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MSGID/GENADMIN/CG EDCOM PRES MCU QUANTICO VA//
SUBJ/ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2023 NAVY SENIOR ENLISTED ACADEMY COURSE DATES//
REF/ A/ IS MCO P1553.4B, PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION//POC/DIANA PUGH/MGYSGT/MARINE CORPS SENIOR ENLISTED ACADEMY DEPUTY DIRECTOR/ MARINE CORPS UNIVERSITY MCU/TEL: (703) 432-5541/EMAIL: DIANA.PUGH@USMCU.EDU OR MCU_SENIORENLISTEDACADEMY@USMCU.EDU//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. Situation. Joint-service professional development opportunities for enlisted Marines are limited. The Marine Corps has a controlled number of seats for the United States Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (NAVSEA). This academy is located at Naval Station (NS) Newport, Rhode Island (RI). The NAVSEA conducts an intense six-week blended course with a curriculum focused in the following core areas: Leadership, Communication, Organizational Behavior, and National and International Studies.
2. Mission. The following nine iterations of NAVSEA have a three- week Distance Learning (DL) phase followed by a three-week resident phase. The DL phase must be completed in order to proceed to the resident phase.
3. Execution. The Deputy Director, Marine Corps Senior Enlisted Academy (MCSEA) will manage the quotas and coordinate the attendance of qualified Marines to NAVSEA. Course dates for Fiscal Year 2023 are:
Course Distance Learning Resident
Number Phase Phase
256 03 Oct 22- 21 Oct 22 31 Oct 22- 18 Nov 22
257 31 Oct 22- 18 Nov 22 28 Nov 22- 16 Dec 22
258 28 Nov 22- 16 Dec 22 09 Jan 23- 27 Jan 23
259 09 Jan 23- 27 Jan 23 06 Feb 23- 24 Feb 23
261 13 Mar 23- 31 Mar 23 10 Apr 23- 28 Apr 23
262 10 Apr 23- 28 Apr 23 08 May 23- 25 May 23
263 08 May 23- 26 May 23 05 Jun 23- 23 Jun 23
264 05 Jun 23- 23 Jun 23 17 Jul 23- 04 Aug 23
265 17 Jul 23- 04 Aug 23 14 Aug 23- 31 Aug 23
3.A. Due to limited allocations, packages will be considered on a first come first serve basis. The Marine Corps has five per class. The respective course completion codes must be reflected in Marine Corps Total Force System (MCTFS) prior to student nomination. Marine Corps Force (MARFOR) G-3 will submit packages.
3.A.1 Each MARFOR will have one allocation available.
3.A.2. If a Marine is outside one of the above commands, send nomination to Deputy Director for consideration.
3.B. Funding is available through Training and Education Command (TECOM) Worldwide Travel (WWT). MCSEA will coordinate student funding for the course through TECOM. The student’s parent command is responsible for rental car funding.
3.C. The MARFOR shall nomiunate Marines in the rank of master sergent and first sergeant to attend the course.
3.D. Course Prerequisites.
3.D.1. Nominees must have completed the Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education II (57x). Nominated first sergeants and master sergeants must be PME complete for grade, and must be reflected in Marine's record.
4. Administration and Logistics
4.A. The following information must be submitted for consideration of attendance at the NAVSEA:
4.A.1. Course number.
4.A.2. Last name, First name, Middle Initial, Electronic Data Interchange Personal Identifier, and Military Occupational Specialty.
4.A.3. Grade and date of rank.
4.A.4. MCTFS confirmation of the prerequisites listed in paragraph 3.D.1.
4.B. Submit a professional resume. Resume format can be found at https:(slash)(slash)www.usmcu.edu/ceme/senior-enlisted/
4.A.7. The Basic Training Record will be submitted to provide additional information.
4.B. MARFOR G-3s will submit nominees directly to the Director, MCSEA: MCU_seniorenlistedacademy@usmcu.edu, ATTN: Director.
4.C. Director, MCSEA will coordinate student registration with NAVSEA.
4.D. Lodging. All attendees are required to lodge at the NAVSEA Bachelor Enlisted Quarters (BEQ), NS Newport, RI.
4.E. Messing. All attendees are authorized Proportional Meal Rate (PMR) and incidental expenses.
4.F. Orders. Parent commands are responsible for proper orders preparation. Indicate orders are reporting orders, government quarters are available, and government messing is not available.
4.G. Reporting. All approved students will check-in on the respective report date (resident course/portion only) to the NAVSEA BEQ, Building 1312, NS Newport, RI. Attendees will receive further reporting guidance upon checking into the BEQ.
4.H. Uniform requirements, will be provided via separate correspondence.
4.I. During the course, students will be required to complete extensive reading and writing assignments, self-study, and public speaking. There will be a short gap between the distance and resident phase. NAVSEA staff will provide validation of completion of the DL phase to this office before the individual Marine is provided orders for the resident block.
5. Command and Signal. Additional information is available on the NAVSEA website at https:(slash)(slash)www.public.navy.mil/netc/sea/default.aspx. or MCU_seniorenlistedacademy@usmcu.edu.
6. Release authorized by Brigadier General Maura M. Hennigan, President, Marine Corps University.//