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MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC L WASHINGTON DC//
SUBJ/SOLICITATION FOR THE MARINE CORPS MOTOR TRANSPORT AWARDS PROGRAM (MCMTAP) FOR FY 2019//
REF/A/DOC/MCO 1650.61 W/ CH1//
AMPN/REF A IS THE MARINE CORPS INSTALLATIONS AND LOGISTICS AWARDS PROGRAM (MCILAP)//
POC/ C. M. WADE/CWO4/UNIT: HQMC, I&L LPC-1/TEL: 571-256-7106/EMAIL: CHAD.WADE@USMC.MIL//
POC/J. S. HARPER/MGYSGT/UNIT: HQMC, I&L LPC-1/TEL: 571-256-7107/EMAIL: JEFFERY.S.HARPER@USMC.MIL//
POC/J. G. SHIPMAN/MGYSGT/UNIT: HQMC, I&L LPC-1/TEL: 571-256-8926/EMAIL: JASON.SHIPMAN@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. Purpose. To solicit nominees for the 2019 Marine Corps Motor Transport Awards Program (MCMTAP). The MCMTAP was established in order to recognize the outstanding achievements of individual Motor Transport Marines and Marine Corps organizations. There are 12 award categories encompassing all aspects of the motor transport military occupational field.
1.a. The 12 award categories are as follows:
1.a.1. Individual Award Categories (Motor Transport Operations)
1.a.1.a. Motor Transport Officer of the Year.
1.a.1.b. Master Gunnery Sergeant Acevedo Award (Operations Chief of the Year).
1.a.1.c. Motor Transport Operations Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) of the Year.
1.a.1.d. Motor Transport Operator of the Year.
1.a.2. Individual Award Categories (Motor Transport Maintenance)
1.a.2.a. Motor Transport Maintenance Officer of the Year.
1.a.2.b. Motor Transport Maintenance Chief of the Year.
1.a.2.c. Motor Transport Maintenance NCO of the Year.
1.a.2.d. Motor Transport Maintenance Technician of the Year.
1.a.3. Unit Award Categories
1.a.3.a. Motor Transport Unit of the Year.
1.a.3.b. Motor Transport Maintenance Unit of the Year.
1.a.4. Formal Schools Training Award categories
1.a.4.a. Motor Transport Military Instructor of the Year.
1.a.4.b. Motor Transport Civilian Instructor of the Year.
2. Situation. Selection of award recipients will be made by an awards board convened by Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC), Installations and Logistics (I and L). The board will be comprised of senior members of the Motor Transport community. The announcement of award winners and amplifying instructions regarding the presentation of awards will be provided in future correspondence.
2.a. Individual Awards.
2.a.1. The evaluation of Individual Award submissions are based on the following four evaluation factors.
2.a.1.a. Mission Accomplishment: The service member’s efforts must reflect impact beyond that of the individual’s peer group and be directly related to the unit's or supported unit’s ability to accomplish its mission.
2.a.1.b. Problem Solving: The service member’s actions must clearly demonstrate their ability to resolve complex problems and markedly define the impact on support to the unit's or supported unit's mission.
2.a.1.c. Leadership: The service member’s actions must display the exceptional traits and principles associated with leading subordinates, peers, teams, and organizations to achieve operational success.
2.a.1.d. Impact of Actions: The service member’s actions must clearly illustrate the impact on unit and supported unit mission accomplishment while improving unit readiness.
2.b. Unit Awards.
2.b.1. The evaluation of Unit Award submissions are based on the following four evaluation factors.
2.b.1.a. Mission Accomplishment: The unit’s accomplishments must clearly illustrate the impact on the unit's ability to accomplish its mission while directly impacting supported unit operational capability and mission accomplishment.
2.b.1.b. Impact and Innovation Actions: The unit’s unique actions taken to advance and increase the unit's or supported unit's capacity, capability, and efficiency in support of its mission requirements.
2.b.1.c. Employment of Logistics Principles and Resources: The unit’s efficient and effective coordination of resources to maximize the speed and tempo of logistics operations in support of unit and supported unit operations.
2.b.1.d. Unit Quality of Life Program: The unit’s programs or actions aimed at directly improving family resiliency and service member’s confidence, discipline, enthusiasm, and willingness to endure the sacrifices and hardships of military duty.
2.b.2. There is no organization size restriction for the Motor Transport Unit of the Year and Motor Transport Maintenance Unit of the Year submissions.
2.c. Formal Schools Training Award.
2.c.1. The evaluation of Formal Schools Training Award submissions are based on the following factors; presentation of classroom instruction, student engagement, utilization of classroom resources, effective communication and classroom management.
3. Action. Commands with personnel and/or organizations meeting the criteria contained in reference (a) are encouraged to submit nominations. Commands are directed to review reference (a) in its entirety and ensure that individual and unit nomination packages are created and submitted in accordance with the reference and the information contained in this MARADMIN.
3.a. The 2019 MCMTAP competitive period is the 12-month period beginning 1 October 2018 and ending 30 September 2019.
3.b. All nominations must be received by HQMC, I and L, Logistics Policy and Capabilities Branch (LPC-1) no later than 30 November 2019. Due to the volume of award recommendations received, late or incomplete nomination packages will be rejected. Commands are directed to scan and save packages in Portable Document Format (PDF) and send the file to the message points of contact via the Department of Defense Safe Access File Exchange (DOD SAFE) using https:(slash)(slash)safe.apps.mil/. Packages submitted via United States mail service will not be accepted.
3.c. It is highly recommended each command identified in the reference publish a submission schedule in order to screen, evaluate, and select nominations allowing sufficient time for the nomination package to arrive at HQMC, I and L, LPC-1 no later than 30 November 2019.
3.d. Each formal learning center can submit one Motor Transport Military Instructor of the Year and one Motor Transport Civilian Instructor of the Year nomination package for final selection by the MCMTAP awards board.
3.e. Templates, submission, and routing procedures are provided in reference (a).
4. Responsibilities. HQMC, I and L, LPC-1 is responsible for coordinating Marine Corps participation for all MCMTAP selections and ceremonies conducted by the awards sponsor.
5. Reserve applicability. The MCMTAP is applicable to the Marine Corps Reserve.
6. Address questions pertaining to this MARADMIN to the above mentioned points of contact.
7. Release authorized by LtGen C. G. Chiarotti, Deputy Commandant for Installations and Logistics (L).//