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MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC L WASHINGTON DC//
SUBJ/SOLICITATION FOR THE MARINE CORPS MOTOR TRANSPORT AWARDS PROGRAM (MCMTAP) FOR FY 2020//
REF/A/DOC/MCO 1650.61 W/ ADMIN CH//
AMPN/REF A IS THE MARINE CORPS INSTALLATIONS AND LOGISTICS AWARDS PROGRAM (MCILAP)//
POC/ C. M. WADE/CWO5/UNIT: DC I&L, LPM-2, MOTOR TRANSPORT OCCUPATIONAL FIELD MANAGER/TEL: 571-256-7106/EMAIL: CHAD.WADE@USMC.MIL//
POC/J. S. HARPER/MGYSGT/UNIT: DC I&L, LPM-2, MOTOR TRANSPORT 353X OCCUPATIONAL FIELD SPECIALIST/TEL: 571-256-7107/EMAIL: JEFFERY.S.HARPER@USMC.MIL//
POC/J. G. SHIPMAN/MGYSGT/UNIT: DC I&L, LPM-2, MOTOR TRANSPORT 352X
OCCUPATIONAL FIELD SPECIALIST /TEL: 571-256-8926/EMAIL: JASON.SHIPMAN@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. Purpose. To solicit nominees for the 2020 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 Deputy Commandant Installation and Logistics (DC I&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 accomplishments must show 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 the degree of impact on resolving complex problems in support of the unit's or supported unit's mission.
2.a.1.c. Leadership: The service member’s actions must display the exceptional leadership traits associated with leading subordinates, peers, teams, and organizations through the dynamic requirements of unit mission requirements and those direct impacts on unit readiness.
2.a.1.d. Impact of Actions: The service member’s actions must clearly illustrate the degree of positive impact on unit and supported unit mission accomplishment while also sustaining 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 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 in support of maximizing 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 courage, confidence, discipline, enthusiasm, and willingness to endure the sacrifices and hardships of military duty.
2.b.2. In accordance with reference (a), The Motor Transport Unit of the Year and Motor Transport Maintenance Unit of the Year submissions are limited to Marine Corps units at the Company, Battalion, or Squadron level.
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 2020 MCMTAP competitive period is the 12-month period beginning 1 October 2019 and ending 30 September 2020.
3.b. All nominations must be received by DC I&L, Material Management & Readiness Branch (LPM), Commodity Management Section (LPM-2) no later than 30 November 2020. Due to the volume of award recommendations received, late or incomplete nomination packages will not be considered.
3.c. It is highly recommended each type commander and/or fleet commander publish a submission schedule in order to screen, evaluate, and select nominations allowing sufficient time for the nomination package to arrive at DC I&L, LPM, LPM-2 no later than 30 November 2020.
3.d. DC I&L will only consider one type commander and/or fleet commander endorsed award nomination for each of the ten Individual and Unit award categories associated with each of the Marine Expeditionary Force commands and Marine Forces Reserve.
3.e. DC I&L will only consider two military and two civilian Training and Education Command commander endorsed award nominations for each of the two Formal Schools Training award categories. One military and one civilian nomination from each of the two motor transport formal learning centers.
3.f. Additional nominations may be accepted from commands not listed in paragraphs 3.d and 3.e above. These nomination must be endorsed by the appropriate type commander and/or fleet commander.
3.g. Templates, submission, and routing procedures are provided in the reference (a).
3.h. Commands are directed to scan and save packages in PDF format with exception of the award citation. The award citation will be written and saved in Microsoft Word format. Send these files 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.
4. Responsibilities. There is no formal HQMC award ceremony associated with the MCMTAP. Commands are encouraged to conduct local awards presentation. DC I&L, LPM, LPM-2 is responsible for coordinating the creation and delivery of all MCMTAP awards provided by the award 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.//