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MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MM//
SUBJ/FISCAL YEAR 2023 HEADQUARTERS MARINE CORPS MARINE CORPS FORCES SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND SCREENING TEAM SCHEDULE//
REF/A/MSGID: MSGT/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MM/DTG: 231721ZMAR07//
REF/B/MSGID: DOC/CMC WASH DC/YMD: 20210512//
NARR/REF A IS MARADMIN 221-07, THE U.S. MARINE CORPS FORCES, SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND (MARSOC), RECRUIT, SCREEN, ASSESS AND SELECT (RSAS) PROCESS. REF B IS NAVMC 1200.1G, THE MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTIES (MOS) MANUAL.//
POC/M. STEINPFAD/LTCOL/HEAD, ENLISTED ASSIGNMENTS/MMEA-2/ TEL: (703) 432-9484/EMAIL: MICAH.STEINPFAD@USMC.MIL//
POC/J. SALVOG/MGYSGT/MARSOF MONITOR/HQMC (MMEA-2)/ TEL: 703-432-9349/EMAIL: JASON.SALVOG@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. This message is an update to Ref A and publishes new guidance regarding the screening and selection of enlisted Marines for MARSOC Critical Skills Operator (CSO) Primary Military Occupational Specialty (PMOS) 0372 billets. Additionally, MARSOC screens Special Operations Capabilities Specialist (SOCS) and Combat Service Support (CSS) billets in support of U.S. Special Operations Command requirements. Updates regarding the enlisted CSO Reserve opportunities screening and selection process will be issued via separate correspondence. Officers interested in the Special Operations Officer (SOO) PMOS 0370 program may attend any of these visits.
2. Task. To introduce and inform commanders of the planning, implementation and execution of the FY23 HQMC MARSOC Screening Team (HMST) visits.
3. Purpose. Brief interested Marines on the opportunities and pathways for SOO, CSO, SOCS and CSS billets for possible future assignments.
4. Briefing team.
4.a. The team is comprised of representatives from HQMC, Manpower Management Enlisted Assignments (MMEA) and MARFORSOC.
4.b. Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: screening, population development, and commander interface.
4.c. MARFORSOC representatives conduct orientation briefs and interviews. Those qualified volunteer CSO applicants will receive tentative assignment to an A&S course pending approval from HQMC. The SOCS and CSS candidates will receive further assignment information.
5.a. A list of Marines screened by HQMC, MARSOC, and who meet all pre-requisites will be published via SEPCOR to the Major Subordinate Commands (MSC) no later than 90 days before each quarterly HMST visit.
5.b. Marines interested in applying prior to a HMST brief should contact a MARFORSOC recruiter and or their career planner and begin the Command Screening Checklist for the appropriate program.
6.a. Commanders are directed and required to ensure all Marines listed in the SEPCOR attend the MARSOC orientation briefs delineated in the below coordinating instructions.
6.b. Request Commanders afford the Marines not listed in the SEPCOR, but are interested in the MARFORSOC assignment, the opportunity to attend the orientation brief.
7. Coordinating Instructions.
7.a. MSC career planners at the Base/Station, Division, MLG, and Wing level will provide a consolidated roster of Marines who are physically unable to attend the HMST to the HMST Officer in Charge on the applicable briefing dates. Non-availability for screening will not preclude assignment of volunteers to A&S.
7.b. MSC career planners are required to conduct daily reconciliation of Marines on the list with the HMST OIC. Commanders and SgtsMaj should be briefed pre and post execution of the HMST regarding adequate attendance.
7.c. HMST visit is as follows:
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04 Oct - 06 Oct 2022 MCB Camp Pendleton, CA
11 Oct - 13 Oct 2022 MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
18 Oct - 20 Oct 2022 MCAS New River, NC
01 Nov - 03 Nov 2022 MCB Quantico, VA
10 Jan - 12 Jan 2023 MCAS Cherry Point, NC
24 Jan - 26 Jan 2023 MCRD Parris Island/MCAS Beaufort, SC
24 Jan - 26 Jan 2023 MCAS Miramar
31 Jan - 02 Feb 2023 MCB Hawaii
07 Feb - 09 Feb 2023 MCAS Yuma, AZ
07 Feb - 09 Feb 2023 MCAGCC Twenty-Nine Palms, CA
06 Mar - 10 Mar 2023 Marine Corps Bases Okinawa, Japan
11 Apr - 13 Apr 2023 MCB Quantico, VA
18 Apr - 20 Apr 2023 MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
25 Apr - 27 Apr 2023 MCB Camp Pendleton, CA
02 May - 04 May 2023 MCAS New River, NC
23 May - 25 May 2023 MCAS Yuma, AZ
10 Jul - 14 Jul 2023 Marine Corps Bases Okinawa, Japan
18 Jul - 20 Jul 2023 MCB Hawaii
08 Aug - 10 Aug 2023 MCRD Parris Island/MCAS Beaufort SC
09 Aug - 11 Aug 2023 MCAS Miramar, CA
22 Aug - 24 Aug 2023 MCAS Cherry Point, NC
12 Sep - 14 Sep 2023 MCAGCC Twenty-Nine Palms, CA
Note: This schedule is subject to change, and if so, will be addressed via SEPCOR.
7.d. Detailed schedule and locations of brief/screenings will be sent via SEPCOR from the appropriate MEF career planner. This SEPCOR will be published NLT than 30 days before each HMST.
7.e. The following is requested at the briefing locations:
7.e.1. Billeting information upon request.
7.e.2. Briefing sites made available to accommodate expected attendance.
7.e.3. Projector for PowerPoint and video presentations.
7.e.4. Public address (PA) system to address audio and video requirements.
7.e.5. Minimum three (3) tables for applicant screening.
7.e.6. At the Okinawa location request transportation with driver.
8. Release authorized by MajGen Michael J. Borgschulte, Director, Manpower Management Division.//