Date Signed: 9/16/2019 | MARADMINS Number: 501/19
MARADMINS : 501/19

R 161908Z SEP 19
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  The Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps (SMMC) will host the 2019 Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Symposium (SMMCS-19) from 17 October to 18 October 2019 at The Clubs At Quantico; Quantico, VA.  Travel days are 16 October and 19 October 2019 for CONUS travelers, 15-16 October and 19-20 October 2019 for OCONUS travelers.
2.  The following Sergeants Major are invited to attend.
    Principal                                 Billet
    SgtMaj Anthony A. Spadaro                 USINDOPACOM
    SgtMaj Paul G. McKenna                    NORAD/USNORTHCOM
    SgtMaj Bryan K. Zickefoose                USSOUTHCOM
    SgtMaj Vincent C. Santiago                DSCA
    SgtMaj Aaron G. McDonald                  JTF NORTH
    SgtMaj Steven M. Burkett                  JTF-GTMO
    SgtMaj Howard L. Kreamer                  MARFORPAC
    SgtMaj Clifford W. Wiggins                MARFORCOM
    SgtMaj Scott D. Grade                     MARFORRES
    SgtMaj Robert K. Williamson               M&RA
    SgtMaj Thomas G. Eggerling                MCCDC
    SgtMaj James K. Porterfield               I MEF
    SgtMaj Richard D. Thresher                II MEF
    SgtMaj Mario A. Marquez                   III MEF
    SgtMaj Steven L. Lunsford                 MARCENT
    SgtMaj Michael P. Woods                   MARFOREUR/AFR
    SgtMaj Michael R. Saucedo                 MARFORK
    SgtMaj Eric D. Cook                       MARFORSOUTH
    SgtMaj Daniel L. Krause                   MARFORCYBER
    SgtMaj Terrence C. Whitcomb               1ST MARDIV
    SgtMaj Alex M. Dobson                     2ND MARDIV
    SgtMaj Dennis M. Bradley                  3RD MARDIV
    SgtMaj Michael A. Miller                  4TH MARDIV
    SgtMaj Stephen A. Griffin                 1ST MAW
    SgtMaj Jacob M. Reiff                     2ND MAW
    SgtMaj Peter A. Siaw                      3RD MAW
    SgtMaj Thomas M. Burkhardt                4TH MAW
    SgtMaj Lonnie N. Travis                   1ST MLG
    SgtMaj Michael J. West                    1ST MLG (INCOMING)
    SgtMaj Jason K. Jones                     2ND MLG
    SgtMaj Rodger D. Newcomb                  3RD MLG
    SgtMaj Carlos A. Ruiz                     4TH MLG
    SgtMaj Cortez L. Brown                    MCRC
    SgtMaj Abel T. Leal                       MCRD/WRR
    SgtMaj William C. Carter                  MCRD/ERR
    SgtMaj Anthony J. Easton                  TECOM
    SgtMaj David A. Wilson                    TRNGCMD
    SgtMaj Douglas F. Cutsail III             MCU/EDCOM
    SgtMaj Stephen Muller                     MAGTFTC/MCAGCC
    SgtMaj Rafael Rodriguez                   MARSOC
    SgtMaj Michael J. Rowan                   MCLC
    SgtMaj Michael S. Payne                   FHG
    SgtMaj Charles R. Williams                MCICOM
    SgtMaj Vincent F. Young                   MCI-PAC
    SgtMaj Charles A. Metzger                 MCI-EAST
    SgtMaj Matthew R. Hackett                 MCI-WEST
    SgtMaj Gregory D. Harting                 MM DIVISION
    SgtMaj Michael J. Pritchard               MM DIVISION (INCOMING)
    SgtMaj Shawn M. Isaacson                  MP DIVISION
    SgtMaj David T. Orsi                      RA DIVISION
    SgtMaj Lance E. Harrell                   IGMC
    SgtMaj Robin C. Fortner                   MARCORSYSCOM
    SgtMaj Misitupa Tueichi                   5TH MEB
3.  The following Master Gunnery Sergeants are invited to attend.
    Principal                                 Billet
    MGySgt Scott H. Stalker                   USCYBERCOM
    MGySgt Terrance L. Meekins                USSTRATCOM
    MGySgt Adrian D. Virges                   PP&O
    MGySgt Brian K. Smith                     ASL
    MGySgt Lance C. Baughman                  I&L
    MGySgt Aaron L. Hoffman                   INTEL
    MGySgt Joseph A. Guilianelli              JAD
    MGySgt Dale A. Durand                     C4
    MGySgt Matthew L. Sewell                  OUSMCC
    MGySgt Jose M. Giron                      MCWL
    MGySgt John A. Alen                       WHMO
    MGySgt James I. Davies                    POSOD
    MGySgt Jose L. Lopez                      MR
4.  The following Command Master Chiefs are invited to attend.
    Principal                                 Billet
    CMDCM Frank Dominguez                     MARFORPAC
    CMDCM Jeffrey A. Covington                MARFORCOM
    CMDCM Ryan N. Strack                      MARFORRES
    CMDCM Michael J. Roberts                  I MEF
    CMDCM Jody G. Fletcher                    II MEF
    CMDCM Christopher W. Moore                III MEF
5.  The following Force Level Sergeants Major and selectees will remain for the Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Summit and Cornerstone events until 22 October, with 23-24 October being travel days, as applicable.
    Principal                                 Billet
    SgtMaj Howard L. Kreamer                  MARFORPAC
    SgtMaj Clifford W. Wiggins                MARFORCOM
    SgtMaj Scott D. Grade                     MARFORRES
    SgtMaj Robert K. Williamson               M&RA
    SgtMaj Thomas G. Eggerling                MCCDC
    SgtMaj James K. Porterfield               I MEF
    SgtMaj Richard D. Thresher                II MEF
    SgtMaj Lonnie N. Travis                   II MEF (Selectee)
    SgtMaj Mario A. Marquez                   III MEF
    SgtMaj Steven L. Lunsford                 MARCENT
6.  The SMMC office exercises overall staff cognizance for SMMCS-19 and is the information releasing authority for SMMCS-19.  The Director, Special Projects Directorate (SPD), provides direct support to the SMMC office and is responsible for logistical, administrative, and operations support center for SMMCS-19.  Points of contact (POC) for the SMMC office and SPD are contained in paragraph 15.
7.  Detailed programs are being developed and will be promulgated separately.
8.  Tasks
     a.  Invited SgtsMaj, MGySgts, and CMDCMs are required to submit a visitors request via the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) with the security management office code M30000; the POC for this request is Ms. Catherine McCarroll Catherine.mccarroll@usmc.mil.  Secret clearance is required to attend classified briefs.
     b.  Administrative, logistics, and other information to facilitate online registration, lodging, transportation, and any special needs requests will be sent via email.
9.  Orders.  Individual commands in USMC billets will fund and issue orders for their attendees.  Travel orders for principals assigned to non-USMC commands, please contact Mr. Randy Kowski at randy.kowski@usmc.mil 703-693-2821 to coordinate Line of Accounting, or for funding issues.  All orders should be non-reporting.  Government quarters and messing are not available.  Rental vehicle is authorized.
10.  Locations.  SMMCS-19 will be held at The Clubs at Quantico in Quantico, Virginia.  More information about lodging and registration, including a one-stop registration website which reduces the time and effort necessary to register, will be provided through an administrative/logistics message via email.
11.  Transportation.  Government transportation will be provided for all official functions.
12.  Financial.  A non-reimbursable fee will be collected from all attendees participating in the SMMCS-19.  This fee covers the costs associated with catered meals, refreshments and social events on the official schedule.  This cost is not reimbursable on travel claims and the cost of the meals is covered for attendees on travel orders through per diem.  The preferred method of payment is through the online registration process.  Alternate method of payment:  mail fees to the address provided below or hand deliver to Pentagon Room 2C252A no later than 3 October 2019.  Checks payable to “Special Events Fund” should be mailed to: Special Projects Directorate, HQMC, P.O. Box 25272, Arlington, VA, 22202-9272.  Due to the requirement for SPD to pre-arrange catering, RSVP’ing for this event obligates the attendee to the amount due (no adjustments will be made 3 October 2019.)
13.  Uniforms.  The required uniforms and civilian clothing are Service Charlies, business casual, and civilian casual.
14.  Weather.  The average temperatures for the Washington, D.C. area in October are 69 degrees (high) and 46 (low), with humidity around 67 percent.  The average rainfall in October is 3.4 inches.
15.  SMMCS-19 Operations Center
     a.  The Operations Center will be set up to provide appropriate administrative and logistical support to all attendees.  Personnel and resources are assigned to the Operations Center according to  known requirements based on the official agendas.
     b.  The Operations Center will be located in the Clubs at Quantico.
     c.  Projected capabilities are:
         (1) Limited unclassified phone.
         (2) Unclassified fax.
         (3) NIPRNET e-mail.
         (4) Limited color/black and white copying.
         (5) The Operations center will provide and maintain NIPRNET workstations for SMMCS-19 attendees.
         (6) Briefings support: the Operations Center will be prepared to support all known briefers’ requirements.  The normal organic audio-visual and information technology capabilities are available, which includes screens, projectors, video players, and laptops capable of using CDs.  If any briefer requires additional support, please contact Mr. Randy Kowski.
     d.  Operations Center limitations.  The Operations Center will not have on-site capability for classified fax, SIPRNET email, and STU/STE phone.  The Operations Center is unable to provide any classified material support to include handling and storage.
16.  Points of contact
     a.  SMMC office.  Contact numbers: commercial (703) 614-8762, DSN 224-8762; fax commercial (703) 614-9359, DSN 224-9359.
     b.  SPD
         (1) Contact number: commercial (703) 614-1515, DSN 224-1515.
         (2) Principal Project Officer:  Mr. Richard Joplin, e-mail:  Richard.joplin@usmc.mil.
         (3) Operations Center: Mr. Randy Kowski, email:  randy.kowski@usmc.mil
17.  Released authorized by Lieutenant General John J. Broadmeadow, Director, Marine Corps Staff.//