HQMC SEMPER FIT (MRS-2) SEEKS APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2014 ALL-MARINE TRIATHLON TEAM

Date Signed: 3/18/2014
MARADMINS Active Number: 120/14

R 150912Z Mar 14
UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 120/14
MSGID/GENADMIN,USMTF,2007/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MR(UC)//
SUBJ/HQMC SEMPER FIT (MRS-2) SEEKS APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2014 ALL-MARINE TRIATHLON TEAM//
POC/JIM MEDLEY/NF4/MRS/-/TEL:703-784-5779/TEL:DSN 278-5779/ TEL:FAX 703-784-4125/EMAIL:MEDLEYJ(AT)MCCS-USMC.ORG//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  THE ALL-MARINE TRIATHLON TEAM WILL COMPETE AT THE ARMED FORCES TRIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIP 28 MAY THROUGH 1 JUN 2014 AT NAVAL BASE VENTURA COUNTY (NBVC), PT. MUGU, CA.  THE ARMED FORCES TRIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIP FORMAT IS A DRAFT-LEGAL OLYMPIC DISTANCE RACE CONSISTING OF A 1500M SWIM, 40K BIKE, AND 10K RUN.  THERE WILL BE NO FOLLOW-ON COMPETITION TO THIS EVENT.
2.  THE ALL-MARINE TEAM OF TWELVE MEN AND SIX WOMEN WILL BE CHOSEN BY APPLICATION.  INTERESTED MARINES MUST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO HQMC (MRS-2) NLT 20 APR 2014.  APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE ALL COMPETITION RESULTS FROM THE PAST TWO YEARS (TIME, PLACE FINISH, AND EVENT NAME).  TEAM SELECTIONS WILL BE BASED ON THE MOST COMPETITIVE/RECENT RACE TIMES RELEVANT TO THE OLYMPIC DISTANCE TRIATHLON.  TEAM SELECTION WILL BE DECIDED NLT 9 MAY 2014.
3.  MARINES ON THE ALL-MARINE TRIATHLON TEAM SHALL BE ISSUED OR ALREADY POSSESS A GOVERNMENT TRAVEL CARD.
4.  APPLICATIONS CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.USMC-MCCS.ORG/SPORTS.  APPLICATIONS MUST CONTAIN A COMMAND ENDORSEMENT.  MARINES STATIONED AT A COMMAND WITH A LOCAL MCCS SEMPER FIT MUST SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATION THROUGH THE INSTALLATION ATHLETIC DIRECTOR FOR ENDORSEMENT.  MARINES STATIONED AT A LOCATION WITHOUT A LOCAL MCCS, MUST SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATION DIRECTLY TO HQMC (MRS-2) VIA THEIR CHAIN OF COMMAND.  APPLICATIONS MAY BE SCANNED AND EMAILED TO MCCSSPORTSAPPS(AT)USMC-MCCS.ORG OR FAXED TO 703-784-4125.
5.  MARINES WILL BE NOTIFIED OF TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS IN THE SELECTION MESSAGE.
6.  RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY SES, WILLIAM C. DILLON, DIRECTOR, SEMPER FIT AND EXCHANGE SERVICES DIVISION.//