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HIGGINS, STONER, AND ROEBLING AWARDS FOR ACQUISITION INNOVATION AND EXCELLENCE

Date Signed: 2/28/2018
MARADMINS Number: 133/18

R 281917Z FEB 18
MARADMIN 133/18
SUBJ/HIGGINS, STONER, AND ROEBLING AWARDS FOR ACQUISITION INNOVATION AND EXCELLENCE//
MSGID/GENADMIN/COMMARCORSYSCOM QUANTICO VA//
REF/A/MCO 1650.46B//
AMPN/REF A IS MCO 1650.46B (ANDREW J. HIGGINS, EUGENE M. STONER, AND DONALD ROEBLING AWARDS FOR ACQUISITION INNOVATION AND EXCELLENCE)//
POC/BRUCE SCOTT MARCORSYSCOM/-/TEL: 703-432-4398/TEL: DSN378-4398//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  THE PURPOSE OF THIS MARADMIN IS TO SOLICIT NOMINATIONS FOR THE SUBJECT AWARDS.  THE REFERENCE PROVIDES ELIGIBILITY, CRITERIA, AND SUBMISSION PROCEDURES.  EACH YEAR THE COMMANDER, MARINE CORPS SYSTEMS COMMAND AND THE MARINE CORPS ASSOCIATION PRESENT THE ANDREW J. HIGGINS, EUGENE M. STONER, AND DONALD ROEBLING AWARDS FOR ACQUISITION INNOVATION AND EXCELLENCE.  THE HIGGINS AWARD IS PRESENTED TO A MARINE CORPS OFFICER, THE STONER AWARD IS PRESENTED TO A MARINE CORPS STAFF NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER (SNCO), AND THE ROEBLING AWARD IS PRESENTED TO A MARINE CORPS CIVILIAN ACQUISITION PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEE.  THESE AWARDS RECOGNIZE PERSONNEL FOR THEIR SUPERIOR PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE AND/OR INNOVATION IN THE PURSUIT OF ACQUISITION, FIELDING, AND/OR SUPPORT OF SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT TO THE OPERATING FORCES.
2.  ELIGIBILITY.  ANY MARINE CORPS OFFICER OR SNCO MAY BE NOMINATED BY HIS/HER SUPERVISOR AS LONG AS THE MARINE HAS NOT TENDERED HIS/HER RESIGNATION, HAS NOT APPLIED FOR RETIREMENT, OR DOES NOT EAS BEFORE 1 SEPTEMBER 2018.  ANY GOVERNMENT CIVILIAN ACQUISITION PROFESSIONAL CURRENTLY EMPLOYED BY THE MARINE CORPS MAY BE NOMINATED BY HIS/HER SUPERVISOR.  PREVIOUS AWARD RECIPIENTS ARE INELIGIBLE.  AWARD NOMINEES NOT SELECTED AS RECIPIENTS IN PREVIOUS YEARS ARE ELIGIBLE.
3.  NOMINATIONS MUST BE IN THE FORMAT OUTLINED IN ENCLOSURE (2) OF THE REFERENCE.  INCLUDE THE NOMINATING ORGANIZATIONS ADDRESS AND HIS/HER POINT OF CONTACTS NAME, PHONE NUMBER, AND E-MAIL ADDRESS.  PACKAGES MUST BE RECEIVED NLT 9 APRIL 2018.
4.  THE AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED IN THE SUMMER OF 2018.
5.  RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY J. F. SHRADER, COMMANDER, MARINE CORPS SYSTEMS COMMAND.//