R 011242Z OCT 19
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC L WASHINGTON DC//
SUBJ/ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE SCHEDULE AND SUBMISSION CRITERIA FOR THE FY19 MARINE CORPS AWARDS FOR LOGISTICS EXCELLENCE//
REF/A/MSGID: MCO 1650.61 CH 1//
AMPN/REF A IS MCO 1650.61 CH 1, MARINE CORPS INSTALLATIONS AND LOGISTICS AWARDS PROGRAM (MCILAP)//
POC/S. BAKER/MGYSGT/UNIT: I&L, LPC-2/EMAIL: SHAWN.A.BAKER@USMC.MIL/TEL: 571-256-7114//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. This message announces the schedule and submission criteria for the FY 2019 Marine Corps’ Awards for Logistics Excellence.
2. Background. The Marine Corps annually recognizes the outstanding logistics achievements of Individual Marines, Civilian Marines, Marine Organizations, and Teams.
2.a. The reference contains specific information regarding format, eligibility, nomination dates, and example nomination packages for both individual and organizational awards.
3. Award Information. All Marine Corps units (including Base, Station, or Aviation) and personnel regardless of type, mission, and MOS that have demonstrated excellence in logistics will be considered under the three established award categories: Individual, Unit, and Innovation.
3.a. Individual Awards.
3.a.1. First Lieutenant Travis Manion Marine Corps Officer Logistician of the Year.
3.a.2. Marine Corps Enlisted Logistician of the Year.
3.a.3. Marine Corps Civilian Logistician of the Year.
3.a.4. Individual Award Nomination Criteria.
3.a.4.1. Individual award nominations should demonstrate the impact of individual's efforts on the unit's ability to accomplish its mission-essential tasks or the impact on the supported unit's operational capability and mission accomplishment. An award nomination may also demonstrate superior leadership of subordinates, peers, teams, and organizations in logistics related actions in a manner that enhances logistics performance. The results of the actions displayed by the individual may also show marked improvement and enhancement in operational capabilities.
3.b. Unit Award.
3.b.1. Marine Corps Logistics Organization/Team of the Year (Large Unit). A large unit is defined as battalion sized organization or larger.
3.b.2. Marine Corps Logistics Organization/Team of the Year (Small Unit). A small unit is defined as any organization smaller than a battalion.
3.b.3. Unit Award Evaluation Criteria.
3.b.3.a. Unit award nominations should outline accomplishments that demonstrate the unit's ability to accomplish its mission-essential tasks or showcase the impact to the supported unit's operational capability and mission accomplishment. An award nomination may also demonstrate superior performance in logistics-related fields and demonstrate coordination of resources and assets to achieve efficient and effective results. The unit may also highlight programs or actions aimed at improving motivation or morale of unit personnel and families.
3.c. Innovation Award.
3.c.1. Marine Corps Logistics Organization/Team of the Year for Innovation.
3.c.2. Innovation Award Nomination Criteria.
3.c.2.a. Unit innovation award nominations should demonstrate outstanding contribution in a logistics field through the development or advancement of concepts, doctrine, technology or procedures that contribute to the improvement of 21st century logistics practices. Other contributions may include but are not limited to: improving logistics response time, ownership cost reduction, or innovative logistics planning and execution that merits adoption for common usage.
4. Marine Corps Installations Command (MCICOM), Marine Corps Logistics Command (MARCORLOGCOM), Marine Corps Combat Development Command (MCCDC), Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM), Training and Education Command (TECOM), Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC), and each Deputy Commandant and Marine Forces (MARFOR) may submit one nomination for each award.
5.a. Commands with personnel or organizations that meet the criteria for nomination are encouraged to submit packages through their chain of command.
5.b. All organizations will submit award recommendations electronically. In cases of multiple awards, each award package shall be transmitted via separate email. All award packages will be emailed to the I and L organizational mailbox: IL_Award_Nominations@usmc.mil. Additionally, the sender will courtesy copy the message point of contact in the email. Ensure the subject line identifies the nominees’ full name, rank, and prospective award. Original nomination packages must be received by HQMC (IL, LPC-2), on or before 1 November 2019. Nomination package formats are found in the enclosures to reference (a). Late or incomplete packages and those not endorsed by their higher Headquarters listed in paragraph four will not be considered.
5.c. Commands are responsible for ensuring their nominations arrive at HQMC (I and L) no later than 30 November 2019. In the absence of electronic submissions, mailed packages can be sent via traceable means (e.g., certified mail) to: Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Marine Corps, 3000 Marine Corps Pentagon, Room 2E211, Washington, DC 20350-3000. Units are encouraged to consider delays in delivery of mailed packages and are encouraged to submit early to ensure packages are received in a timely manner.
6. Release authorized by LtGen C. G. Chiarotti, Deputy Commandant for Installations and Logistics (L).//