R 272000Z APR 20
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA RA//
SUBJ/INTERIM GUIDANCE FOR PHOTOGRAPHS ON UPCOMING RESERVE AFFAIRS BOARDS//
NARR/REFERENCE A IS MARADMIN 231/20 ACTIVE RESERVE PROGRAM AVIATOR ACCESSION BOARD. REFERENCE B IS MARADMIN 242/20 CONVENING OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2021 RESERVE COMMAND SCREENING BOARD (RCSB) AND RESERVE SENIOR LEADER BOARD (RSLB)//
POC/N. R. ALEN/MAJ/RAM-3/TEL: 703-784-1275//
POC/B. FORD/CIV/RAM-3/TEL: 703-432-9410/EMAIL: RCSB@USMC.MIL//
POC/C. E. TROKEN/MAJ/RAM-2/TEL: 703-784-0531/EMAIL: CHRISTOPHER.TROKEN@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. The purpose of this MARADMIN is to announce interim guidance for upcoming Reserve Affairs’ boards and the submission of Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) photographs due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions
2. This interim guidance applies to applicants to the Active Reserve Program Aviator Accession Board in accordance with reference (a) and the FY21 Reserve Command Screening Board and Reserve Senior Leader Board in accordance with reference (b).
2.a. OMPF photographs taken in calendar year 2019 will be considered current for the boards announced in the references.
2.b. Marines with photographs taken before calendar year 2019 should attempt to update their OMPF photograph within Department of Defense and Service COVID-19 policy.
2.c. The deadline to submit OMPF photographs for the FY21 Reserve Command Screening Board and Reserve Senior Leader Board has been extended until 10 August 2020.
2.d. Marines with an OMPF photograph taken before calendar year 2019 who are unable to update their OMPF photograph should submit a letter to the president of the board from their parent command stating the Marine is within height and weight standards and justification for not having a current OMPF photo.
3. This MARADMIN is applicable to the Reserve Component.
4. Release authorized by Major General H. G. Pratt, Director, Reserve Affairs Division.//