MARCH 2014 STAFF NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER (SNCO) PROMOTIONS FOR ACTIVE RESERVE (AR), SELECTED MARINE CORPS RESERVE (SMCR), AND INDIVIDUAL READY RESERVE (IRR) AND APRIL 2014 PLANNED SNCO PROMOTIONS FOR AR, SMCR, AND IRR

Date Signed: 2/24/2014
MARADMINS Active Number: 074/14

R 241257Z FEB 14
UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 074/14
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MM//
SUBJ/MARCH 2014 STAFF NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER (SNCO) PROMOTIONS FOR ACTIVE RESERVE (AR), SELECTED MARINE CORPS RESERVE (SMCR), AND INDIVIDUAL READY RESERVE (IRR) AND APRIL 2014 PLANNED SNCO PROMOTIONS FOR AR, SMCR, AND IRR//
REF/A/MSGID:DOC/MMPR-2/14JUN2012//
REF/B/MSGID:DOC/MMSR/06JUN2007//
NARR/REF A IS MCO P1400.32D W/CH 2, MARINE CORPS ENLISTED PROMOTION MANUAL.  REF B IS MCO P1900.16F W/CH 2, MARINE CORPS SEPARATION AND RETIREMENT MANUAL.//
POC/M. L. PETERS/MAJ/MMPR-2/-/TEL:DSN 278-9718 /EMAIL:MICHELLE.PETERS(AT)USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  UNITS WILL RECEIVE A DIARY FEEDBACK REPORT (DFR) WITH A SELECT GRADE DATE OF 1 MARCH 2014 FOR EACH MARINE TO BE PROMOTED.  THE SELECT GRADE RANK, SENIORITY NUMBER, AND BOARD YEAR WILL BE LISTED ON THE "GRAD" SCREEN IN THE MCTFS.
2.  UPON RECEIPT OF THIS MARADMIN AND POSTING OF A SELECT GRADE ON THE DFR, BUT NOT PRIOR TO THE 1ST OF MARCH 2014, COMMANDERS WILL EFFECT THE PROMOTION OF SELECTED MARINES PER PAR 5100 OF REF A. CITE THIS MARADMIN AS AUTHORITY FOR PROMOTION.
3.  COMMANDERS ARE REMINDED THAT REF B REQUIRES THAT MARINES IN THE GRADE OF GUNNERY SERGEANT AND ABOVE WHO HAVE SERVED AT LEAST 18 YEARS MUST HAVE 2 QUALIFYING YEARS (50 POINTS PER YEAR) BEFORE BEING ELIGIBLE TO TRANSFER TO THE RESERVE RETIRED LIST AT THE NEXT HIGHER GRADE.  BEFORE DELIVERING APPOINTMENT CERTIFICATES TO MARINES IN THIS CATEGORY, COMMANDERS MUST ENSURE EACH MARINE HAS SUFFICIENT OBLIGATED SERVICE REMAINING ON THEIR RESERVE END OF CURRENT CONTRACT TO ENABLE THEM TO SERVE AT LEAST 2 YEARS OR UNTIL SERVICE LIMITS IN THE GRADE TO WHICH PROMOTED.  IF THE MARINE REFUSES TO EXTEND OR REENLIST TO HAVE SUFFICIENT OBLIGATED SERVICE, INFORM CMC (MMPR-2) OF THE MARINE'S REFUSAL.
4.  COMMANDERS ARE REMINDED OF THEIR INHERENT RESPONSIBILITIES IN THE ENLISTED PROMOTION SYSTEM.  THOROUGHLY REVIEW THE RECORD OF EACH SELECTED MARINE PRIOR TO DELIVERY OF THE CERTIFICATE OF APPOINTMENT TO ENSURE THE MARINE HAS CONTINUED TO MAINTAIN THE HIGH STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL PERFORMANCE WHICH LED TO SELECTION.  YOU ARE ENJOINED TO REVIEW PAR 1200.4, 1204, AND 3107 OF REF A.  UPON COMPLETION OF THE REVIEW OF APPLICABLE RECORDS, IF THE COMMANDER'S INTENT IS TO DELAY OR REVOKE THE PROMOTION OF A SELECTED MARINE, REF A PROVIDES SPECIFIC GUIDANCE AND REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS.
5.  THE NUMBERS LISTED IN PAR 6 INDICATE THE SENIORITY NUMBER PROMOTED THE PREVIOUS MONTH AND THE TOTAL NUMBER TO BE PROMOTED FOR THE CURRENT MONTH.  HOWEVER, THE NUMBERS MAY NOT ALWAYS ADD UP.  THIS IS DUE TO MARINES SELECTED NONCOMPETITIVELY (WO SELECTS) WHO ARE ASSIGNED A SENIORITY NUMBER WITH AN ALPHA LETTER, MARINES WHO ARE DISCHARGED, AND MARINES IN A PROMOTION RESTRICTION STATUS.  TO AVOID ERRONEOUS PROMOTIONS OF SNCOS, IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT COMMANDERS FOLLOW THE GUIDANCE IN PAR 1 AND ONLY PROMOTE MARINES WITH A SELECT GRADE DATE IN THE MCTFS.
6.  STATUS OF FY 2014 ACTIVE RESERVE SNCO PROMOTION LISTS:
                NUMBER      SENIOR NO.     MAR 14      PROJECTED
GRADE           SELECTED    PROM FEB 14    PROM        FOR APR 14
SGTMAJ/MGYSGT     13              0           2            0
1STSGT/MSGT       26              0           3            2
GYSGT             43              0           3            3
SSGT              43              0           3            4
7.  STATUS OF FY 2013 SELECTED MARINE CORPS RESERVE (SMCR) SNCO
PROMOTION LISTS:
                NUMBER      SENIOR NO.     MAR 14      PROJECTED
GRADE           SELECTED    PROM FEB 14    PROM        FOR APR 14
SGTMAJ/MGYSGT     46             43           3         CLEARED
1STSGT/MSGT      120            110          10         CLEARED
GYSGT            266            247          18         CLEARED
SSGT             431            396          34         CLEARED
8.  STATUS OF FY 2013 INDIVIDUAL READY RESERVE (IRR) SNCO PROMOTION
LISTS:
                NUMBER      SENIOR NO.     MAR 14      PROJECTED
GRADE           SELECTED    PROM FEB 14    PROM        FOR APR 14
SGTMAJ/MGYSGT    N/A            N/A         N/A          N/A
1STSGT/MSGT        8              7           1         CLEARED
GYSGT             15             14           1         CLEARED
SSGT              20             18           2         CLEARED
9.  FOR ENLISTED PROMOTION MATTERS CALL COMM (703) 784-9718 OR DSN 278-9718.  EMAIL INQUIRIES MAY BE SUBMITTED TO: ENLISTEDPROMOTIONS(AT)USMC.MIL.  THIS MARADMIN WILL BE POSTED TO THE PROMOTION BRANCH WEBSITE: WWW.MANPOWER.USMC.MIL, SELECT "ACTIVE MARINE," "MANPOWER MANAGEMENT (MM)," "PROMOTION BRANCH," THEN "ENLISTED PROMOTIONS."  FROM THERE CLICK ON "MESSAGE TRAFFIC," THEN "SNCO MESSAGES."
10.  RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY MR. C. F. SWAIN, DIRECTOR, MANPOWER MANAGEMENT DIVISION (ACTING).//