Date Signed: 11/23/2016 | MARADMINS Number: 610/16
MARADMINS : 610/16
R 231609Z NOV 16
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  The purpose of this MARADMIN is to solicit nominees for the CY16 Jim Kallstrom awards and Marine Corps Security and Emergency Services Civilian Awards.  The awards will be presented at the annual U.S. Marine Corps Senior Leaders Security Conference, held 6-10 March 2017, San Diego, CA.
2.A.  The Jim Kallstrom Award.  Introduced in 2009, this award recognizes the outstanding leadership and bravery exhibited by military police personnel throughout the Marine Corps.  The award is presented in honor of Jim Kallstrom, a Marine who was a Vietnam Veteran, who also distinguished himself in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), with 28 years of service, culminating with an appointment as the Assistant Director of the FBIs New York Bureau.
2.A.1.  The Jim Kallstrom Award is divided into two categories:  one award for bravery, one for leadership.
2.A.2.  Eligibility.  Commanders will use the following prerequisites to submit nominations:
2.A.2.A.  Nominees must be active duty or reserve serving on active orders and possess a military police MOS (58xx) during the period of eligibility.  Nominee actions must have occurred within CY 2016 to be considered.
2.A.2.B.  Nomination may be submitted posthumously.
2.A.2.C.  Nominees should be recognized by seniors, contemporaries, and subordinates alike as a Marine who most exemplifies the outstanding qualities associated with the award for which they are being nominated.
2.A.2.D.  Nominee must clearly and dramatically demonstrate the ethos of protect and serve, honor, courage and commitment, and a genuine concern for the well-being of the Corps, fellow Marines, and community they serve.
2.A.2.E.  Nominee for leadership must set the standard for all Marines to follow.  The nominees must exhibit qualities that have made an outstanding contribution to the development of esprit de corps, loyalty, and mission accomplishment within their unit.  Include specific accomplishments, their results and why these accomplishments set the nominee apart from his/her peers.
2.A.2.F.  Nominee for bravery must have performed a selfless act above and beyond the call of duty.  Examples include but are not limited to:  lifesaving actions and courage under fire or attack.
2.A.3.  Jim Kallstrom nominee packages must include the following:
2.A.3.A.  Summary of action supporting the specific award for which the Marine is being nominated.
2.A.3.B.  Official photograph, full length and in service charlies uniform taken within twelve months. If deployed, photo in Marine Corps combat utility uniform without blouse is authorized.
2.A.3.C.  Appropriate endorsements via the first general officer in the endorsing chain of command.
2.A.3.D.  An example format can be found under the PS Links (Jim Kallstrom Package) at https:(slashslash)
2.A.4.  Submission of nominations.
2.A.4.A.  Law Enforcement Battalions, Provost Marshal Offices, Marine Corps Police Departments, and other commands staffed with Military Police personnel are encouraged to submit one nominee (officer or enlisted) for each award category.
2.A.4.B.  Nominations will be submitted via e-mail to Law Enforcement and Corrections Branch, Security Division, Plans, Policies and Operations, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps.  Email:  orlando.higgins(AT) 703.692.4248.
2.A.4.C.  Award nominations must be digitally signed and encrypted to protect personally identifiable information.
2.A.4.D.  Nomination for a Kallstrom Award does not affect a Marines eligibility to receive a military award for the same action/performance.  If the nominee received a military award for the same action/performance, the summary of action should be included as an attachment in support of the nomination.
2.A.4.E.  Completed nominee packages endorsed through the chain of command must be received nlt 12 JAN 2017.
2.A.5.  An awards board consisting of 3 officers and 3 staff noncommissioned officers will convene during mid January 2017 at HQMC.
2.A.6.  Winners of the Jim Kallstrom awards will be announced via separate correspondence.
2.B.  Marine Corps Security and Emergency Services Civilian Awards.  Each year, the Assistant Deputy Commandant, Security (AD/C PPO (PS)) recognizes civilian Marines who have distinguished themselves by making noteworthy contributions to the Security and Emergency Services (S/ES) community.
2.B.1.  The program consists of two individual awards.
2.B.1.A.  The first award, the S/ES civilian Marine of the year award, recognizes an individual in the Marine Corps S/ES community who has effected positive change, either through a specific contribution to his/her command, or by the institution of a process improvement.  The purpose of this award is not to recognize long-term distinguished service by supervisory personnel rather, this award targets civilian Marines who have made a significant contribution to support their command in the area of S/ES during CY 2016.
2.B.1.B.  The second award, the S/ES Heroism/Lifesaving Award, recognizes a civilian Marine who has performed a heroic or lifesaving act in the line of duty during CY 2016.
2.B.2.  Eligibility.  Federal government civilian employees serving within a Marine Corps activity during calendar year 2016 that hold one of the following occupational series are eligible for the Marine Corps S/ES civilian awards:
2.B.2.A.  Correctional administration: 0006
2.B.2.B.  Security administration: 0080
2.B.2.C.  Firefighter: 0081
2.B.2.D.  Police: 0083
2.B.2.E.  Security guard: 0085
2.B.2.F.  Security clerical and assistance: 0086
2.B.2.G.  Emergency management: 0089
2.B.2.H.  General inspection, investigation, and compliance: 1801
2.B.2.I.  Compliance inspection and support: 1802
2.B.2.J.  General investigation: 1810
2.B.2.K.  Criminal investigation: 1811
2.B.2.L.  Conservation law enforcement: 1810/1811
2.B.2.M.  Emergency dispatch (various occupational series)
2.B.3.  Security and Emergency Services Civilian Award packages must include the following:
2.B.3.A.  Packages will be submitted by the individuals command to the AD/C PPO (PS), HQMC, via the first general officer in the endorsing chain of command.
2.B.3.B.  General officers endorsing multiple submissions must rank them in order of priority.
2.B.3.C.  Format for the package may be found in the civilian of the year submission folder under the PS Links at https:(slashslash)
2.B.4.  Submission of nominations.
2.B.4.A.  Nominations will be submitted via e-mail to the Homeland Defense Branch, Security Division, Plans, Policies and Operations, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps.  Email:  John.piedmont(AT)  703.692.4241.
2.B.4.B.  Award nominations must be digitally signed and encrypted to protect personally identifiable information.  All packages must arrive nlt 12 JAN 2017.
2.B.4.C.  Previously awarded civilian Marines are eligible.
2.B.4.D.  Contractors are not eligible for either award.
2.B.5.  A HQMC selection board consisting of senior civilian members of the S/ES community will convene during mid January 2017.  Individuals selected and their commands will be notified via separate correspondence.
2.B.6.  Award winners will be contacted by their respective POC to coordinate their attendance at the banquet.  Award winners command will be responsible for funding the cost of conference attendance.
3.A.  Points of Contact.
3.A.1.  For Kallstrom Awards is Capt O. Higgins, contact info above
3.A.2.  For Security-Emergency Services Civilian Awards is Mr. John Piedmont, contact info above.
4.  Release authorized by Mr. Randy R. Smith, Assistant Deputy Commandant for Plans, Policies and Operations (Security).//