R 102000Z JUL 20
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MM//
SUBJ/GUIDANCE FOR PROCESSING SERVICE TREATMENT RECORDS (STRS)-RESUMPTION OF NORMAL OPERATIONS IN THE SUBMISSION OF STRS//
REF/A/MSG/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MI/302035ZOCT14//
NARR/REF A IS MARADMIN 559/14, GUIDANCE FOR ARCHIVING HEALTH SERVICE TREATMENT RECORDS (STRS) FOR ALL UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS ACTIVE/SELECTED RESERVE SERVICE MEMBERS//
REF/B/MSG/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MM/022028ZAPR20//
NARR/REF B IS MARADMIN 209/20, GUIDANCE FOR PROCESSING SERVICE TREATMENT RECORDS (STRs) UNDER CURRENT 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) CONDITIONS//
POC/EARNEST PRATHER/GS-13/MMRP POC/F/TEL: (703) 432-6008/EMAIL: EARNEST.PRATHER2@USMC.MIL/EMAIL: STRRCC.HELPDESK@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. Purpose. This MARADMIN provides guidance for the resumption of normal processing of Service Treatment Records (STR). Effective 6 July 2020, the HQMC Service Treatment Record (STR) Central Cell (CC) resumed normal operations for receiving paper STRs.
2. Background. STRs are required by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for the adjudication of disability benefits. The processing of STRs includes both the collection and submission of paper STRs and electronic processing as outlined in the reference.
3. Tasks. Effective immediately, all Installation Personnel Administration Centers (IPACs), Marine Forces Reserve (MARFORRES) Site Support, and other commands that process paper STRs will resume normal operations of mailing STRs to the USMC STR CC (MMRP-70).
3.a. All commands will take specific actions to ensure all STR cases include a STR Record Certification (DD Form 2963), created in the STR Registry and the packages/boxes containing the records are properly sealed prior to mailing.
3.b. STRs will be mailed to Deputy Commandant of the Marine Corps for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, 3280 Russell Road, Quantico, Virginia 22134 (Attn: USMC STR CC (MMRP-70).
3. This guidance is applicable to the Total Force.
4. Release authorized by MajGen David A. Ottignon, Director, Manpower Management Division.//