ENHANCED FISCAL YEAR 2014 (FY14) RESERVE INCENTIVE REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS

Date Signed: 7/17/2014
MARADMINS Active Number: 349/14

R 171547Z JUL 14
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MARADMIN 349/14
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA RA//
SUBJ/ENHANCED FISCAL YEAR 2014 (FY14) RESERVE INCENTIVE REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS//
REF/A/MSGID:DOC/MARADMIN 493/13/YMD:20130924
REF/B/MSGID:DOC/MARADMIN 495/13/YMD:20130925
REF/C/MSGID:DOC/MARADMIN 496/13/YMD:20130925
REF/D/MSGID:DOC/MARADMIN 536/13/YMD:20131017
REF/E/MSGID:DOC/MARADMIN 535/13/YMD:20131017
NARR/REF A IS THE FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2014 ACTIVE RESERVE ENLISTED AFFILIATION BONUS (AR EAB).  REF B IS THE FY 2014 SELECTED MARINE CORPS RESERVE (SMCR) ENLISTED AFFILIATION BONUS (EAB) AND MONTGOMERY GI BELL-SELECTED RESERVE (MGIB-SR) KICKER.  REF C IS THE FY 2014 SMCR STAFF SERGEANT BONUS (SSB).  REF D IS THE FY14 SMCR UNIT OFFICER AFFILIATION BONUS (OAB).  REF E IS THE FY 2014 SMCR UNIT AVIATION OFFICER AFFILIATION BONUS (AOAB).
POC/W. W. ROHRMAN JR/GYSGT/CMC (RIT)/703-432-9771/EMAIL:SMBRIT(AT)USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, THIS MARADMIN PROVIDES ENHANCED GUIDANCE TO THE REFERENCES AND NEW REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS FOR PROCESSING PAYMENTS OF A REENLISTMENT/EXTENSION/LATERAL MOVE (RELM) REQUEST THAT HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR AN FY14 SELECT MARINE CORPS RESERVE INCENTIVE.  THESE REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS WILL STREAMLINE THE PROCESS BY SANCTIONING UNITS TO TAKE THE APPROPRIATE ACTIONS OUTLINED BELOW.  THESE CHANGES WILL PROVIDE GREATER EFFICIENCY AND ELIMINATE PROCEDURAL STEPS NO LONGER REQUIRED DUE TO MARINE CORPS TOTAL FORCE SYSTEM (MCTFS) IMPROVEMENTS.
2.  THROUGHOUT THIS PUBLICATION A CAREER PLANNER (CP), PRIOR SERVICE RECRUITER (PSR), AND RESERVE TRANSITION COORDINATOR (RTC) WILL BE REFERRED TO AS THE ORIGINATOR.
3.  REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS FOR PAYMENT OF RESIDUAL FY14 RESERVE INCENTIVES.
    A.  THE ORIGINATOR WILL SUBMIT REQUESTS TO RESERVE AFFAIRS (RA), RESERVE CONTINUATION AND TRANSITION (RCT) VIA TOTAL FORCE RETENTION SYSTEM (TFRS).
    B.  RA-RCT WILL ADJUDICATE AND RETURN THE RELM REQUEST VIA TFRS TO THE ORIGINATOR WITH THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:
        (1) RA-RCT ENDORSED STATEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING (SOU) WITH BONUS APPROVAL OR DISAPPROVAL.
        (2) INCENTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTING GUIDANCE DOCUMENT.
    C.  ONCE THE RELM IS ACCEPTED BY THE MARINE PRIOR TO THE NO LATER THAN DATE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS ARE REQUIRED:
        (1) THE ORIGINATOR MUST:
            (A) ENTER THE ACCEPTANCE DATE IN TFRS.
            (B) PROVIDE THE ENDORSED SOU, INCENTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTING GUIDANCE DOCUMENT, AND THE RELM TO THE UNIT'S ADMINISTRATIVE SECTION FOR APPROPRIATE ACTION.
        (2) RA-RCT WILL ENSURE THAT THE APPROPRIATE OBLIGATION REMARK IS REPORTED IN MCTFS WHICH WILL ALLOW FOR THE PAYMENT TO PROCESS.
        (3) THE UNIT'S ADMINISTRATIVE SECTION MUST:
            (A) REPORT THE RELM ACTION (REENLISTMENT OR EXTENSION) IN MCTFS VIA UNIT DIARY.
            (B) VERIFY MCTFS D302 SCREEN TO VALIDATE POSTING OF THE OBLIGATION REMARK.
            (C) REPORT THE RESERVE BILLET IDENTIFICATION CODE (BIC), BONUS PROGRAM ENLISTED FOR (PEF) CODE, AND APPLICABLE BONUS ENTRY PER THE INCENTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTING GUIDANCE DOCUMENT VIA MCTFS.
            (D) EMAIL THE RA-RCT ENDORSED SOU TO MANPOWER MANAGEMENT RECORDS AND PERFORMANCE (MMRP) BRANCH FOR INCLUSION INTO THE MEMBER'S OFFICIAL MILITARY PERSONNEL FILE (OMPF) TO SMB.MANPOWER.MMSB(AT)USMC.MIL.
    D.  PAYMENT WILL EXECUTE UPON COMPLETION OF ALL MCTFS REPORTING AND POSTING REQUIREMENTS.
    E.  THE ORIGINATOR MUST NOTIFY RA-RCT VIA ORGANIZATION MAILBOX, SMB-RIT(AT)USMC.MIL, IN THE EVENT THAT THE MARINE APPROVED FOR A BONUS DOES NOT ACCEPT THE RELM OR AFFILIATE WITH THE SMCR UNIT.
4.  RA-RCT WILL TRACK AUTHORIZATIONS AND PAYMENTS OF INCENTIVES. IN CASES WHERE DELAYED OR INACCURATE PAYMENTS OCCUR, RA-RCT WILL COORDINATE RESOLUTION DIRECTLY WITH THE UNIT.
5.  THIS BULLETIN CANCELS 30 SEPTEMBER 2014.
6.  RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY COLONEL M. N. PEZNOLA, DIRECTOR, RESERVE AFFAIRS DIVISION, ACTING.//