R 162005Z NOV 21
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON L DC//
SUBJ/SOLICITATION FOR NOMINEES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2022 MAJOR GENERAL W.P.T. HILL MEMORIAL AWARDS PROGRAM FOR FOOD SERVICE EXCELLENCE, FOOD SERVICE SPECIALIST OF THE YEAR//
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POC-1/HUDSON, CHRISTINA/MAJ/UNIT: MCICOM G-4/LFS/TEL: 703-604-4171//
POC-2/GUEST, MATHEW/MGYSGT/UNIT: MCICOM G-4/LFS/TEL: 703-604-4159//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. Situation: This message solicits nominees for Food Service Specialist of the Year awards. The Food Service Specialist of the Year recognition is an integral part of the Fiscal Year 2022 MajGen W.P.T. Hill Awards Program for Food Service Excellence, co-sponsored by the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation (NRAEF). The Director, Food Service and Subsistence Program (MCICOM G-4/LFS) will convene a board of Senior Enlisted Staff Non-Commissioned Officers during March 2022. This board will review nominations and forward recommendations to the Assistant Deputy Commandant for Installations and Logistics (Facilities) for approval.
2. Mission: Recognize demonstrated leadership, culinary expertise, and award winning capabilities of Marine Corps Food Service specialists for their superior personal initiative and professional commitment to excellence.
3. Execution: In accordance with reference (a), request Commanders and Commanding Generals nominate Food Service Specialists (MOS 3381) using the eligibility and award criteria listed below NLT 28 February 2022.
3.a. Concept of Operation. Base, Station, and Fleet Marine Force Commanders shall use the following prerequisites to submit nominations:
3.b. Nominee must be submitted in one of the following categories:
3.b.1. The rank of Corporal to Sergeant (active duty).
3.b.2. The rank of Corporal to Sergeant (reserve).
3.b.3. The rank of Staff Sergeant to Gunnery Sergeant (active duty).
3.b.4. The rank of Staff Sergeant to Gunnery Sergeant (reserve).
3.c. Nominee must have a minimum of two years’ time in service.
3.d. Nominee must meet all regular retention standards.
3.e. Nominee must not be a previous recipient of this award.
3.f. Nominee, through personal example, must set professional and personal standards that others seek to emulate.
3.g. Nominee must epitomize the “Whole Marine” concept through performance achievements in basic warfighter skills as well as within the Food Service Specialist MOS.
3.h. The eligibility period for this award will encompass only those actions completed or initiated during Fiscal Year 2021.
4. Admin and Logistics: Forward top candidate for each category in paragraph 3.b IAW guidelines in paragraph 5 from the following commands:
4.a. Commander, Marine Corps Installations National Capital Region (MCI-NCR): Submit nominations from the National Capital Region (NCR) Bases, Stations and other Marine Corps activities. Applicable organizations include MCB Quantico, Camp Elmore Norfolk, VA, Marine Corps Enlisted Aide Program, and 8th and I Marine Barracks Washington.
4.b. Commanding Generals MCI-WEST, MCI-EAST and MCI-PAC.
4.c. Commanding Generals I MEF, II MEF and III MEF.
4.d. Commanding General, TECOM.
4.e. Commander, MARFORRES: Submit nominations from organizations throughout MARFORRES.
4.f. All nominating Commands are highly encouraged to convene boards at each Command level to determine the best Marines in each category.
4.g. Commanders and Commanding Generals will address final nomination packages to the Assistant Deputy Commandant for Installations and Logistics (Facilities), Attn: Food Service and Subsistence. Nomination packages will consist of the following:
4.h. Single page biography stating nominee’s experience and work history.
4.i. Summary of Action (SoA) supporting the nominee’s qualifications for the award. The SoA should include results of local or Command-sponsored Chef of the Quarter and Chef of the Year competition results, Field Food Service experience and deployment history.
4.j. Copy of current Basic Individual Record (BIR). MOL copy acceptable.
4.k. Copy of current Basic Training Record (BTR). MOL copy acceptable.
4.l. All submissions must be endorsed by Commands listed in paragraph 4.
4.m. Late submissions and nominations directly from subordinate Commands will not be accepted.
4.n. All packages will include the nominating unit’s address, point of contact, and phone number (COMM/DSN).
4.o. Commands shall submit nomination packages electronically to the I&L Awards organizational inbox: IL_Award_Nominations@usmc.mil. Please ensure the subject line clearly identifies the I&L Sponsor and the award being submitted. Submissions must be encrypted to protect personally identifiable information.
4.p. Commands without access to electronic means shall submit original nomination packages along with one paper copy and compact disc via the endorsing chain of command to the following mailing address:
Installations and Logistics Department Facilities and Services Division (LF)
Logistics Facilities Services Branch (LFS)
ATTN: Food Service and Subsistence Section Naval Support Facility-Arlington
701 S. Courthouse Road
Building 12, Rm 2J155
Arlington, VA 22204-2469
5. Command and Signal.
5.a. Ensure widest dissemination of this message.
5.b. Direct all questions concerning this to the message POCs.
5.c. Winners will be announced via SEPCOR.
6. Release authorized by LtGen E.D. Banta, Deputy Commandant, Installations and Logistics, HQMC.//