R 192145Z NOV 20
MSGID/GENADMIN/CG TECOM QUANTICO VA//
SUBJ/ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2021 NAVY SENIOR ENLISTED ACADEMY COURSE DATES//
NARR/REF A IS MCO P1553.4B, PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION//
POC/D. R. PUGH/MGYSGT/SENIOR ENLISTED ACADEMY/COLLEGE OF ENLISTED MILITARY EDUCATION/MCU/TEL: (703) 432-5542/EMAIL: DIANA.PUGH@USMC.MIL OR SEPME.3@USMCU.EDU.//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. Situation. Joint-service professional development opportunities for enlisted Marines are limited. However, Marine Corps University, with assistance from the Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, has established a long-term relationship with the United States Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (NAVSEA) resulting in a controlled number of seats for the Marine Corps. This academy is located at Naval Station (NS) Newport, Rhode Island (RI). The NAVSEA conducts an intense six-week blended course with a curriculum focused in the following core areas: Leadership, Communications, Organizational Behavior, National and International Studies.
2. Mission. The Director, Senior Enlisted Academy (SEA) will manage quotas and coordinate the attendance of qualified Marines to attend NAVSEA.
3. Execution. The following nine iterations of NAVSEA have a three-week Distance Learning (DL) phase followed by a three-week resident phase. The DL phase must be completed in order to proceed to the resident phase. The submission timeline for the DL phase is approximately 60 days prior to the DL convene date.
3.A. The number of allocations the Marine Corps can submit per class is listed directly following each class number in parenthesis. Course dates for Fiscal Year 2021 are:
Course Submission Distant Learning Resident
Number Deadline Phase Phase
238(5) 1 Dec 20 11 Jan 21-29 Jan 21 8 Feb 21-26 Feb 21
239(5) 11 Dec 20 15 Feb 21-5 Mar 21 15 Mar 21-2 Apr 21
240(5) 15 Jan 21 15 Mar 21-2 Apr 21 12 Apr 21-30 Apr 21
241(5) 12 Feb 21 12 Apr 21-30 Apr 21 10 May 21-27 May 21
242(5) 12 Mar 21 10 May 21-28 May 21 7 Jun 21-25 Jun 21
243(5) 9 Apr 21 7 Jun 21-25 Jun 21 19 Jun 21-6 Aug 21
244(5) 21 May 21 19 Jul 21-6 Aug 21 16 Aug 21-2 Sep 21
3.B. Allocations for each course are as follows:
3.C. Funding is available through TECOM Worldwide Travel (WWT). The SEA is responsible for requesting funding for the course. A rental vehicle is encouraged but will not be funded by WWT. The student's parent command is responsible for rental car funding.
3.D. Marine Forces (MARFOR) and allocated commands shall nominate Marines in the rank of master sergeant and first sergeant to attend the course. Nominees must be submitted by the Marines MARFOR or allocated commands G-3 in coordination with the respective MARFOR Sergeant Major. Nominations will only be accepted from the MARFOR or other allocated commands.
3.E. Course prerequisites
3.E.1. Nominees must have completed the Senior Enlisted Joint-Professional Military Education II accessed at https:(slash)(slash)jkodirect.jten.mil/.
3.E.2. Nominated first sergeants must have completed the resident First Sergeants Course and the First Sergeant/Master Sergeant Regional Seminar. Nominated master sergeants must have completed the First Sergeant/Master Sergeant Regional Seminar. The respective course completion codes must be reflected in Marine Corps Total Force System (MCTFS) prior to student nomination.
4. Administration and Logistics
4.A. The following information must be submitted for consideration of attendance at the NAVSEA:
4.A.1. Course number.
4.A.2. Last name, First name, Middle initial, Electronic Data Interchange Personal Identifier, and Military Occupational Specialty.
4.A.3. Grade and date of rank.
4.A.4. End of current contract.
4.A.5. MCTFS confirmation of the prerequisites listed in paragraph 3.E.1. and 3.E.2.
4.A.6. A professional resume. Resume format can be found at https:(slash)(slash)www.usmcu.edu/Colleges-and-Schools/College-of-Enlisted-Military-Education/Academies/Senior-Enlisted/Senior-Enlisted-Professional-Military-Enlisted-SEPME-Course/.
4.B. MARFOR G-3s will submit nominees directly to the Director, SEA: email@example.com and Sepme.firstname.lastname@example.org.
4.C. All nominations must be received by the submission deadline in paragraph 3.A. for the respective course number the nominee desires to attend.
4.D. Director, SEA, will coordinate student registration with NAVSEA.
4.E. Lodging. All attendees are required to lodge at the NAVSEA Bachelor Enlisted Quarters (BEQ), NS Newport, RI.
4.F. Messing. All attendees are authorized proportional meal rate and incidental expenses.
4.G. Orders. Parent commands are responsible for proper orders preparation. Indicate orders are reporting orders, government quarters are available, and government messing is not available.
4.H. Reporting. All approved students will check-in on the respective report date (resident course/portion only) to the NAVSEA BEQ, Building 1312, NS Newport, RI. Attendees will receive further reporting guidance upon checking into the BEQ.
4.I. Uniform requirements. Will be provided via separate correspondence.
4.J. During the course, students will be required to complete extensive reading and writing assignments, self-study, and public speaking. There will be a short gap between the distance and resident phase. NAVSEA staff will provide validation of completion of the DL phase to this office before the individual Marine is provided orders for the resident block.
5. Command and Signal. Additional information is available on the SEA website at https:(slash)(slash)www.public.navy.mil/netc/sea/default.aspx.
6. Release authorized by Lieutenant General Lewis A. Craparotta, Commanding General, Training and Education Command.//