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UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS MOTOR TRANSPORT AWARDS PROGRAM (MCMTAP) 2017 AWARD WINNERS

Date Signed: 2/14/2018
MARADMINS Number: 107/18

R 142257Z FEB 18
MARADMIN 107/18
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC L LP WASHINGTON DC//
SUBJ/UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS MOTOR TRANSPORT AWARDS PROGRAM (MCMTAP) 2017 AWARD WINNERS//
REF/A/MSGID: DOC/MCO 1650.61/YMD: 20160317//
AMPN/REF A IS THE MARINE CORPS INSTALLATIONS AND LOGISTICS AWARDS PROGRAM (MCILAP).//
POC/S. C. GILMAN/CWO5/UNIT: HQMC IL LPC-1/TEL: COML 571-256-7106/EMAIL: SCOTT.GILMAN@USMC.MIL//
POC/J. S. HARPER/MGYSGT/UNIT: HQMC IL LPC-1/TEL: COML 571-256-7107/EMAIL: JEFFERY.S.HARPER@USMC.MIL//
POC/S. M. COPPA/MGYSGT/UNIT: HQMC IL LPC-1/TEL: COML 571-256-8926/EMAIL: STEPHEN.COPPA@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  The Commandant of the Marine Corps congratulates the following individuals and units for selection as the award recipients of the 2017 United States Marine Corps Motor Transport Awards Program (MTAP) for the categories indicated.  As specified in reference a, an annual awards board is convened to review nominations from throughout the Marine Corps and select award recipients.  All those nominated are deserving of congratulations and rate special recognition.  Award recipients are (Read in three columns):
Award    Winner       Command
MT Officer OTY           Capt R. W. Moore         2nd TSB
Maint Officer OTY        CWO3 J. C. Hovorska      CLB 15
MT Ops Chief OTY         GySgt L. B. Morillas     12th MarReg
MT Maint Chief OTY       GySgt J. Quintas   1st MAW
MT Ops NCO OTY           Sgt K. W. Wesselman      3rd TSB
MT Maint NCO OTY         Cpl D. M. Florentine     CLB 3
MT Operator OTY          LCpl N. Rueda            1st MarDiv
MT Maint Tech OTY        LCpl S. I. Sabastian     2nd Tank Bn
Instructor OTY Military  SSgt M. V. Guzman        MTMIC, MCCSSS
Instructor OTY Civilian  Mr. H. Piotrovsky        MTMIC, TECOM
MT Unit OTY              2ND TSB                  2nd MLG
MT Maint Unit OTY        2ND Maint Bn           2nd MLG
2.  The sponsor for the 2017 awards is the Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCAF).  Due to time constraints and prior discussions with the MCAF, an awards banquet will not be held.  The absence of a formal awards banquet does not detract from the importance of the awards and the requirement to present in appropriate local ceremonies.
2.a.  I and II Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) G-4 motor transport offices, MCCSSS and MCAGCC will coordinate with the local MCAF representative listed below for delivery of awards and follow-on presentation (Read in four columns):
Location  MCA Rep       Phone       Email
CamLej    Adam Terry    910-382-6116  a.terry@mca-marines.org
CamPen    Frank Pulley  540-498-6989  fepulley@gmail.com
Quantico  Beth Murphy   703-640-0144  b.murphy@mca-marines.org
2.b.  Awards for individual Marines in III MEF commands will be mailed to III MEF G-4 motor transport office.  III MEF G-4 motor transport office will coordinate for follow on presentation.
3.  This year award selection process was challenging due to the highly competitive nominees for each category.  Commands are encouraged to continue to nominate individuals and units best representative of the motor transport community.  All those nominated are deserving of our respect and rate special recognition.  Congratulations to all the nominees.
4.  Release authorized by BGen (Sel) K. D. Reventlow, Assistant Deputy Commandant, Installations and Logistics (LP).//