS REQUIRED.  PRIVATE AREA IS DEFINED AS ANY PORTION OF THE BODY THAT IS COVERED BY THE PT UNIFORM.  MALES DO NOT SUBMIT PHOTOS THAT CANNOT BE SEEN IN PT SHORTS; FEMALES DO NOT SUBMIT PHOTOS THAT CANNOT BE SEEN IN FULL PT GEAR.  PHOTO OF THE BODY MARKING IS REQUIRED IN THE APPLICATION ONLY.  DIGITAL PHOTOS OF BODY MARKINGS WILL NOT BE FILED IN THE APPLICANT'S OMPF.  APPLICATIONS MUST ALSO INCLUDE TATTOO SCREENING FORM (TSF) AND STATEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING (SOU) FOR TATTOOS.  A COPY OF THE TSF AND SOU MAY BE FOUND ON THE MCRC WEBSITE AT HTTP:WWW.MCRC.MARINES.MIL/UNITHOME/OFFICERPROGRAMS.ASPX.  APPLICANT AND COMMISSIONED OFFICER ARE REQUIRED TO FILL OUT AND SIGN THE ENTIRE FORM EXCEPT THE RE-VERIFICIATION PORTION.
    C.  REF (E) PROVIDES AMPLIFICATION TO THE MARINE CORPS TATTOO POLICY.  IN ACCORDANCE WITH REF (E), CG MCRC IS THE FINAL ADJUDICATING AUTHORITY FOR ANY TATTOO ISSUE INVOLVING ACCESSIONS (BOTH OFFICER AND ENLISTED), TO INCLUDE ENLISTED MARINES WHO MAY APPLY FOR A COMMISSIONING OR A WARRANT OFFICER PROGRAM.  MCRC WILL ADJUDICATE ALL TATTOO ISSUES PROVIDED THE APPLICANT RECEIVES A FAVORABLE ENDORSEMENT FROM A GENERAL OFFICER (GO) OR EQUIVALENT IN THEIR CHAIN OF COMMAND. 
    D.  PER REF (D), UNIT PUNISHMENT BOOKS (UPB) ARE ONLY FILED IN THE SRB IF APPLICABLE.  THEREFORE ONLY INCLUDE A UPB AS AN ADDITIONAL ENCLOSURE IF APPLICABLE.  FOR THOSE APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT HAVE A UPB, INCLUDE A STATEMENT AS AN ADDITIONAL PARAGRAPH IN THE BASIC APPLICATION THAT "NO UPB IS PROVIDED DUE TO NO RECORD OF DISCIPLINARY ACTION." APPLICANT MUST PROVIDE A WRITTEN STATEMENT IN REGARD TO ANY DEROGATORY ENTRIES RECORDED ON THE ADMINISTRATIVE REMARKS PAGE 11 OF THE SRB.   
    E.  PER REFS (F) AND (G), APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO PASS A MARINE CORPS PHYSICAL FITNESS TEST, COMBAT FITNESS TEST AND MAINTAIN MARINE CORPS BODY COMPOSITION AND MILITARY APPEARANCE.  PER REF (A), APPLICANTS MUST POSSESS EITHER A MINIMUM ELECTRONICS REPAIR (EL) COMPOSITE SCORE OF 110 OR HIGHER DERIVED FROM THE ARMED SERVICES VOCATIONAL APTITUDE BATTERY (ASVAB) OR THE ARMED FORCES CLASSIFICATION TEST, OR A MINIMUM COMBINED ENGLISH AND MATH SCORE OF 39 OR COMPOSITE SCORE OF 22 ON THE AMERICAN COLLEGE TEST (ACT), OR A MINIMUM COMBINED MATH AND VERBAL OR MATH AND CRITICAL READING SCORE OF 1000 OR HIGHER ON THE SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST (SAT).  APPLICANTS MEETING APTITUDE TEST SCORE REQUIREMENT WITH AN ACT OR SAT TEST SCORE MUST INCLUDE A CERTIFIED COPY OF THE TEST REPORT AS AN ENCLOSURE TO THE APPLICATION.  APPLICANTS MEETING APTITUDE TEST SCORE REQUIREMENT WITH AN ASVAB MUST USE THE BASIC TRAINING RECORD (BTR) AS EVIDENCE OF A QUALIFYING EL SCORE.  CLASSIFICATION TEST SCORES ARE LOCATED ON THE TEST SCORE SCREEN OF MCTFS.  IF SCORES ARE IN MCTFS, BUT DO NOT APPEAR ON THE BTR, ATTACH A COPY OF THE TEST SCORE SCREEN TO THE BTR AND SUBMIT AS AN ENCLOSURE TO THE APPLICATION.  ONLY EL SCORES RESIDENT WITHIN MCTFS WILL BE ACCEPTED AS OFFICIAL SCORES OF RECORD FOR ALL APPLICANTS.  ADDITIONALLY, APPLICANTS BEING CONSIDERED FOR SELECTION TO WO IN MOS 0170 MUST HAVE COMPLETED THE ADVANCE ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST COURSE (AASC) CONDUCTED AT MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, NORTH CAROLINA OR HAVE THREE YEARS EXPERIENCE IN A PERSONNEL ADMIN CENTER AT THE RANK OF SERGEANT OR ABOVE.  SELECTED MARINES WHO HAVE NOT ATTENDED AASC MUST DO SO PRIOR TO ATTENDING THE WOBC.
    F.  PER REF (A), NO AGE RESTRICTION IS ESTABLISHED.  IN ADDITION TO ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA, APPLICANTS APPLYING FOR AN SMCR BILLET SHOULD HAVE NOT LESS THAN 8 OR MORE THAN 20 PROJECTEDYEARS OF QUALIFYING NAVAL SERVICE (QNS) AS EVIDENCED ON THE CAREER RETIREMENT CREDIT RECORD.  SELECTEES FROM THE FY14 ENLISTED TO WO RESERVE SELECTION BOARD ARE TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR APPOINTMENT ON 1 FEB 2014.  WHEN COMPUTING THE AMOUNT OF TOTAL QNS, USE 1 FEB 2014 AS THE DATE OF APPOINTMENT.  WHEN CALCULATING AR QNS, TAKE THE NUMBER OF ACTIVE DUTY POINTS PAID AND DIVIDE BY 365.25.  WHEN CALCULATING SMCR QNS, ADD THE TOTAL NUMBER OF SATISFACTORY YEARS TO THE TOTAL NUMBER OF MONTHS FROM THE APPLICANT'S ANNIVERSARY DATE TO THE PROJECTED APPOINTMENT DATE (1 FEB 2014).  MINIMUM PAY GRADE REQUIREMENT OF SERGEANT WILL NOT BE WAIVED.  THE TIME IN SERVICE REQUIREMENT IS NOT WAIVERABLE.  WAIVERS TO TEST SCORES WILL BE CONSIDERED ONLY IF THE APPLICANT HAS AN AFQT SCORE OF 70 OR GREATER.  REQUESTS FOR WAIVERS SHALL BE SUBMITTED AS A PART OF THE APPLICANT'S BASIC LETTER, AND A RECOMMENDATION AS TO ITS APPROVAL MADE IN THE GO'S ENDORSEMENT AT THE MSC LEVEL.  THOSE MARINES WITH TEST SCORES THAT DO NOT SATISFY THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO RETEST IMMEDIATELY TO ENSURE SCORES ARE POSTED PRIOR TO SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION.  MARINES SHOULD SCHEDULE AN ASVAB RETEST WITH THE NEAREST BASE OR INSTALLATION EDUCATION CENTER OR AUTHORIZED MARINE CORPS TEST SITE.  MARINES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO TAKE AN ASVAB RETEST AT A MEPS OR MET SITE. MARINES CURRENTLY DEPLOYED TO AFGHANISTAN OR OTHER TERRITORIES THAT DO NOT HAVE ACCESS TO TESTING FACILITIES MAY SUBMIT APPLICATIONS PENDING ASVAB RETESTING IF THEY ARE USING THEIR EL SCORE TO MEET APTITUDE TEST SCORE REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED BY REF (A) PROVIDED THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS ARE MET:
      (1) COMMANDS MUST ENDORSE PACKAGE WITH A PROJECTED DATE FOR TESTING AVAILABILITY AND TEST RESULTS.   
      (2) TO ENSURE TEST SCORES CAN BE RECORDED AND REFLECTED IN MCTFS, TESTING MUST BE COMPLETED NO LATER THAN 30 DAYS PRIOR TO THE CONVENING DATE OF THE SELECTION BOARD.  CONVENING DATE OF BOARD IS ON OR ABOUT 4 JUN 2013; THEREFORE, TESTING MUST BE COMPLETED BY 3 MAY 2013.   
      (3) MARINES ARE ADVISED THAT IF QUALIFYING SCORE IS NOT REFLECTED IN MCTFS BY THE CONVENING OF THE BOARD, THE APPLICATION WILL BE DETERMINED INELIGIBLE AND NOT RETURNED.  REF (I) PROVIDES INFORMATION ON THE MARINE CORPS CLASSIFICATION TESTING PROGRAM AND PUBLISHES INITIAL TESTING AND RETEST PREREQUISITES.  ARRANGEMENTS AND COORDINATION WITH ARMY TESTING FACILITIES IN KUWAIT AND AFGHANISTAN HAVE BEEN MADE TO TEST MARINES.  ARMY TESTING FACILITIES IN KUWAIT ARE LOCATED AT CAMP ARIFJAN AND CAMP BUEHRING, AND IN AFGHANISTAN AT KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, BAGRAM AIR BASE, CAMP LEATHERNECK AND CAMP PHOENIX KABUL.  IF NOT LOCATED WITHIN 50 MILES OF A MARINE CORPS OR SISTER SERVICE TESTING FACILITY OR IF ANY OTHER EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES EXIST REGARDING ASVAB RETEST AUTHORIZATION, CONTACT CAPT PEARSON OR SSGT LOWER, MANPOWER AND RESERVE AFFAIRS (MRA) (MPP-50), DSN: 278-9368 FAX: (703) 784-9574.
      (4) PER REFS (D), (J), AND (K), EACH MARINE IS PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING THE ACCURACY AND COMPLETENESS OF HIS OR HER OMPF AND MASTER BRIEF SHEET (MBS).  DO NOT DELAY ACCOMPLISHING THIS REVIEW.  THE MOST EXPEDITIOUS MEANS OF ACCESSING AND VIEWING THE OMPF AND MBS IS THROUGH OMPF ONLINE VIA MARINE ONLINE (MOS).THE MBS CAN ALSO BE OBTAINED THROUGH THE MMSB WEBSITE. MARINES ARE ADVISED THAT THE OMPF AND MBS ARE DISTRIBUTED TO THE BOARD ROOM IN ADVANCE OF THE CONVENING DATE.  THEREFORE, IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT MARINES REVIEW THEIR OMPF AND MBS IN A TIMELY MANNER.  IF DEFICIENCIES, MISSING FITNESS REPORTS AND GAPS, OR UNREADABLE DOCUMENTS ARE PRESENT IN THE OMPF, MARINES ARE PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR CORRECTING THE PROBLEM OFFICIALLY WITH THE MANPOWER MANAGEMENT SUPPORT BRANCH (MMSB).
      (5) REVIEWING PHOTO SUBMISSION.  MARINES ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING RECEIPT OF PHOTO BY CMC (MMSB-20).  THE PRIMARY MOST EXPEDITIOUS MEANS OF CONFIRMING PHOTO RECEIPT IS THROUGH OMPF ONLINE VIA MOL.  PHOTOS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING ON OMPF ONLINE WITHIN 24 HOURS OF PHOTO RECEIPT BY CMC (MMSB-20).  THE DATE OF THE PHOTOGRAPH, AS NOTED ON THE PHOTOGRAPH TITLEBOARD, IS CONSIDERED THE PRIMARY DATE OF DETERMINING THE 12 MONTH PHOTOGRAPH ELIGIBILITY WINDOW FOR SELECTION BOARDS.  MARINES ARE ADVISED THAT ALTHOUGH A PHOTO MAY BE OVER 12 MONTHS OLD, THE PHOTO WILL REMAIN IN THE OMPF UNTIL AN UPDATED PHOTO IS SUBMITTED.  IF A DIGITAL PHOTO HAS BEEN SENT TO THE MANPOWER MANAGEMENT SUPPORT BRANCH (MMSB), MAKE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IN THE APPLICATION:  "A DIGITAL PHOTO HAS BEEN SENT TO MMSB WITHIN THE PAST 12 MONTHS."  DO NOT ENCLOSE THE PRINTOUT FROM MMSB.  NOT ALL COMMANDS HAVE TRANSITIONED TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHS; THEREFORE, A PAPER PRINTOUT OF THE PHOTOGRAPH IS STILL REQUIRED AS AN ENCLOSURE TO THE APPLICATION FOR THOSE APPLICANTS THAT DO NOT HAVE A DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPH ON FILE WITH MMSB.
5.  THE APPLICATION WITH ALL REQUIRED ENDORSEMENTS MUST BE MAILED TO MARINE CORPS RECRUITING COMMAND (ATTN: WO-RES), 3280 RUSSELL ROAD, QUANTICO, VA 22134-5103. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL BE RETURNED WITHOUT ACTION.  DO NOT SEND INCOMPLETE, ADVANCE, DUPLICATE, OR FAXED COPIES OF APPLICATIONS; THEY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.  REQUESTS FOR WAIVER OF THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND EXCEPTION TO POLICY, EXCEPT THOSE ESTABLISHED UNWAIVERABLE BY LAW OR THOSE SPECIFIED UNWAIVERABLE BY THIS BULLETIN, MAY BE CONSIDERED ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS BY THE CG MCRC.  REQUESTS FOR WAIVER OF DISCIPLINARY ACTION REQUIREMENTS WILL ONLY BE CONSIDERED IF APPROPRIATE JUSTIFICATION IS PROVIDED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FOLLOWING:
    A.  APPLICANT MUST BE OF UNQUESTIONABLE MORAL INTEGRITY. WAIVER OF RECORD OF CONVICTION BY COURTS-MARTIAL OR CIVILIANCOURT MAY BE CONSIDERED.  HOWEVER, WAIVER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR A FELONY-EQUIVALENT CONVICTION.  APPROVAL OF THE WAIVER IS DEPENDENT ON THE SEVERITY OF THE CRIME AND THE AMOUNT OF TIME THAT HAS LAPSED SINCE THE CRIME WAS COMMITTED.    
    B.  NONJUDICIAL PUNISHMENT THAT DOES NOT EXCEED BASICREENLISTMENT PREREQUISITIES AND SRB PAGE 11 ENTRIES FOR COUNSELING DO NOT REQUIRE A WAIVER.     
    C.  ANY PRE-SERVICE WAIVERS (I.E. DRUG, MORAL ETC.) WILL REQUIRE RECONSIDERATION, AND MUST BE ADDRESSED IN THE APPLICANT'S APPLICATION WITH A DETAILED STATEMENT FROM THE APPLICANT EXPLAINING CIRCUMSTANCES.
6.  PER REF (B), APPLICATIONS MUST BE ENDORSED BY A GO OR EQUIVALENT IN THE MARINE'S CHAIN OF COMMAND.  ALL APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE AN ENDORSEMENT BY THE COMMANDER, MARINE FORCES RESERVE.  APPLICATIONS RECEIVED WITHOUT ALL REQUIRED ENDORSEMENTSWILL NOT BE CONSIDERED BY THE BOARD.  INELIGIBLE APPLICANTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED BY THE BOARD.  COMMANDERS SHOULD NOT RECOMMEND APPOINTMENT FOR MARINES WHO DO NOT MEET THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA, AND DO NOT QUALIFY FOR A WAIVER.  IF THE SENIOR ENDORSER DEEMS THE APPLICANT "NOT RECOMMENDED" FOR APPOINTMENT, DO NOT FORWARD THE APPLICATION AS IT WILL BE RETURNED WITHOUT ACTION.  COMMANDERS ARE DIRECTED TO PASS THIS INFORMATION TO ELIGIBLE MARINES IN THEIR COMMAND, REVIEW APPLICATIONS FOR COMPLETENESS, ENSURE THAT APPLICANTS REQUESTING WAIVERS RECEIVE COMPREHENSIVE JUSTIFICATION ON ALL ENDORSEMENTS (INCLUDING THE SENIOR ENDORSER), AND MAKE DEFINITIVE RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING ALL MARINES WHO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS.  COMMANDERS MUST SPECIFICALLY ADDRESS THE TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY OF THE APPLICANT IN ALL MOS FOR WHICH APPLYING. ENDORSEMENTS AND APPLICATIONS MUST BE SCREENED CLOSELY TO ENSURE THAT ONLY TECHNICALLY AND PROFESSIONALLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE SUBMITTED FOR CONSIDERATION. 
7.  A COMPLETE MEDICAL EXAM MUST BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED AS PART OF THE APPLICATION.  AN APPLICATION WITHOUT A PHYSICAL WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED COMPLETE.  LEGIBLE COPIES OF COMMISSIONING MEDICAL DOCUMENTS MUST BE INCLUDED WITH THE APPLICATION AS AN ENCLOSURE.  MEDICAL DOCUMENTS MUST INCLUDE A REPORT OF MEDICAL EXAMINATION (DD FORM 2808), REPORT OF MEDICAL HISTORY (DD FORM 2807-1), AND ANNUAL CERTIFICATION OF PHYSICAL CONDITION OR CURRENT PREVENTATIVE HEALTH ASSESSMENT (PHA) IF APPLICABLE.  PHYSICALS MUST HAVE BEEN COMPLETED WITHIN 24 MONTHS PRIOR TO ANTICIPATED DATE OF APPOINTMENT (1 FEB 2014).  IN ACCORDANCE WITH REF (B) RESERVE APPLICANTS MUST BE FOUND PHYSICALLY QUALIFIED BY THE BUREAU OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY (BUMED) PRIOR TO CONSIDERATION BY THE SELECTION BOARD.  SINCE ADDITIONAL MEDICAL DOCUMENTATION OR TESTING MAY BE REQUIRED ENSURE THAT ALL MEDICAL DOCUMENTS ARE SUBMITTED IN A TIMELY MANNER.  COMMANDING OFFICERS MUST CLOSELY REVIEW THE MEDICAL FORMS TO ENSURE CORRECTNESS AND COMPLETENESS.  PAY PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:      
    A.  MARKS AND SCARS MUST BE LISTED.      
    B.  DENTAL CLASS MUST BE TYPE 1 OR 2 WITHIN PAST 12 MONTHS.  
    C.  URINALYSIS (MEDICAL NOT DRUG) AND SEROLOGY MUST CONTAIN COMPLETE RESULTS WITHIN PAST 12 MONTHS.   
    D.  HIV RESULTS MUST BE INCLUDED AND WITHIN 24 MONTHS TO INCLUDE DATE TESTED.  HIV TEST DRAWN OR RESULTS PENDING IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.   
    E.  IF EYESIGHT IS OTHER THAN 20/20 UNCORRECTED, A MANIFEST REFRACTION IS REQUIRED.  IF VISION DOES NOT CORRECTTO 20/20, A CURRENT OPHTHALMOLOGY EVALUATION IS REQUIRED.  IF SELECTED, CAN NOT HAVE ANY VISION CORRECTION SURGERY (LASIK OR PRK) WITHIN 6 MONTHS OF REPORTING TO WOBC.   
    F.  CURRENT AUDIOGRAM.  IF ANY NUMBERS ARE OUTSIDE THE NORMAL RANGE, PER REF (G), SECTION 38, SUBMIT AN EAR, NOSE, THROAT (ENT) OR AUDIOLOGY CONSULTATION/EVALUATION AND INTERPRETATION.      
    G.  FEMALE APPLICANTS MUST HAVE A CURRENT PELVIC EXAM TO INCLUDE A CURRENT PREGNANCY TEST AND PAP SMEAR RESULTS WITHIN PAST 24 MONTHS.  THE PATHOLOGY REPORT FROM THE MOST RECENT TEST MUST BE SUBMITTED.   
    H.  AN ELECTROCARDIOGRAM (EKG) TEST IS REQUIRED FOR APPLICANTS 35 AND OLDER.  EKG MUST BE READ AND VERIFIED BY A MEDICAL OFFICER'S SIGNATURE AND STAMP WITHIN PAST 12 MONTHS.       
    I.  ENSURE ALL "YES" ANSWERS ON DD FORM 2807-1 ARE EXPLAINED IN DETAIL IN THE NOTES SECTION BY BOTH THE MEMBER AND THE EXAMINER.  INCLUDE SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION FOR ANY PAST ORTHOPEDIC OR EYE SURGERY (PRE AND POST OPERATIVE SURGERY REPORTS).
8.  DUE TO THE AMOUNT OF TIME NEEDED TO PROCESS APPLICATIONS, REQUESTS FOR EXTENSIONS WILL NOT BE ENTERTAINED.  IF A RETURN RECEIPT IS DESIRED, INCLUDE A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE ALONG WITH A TRANSMITTAL CARD OR OTHER FORM OF RECEIPT.  THE ENVELOPE MUST BE PROPERLY ADDRESSED (ALL CAPS) TO THE UNIT TO ENSURE PROPER RETURN.  UNADDRESSED ENVELOPES WILL NOT BE RETURNED.  COMMANDERS MAY INITIATE TRACER ACTION IF A RECEIPT IS NOT RECEIVED 30 DAYS AFTER DEADLINE.  TO ENSURE PROPER FILING OF SEPARATE CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESSED TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OR FOR INCLUSION WITH AN APPLICATION, INCLUDE THE APPLICANT'S NAME, LAST FOUR OF SSN, AND MOS CHOICE.  LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION FROM OFFICERS OUTSIDE THE NORMAL CHAIN OF COMMAND WHO HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF THE APPLICANT'S LEADERSHIP QUALITIES AND POTENTIAL FOR APPOINTMENT MAY BE SUBMITTED DIRECTLY TO MCRC ON/E UP UNTIL THE CONVENING DATE UTILIZING THE ADDRESS IN PARAGRAPH 5, OR AS AN ENCLOSURE TO THE APPLICATION.  SELECTION BOARD REOCCURRENCES PERTAINING TO APPLICATION DISCREPANCIES INCLUDE SENIOR ENDORSERS NOT MAKING DEFINITIVE RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING MARINE'S APPLICATION, FITNESS REPORT DATE GAPS, MISSING FITNESS REPORTS, AWARD CITATION WRITE-UPS MISSING FROM OMPF, PHOTOS NOT SUBMITTED OR NOT UPDATED IN OMPF, INFORMATION IN THE APPLICATION NOT DOCUMENTED IN THE OMPF OR MCTFS, MISSING STATEMENTS SUPPORTING NJP AND PAGE 11 ENTRIES, PAGE 11 REFLECTING FRATERNIZATION STATEMENT, CURRENT PHYSICAL FITNESS TEST SCORE, INCOMPLETE STATEMENTS REGARDING INITIATION OR COMPLETION OF TYPE OF SECURITY INVESTIGATION CLEARANCE AND PROOF/VERIFICATION OF CITIZENSHIP.  COMMANDERS SHOULD NOTIFY MCRC IN WRITING OF ANY CHANGES AFFECTING ENLISTMENT STATUS OR DISCIPLINARY ACTION WHICH OCCURS AFTER SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION.  SUBMIT APPLICATIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GUIDELINES PROVIDED BY REFS (A), (B), AND THIS BULLETIN. 
9.  IN ADDITION TO THE REQUIREMENTS CONTAINED IN REFS (A) AND (B), APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE BASIC REENLISTMENT PREREQUISITES PER REF (L).
10.  THIS BULLETIN IS CANCELLED 28 FEB 2014.
11.  RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY MAJOR GENERAL JOSEPH L. OSTERMAN, COMMANDING GENERAL MARINE CORPS RECRUITING COMMAND.//