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MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MM//
SUBJ/ACADEMIC YEAR 21-22 TOP LEVEL SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD RESULTS//
REF/A/MSGID: MSG/CMC WASHINGTON DC MM/281740Z OCT 20//
REF/B/MSGID: DOC/CMC WASHINGTON/YMD: 20140918//
REF/C/MSGID: DOC/CMC/YMD: 20080125//
REF/D/MSGID: MSG/CMC WASHINGTON DC/112035Z DEC 08//
NARR/REF A IS MARADMIN 648/20 ACADEMIC YEAR (AY) 21-22 TOP LEVEL SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD ANNOUNCEMENT. REF B IS MCO 1300.8, MARINE CORPS PERSONNEL ASSIGNMENT POLICY. REF C IS MCO 1553.4B, PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION. REF D IS MARADMIN 703/08, OFFICER PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION (PME) SUMMARY.//
POC/RORY B. QUINN/LTCOL/MMOA-3/703-84-9285/EMAIL: RORY.QUINN@USMC.MIL//
POC/ERIC D. ALBIN/MAJ/MMOA-3/703-784-9284/EMAIL: ERIC.ALBIN@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. The academic year 2021-2022 Top Level School (TLS) Board convened on 1 Dec 2020 to select officers for assignment to resident service level education and fellowship programs. Through a highly competitive board process the officers listed in paragraph 2 were selected from among a large and highly competitive screening population and are, in the opinion of the board, the best and most fully qualified to attend premier senior resident education programs and fellowships. All officers selected as a primary or an alternate will have a letter indicating their selection placed in their Official Military Personnel File (OMPF).
2. The AY21-22 TLS primary selectees and school assignments are as follows (read in three columns):
NAME PMOS NOTE
2.a. Advanced Strategic Leadership Studies, Ft. Leavenworth (Report Jul 21)
Priester, Peter F. 0802
2.b. Air War College (Report Jul 21)
Cassidy, Michael R. 7509
Dalton, Dennis B. 7525
Ewers, Dominic I. 6002
Graham, Micheal R. 3002
McGurren, Michael D. 7532
Montgomery, Mark L. 7557
Thompson, Gary D. 0402
2.c. Army War College (Report Jul 21)
Adams, Benjamin S. 1802
Bellman, Justin M. 0302
Caola, Jarrad S. 0402
Devine, Christian T. 4502
Feuquay, Michael E. 3404
Hemming, Lee W. 7565
Lynch, Ryan A. 7566
Melendez III, Marcos A. 0402
Moore, Isaac D. 0302
Neville, Jamel L. 1702
Schouten, Mark D. 1302
Walker, David W. 1302
Welch, Lizette G. 0102
Welch, Scott F. 5803
2.d. College of Information And Cyberspace (Report Jul 21)
Alvarez, Richard 7532
Johnston, Jason R. 0202
2.e. College of International Security Affairs (Report Jul 21)
Mestemacher, Robyn E. 0102
2.f. College of Naval Warfare (Report Jul 21)
Allshouse, Steven C. 0802
Benavides, Ricardo 5803
Berendsen, Lynn W. 1803
Bitonti II, John R. 0302
Bock, Paul B. 1302
Glover, Jonathan C. 0802
Gyimah, Kwabena K. 0602
Kennerly, Meghan A. 6002
Kisch, Thomas F. 0302
Mercado, Anthony M. 0370
Orrick, Sanford C. 0402
Savage, Thomas W. 7566
Selvidge, Arnold B. 0402
Thornburg Jr, James D. 0402
Waldron, Nicholas D. 7588
Wisherd, Aron K. 1302
2.g. The Eisenhower School (Report Jul 21)
Armas, Jason C. 0302
Beatty, Scott E. 3002
Beck, Matthew J. 8061
Boyd, Kurt A. 0402
Bunn, Robert S. 7565
Krukow, Aaron R. 7202
Lozar, Nicholas J. 0402
McGraw, Wilson R. 7532
Neal, Dominique B. 0302
Pryor, James S. 0402
Shadforth, Scott G. 8059
Siedlecki Jr, Charles S. 0370
Smith, Michael F. 7566
2.h. Joint Advanced Warfighting School (Report Jul 21)
Bariletti, Anthony P. 1802
Fleming, James D. 0302
Loomis Jr, Clarence E. 0802
2.i. Marine Corps War College (Report Jul 21)
Barclay, Richard S. 0302
Beal, John R. 7566
Edwards, Shane A. 0802
Farsaad, Alexander 4402
Fultz, Bradley N. 0202
Goodale, Jason R. 0302
Pattay, Jeffrey B. 0602
Schumacher, Joel C. 0402
Stark, Christopher J. 0370
Stone, Jared K. 7557
Wagner, Benjamin P. 0302
2.j. National War College (Report Jun 21)
Bruggeman, Arthur Q. 7509
Clippinger, Scott A. 0402
Diana, Gabriel L. 0302
Dirk, John D. 7518
Fowler, Mark C. 7532
Freshour, Joseph F. 7518
Gall, Kurt M. 0602
Glencamp III, Fred 3002
Grass, Robert C. 0202
Herrmann, Robert E. 7588
Kuhlow, Sasha J. 0202
Roma, John J. 0302
Short, Thomas F. 7565
Stinnett Jr, Richard J. 0802
2.k. Inter-American Defense College, Ft. McNair (Report Jul 22)
Vannatter, Jordan W. 7532 1
2.l. Israeli National Defense College (Report Jun 21)
Wallace, William R. 7563
2.m. NATO Defense College, Rome, Italy
(1st Session Sep 21)
Sanders, Justin M. 7202
(2nd Session Feb 22)
May, Robert F. 0302
2.n. Department of Homeland Security, Wash DC (Report Jul 21)
Costello, Timothy F. 7532
2.o. Department of Justice, Wash DC (Report Jul 21)
Workman, Adam J. 4402
2.p. U.S. Institute of Peace, Wash DC (Report Jul 21)
Richardson, Keith W. 0802
2.q. Department Of State, Wash DC (Report Jul 21)
Deleal II, William E. 0202
2.r. Hoover Institution, Stanford (Report Jul 21)
Bucierka, Theodore A. 0370
2.s. International Security Studies Program, Yale (Report Jul 21)
Mitchell, William J. 7523
2.t. JKF School of Government, Harvard (Report Jul 21)
Celotto, Daniel T. 0602
2.u. Logistics Fellowship, Penn State (Report Jul 21)
Wolfe, Robert D. 3002
2.v. School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins (Report Jul 21)
Soto Jr, John F. 0402
2.w. SECDEF Executive Fellowship (Report Jun 21)
Rhinehart, Jaret R. 6602 2
Stepp, Kevin J. 0602 2
2.x. Security Studies Program, MIT (Report Jul 21)
Anklam III, Charles E. 0302
2.y. U.S. Agency for International Development, Wash DC (Report Jul 21)
Grimmett, Chad R. 0802
2.z. Tech/Cyber Fellowship, MIT, Lincoln Labs (Report Jul 21)
Whitty, Ryan D. 1702
2.aa. SECDEF Strategic Thinkers Program (Report Jun 21)
Niedziocha, Chris P. 0302
Smith, Arlon D. 0202
Note 1: Language training required at Defense Language Institute – Washington. Report Jan 22.
Note 2: Specific corporate assignment will be coordinated with MCU.
3. The list of officers selected as alternates will be published via the MMOA-3 board updates page following the release of this message. The list will be posted alphabetically by name and MOS. No action is required by officers on this list. If vacancies arise, an alternate will be notified by the primary MOS monitor.
3.a. Alternate List: https:(slash)(slash)www.manpower.usmc.mil/webcenter/portal/MMOA3_BUI.
4. Fellowships and Foreign PME. An indoctrination conference for fellows, to include SECDEF Executive Fellows, specific assignments, and orientation program will be coordinated by the MCU POC listed in paragraph 11.
5. Security clearance, special access, and passport requirements.
5.a. All officers who will attend TLS should possess a regular (tourist) passport.
5.b. Inter-American Defense College, Marine Corps War College, Advanced Strategic Leadership Studies, Air War College, The Eisenhower School, School of Advanced International Studies: Secret, official passport.
5.c. Army War College: Secret, no official passport requirement.
5.d. National War College: Secret with TS/SCI only for students taking certain elective courses. Selectees should contact the senior Marine Corps rep at the school for details, official passport required which can be applied for once at the college.
5.e. College of Naval Warfare: Secret with TS/SCI only for Students taking certain elective courses. Selectees should contact the senior Marine Corps rep at the school for details.
5.f. NATO Defense College: NATO Cosmic TS/SCI, official Passport.
5.g. Joint Advanced Warfighting School: TS/SCI, official passport.
5.h. Departments of State, Justice, and Homeland Security, and United States Agency for International Development: TS/SCI, official passport.
5.i. United States Institute of Peace: TS, official passport.
5.j. SECDEF Executive Fellowship, JFK School of Government (Harvard), International Studies Program (Yale), Logistics Fellowship (Penn State), Hoover Institution (Stanford), School of Advanced International Studies (Johns Hopkins): Secret, no official passport requirements. Lincoln Labs (MIT), Security Studies Program (MIT): TS/SCI, no official passport requirement.
5.k. Israeli National Defense College: Secret, official passport.
6. Officers selected as either a primary or an alternate should immediately consult their local security manager-special security office (SSO) to confirm their eligibility for TS-SCI respectively. Failure to coordinate clearance-access requirements may negate eligibility to attend TLS.
7. Registration. Officers selected to attend a service college or NDU are directed to orient themselves to, and if required initiate registration for, their respective school as outlined in the below links.
7.a. Air War College. https:(slash)(slash)www.airuniversity.af.edu/AWC/Inbound-Students/.
7.a.1. POC. Col Christopher Richie. COMM: email@example.com; (334) 953-2122.
7.b. Army War College. https:(slash)(slash)www.armywarcollege.edu/.
7.b.1. POC. Col Joseph Allena. COMM: firstname.lastname@example.org; COMM: (717) 245-4862.
7.c. College of Naval Warfare. https:(slash)(slash)usnwc.edu/college-of-naval-warfare/.
7.c.1. POC. Col Joseph “Beak” Levreault. COMM: email@example.com; (401) 841-4062.
7.d. Marine Corps War College. https:(slash)(slash)www.usmcu.edu/Students/New-Student-Check-In/.
7.d.1. POC. Ms Christine L. Carroll. COMM: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com;
7.e. Joint Advanced Warfighting School. https:(slash)(slash)jfsc.ndu.edu/Academics/Joint-Advanced-Warfighting-School-JAWS/Reporting-Instructions/.
7.e.1. POC. Col James “Hall” Bain. COMM: firstname.lastname@example.org; (757) 443-6299.
7.f. National War College. https:(slash)(slash)nwc.ndu.edu/Students/Incoming-Students/.
7.f.1. POC. Col Michael Prosser. COMM: email@example.com; (202) 685-3666.
7.g. Eisenhower School. https:(slash)(slash)es.ndu.edu/New-Student-Information/.
7.g.1. POC. Col Todd Miller. COMM: firstname.lastname@example.org; (202) 685-4202.
7.h. College of International Security Affairs. https:(slash)(slash)cisa.ndu.edu/Students/Incoming-Students/.
7.h.1. POC. Col Wayne Zuber. COMM: Wayne.email@example.com; (202) 685.3876.
7.i. Officers selected to attend a fellowship or foreign PME are directed to contact the MCU POC listed in paragraph 11 for applicable registration, indoctrination, and language training, as required.
8. All primary selectees are required to accept or decline their selection via their PMOS monitor by 4 January 2021. Officers who decline their selection must submit their declination in writing (AA form) via the first general officer in their chain of command to HQMC (MMOA-3).
9. HQMC does not normally accept requests for deferral of selection. However, officers selected above whose attendance to school may be negatively impacted as a result of unforeseen operational requirements or as a result of other extraordinary circumstances may submit a request for a deferral via the first general officer in their chain of command to HQMC (MMOA-3) for consideration.
10. All correspondence must originate from the selected officer utilizing an AA form. Officers should scan and email AA forms in PDF format to the MMOA SMB mailbox at: SMBMMOAPLANSO@usmc.mil.
11. Points of contact are:
Col T. J. Zagurski, Branch Head, MMOA
DSN: 278-9300, Comm: (703) 784-9300
Col G. E. Beals, Ground Col Monitor
DSN: 278-9300, Comm: (703) 784-9300
Col I. D. Stevens, Aviation Col Monitor
DSN: 278-9300 Comm: (703) 784-9300
LtCol G. P. Gordon, Ground LtCol Cbt Arms Monitor
DSN: 278-9279 Comm: (703) 784-9279
LtCol A. M. Ingram, Ground LtCol CSS Monitor
DSN: 278-9279 Comm: (703) 784-9279
LtCol R. A. Belt II, Ground LtCol Info Monitor
DSN: 278-9279 Comm: (703) 784-9279
LtCol G. W. Burnett, Aviation LtCol Monitor
DSN: 278-9267 Comm: (703) 784-9267
Mr. M. G. Cooper, CMC Fellowships/Foreign PME, MCU
DSN: 378-0696, COMM: (703) 432-0696
12. Release authorized by BGen Michael J. Borgschulte, Director, Manpower Management, Manpower and Reserve Affairs.//