FY2014 CLASS DATES AND QUOTA ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE REGIONAL STAFF NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER ACADEMIES

Date Signed: 6/05/2013
MARADMINS Active Number: 277/13

R 051254Z JUN 13
UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 277/13
MSGID/GENADMIN/CG EDCOM PRES MCU QUANTICO VA//
SUBJ/FY2014 CLASS DATES AND QUOTA ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE REGIONAL STAFF NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER ACADEMIES//
REF/A/MCO P1553.4B//
REF/B/MCO P1400.32D//
REF/C/NAVMC 11580//
REF/D/MARADMIN 729-11//
NARR/REF A IS THE PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION (PME) REQUIREMENTS FOR SERGEANTS THROUGH GUNNERY SERGEANTS.  REF B IS THE ENLISTED PROMOTION MANUAL.  REF C IS THE STANDARDIZED COMMAND SCREENING CHECKLIST.  REF D IS THE MARADMIN ANNOUNCING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ADVANCED COURSE DISTANCE EDUCATION PREREQUISITES.//
POC/GOLDSTEIN/MAJOR/EPME/MCU/LOC: QUANTICO/TEL:(703)432-5294/EMAIL: SETH.GOLDSTEIN(AT)USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  REFERENCE A OUTLINES THE PME REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL ENLISTED MARINES.  ADDITIONALLY, THE PRESIDENT, MARINE CORPS UNIVERSITY (MCU) IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT, IMPLEMENTATION AND MONITORING OF RESIDENT PME COURSES FOR ALL ENLISTED MARINES.  COURSE DATES ARE ESTABLISHED THROUGHOUT THE FISCAL YEAR (FY) IN ORDER TO ALLOW COMMANDERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO ACCOMMODATE THE UNIT'S TRAINING CYCLE, WHILE AFFORDING THEIR ENLISTED MARINES THE OPPORTUNITY TO CONTINUE TO INCREASE THEIR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND PROFICIENCY.
2.  REFERENCE B SPECIFIES THAT PME IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF EVERY MARINE'S PROFESSIONAL MILITARY DEVELOPMENT.  TO MAINTAIN A LEVEL OF MILITARY EXCELLENCE, SERGEANTS, STAFF SERGEANTS, AND GUNNERY SERGEANTS MUST FOCUS ON THE IMPORTANCE OF, AND ACTIVELY PARTICIPATE IN PME.  PARTICIPATION IN AND COMPLETION OF PME FOR THEIR GRADE ENHANCES MARINES' QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETITIVENESS FOR PROMOTION.
3.  MARINE CORPS UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES THE FY 2014 ACTIVE DUTY CLASS DATES AND QUOTA ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE REGIONAL SNCOAS AS FOLLOWS:
A.  CLASS DATES FOR MCB KANEOHE BAY, HI AND MAGTFTC 29 PALMS, CA.
SERGEANTS COURSE:    
CLASS        REPORT DATE        GRAD DATE
1-14        21 OCT 13        12 DEC 13
2-14        06 JAN 14        27 FEB 14
3-14        06 MAR 14        23 APR 14
4-14        01 MAY 14        20 JUN 14
5-14        30 JUN 14        19 AUG 14
6-14        28 AUG 14        21 OCT 14
ALLOCATIONS PER COURSE FOR MCB KANEOHE BAY, HI:
                               AD   MFR  INT'L   OTHER SVS
SERGEANTS COURSE M21T4M1       38    1     0         1
ALLOCATIONS PER COURSE FOR MAGTFTC 29 PALMS, CA:
                            AD   MFR  INT'L   OTHER SVS
SERGEANTS COURSE M09T4M2    67    12    0         1
B.  CLASS DATES FOR MCB CAMP BUTLER, JA, SERGEANTS, CAREER, AND ADVANCED COURSES.
ALL COURSES:
CLASS        REPORT DATE        GRAD DATE
1-14        16 OCT 13        06 DEC 13
2-14        06 JAN 14        25 FEB 14
3-14        03 MAR 14        18 APR 14
4-14        28 APR 14        13 JUN 14
5-14        23 JUN 14        08 AUG 14
6-14        25 AUG 14        10 OCT 14
ALLOCATIONS PER COURSE FOR MCB CAMP BUTLER, JA:
                            AD  MFR  INT'L  OTHER SVS
SERGEANTS COURSE M22T4M1    84   0     0        1
CAREER COURSE M22T8A1       74   0     0        1
ADVANCED COURSE M22T8H1     39   0     0        1
C.  CLASS DATES FOR MCB CAMPEN, CA SERGEANTS, CAREER, AND ADVANCED COURSES.
SERGEANTS COURSE:
CLASS        REPORT DATE        GRAD DATE
1-14        22 OCT 13        11 DEC 13
2-14        06 JAN 14        25 FEB 14
3-14        27 FEB 14        16 APR 14
4-14        22 APR 14        10 JUN 14
5-14        19 JUN 14        07 AUG 14
6-14        12 AUG 14        30 OCT 14
CAREER COURSE: 
CLASS        REPORT DATE        GRAD DATE
1-14        23 OCT 13        12 DEC 13
2-14        07 JAN 14        26 FEB 14
3-14        28 FEB 14        17 APR 14
4-14        23 APR 14        11 JUN 14
5-14        20 JUN 14        08 AUG 14
6-14        13 AUG 14        01 OCT 14
ADVANCED COURSE: 
CLASS        REPORT DATE        GRAD DATE
1-14        24 OCT 13        13 DEC 13
2-14        08 JAN 14        27 FEB 14
3-14        03 MAR 14        18 APR 14
4-14        24 APR 14        12 JUN 14
5-14        24 JUN 14        12 AUG 14
6-14        14 AUG 14        02 OCT 14
ALLOCATIONS PER COURSE FOR MCB CAMPEN CA:
                            AD   MARSOC   MFR   INT'L  OTHER SVS
SERGEANTS COURSE M10T4M6    111     4      3      1        1
CAREER COURSE M10T8A6       103     4      10     2        1
ADVANCED COURSE M10T8H6     109     4      5      1        1
D.  CLASS DATES FOR MCB QUANTICO, VA SERGEANTS, CAREER, AND ADVANCED COURSES.
ALL COURSES:
CLASS        REPORT DATE        GRAD DATE
1-14        16 OCT 13        05 DEC 13
2-14        06 JAN 14        25 FEB 14
3-14        03 MAR 14        18 APR 14
4-14        23 APR 14        11 JUN 14
6-14        20 AUG 14        08 OCT 14
ALLOCATIONS PER COURSE FOR MCB QUANTICO, VA:
                           AD   MARSOC  MFR  INT'L  OTHER SVS
SERGEANTS COURSE M02T4M5    89      2     7     1        1
CAREER COURSE M02T8A5       89      2     7     1        1
ADVANCED COURSE M02T8H5     48      0     10    1        1
NOTE: MCB QUANTICO WILL NOT CONDUCT ANY 5-14 CLASSES.
E.  CLASS DATES FOR MCB CAMLEJ, NC, SERGEANTS, CAREER, AND ADVANCED COURSES.
SERGEANTS COURSE:
CLASS        REPORT DATE        GRAD DATE
1-14        21 OCT 13        11 DEC 13
2-14        06 JAN 14        25 FEB 14
3-14        06 MAR 14        23 APR 14
4-14        28 APR 14        18 JUN 14   
5-14        23 JUN 14        12 AUG 14
6-14        21 AUG 14        10 OCT 14
CAREER COURSE:
CLASS        REPORT DATE        GRAD DATE
1-14        22 OCT 13        12 DEC 13
2-14        07 JAN 14        26 FEB 14
3-14        10 MAR 14        25 APR 14
4-14        29 APR 14        19 JUN 14   
5-14        24 JUN 14        13 AUG 14
6-14        25 AUG 14        15 OCT 14
ADVANCED COURSE:
CLASS        REPORT DATE        GRAD DATE
1-14        23 OCT 13        13 DEC 13
2-14        08 JAN 14        27 FEB 14
3-14        11 MAR 14        29 APR 14
4-14        01 MAY 14        20 JUN 14   
5-14        25 JUN 14        14 AUG 14
6-14        26 AUG 14        16 OCT 14
ALLOCATIONS PER COURSE FOR MCB CAMLEJ, NC:
                            AD    MARSOC   MFR   INT'L  OTHER SVS
SERGEANTS COURSE M03T4M5    92     10      15     2     1
CAREER COURSE M03T8A5       96     9       12     2     1
ADVANCED COURSE M03T8H5     106    5       7      1     1
4.  COORDINATING INSTRUCTIONS
A.  REFERENCE B REQUIRES THE COMPLETION OF THE SNCO ADVANCED RESIDENT COURSE FOR THOSE INDIVIDUALS DESIRING TO SUCCESSFULLY COMPETE FOR PROMOTION TO FIRST SERGEANT/MASTER SERGEANT.
B.  REFERENCE C IS THE COMMAND SCREENING CHECKLIST.  PREVIOUS EDITIONS/LOCALLY PRODUCED FORMS ARE OBSOLETE AND WILL NOT BE ACCEPTABLE FOR USE FOR THOSE MARINES DESIRING TO ATTEND A RESIDENT SNCO ACADEMY COURSE OF INSTRUCTION.
C.  COURSE PREREQUISITES INCLUDE:
  (1) ADVANCED COURSE: MUST BE A GYSGT OR GYSGT SELECTEE.  NOMINEES WILL BE IN A FULL DUTY STATUS, POSSESS THE REQUIRED UNIFORMS, MEET THE MARINE CORPS BODY COMPOSITION PROGRAM STANDARDS, HAVE COMPLETED THE ADVANCED COURSE DISTANCE EDUCATION PROGRAM IN ACCORDANCE WITH REFERENCE D, AND HAVE A MINIMUM OF ONE YEAR OBLIGATED SERVICE UPON GRADUATION FROM THE COURSE.
  (2) CAREER COURSE: MUST BE A SSGT OR SSGT SELECTEE.  NOMINEES WILL BE IN A FULL DUTY STATUS, POSSESS THE REQUIRED UNIFORMS, MEET THE MARINE CORPS BODY COMPOSITION PROGRAM STANDARDS, HAVE COMPLETED THE CAREER DISTANCE EDUCATION PROGRAM, AND HAVE A MINIMUM OF ONE YEAR OBLIGATED SERVICE UPON GRADUATION FROM THE COURSE.
  (3) SERGEANTS COURSE: MUST BE A SGT.  NOMINEES WILL BE IN FULL DUTY STATUS, POSSESS THE REQUIRED UNIFORMS, MEET THE MARINE CORPS BODY COMPOSITION PROGRAM STANDARDS, HAVE COMPLETED THE SERGEANTS DISTANCE EDUCATION PROGRAM, AND HAVE A MINIMUM OF ONE YEAR OBLIGATED SERVICE UPON GRADUATION FROM THE COURSE.
D.  COURSE REGISTRATION.
  (1) THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH THE UNITS' S-3/G-3 FOR REGISTRATION IN MARINE CORPS TRAINING INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (MCTIMS) TO THE APPLICABLE MARFOR REPRESENTATIVE:SNCOA CAMP PENDLETON, 29 PALMS, HAWAII AND CAMP BUTLER SUBMIT TOMARFORPAC G-3 AT SMB.MARFORPAC.FORMAL SCHOOLS(AT)USMC.MIL; SNCOAQUANTICO AND CAMLEJ SUBMIT TO MARFORCOM G3 FORMAL SCHOOLS ATG3TFORMALSCHOOL(AT)USMC.MIL; ALL COMMARFORRES ASSIGNED PERSONNEL FOR SNCOA CAMPEN, 29 PALMS, CLNC AND QUANTICO SUBMIT TO MARFORRES G3 TRAINING AT MFRG3TRAINING(AT)USMC.MIL.  ALL NOMINATIONS, REGARDLESS OF LOCATION, MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE RESPECTIVE MARFOR REPRESENTATIVE NO LATER THAN 45 DAYS PRIOR TO THE CLASS REPORTING DATE BY E-MAIL OR DMS MESSAGE.  STUDENT INFORMATION REQUIRED BY THE MARFOR REPRESENTATIVES FOR PROCESSING:
(A) LAST NAME, FIRST, MI, LAST 4 SSN AND MOS.
(B) GRADE AND DATE OF RANK.
(C) END OF CURRENT CONTRACT.
(D) GENDER (FOR BILLETING PURPOSES).
  (2) MARFOR REPRESENTATIVES WILL REGISTER STUDENTS INTO MCTIMS FOR THEIR RESPECTIVE SUBORDINATE COMMANDS.  STUDENTS REQUIRING FUNDED ORDERS WILL BE IDENTIFIED ON THE NOMINATION SUBMISSION TO RESPECTIVE HHQ NO LATER THAN 45 DAYS PRIOR TO THE COURSE CONVENE DATE.
  (3) STUDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN REGISTERED IN MCTIMS, BUT CAN NO LONGER ATTEND A SCHEDULED COURSE, MUST HAVE THEIR REGISTRATION CANCELLED WITHIN THE MCTIMS STUDENT REGISTRAR MODULE.  CANCELLING A STUDENT'S REGISTRATION IS THE UNIT S3/G3 RESPONSIBILITY AND SHALL BE COORDINATED WITH THE RESPECTIVE MARFOR REPRESENTATIVE.  CANCELLING A STUDENT'S REGISTRATION ALLOWS FOR EFFICIENT USE OF SCHOOL SEATS FOR WAITING LIST STUDENTS AND ENSURES PRUDENT USE OF FORMAL SCHOOLS TRAINING SUPPORT BRANCH TAD FUNDS.  STUDENTS REGISTERED IN MCTIMS WHO DO NOT REPORT FOR A SCHEDULED COURSE WILL BE REPORTED TO CG, TECOM FOR ACTION.
E.  APPROPRIATION DATA/TRAVEL ORDER NUMBER (TON):
  (1) THE FY14 TAD FUNDING DATA FOR ACTIVE DUTY AND ACTIVE RESERVE MARINES WILL BE PROVIDED TO MARFORCOM AND MARFORPAC FOR ISSUE TO COMMANDS WITH REGISTERED STUDENTS THROUGH THE TECOM FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT BRANCH (C464).  UNIT S-3/G-3 SECTIONS CAN VERIFY STUDENT REGISTRATION THROUGH MCTIMS.
  (2) RENTAL CAR IS NOT AUTHORIZED.
  (3) WITHIN 45 DAYS FOLLOWING THE COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, EACH UNIT WILL PROVIDE A COPY OF THE STUDENT'S LIQUIDATION TO CG, TECOM, QUANTICO, VA 22134 (C464FM).
F.  QUOTA ALLOCATIONS NOT FILLED BY MARFORRES, INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS OR OTHER SERVICES MAY BE ALLOCATED TO ACTIVE DUTY PERSONNEL.
5.  AMPLIFYING INSTRUCTIONS
A.  STUDENTS WILL REPORT WITH THE SIGNED COMMAND SCREENING CHECKLIST (NAVMC 11580), ORIGINAL ORDERS, AND IN SERVICE "A" UNIFORM.
B.  STUDENTS REPORTING FROM WITHIN THE LOCAL AREA OF THEIR RESPECTIVE COURSE WILL REPORT NO LATER THAN 1200 HOURS ON THE SCHEDULED COURSE REPORT DATE TO THE DESIGNATED DIRECTOR.  THOSE STUDENTS COMING FROM OUTSIDE THE LOCAL AREA WILL COMMENCE TRAVEL NO EARLIER THAN THE COURSE REPORT DATE UNLESS PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED EARLIER TRAVEL.  STUDENTS TRAVELING FROM OUTSIDE THE LOCAL AREA WILL REPORT TO THEIR RESPECTIVE COURSE NLT 1800 HOURS ON THE CLASS REPORT DATE.  STUDENTS CAN EXPECT TO BE ASSIGNED TO THE SNCOA FOR TEMPORARY MILITARY INSTRUCTION OF APPROXIMATELY SEVEN WEEKS.
C.  BILLETING AND MESSING ARE AVAILABLE AT ALL SNCOA SITES.
D.  PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS MUST COMPLETE A "TD" FITNESS REPORT PRIOR TO REPORTING FOR TEMPORARY DUTY.
E. GUNNERY SERGEANTS SCHEDULED TO ATTEND THE ADVANCED COURSE MUST BRING A COPY OF THEIR UNIT COMMANDER'S TRAINING GUIDANCE (CTG) AND/OR COMMANDER'S TRAINING PHILOSOPHY (CTP) LETTER.  THE CTG/CTP WILL BE USED DURING THE ONE-WEEK UNIT READINESS PLANNING MODULE.
F.  ALL STUDENTS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO BRING LAPTOPS OR TABLET DEVICES TO DOWNLOAD STUDENT MATERIAL FOR EASE OF USE WHILE ATTENDING THE ACADEMY.  ALL REQUIRED STUDENT COURSEWARE CAN BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE EPME WEBSITE AT WWW.INTRANET.TECOM.USMC.MIL/SITES/EPME/SCRS/DEFAULT.ASPX PRIOR TO THEIR ARRIVAL AT THE ACADEMY.  THE EPME WEBSITE IS CONTINUOUSLY UPDATED AND CONTAINS THE MOST UP-TO-DATE COURSEWARE AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS.  
G.  ALL PROGRAMS OF INSTRUCTION REQUIRE STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN A MESS NIGHT/DINING OUT OR A PROFESSIONAL DINNER.  COSTS FOR THESE EVENTS ARE APPROXIMATELY 25-35 DOLLARS AND ARE INCURRED BY THE STUDENT AND ARE NON-REIMBURSABLE.
H.  STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REVIEW THE SNCOA WEB SITE FOR ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. THE WEB SITE ADDRESS IS:WWW.MCU.USMC.MIL/ENLISTEDPME/DEFAULT.ASPX.
I.  RESERVE SNCOA COURSES WILL BE ANNOUNCED BY SEPARATE CORRESPONDENCE.
6. RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY BGEN W.F. MULLEN III; COMMANDING GENERAL, EDUCATION COMMAND; PRESIDENT, MARINE CORPS UNIVERSITY.//