Date Signed: 6/17/2022 | MARADMINS Number: 307/22
MARADMINS : 307/22

R 171400Z JUN 22
POC/R. KOWSKI/CIV/SPD/TEL: 703-693-2821, 703-571-4408/ EMAIL: RANDY.KOWSKI@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  The Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps (SMMC) will host the 2022 Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Symposium (SMMCS-22) from 8 August to 12 August 2022 at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles Conference Center in Chantilly, Virginia.  Travel days are 7 August and 13 August 2022 for CONUS travelers, 6-7 August and 13-14 August 2022 for OCONUS travelers.
2.  The following Sergeants Major and their spouses are invited to attend.
Principal                           Billet
SgtMaj Michael P. Woods             MARFORPAC
SgtMaj Michael J. Pritchard         MARFORCOM
SgtMaj Carlos A. Ruiz               MARFORRES
SgtMaj Rafael Rodriguez             M&RA
SgtMaj Stephen A. Griffin           TECOM
SgtMaj Peter A. Siaw                I MEF
SgtMaj Lonnie N. Travis Jr.         II MEF
SgtMaj Eric D. Cook                 III MEF
SgtMaj Clifford W. Wiggins          SENIOR ENLISTED ACADEMY DIRECTOR
SgtMaj Howard L. Kreamer            USSTRATCOM
SgtMaj Richard D. Thresher          USAFRICOM
SgtMaj Michael R. Saucedo           DECA
SgtMaj James K. Porterfield         NORAD/USNORTHCOM
SgtMaj Cortez L. Brown              COMBINED MARITIME FORCES
SgtMaj Michael W. Hensley           USNCC
SgtMaj David M. Elliott             MARFOREUR/AF (INCOMING)
SgtMaj Matthew J. Fouss             MARFORK
SgtMaj Hector J. SotoRodriguez      MARFORK (INCOMING)
SgtMaj Delwin K. Ellington          MARCENT (INCOMING)
SgtMaj Jay D. Williamson            MARFORCYBER
SgtMaj David A. Wilson              1st MARDIV
SgtMaj Daniel L. Krause             2d MARDIV
SgtMaj Todd M. Colwell              2d MARDIV (INCOMING)
SgtMaj Michael D. Martinet          3d MARDIV
SgtMaj Christopher J. Adams         4th MARDIV (INCOMING)
SgtMaj Arthur M. Arebalo, Jr.       1st MAW (INCOMING)
SgtMaj Jacob M. Reiff               2d MAW
SgtMaj Rosalia Scifo                3d MAW
SgtMaj Lynette C. Marr-Gaye         4th MAW
SgtMaj Stennett W. Rey II           1st MLG
SgtMaj William J. Gwaltney          2d MLG
SgtMaj Ryan W. Meltesen             3d MLG
SgtMaj Christopher D. Thomas        4th MLG
SgtMaj Adan F. Moreno               MCRC 
SgtMaj Abel T. Leal                 MCRD/WRR
SgtMaj Edwin A. Mota                MCRD/ERR
SgtMaj Anthony J. Easton            TRNGCMD
SgtMaj Sherri N. Cook               TRNGCMD (INCOMING)
SgtMaj Aaron G. McDonald            MCU/EDCOM (INCOMING)
SgtMaj Jason R. Gillespie           MAGTFTC/MCAGCC
SgtMaj Anthony J. Loftus            MARSOC
SgtMaj Jason B. Hammock             MARCORLOGCOM
SgtMaj Jason F. Wolken              FHG
SgtMaj Jonathan R. Radel            MCICOM
SgtMaj Joy M. Kitashima             MCI-PAC
SgtMaj Robert M. Tellez             MCI-EAST
SgtMaj Ryan A. Gnecco               MCI-EAST (INCOMING)
SgtMaj Matthew R. Hackett           MCI-WEST
SgtMaj Tricia M. Smith-Leavy        MCI-WEST (INCOMING)
SgtMaj Ronda R. Kirkby              MM DIVISION
SgtMaj Daniel E. Mangrum            MFP DIVISION
SgtMaj Ruben A. Esparza             RA DIVISION
SgtMaj Spencer E. Scott             IGMC
SgtMaj Allen B. Goodyear            MARCORSYSCOM
SgtMaj Ralph C. Vargas              NAF TF-51/5th MEB
3.  The following Master Gunnery Sergeants and their spouses are invited to attend.
Principal                           Billet
MGySgt Scott H. Stalker             USSPACECOM
MGySgt Charles C. Baker             USSTRATCOM
MGySgt Michael S. Hnyla             ASB
MGySgt Luke A. Revell               INTEL
MGySgt Samuel W. Castro             DCI
MGySgt Maxwell J. Williams          JAD
MGySgt Cory C. Sangster             C4
MGySgt Antwaun M. Gibson            COMMSTRAT
MGySgt Jason C. Benedict            MCWL
MGySgt Anthony J. Guisao            POSOD
MGySgt Daniel M. Jackson            MR
MGySgt Andy B. Anderson             PP&O
MGySgt Andrew D. McCurry            SOCCENT
MGySgt Jerome N. Root               NATO SOF
4.  The following Command Master Chiefs and their spouses are invited to attend.
Principal                           Billet
CMDCM Donald C. Schrader            MARFORPAC
CMDCM Jeffery A. Barnes             MARFORCOM
CMDCM Carrie L. Weser               MARFORRES
CMDCM Toby A. Ruiz                  I MEF
CMDCM Christopher Rebana            II MEF
CMDCM Curtis D. Blunt               III MEF
CMDCM PatrickPaul C. Mangaran       1st MARDIV
CMDCM Scottie L. Cox                2d MARDIV
CMDCM Donald Leppert                3d MARDIV
CMDCM Nicholas C. Huso              4th MARDIV
CMDCM Medea A. Dudley               1st MAW
CMDCM Sandra A. Dyal                2d MAW
CMDCM Harlan B. Patawaran           3d MAW
CMDCM James S. Burnett              4th MAW
CMDCM Loren D. Rucker               1st MLG
CMDCM John C. Beck                  2d MLG
CMDCM Charles F. Ziervogel          3d MLG
CMDCM Daniel L. Pryor               4th MLG
CMDCM Joseph Martin                 MARSOC
5.  The SMMC office exercises overall staff cognizance for SMMCS-22 and is the information releasing authority for SMMCS-22.  The Director, Special Projects Directorate (SPD), provides direct support to the SMMC office and is responsible for logistical, administrative, and operations support center for SMMCS-22.
6.  In the event the SMMCS-22 is cancelled or postponed to a later date, guidance will be provided through separate correspondence.
7.  Detailed programs for both principals and spouses are in development and will be promulgated separately.
8.  Tasks
8.a.  Invited SgtsMaj, MGySgts, and CMDCMs who cannot attend the symposium are required to provide justification to SMMC directly.
8.b.  Invited SgtsMaj, MGySgts, and CMDCMs are required to submit a visitors request via the Defense Information Security System (DISS) with the Security Management Office code 540080084; the POC is Mr. Randy P. Kowski.  Secret clearance is required to attend classified briefs.  The location for the briefs is the Pentagon Conference Center. 
9.  Administration and Logistics
9.a.  More information about administration, logistics, COVID considerations and registration, including a one stop registration website which reduces the time and effort necessary to register, will be provided through an Administrative/Logistics message via email.  
9.b.  Orders.  Individual commands will fund and issue orders for their attendees.  For travel orders for principals assigned to non-USMC commands, please contact Mr. Randy Kowski to coordinate Line of Accounting, or for funding issues.  All orders should be non-reporting.  Government quarters and messing are not available.  Rental vehicle may be authorized at the parent command's discretion.
9.c.  Spousal Travel.  This MARADMIN does not constitute funding authority for spousal travel.  If approved, funding authority for spousal travel will be provided via SEPCOR.
9.d.  Transportation.  Government transportation will be provided for all official functions.  
9.e.  Financial.  A non-reimbursable fee will be collected from all attendees participating in the SMMCS-22.  This fee covers the cost associated with catered meals, refreshments, and social events on the official schedule.  All invited guests and their spouses are required to use the symposium's registration site to confirm their attendance.  The preferred method of payment is through the online registration process. Alternate method of payment: mail fees to the address provided below or hand deliver to Pentagon Room 2C252A.  Checks payable to “Special Events Fund” should be mailed to:  Special Projects Directorate, HQMC, P.O. Box 25272, Arlington, VA 22202-9272.
10.  Uniforms.  For principals, the required uniforms and civilian clothing are Service “C”, Dress Blue “B” with white trousers (Full Dress Whites for Navy personnel), business attire that includes business suit, and business casual. For civilians/spouses, the required attire is business attire (business suit, skirt suit or dress) and business casual (slacks or skirts, button up shirt or blouse).  As briefing room temperatures tend to vary, it is recommended to wear layers and pack a shawl or sweater.
11.  Weather.  The average temperature for the Chantilly, VA area in August ranges from 87 degrees (high) to 67 degrees (low), with humidity around 67 percent.  The average rainfall in August is 3.4 inches. 
12.  SMMCS-22 Operations Center
12.a.  The Operations Center will provide appropriate administrative and logistical support to all attendees.  Personnel and resources are assigned to the Operations Center according to known requirements based on the official agendas.
12.b.  The Operations Center will be located in the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles in Chantilly, VA.
12.c.  Projected capabilities are:
12.c.1.  Limited unclassified phone.
12.c.2.  NIPRNET e-mail.
12.c.3.  Limited color/black and white copying.
12.c.4.  NIPRNET workstations for SMMCS-22 attendees.
12.c.5.  Briefings support: the Operations Center will be prepared to support all known briefers’ requirements.  The normal organic audio-visual and information technology capabilities are available, which includes screens, projectors, video players, and laptops capable of using CDs.  If any briefer requires additional support, please contact Mr. Randy Kowski.
12.d.  Operations Center limitations.  The Operations Center will not have on-site capability for classified fax, SIPRNET e-mail, and secure telephone.  The Operations Center is unable to provide any classified material support, to include handling and storage.
13.  Release authorized by Lieutenant General Gregg P. Olson, Director, Marine Corps Staff.//