MARINE AVIATION READINESS AND OPERATIONS SUMMIT (MAROS) 2021
Date Signed: 6/9/2021 | MARADMINS Number: 302/21
MARADMINS : 302/21

R 091933Z JUN 21
MARADMIN 302/21
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC AVN WASHINGTON DC//
SUBJ/MARINE AVIATION READINESS AND OPERATIONS SUMMIT (MAROS) 2021//
POC/DOUGLAS HOWARD/LTCOL/UNIT: HQMC AVN ACP/TEL: 703-693-4108/EMAIL: DOUGLAS.H.HOWARD@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  The Deputy Commandant for Aviation (DCA) will host the 2021 Marine Aviation Readiness and Operations Summit (MAROS) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Dallas, TX from 20-22 July 2021.  The intent of the MAROS is to allow subject matter experts from within Marine Aviation to conduct annual meetings in one centralized location.  This will allow a professional exchange of information on topics essential to Marine Aviation to include readiness, aviation programs, warfighting lessons learned, professional development, and tactics.  Meetings taking place during the MAROS include: the Assault Support Operational Advisory Group (ASOAG), Marine Air Command and Control (MACC) OAG, Tactical Aviation (TACAIR) OAG, Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) OAG, Aviation Safety OAG, Operational Support Aircraft (OSA) OAG, the Aviation Installations IAG, and the Marine Air Board (MAB).  The conclusion of the week’s meetings will be outbriefs from the individual advisory groups to the Executive MAB, consisting of the DCA and Marine Aircraft Wing Commanding Generals.
2.  All of the events will take place in conference rooms at the Hyatt Regency, as dictated below.
3.  Overview of events.  A separate and more detailed schedule will be sent out from each POC listed in paragraph.
4.  Uniform will be business casual for meetings taking place during normal working hours at the Hyatt Regency.
DATE    EVENT                                    LOCATION
July 20 CMC/DCA OPENING REMARKS                  HYATT REGENCY
        ASOAG                                    HYATT REGENCY
        IAG                                      HYATT REGENCY
        MACC OAG                                 HYATT REGENCY
        TACAIR OAG                               HYATT REGENCY
        UAS OAG                                  HYATT REGENCY
        OSA OAG                                  HYATT REGENCY
        AV SAFETY OAG                            HYATT REGENCY
July 21 ASOAG                                    HYATT REGENCY
        IAG                                      HYATT REGENCY
        MACC OAG                                 HYATT REGENCY
        TACAIR OAG                               HYATT REGENCY
        UAS OAG                                  HYATT REGENCY
        OSA OAG                                  HYATT REGENCY
        AV SAFETY OAG                            HYATT REGENCY
        MAB (SQDN, GOUP, AND WING COMMANDERS)    HYATT REGENCY
        EXEC MAB/OAG OUTBRIEFS                   HYATT REGENCY
5.  Administration
5.a.  Funding and transportation for the Aviation Summit is the responsibility of individual commands.  Attendees are reminded to file tax exemption forms to reduce lodging expenses. Due to budgetary considerations and to maintain good stewardship of resources, attendance at the summit is limited to one representative from 1stMAW commands.  For all other locations attendance is limited to Commanding Officers for O-6 commands and Commanding Officers plus one for participating O-5 commands.  Supporting establishment commands shall limit attendance to only necessary personnel.  Individual aviation awardees are not included in unit attendance limitations.  Reference community specific OAGs in DTS.  Mil air transport is authorized at the discretion of the individual Wing Commanders.
5.b.  Participants are encouraged to make billeting reservations as soon as possible.
6.  Points of Contact:
6.a.  MAB/Robert Barbaree/Maj/Unit:  HQMC AVN/ TEL:  703-693-8461/email:  robert.barbaree@usmc.mil
6.b.  ASOAG/Joseph Fry/Maj/Unit:  HQMC AVN/TEL:  703-693-8436/email:  josesph.fry@usmc.mil
6.c.  OASOAG/Christine Houser/LtCol/Unit:  HH&S Miramar/TEL:  619-437-3244/email:  christine.houser@usmc.mil
6.d.  MACC OAG/Heath Phillips/Maj/Unit:  MACG-38/TEL:  858-307-9610/email:  heath.phillips@usmc.mil
6.e.  TACAIR OAG/Matthew Gaede/LtCol/Unit:  HQMC AVN/TEL:  703-693-2515/email:  matthew.c.gaede@usmc.mil
6.f.  UAS OAG/Daniel Lewis/Maj/Unit:  HQMC AVN/TEL:  703-693-0952/email:  daniel.d.lewis@usmc.mil
6.g.  Aviation Safety OAG/Gregory Fletcher/LtCol/Unit:  CMC Safety Division/TEL: 703-604-4149/email:  gregory.fletcher@usmc.mil
6.h.  Aviation Installations IAG/Jano Carlson/LtCol/Unit:  Marine Corps Installations Command/TEL:  571-388-8030/email:  jano.carlson@usmc.mil
6.i.  Marine Aviation Readiness and Operations Summit/Douglas Howard/LtCol/Unit:  HQMC AVN/TEL:  703-693-4108/email:  douglas.h.howard@usmc.mil
7.  Release authorized by LtGen M. R. Wise, Deputy Commandant for Aviation.//