MCBUL 1560. FISCAL YEAR 2013 (FY13) STAFF NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER DEGREE COMPLETION PROGRAM (SNCODCP) SELECTION BOARD

Date Signed: 2/14/2013
MARADMINS Active Number: 081/13

R 151401Z FEB 13
UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 081/13
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MM//
SUBJ/MCBUL 1560. FISCAL YEAR 2013 (FY13) STAFF NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER DEGREE COMPLETION PROGRAM (SNCODCP) SELECTION BOARD//
REF/A/DOC/MMEA-85/121327ZAPR12//
REF/B/MSG/CMC MRA MP/012003ZNOV12//
NARR/REF A IS MCO 1560.21D, STAFF NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICERS DEGREE COMPLETION PROGRAM. REF B IS MARADMIN 626/12, FISCAL YEAR 2013 (FY13) SELECTIVE REENLISTMENT/BONUS (SRB) PROGRAM AND FY12 BROKEN SERVICE SRB (BSSRB) PROGRAM.//
POC/A/GYSGT B.K.DAWSON/MMEA-85/DSN 378-9473/COML (703) 432-9473//
POC/B/CAPT A.J.DESJARDINS/MMEA-85/DSN 378-9472/COML (703) 432-9472//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. THE PURPOSE OF THIS MARADMIN IS TO ANNOUNCE THE FY13 STAFF NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER DEGREE COMPLETION PROGRAM (SNCODCP) AND TO SOLICIT APPLICATIONS FROM QUALIFIED SNCOS.
2. REF A ESTABLISHES POLICY, THE SELECTION PROCESS, ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICATION PROCEDURES FOR THE SUBJECT PROGRAM. PRIMARY EMPHASIS FOR SELECTION WILL BE CONCENTRATED IN THE GRADES OF STAFF SERGEANT THROUGH MASTER SERGEANT.
3. BASED ON A RECENT REVIEW OF MARINE CORPS BILLETS THAT REQUIRE A BACCALAUREATE DEGREE, THE FY13 SNCODCP SELECTION BOARD WILL ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING DISCIPLINES:
A. SAFETY
ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT, OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY, SAFETY MANAGEMENT, WASTE MANAGEMENT OR HAZARDOUS MATERIAL AND WASTE CONTROL.
B. EDUCATION
4. MARINES ACCEPTED FOR THE SNCODCP WILL BE ASSIGNED A THREE YEAR TOUR IN THEIR ASSIGNED ADDITIONAL MOS IAW THE NEEDS OF THE MARINE CORPS. MARINES MUST LIST IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE THE BILLETS THEY ARE APPLYING FOR:
MCC UNIT DISCIPLINE WHEN OPEN
014 MCB CAMP PENDLETON SAFETY JUL 2013
014 MCB CAMP PENDLETON SAFETY ASAP
014 MCB CAMP PENDLETON SAFETY JUN 2014
019 MCLB BARSTOW SAFETY APR 2014
023 MCAS MIRAMAR SAFETY JUL 2013
027 MCAS YUMA SAFETY ASAP
044 HS AND HS SQD MCAS IWAKUNI SAFETY ASAP
145 HQ 1ST MAW SAFETY ASAP
142 HQ 2ND MAW SAFETY ASAP
143 HQ 3RD MAW SAFETY ASAP
KA9 TRAIN THE TRAINER SCOL EDUCATION JAN 2013
JBG SNCOA EDU COM CAMP BUTLER JA EDUCATION ASAP
068 MCU QUANTICO EDUCATION JUL 2013
068 MCU QUANTICO EDUCATION JUL 2013
068 MCU QUANTICO EDUCATION JUN 2012
068 MCU QUANTICO EDUCATION SEP 2013
068 MCU QUANTICO EDUCATION ASAP
5. RESTRICTIONS.
A. MARINES PRESENTLY RECEIVING SRB INSTALLMENTS ARE RESTRICTED FROM APPLYING FOR THIS PROGRAM. ADDITIONALLY, THOSE MARINES SERVING IN A REENLISTMENT ZONE THAT WOULD BE AWARDED A SRB PAYMENT IAW REF B, ARE ALSO RESTRICTED FROM APPLYING FOR THIS PROGRAM.
B. MARINES WHO WILL NOT POSSESS A MINIMUM OF 3 YEARS TIME ON STATION (TOS) AT ESTIMATED DATE OF DEPARTURE (EDD) ARE RESTRICTED FROM APPLYING FOR THIS PROGRAM, UNLESS THEY WILL POSSESS 2 YEARS TOS AT EDD AND HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED BY AN ACCREDITED INSTITUTION IN THE SAME GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION AS THEIR CURRENT PARENT COMMAND. MARINES SERVING AT AN OVERSEAS LOCATION WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THEIR OVERSEAS ASSIGNMENT (INCLUDING THOSE ON ACCOMPANIED TOURS) PRIOR TO AN ASSIGNMENT TO A CONUS BASED COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY.
C. MARINES MUST ATTEND A CONUS COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY.
D. MARINES MUST ATTEND SCHOOL AT HOME CAMPUS, NOT SATELLITE CAMPUSES. ATTENDING UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND AT ADELPHI, MD IS AN EXAMPLE OF A HOME CAMPUS.
E. MARINES WHO HAVE ATTENDED A FORMAL MILITARY SCHOOL IN EXCESS OF 20 WEEKS OR ARE SERVING ON A SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENTS (DI, RCTR, MCSF, SOI, OR MSG) ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THE SNCODCP UNTIL THEIR PREVIOUS OBLIGATION HAS BEEN SERVED.
F. MARINES SELECTED FOR THE SNCODCP ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THE WARRANT OFFICER (WO) OR ANY REGULAR OFFICER PROGRAM UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED THEIR OBLIGATED TOUR ON THE SNCODCP.
6. WAIVERS WILL NOT BE GRANTED.
7. SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS.
A. AN ORIGINAL APPLICATION PLUS ONE COPY WILL BE SUBMITTED IAW THE INSTRUCTIONS CONTAINED IN REF A AND FORWARDED TO CMC (MMEA-85) VIA THE PARENT COMMAND.
B. COMMANDING OFFICERS ARE TO ENSURE THAT EACH APPLICATION IS CAREFULLY REVIEWED AND THAT ALL REQUIRED INFORMATION HAS BEEN INCLUDED.
C. APPLICANTS MUST MAKE IT KNOWN TO MMEA-85 IF SUBMITTING/APPLYING FOR THE WO PROGRAM OR ANY REGULAR OFFICER PROGRAM WHEN APPLYING.
8. SERVICE OBLIGATION:
A. BASED ON SERVICE LIMITATION, APPLICANTS MUST BE ABLE TO COMPLETE 18 MONTHS IN SCHOOL AND SUBSEQUENT 36 MONTH TOUR ON THE SNCODCP (A TOTAL OF 54 MONTHS OF OBLIGATED SERVICE). ADDITIONALLY, APPLICANTS MUST AGREE TO EXTEND/REENLIST FOR A PERIOD OF FOUR YEARS BEYOND COMPLETION OF THE SNCODCP.
B. REQUEST FOR SEPARATION FROM THE SERVICE WHILE PARTICIPATING WITHIN THE OBLIGATED ACTIVE SERVICE IDENTIFIED IN PARAGRAPH A, WILL NOT NORMALLY RECEIVE FAVORABLE CONSIDERATION.
C. THREE YEAR PAYBACK STARTS UPON SUCCESSFUL GRADUATION AND CHECK-IN TO THE UNIT ASSIGNED.
9. THE FY13 SNCODCP SELECTION BOARD IS SCHEDULED TO CONVENE DURING MAY 2013. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETE AND IAW MCO 1560.21D. FORWARD APPLICATIONS TO CMC (MMEA-85) TO ARRIVE NLT 12 APRIL 2013. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER 12 APRIL 2013 WILL NOT RECEIVE FAVORABLE CONSIDERATION.
10. COMMANDING OFFICERS AND SERGEANTS MAJOR SHOULD DISSEMINATE THE CONTENTS OF THIS MARADMIN TO ALL ELIGIBLE SNCOS WITHIN THEIR COMMANDS.
11. THIS MARADMIN IS NOT APPLICABLE TO THE MARINE CORPS RESERVE.
12. RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY MAJGEN. A. SALINAS, DIRECTOR, MANPOWER MANAGEMENT DIVISION.//