FY15 MMOA COMMAND VISIT SCHEDULE

Date Signed: 5/16/2014
MARADMINS Active Number: 241/14

R 161235Z MAY 14
UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 241/14
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MM//
SUBJ/FY15 MMOA COMMAND VISIT SCHEDULE//
POC/C. T. TIERNEY/CAPT/UNIT: MMOA-1/-/TEL:(703)784-9272/EMAIL:SMB(UNDERSCORE)MMOA(UNDERSCORE)ROADSHOW(AT)USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  SITUATION.  THE ANNUAL MANPOWER MANAGEMENT OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS (MMOA) BRANCH VISIT TO THE MARINE CORPS' MAJOR COMMANDS WILL BE CONDUCTED FROM AUGUST 2014 THROUGH JANUARY 2015.
2.  MISSION.  MMOA WILL VISIT DESIGNATED LOCATIONS TO CONDUCT A SERIES OF MANPOWER IN-CALLS, BRIEFS, AND INTERVIEWS IN ORDER TO UPDATE UNIT COMMANDERS ON OFFICER MANPOWER ISSUES AND ASSIST OFFICERS IN MAKING WELL-INFORMED CAREER DECISIONS.
3.  EXECUTION
    A.  INTENT.  PROVIDE COMMANDS WITH INFORMATION PERTAINING TO OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS, DISTRIBUTION AND RETENTION.  MMOA WILL PROVIDE BRIEFS TO COMMANDS, EDUCATE COMMANDERS AND THEIR OFFICERS ON THE LATEST OFFICER ASSIGNMENT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, AND AFFORD OFFICERS AN OPPORTUNITY TO DISCUSS FUTURE ASSIGNMENTS WITH THEIR PMOS MONITOR.
    B.  CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS.  MONITORS FROM MMOA WILL TRAVEL TO DESIGNATED LOCATIONS AND MEET WITH UNITS TO INFORM COMMANDERS AND OFFICERS ON CAREER OPPORTUNITIES.  EACH VISIT WILL BEGIN WITH AN ALL-OFFICER BRIEF DESIGNED TO PROVIDE COMMANDERS AND OFFICERS WITHTHE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ON ASSIGNMENTS, RETENTION, CAREER DESIGNATION, PROMOTIONS AND COMMAND SELECTION.  INFORMATION PROVIDED AT THE BRIEF WILL SET THE CONDITIONS FOR SUCCESSFUL INDIVIDUAL INTERVIEWS.
    C.  COORDINATING INSTRUCTIONS
        1.  LOCATION AND DATES OF SCHEDULED VISITS LISTED BELOW:
            LOCATION                                       DATE(S)
            A.  CORPUS CHRISTI, TX                         AUG 18-19
            B.  PENSACOLA, FL                              AUG 21-22
            C.  MIAMI, FL                                  AUG 25
            D.  TAMPA, FL                                  AUG 27-28
            E.  EXPEDITIONARY WARFARE SCHOOL;QUANTICO, VA  SEP 3
            F.  PENTAGON;HENDERSON HALL                    SEP 9-10
            G.  COMMAND AND STAFF;QUANTICO, VA             SEP 16
            H.  MCB QUANTICO;TENANT CMDS                   SEP 17-19
            I.  HAWAII                                     OCT 16-17
            J.  IWAKUNI, JAPAN                             OCT 20
            K.  OKINAWA, JAPAN                             OCT 22-24
            L.  CAMP PENDLETON, CA                         OCT 28-30
            M.  MCAS MIRAMAR, CA                           OCT 28-30
            N.  MCRD SAN DIEGO, CA                         OCT 31
            O.  YUMA, AZ                                   NOV 3-4
            P.  29 PALMS, CA                               NOV 3-5
            Q.  BEAUFORT, SC                               NOV 13-14
            R.  CHERRY POINT;JACKSONVILLE, NC              NOV 17-20
            S.  FORT MEADE, MD                             JAN 6
            T.  PAX RIVER; MD                              JAN 6
            U.  INDIANHEAD, MD                             JAN 7
            V.  NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIVERSITY;FT MCNAIR, VA  JAN 12
            W.  US NAVAL ACADEMY;ANNAPOLIS, MD             JAN 13
            X.  MARINE BARRACKS WASHINGTON                 JAN 15
            Y.  MARINE CORPS WAR COLLEGE;QUANTICO,VA       JAN 21
            Z.  NORFOLK, VA                                JAN 27-28
        2.  ACTIONS.  COMMANDS LISTED ABOVE SHOULD REVIEW THE TENTATIVE DATES, ADVISE THIS HQ OF SCHEDULING CONFLICTS, AND ASSIGN A LOCATION POINT OF CONTACT/SITE COORDINATOR FOR ROAD SHOW COORDINATION NLT 16 JUN 2014.  UPON RECEIPT OF TENTATIVE DATE CONFIRMATIONS FROM UNIT, MMOA WILL PROVIDE, VIA SEPCOR, A DETAILED VISIT SCHEDULE TO SITE COORDINATORS.  A LIST OF LOCATION POCS FOR INTERVIEW SCHEDULING WILL BE LOCATED ON MMOA ROAD SHOW WEBSITE, HTTPS:/WWW.MANPOWER.USMC.MIL/PORTAL/PAGE/PORTAL/M (UNDERSCORE)RA(UNDERSCORE)HOME/MM/A(UNDERSCORE)OA/OA (UNDERSCORE)ROADSHOW, NLT 30 JUN 2014.
        3.  MANPOWER OVERVIEW BRIEF.  THE SIZE OF THE VENUE REQUIRED FOR THE ALL-OFFICER BRIEF WILL VARY BY LOCATION.  LOCATION POC MUST COORDINATE APPROPRIATE SIZED FACILITY.  COMPUTER ACCESS, PROJECTION AND AUDIO CAPABILITY ARE REQUIRED.  BRIEF WILL LAST NO LONGER THAN 60 MINUTES.
        4.  MONITOR INTERVIEWS.  OFFICER PMOS MONITORS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PERSONAL INTERVIEWS.  ONE-ON-ONE DISCUSSIONS BETWEEN THE MONITOR AND THE OFFICER ENSURE CLEAR UNDERSTANDING OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE MARINE CORPS WHILE ADDRESSING THE PERSONAL DESIRES OF THE INDIVIDUAL OFFICER.  THE INTERACTION BETWEEN OFFICERS AND THEIR MONITOR IS A FUNDAMENTAL AND INTEGRAL PART OF THE COMMAND VISIT.  OFFICERS MUST ATTEND THE ALL-OFFICER BRIEF PRIOR TO SCHEDULED INTERVIEW IOT SET THE CONDITIONS FOR A SUCCESSFUL INTERVIEW.  OFFICERS AND COMMANDS REQUESTING AN INTERVIEW WILL COORDINATE WITH THE LOCATION POC.
4.  ADMIN AND LOGISTICS
    A.  ADMINISTRATION.  DUE TO FISCAL CONSTRAINTS, THE NUMBER OF COMMAND VISIT LOCATIONS IS REDUCED FROM PREVIOUS FISCAL YEARS.  UNITS REQUESTING COMMAND VISITS TO LOCATIONS THAT ARE NOT LISTED IN PARAGRAPH 3 WILL BE REQUIRED TO FUND TRAVEL EXPENSES FOR THE VISIT.  UNITS THAT DESIRE A COMMAND VISIT TO A LOCATION NOT LISTED IN PARAGRAPH 3 MUST CONTACT THE MMOA POC ASAP.
    B.  LOGISTICS.  MMOA WILL FUND ALL TRAVEL, LODGING, AND RENTAL EXPENSES FOR MMOA PERSONNEL TO LOCATIONS LISTED IN PARAGRAPH 3.
5.  COMMAND AND SIGNAL.  MMOA HAS TWO 16-PORT LINKSYS "DUMB" HUBS; HOWEVER, USE OF THESE HUBS ON THE NMCI NETWORKS REQUIRES A WAIVER.  REQUEST FOR WAIVER APPROVAL HAS BEEN APPROVED BY CMC (C4) THROUGH 2015.  BASE G-6S OR NMCI SITE MANAGERS REQUIRING A COPY OF THE WAIVER SHOULD CONTACT THE MMOA POC PRIOR TO EACH VISIT.  SITE POCS MUST ENSURE INTERVIEW SITES ARE LARGE ENOUGH TO ACCOMMODATE (18) SIMULTANEOUS INTERVIEWS WITH AN APPROPRIATE LEVEL OF PRIVACY.  EACH MONITOR WILL REQUIRE AN NMCI PORT, CAT 5 CABLES TO SUPPORT (18) NMCI COMPUTERS, A NETWORKED PRINTER, AND AN ADMINISTRATIVE CLERK FOR INTERVIEW SCHEDULE COORDINATION AND MANAGEMENT.
6.  RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY BGEN M. J. MONAHAN, DIRECTOR, MANPOWER MANAGEMENT DIVISION.//