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MARINE AVIATION READINESS AND OPERATIONS SUMMIT (MAROS) 2018

Date Signed: 4/12/2018
MARADMINS Number: 206/18

R 121403Z APR 18
MARADMIN 206/18
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC AVN//
SUBJ/MARINE AVIATION READINESS AND OPERATIONS SUMMIT (MAROS) 2018//
NARR/REF A IS STAFF DIRECTOR, HEADQUARTERSMARINE CORPS CONFERENCE APPROVAL LETTER.//
POC/MARK FRANKO/LTCOL/UNIT: HQMC AVN ASM-62/TEL: 703-693-9865/EMAIL: MARK.FRANKO@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/RMKS/1.  The deputy commandant for aviation will host the 2018 Marine Aviation Summit at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine in San Diego CA from 15-18 May 2018.  The intent of the Marine aviation readiness and operations summit is to allow subject matter experts from within marine aviation to conduct annual meetings in one centralized location.  This will allow a professional exchange of information on topics essential to Marine aviation to include manpower, readiness, aviation programs, warfighting lessons learned, professional development, and tactics.  Meetings taking place during the marine aviation Summit include:  the Marine Air Board (MAB), Assault Support Operational Advisory Group (AS OAG), Aviation Logistics (AVLOG) OAG, Marine Air Command and Control (MACC) OAG, Tactical Aviation (TACAIR) Working Group (WG), Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) OAG, Aviation Safety OAG, Aviation Installations OAG, Aviation Ground Support (AGS) OAG and an unmanned aerial systems winging.  The conclusion of the weeks meetings will be outbriefs from the individual advisory groups and the Marine Air Board.
2.  All of the events (with the exception of classified meetings) will take place in conference rooms at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine Convention Center, as dictated below.
3.  Overview of events.  A separate and more detailed schedule will be sent out from each POC listed in paragraph 6.  Uniform will be woodland utilities or green flight suit for meetings taking place aboard MCAS Miramar.  Uniform will be business casual for meetings taking place during normal working hours at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine Convention Center.
DATE            EVENT                                   LOCATION
May 15         DCA OPENING REMARKS                     HYATT
                2018 AVPLAN BRIEF                       HYATT
                ASOAG                                   HYATT
                AVLOG OAG                               HYATT
                MACC OAG                                HYATT
                AGS OAG                                 HYATT
                TACAIR WG                               MCAS
May 16          MAB                                     HYATT
                ASOAG                                   HYATT
                AVLOG OAG                               HYATT
                MACC OAG                                HYATT
                AGS OAG                                 HYATT
                TACAIR WG                               MCAS
May 17          MAB                                     HYATT
                ASOAG                                   HYATT
                AVLOG OAG                               HYATT
                MACC OAG                                HYATT
                AGS OAG                                 HYATT
                MAB/OAG OUTBRIEFS   HYATT
May 18          DCA-COMPANY GRADE FORUM                 HYATT
                MAB/OAG OUTBRIEFS                       HYATT
                UAS WINGING                             HYATT
4.  Administration
4.A.  Funding and transportation for the Aviation Summit is the responsibility of individual commands.  The 2018 maximum government lodging rate for San Diego county, CA is 167 dollars.  Attendees are reminded to file tax exemption forms to reduce lodging expenses due to budgetary considerations and to maintain good stewardship of resources, attendance at the summit is limited to commanding officers plus one for participating O-5 and O-6 commands.  Supporting establishment commands shall limit attendance to only necessary personnel.  Individual aviation awardees are not included in unit attendance limitations.
4.B.  Participants are encouraged to make billeting reservations as soon as possible.  See attached document for links to hotels with group reservations and contact information for on-base and nearby billeting.
4.B.1.  If necessary to cancel lodging from group reservations at Hyatt or Marriott, cancellations should be made by contacting HQMC Aviation (ASM) at kurt.schiller@usmc.mil or mark.franko@usmc.mil
4.C.  Security requirements:  all visitors attending Aviation Summit classified briefs must have their designated security personnel pass their security clearances to the 3D MAW Security Management Office (SMO).  All clearances must be submitted three working days before attending the classified briefs through the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS).  3D MAWS SMO code is 01079143.  To verify receipt of visit request contact Cpl Alexandria Cline at 858-577-7461.
5.  POINTS OF CONTACT:
5.A.  MAB/Benjamin Grant/LtCol/Unit:  HQMC AVN APP-22/TEL:  703-697-3817/email:  benjamin.w.grant@usmc.mil
5.B.  ASOAG/Kaho Ng/Maj/Unit:  MAG-16 HQ/TEL:  858-577-1662/email:  kaho.ng@usmc.mil
5.C.  AVLOG OAG/Nicholas Lozar/Maj/Unit:  HQMC AVN ASL-40D/TEL:  703-695-6421/email:  nicholas.lozar@usmc.mil
5.D.  MACC OAG/Michael Carlson/Maj/Unit:  MACG-38 OPERATIONS/TEL:  858-577-9610/email:  michael.carlson@usmc.mil
5.E.  TACAIR Working Group/Carlton Wilson/LtCol/UNIT:  HQMC AVN APW-21A/TEL:  703-693-7158/email:  carlton.a.wilson@usmc.mil
5.F.  WINGING/Dale Fenton/Maj/UNIT:  MAG-14 OPERATIONS/TEL:  252-466-4326/email:  dale.fenton@usmc.mil
5.G.  UAS OAG/Dale Fenton/Maj/UNIT:  MAG-14 OPERATIONS/TEL:  252-466-4326/email:  dale.fenton@usmc.mil
5.H.  Security/Alexandria Cline/Cpl/Unit: 3DMAW SMO/TEL:  858-577-7461/email:  alexandria.cline@usmc.mil
5.I.  Aviation Safety OAG/Christopher Horton/LtCol/UNIT:  CMC SD Aviation Branch Head/TEL:  703-604-4367/email:  christopher.r.horton@usmc.mil
5.J.  Aviation Installations OAG/Robert Rice/Civ/Unit:  Marine Corps Installations Command/TEL:  571-256-8420/email:  robert.d.rice@usmc.mil
5.K.  AGSOAG/Anthony Rickman/Maj/Unit:  3D MAW AGSD/TEL:  858-577-6499/email:  anthony.fickman@usmc.mil
5.L.  Marine Aviation Readiness and Operations Summit/Kurt Schiller/LtCol/UNIT:  HQMC AVN ASM-2/TEL:  703-614-1244/email:  kurt.schiller@usmc.mil
6.  Release authorized by LtGen S. R. Rudder, Deputy Commandant for Aviation//