R 111217Z MAR 19
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MF//
SUBJ/TUITION ASSISTANCE GUIDELINES UPDATE//
REF/A/MSGID: DOC/CMC MR/YMD: 20100901//
REF/B/MSGID: DOC/CMC MM/YMD: 20120614//
REF/C/MSGID: DOD/CMC MM/YMD: 20060809//
REF/D/MSGID: DOC/DODI 1322.25/YMD: 20140707//
NARR/REF A IS MCO 1560.25 MARINE CORPS LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAM (SHORT TITLE: LL PROGRAM). REF B IS MCO P1400.32D CH2 MARINE CORPS PROMOTION MANUAL, VOLUME 2, ENLISTED PROMOTIONS (SHORT TITLE: MARCORPROMMAN, VOL2, ENLPROM). REF C IS MCO P1400.31C CH1 MARINE CORPS PROMOTION MANUAL, VOLUME 1, OFFICER PROMOTIONS (SHORT TITLE: MARCORPROMMAN, VOL 1, OFFPROM). REF D IS DODI 1322.25, VOLUNTARY EDUCATION PROGRAMS.//
POC/DARYL PATRICK/CIV/UNIT: MFR/-/TEL: 703-784-9550 EMAIL: DARYL.PATRICK@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. Purpose. In conjunction with reference (a), this MARADMIN provides an update to the time in service eligibility requirement for Tuition Assistance (TA) utilization. Effective immediately, there is no minimum time in service requirement for the utilization of TA. Additionally, Marines in an awaiting training (MAT) status are eligible to participate in the program.
2. TA is authorized only for Marines who meet the standards and eligibility criteria contained in references (a) and (b). Command approval of TA is contingent upon the command’s anticipated mission requirements and individual Marines’ eligibility to participate in the program.
3. The contents of this MARADMIN will be incorporated into the upcoming revision of reference (a).
4. Release authorized by LtGen M. A. Rocco, Deputy Commandant, Manpower and Reserve Affairs.//