R 052049Z MAR 21
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS//
SUBJ/STAND-DOWN TO ADDRESS EXTREMISM IN THE RANKS//
REF/B/GENADMIN/SECNAV WASHINGTON DC/12164ZFEB21//
NARR/REF A IS SECDEF MEMORANDUM DIRECTING DOD-WIDE TRAINING STAND-DOWN TO ADDRESS EXTREMISM IN THE RANKS. REF B IS ALNAV 010/21 DIRECTING DON-WIDE TRAINING STAND-DOWN TO ADDRESS EXTREMISM IN THE RANKS. REF C IS DODI 1325.06, HANDLING DISSIDENT AND PROTEST ACTIVITIES AMONG MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES. REF D IS US NAVY REGULATIONS, 1990. ARTICLE 1167 ON SUPREMACIST ACTIVITIES.//
POC/DAVID AHN/LTCOL/JAD(JCA)/TEL: (703) 693-8164/EMAIL: DAVID.AHN@USMC.MIL//
POC/GILBERTO YGUERABIDE/CAPT/TECOM(PSD)/TEL: (703) 784-4726/EMAIL: GILBERTO.YGUERABIDE@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. This MarAdmin provides instructions and administrative details for conducting and documenting the training stand-down on extremism per references A and B.
2. APPLICABILITY. This MarAdmin applies to the Total Force.
3. MISSION. No later than 2 April 2021, commanders and supervisors at all levels will conduct and document a leadership stand-down in order to address issues of extremism in the ranks.
4.a.1. This training stand-down is intended to ensure Marines, Sailors and Marine Corps civilians understand the importance of their oath of office; can describe impermissible behaviors, and the procedures for reporting suspected, or actual extremist behaviors in accordance with references C and D. End state is that the force is trained to standard, and leaders have opportunity to listen to the concerns, experiences, and possible solutions that may be offered in these stand down sessions.
4.b.1. Use the training materials located at www.marines.mil/standdown to facilitate the stand-down.
4.b.2. Conduct the training in a leader-led, discussion format.
4.b.3. Discuss the importance of the oaths of office.
4.b.4. Discuss prohibitions on active participation in extremist and supremacist activities and organizations.
4.b.5. Discuss reporting violations or suspected violations of references C and D.
4.b.6. Encourage, collect, and report feedback from the personnel attending the training.
4.b.7. No later than 2 April 2021, training for civilian employees must be documented in their official training jacket, either by supervisor entry into MYBIZ+ or the Total Workforce Management System (TWMS), or via mass updates from TWMS training coordinators.
4.c. COORDINATING INSTRUCTIONS.
4.c.1. Commanders may supplement the provided training materials, as long as doing so is in keeping with the references.
4.c.2. Documenting and reporting training for uniformed service members.
4.c.2.a. Units will document training via the use of unit training rosters.
4.c.2.b. Official training completion will be captured in MCTIMS.
4.c.2.b.1. When recording unit training in MCTIMS, personnel with unit training management permissions perform the following steps:
4.c.2.b.1.a. Log into MCTIMS.
4.c.2.b.1.b. Select ‘Unit Training’ or ‘UTM’ and create a calendar event.
4.c.2.b.1.c. Complete the details of the event.
4.c.2.b.1.d. Identify the appropriate subordinate units.
4.c.2.b.1.e. Upload the associated planning documents into the document tab.
4.c.2.b.1.f. In the “Requirements” tab, Select ‘Add Requirements’ then select “SECDEF Directed Extremism Stand Down Training”.
4.c.2.b.1.g. Select ‘Roster’ button, then select the ‘Add Marines’ button to identify Marines being trained.
4.c.2.b.1.h. Then click ‘Add Selected’ button. Select ‘Score’ then ‘Submit for Certification’.
4.c.2.b.1.i. Certifier will log into MCTIMS, go to ‘Unit Training” and select IMM tab, select ‘Score sheets’ then select appropriate submitted score sheet form the ‘Active’ tab. Select ‘Submit for Certification’.
4.c.3. Documenting and reporting the completion of training for civilian personnel. Commands requiring technical assistance with TWMS may contact their servicing Human Resource Office TWMS local administrator or MPC30@USMC.MIL.
4.c.4. No later than 2 April 2021, major component commands (i.e., MARFORCOM, MARFORPAC, MARCENT, etc.) will report completion of training to the Staff Director of the Marine Corps for review.
4.d. PUBLIC AFFAIRS GUIDANCE. Headquarters Marine Corps, Communication Directorate has provided guidance to Communication Strategy and Operations offices regarding coverage of the training.
5. ADMINISTRATION AND LOGISTICS.
5.a. Training may be conducted virtually or in-person, in compliance with COVID-19 mitigation measures.
5.b. Commanders are encouraged to seek the assistance of a judge advocate or counsel in support of the training, when available.
5.c. Follow-on clarifying guidance will be pushed out via DONTRACKER to the component commands with instructions on reporting feedback from the training stand-down to the Staff Director of the Marine Corps. The DONTRACKER task ID will be 2021-DMCS-4634.
6. Release authorized by Major General Gregg P. Olson, Staff Director of the Marine Corps.//