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MSGID/GENADMIN,USMTF,2022/CG MCRC QUANTICO VA//
SUBJ/FISCAL YEAR 2024 (FY24) ENLISTED TO WARRANT OFFICER RESERVE SELECTION BOARD RESULTS//
NARR/REF (A) IS MCO 1040.42B, WARRANT OFFICER (WO) AND LIMITED DUTY OFFICER (LDO) ACCESSION PROGRAMS. REF (B) IS MARADMIN 672/22 OF 1 JANUARY 22 WHICH ANNOUNCED THE FISCAL YEAR 2024 (FY24) ENLISTED TO WARRANT OFFICER (WO) RESERVE SELECTION BOARD. REF (C) IS THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE INSTRUCTION 1205.21 of 20 SEPTEMBER 1999, RESERVE COMPONENT INCENTIVE PROGRAMS PROCEDURES. REF (D) IS MCO 1000.6, ASSIGNMENT, CLASSIFICATION, AND TRAVEL SYSTEM MANUAL (ACTSMAN). REF (E) IS THE JOINT TRAVEL REGULATIONS (JTR) UNIFORMED SERVICE MEMBERS AND DOD CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES. REF (F) IS MCO 7220.56A, ENTITLEMENT TO BASICA ALLOWANCE FOR HOUSING (BAH) AT LOCATIONS OTHER THAN PERMANENT DUTY STATION (PDS). REF (G) IS MCO 6100.13A W/CH 4, MARINE CORPS PHYSICAL FITNESS AND COMBAT FITNESS TESTS (PFT/CFT). REF (H) IS MCO 6110.3A W/CH 3, MARINE CORPS BODY COMPOSITION AND MILITARY APPEARANCE PROGRAM. REF (I) IS MCO 1500.52D, THE MARINE COMBAT WATER SURVIVAL TRAINING PROGRAM (MCWSTP). REF (J) IS NAVMED P117, DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY, MANUAL OF THE MEDICAL DEPARTMENT (MANMED), Chapter 15.//
POC/BRENT R. REIDENBACH/MCRC ON-E/TEL: (703)784-9446/EMAIL: BRENT.REIDENBACH@MARINES.USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. Per references (a) and (b), the Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC) has approved the FY24 Enlisted to WO (Reserve) Selection Board report.
a. The following personnel have been selected for appointment to the permanent grade of WO in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve in the Selected Marine Corps Reserve (SMCR) Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) and site-specific Reporting Unit Code (RUC) listed below:
Name SMOS SRUC Billet
Bradley, Nathan P. 0620 04048 Greensboro
Camp, Christopher F. 0620 00407 Great Lakes
Carter, Marshall M. 1120 04157 Fort Worth
Cochran, James W. 1720 82007 Ayer
Duncan, Robert L. Jr. 3510 04056 Vienna
Gilbert, Joshua R. 5702 14641 Seal Beach
Granillorios, Jovanna A. 3510 04042 Rock Island
Kings, Austin B. 0210 14803 San Diego
Martinez, James A. 5702 14221 Brooklyn
Mosley, Winston L. 0408 14665 Quantico
Paclibar, Raphael D. 0210 14803 San Antonio
Smith, Mitchell M. 3010 04060 Anacostia
Tucker, David J. 0408 14666 Smyrna
b. The following personnel have been selected for appointment to the permanent grade of WO in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve in the Active Reserve (AR) MOS listed below:
Echeverry, Jairo G. 6502
Hodge, Vincent D. Jr. 0170
Hubbard, Clint W. 6004
Martinez, Matthew N. 0170
Rodriguez, Samuel A. 6004
Solorzano, John K. 6004
White, Parker J. 6502
c. AR WO selects are directed to contact CWO5 Alvin Figueroa, Headquarters, Marine Corps (HQMC) (RAM-2) at DSN 278-0511 or commercial (703) 784-0511. Individual guidance for each Marine will be provided to coordinate his/her orders to MOS schools and permanent duty assignments.
2. Selectees who desire to decline appointment in the primary MOS or billet vacancy in which selected, shall submit a letter of declination via their chain of command to the Commanding General (CG) Marine Corps Recruiting Command (ON-E) (CG, MCRC).
3. Per paragraph 8 of reference (a), selectees may defer to the next available WOBC if they are not medically qualified by BUMED or due to a personal hardship. Selectees should submit a Request for Deferment through their chain of command to CG MCRC. Marines selected for WO may defer up to two times before they will be recommended by CG MCRC for removal from the selection list.
4. Commanding officers shall ensure the selectee meets the appointment requirements set forth in reference (a). If a selectee fails to meet those requirements, the commanding officer will initiate an appointment delay in accordance with reference (a) and the Marine will not attend WOBC nor be appointed.
a. Selectees are slated to be appointed on 1 February 2024 at a ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base, Quantico. Selectees will report to the Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command (MCCDC), to attend the WOBC, which is scheduled to convene on 17 January 2024. Selectees must report no earlier than 0600 on 17 January 2024 and no later than 1200 on 17 January 2024. The report date to the WOBC was modified in order to effectively screen selectees and ensure they meet appointment and training standards per reference (a). Failure to do so may result in revocation of appointment. The mission of the WOBC is to train and educate newly appointed or commissioned warrant officers in the high standards of professional knowledge, esprit-de-corps, and leadership required to transition from enlisted Marines to officers with particular emphasis on the duties, responsibilities and warfighting skills required of a provisional rifle platoon commander.
b. SMCR selectees must affiliate with the units, for which selected, immediately following successful completion of the WOBC and any follow-on MOS schools. WOs not required to attend MOS schools, or whose MOS schools begin 30 days or more after the WOBC graduation date, will execute an inter-unit transfer immediately upon return to their original units.
c. Reference (c) requires SMCR selectees who have served less than 12 months on a contract and received an incentive bonus to contact their unit administration office to establish a preferred method of reimbursement of the bonus received.
a. SMCR selectees are required to affiliate with the designated SMCR units, and serve in the billet for which selected for a minimum period of 3 years.
b. Per reference (a), Commanding Officers must ensure that SMCR selectees sign the following page 11 entry prior to appointment: "I understand that appointment as a permanent Reserve Warrant Officer is for an indefinite term, and that SECNAV may terminate the appointment of any Warrant Officer who fails to complete the Warrant Officer Basic Course, any required MOS follow-on schools within 18 months of appointment, or the 3-year SMCR unit obligation. A Marine whose appointment is terminated may, upon request, and at the discretion of the SECNAV, enlist in a grade not lower than that held immediately prior to appointment."
c. Both SMCR and AR WOs are in a probationary status for 5 years from the date of appointment.
7. Funding and Orders for Training
a. RA will schedule all AR selectees for WOBC and primary MOS school. Marine Forces Reserve (MFR) G3 will scheduled all SMCR selectees for WOBC and primary MOS school.
b. Units shall submit orders for the SMCR selects via the Marine Resource Order Writing Service (MROWS) utilizing MFR funding no later than 1 January 2024. Appropriation data and MROWS procedures are available at www.manpower.usmc.mil under Reserve Marine/Reserve Continuation and Transition Branch/FY24 Enlisted to Warrant Officer (Reserve) Selection Order Writing Instructions. Contact RA at (703) 784-9136 with any questions. It is imperative that Marines arrive with fully funded orders.
c. Attendance of WOBC and primary MOS school training take precedence over unit annual training, operational commitments and mobilization.
d. References (d) and (e) define the differences in Duty Under Instructions, Temporary Additional Duty, Temporary Duty Under Instructions, and Reassignment Orders in relation to per diem, and other allowances.
e. Per reference (f), Reserve Marines attending WOBC under MROWS orders will receive BAH with or without dependents at their primary residence locality rate.
f. If a selectee /WO is disenrolled from WOBC and placed on legal hold by TBS while in a TAD status, they may be formally re-assigned to TBS via Basic Orders until the case is adjudicated, per reference (d).
a. WOBC seats are limited. Marines selected for WO may be deferred to future WOBC classes as needed. Individuals deferred will be notified by Headquarters Marine Corps.
b. Check-in procedures and initial information for WOBC will be posted on the TBS website and Moodle approximately one month prior to check-in. Additionally, check-in information and documents will be posted on the WOBC 1-24 MarineNet Moodle Page approximately one month prior to check-in. Selectees will receive an email from the Company Executive officer. TBS will add all selected Marines to the MarineNet Moodle Page approximately one week after the release of this message. The TBS point of contact is The Student Liaison Office and can be reached at TBS_Student_Liaison_Officers@usmc.mil. The website address is www.trngcmd.marines.mil/units/northeast/the-basic-school/. Students should direct their attention to the right hand side of the page and find "Welcome Aboard" under the WOBC drop down menu.
c. Selectees must report to TBS with original orders, Defense Travel System travel authorizations, and complete health and dental records. A DD Form 214 will also be issued at TBS if the selectee is released from active duty upon graduation, otherwise, the follow-on MOS school will issue and prepare a final settlement. The Appointment Acceptance Record (NAVMC 763), the Officer Qualification Record, and Identification Card will be completed/issued at WOBC. Selectees should report in the MARPAT Digital Woodland Camouflage uniform. Selectees should either purchase their officer Service Alpha uniform or be prepared to have their uniforms tailored prior to the appointment ceremony. Specific information for uniform requirements can be found on the TBS website.
d. SMCR selectees may contact Force Recruiting, Marine Forces Reserve at DSN 678-7193 or commercial (504) 697-7193 for questions regarding billet assignments.
e. SMCR selectees are eligible for the FY24 SMCR Warrant Officer Accession Bonus. All requests must be submitted in accordance with MARADMIN 672/22.
f. All required training must be completed within 18 months of appointment in order to considered and selected for promotion to Chief Warrant 2. If all training is not completed within 18 months of appointment, the appointment will be terminated.
9. Training Requirement
a. Selectees must complete the pre-ship checklist at home station and bring it with them when in-processing at WOBC.
b. Selectees are encouraged to arrive at WOBC in peak physical condition due to the rigors of the course. Selectees must achieve a first class physical fitness test (PFT) prior to appointment as outlined in reference (g), and maintain Marine Corps Body Composition and Military Appearance per reference (h). Marines who are not within the standards, or do not score a first-class PFT after two attempts, will be dropped from the course prior to appointment/commissioning on 1 February 2024. If a Marine is dropped from training, CO TBS has the discretion to delay the appointment or allow the Marine to defer to the next WOBC. There will be extended field time at the WOBC. Selectees are encouraged to practice running the obstacle course with emphasis on rope climbing. Hiking under load and running in boots and utilities are also recommended. Passing a 10-mile hike under prescribed load, a double standard Marine Corps Obstacle Course, and the TBS Endurance Course are required to graduate from WOBC.
c. Selectees must be able to satisfy swim qualification requirements per reference (i), which requires all officers to be a Water Survival-Basic (WS-B). The WS-B qualification is a requirement for graduation. It is highly encouraged that selectees make every effort to attain WS-B qualification prior to arrival at TBS. Selectees without immediate access to swim facilities are encouraged to make every effort to attain qualification. Due to the demanding program of instruction and limited opportunities for remediation, an opportunity will be made for unqualified WO selects to satisfy this requirement prior to the start of the course.
d. Selectees with less than 13 years of service are encouraged to be current rifle and pistol qualified prior to attending WOBC 1-24 as the number of range seats available at first duty station as an officer will be limited, if available at all.
e. Selectees are required to read and review the following publications prior to check in:
(1) MCDP 1
(2) MCDP 1-3
(3) MCDP 6
(4) MCWP 6-11
f. Once selectees have been in-processed, there will be an appointment ceremony on 1 February 2024. Further details will be made available on the TBS website and through follow-on correspondence with India Company staff.
g. All required training must be completed within 18 months of appointment in order to be considered and selected for promotion to Chief Warrant Officer 2.
10. Physical Qualifications
a. Selectees who do not meet the qualifications established in references (g), (h), and (j) will not be appointed.
b. These individuals will remain on the list of Marines approved for appointment to the grade of WO and once medically qualified, will have an appointment date consistent with other WOs with whom he or she attends the WOBC or BOC.
c. Immediately upon release of this message, all selectees are required to provide (via email) a letter on command letterhead with their point of contact information, DSN, commercial telephone numbers, and electronic mail addresses to the point of contact at MCRC firstname.lastname@example.org.
d. Per reference (j), prior to appointment, selectees must be determined physically qualified for appointment by the Bureau Of Medicine and Surgery and must pass with a first class PFT as outlined in reference (g). Selectees whose health (i.e. injury, surgery, etc.) has changed in any way since submitting their pre-commissioning physical must contact MCRC immediately. Failure to comply with requirements may delay receipt of the appointment documents at TBS, and may subsequently result in a forfeiture of the date of rank. Commanding officers of deployed Marines can contact MCRC, ON-E to establish arrangements to complete this task, if needed. If not done already, selectees must submit a current commissioning physical examination, to include a Report of Medical Examination (DD Form 2808), A Report of Medical History (DD Form 2807-1), and an Annual Certification if applicable. The date of the physical exam must not be older than 1 February 2023. If the physical examination was completed prior to 1 February 2023, then copies of the current and previous years preventative health assessment (PHA) is required in addition to the physical examination.
e. Commanding officers must closely review a selectees medical and dental records to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to their arrival at TBS. Selectees should arrive at TBS fully medically ready to train at the time of check in with no outstanding medical issues that would preclude training. Pay particular attention to the following items:
(1) Marks and scars must be listed.
(2) Selectees must be dental class type 1 or 2, documented on the DD Form 2808 in block 43, and have block 83.a signed by a dentist or submit a dental examination as a separate enclosure. Dental records should be updated to reflect the most current dental examination.
(3) HIV results must be within 24 months of check-in to include date tested and roster number.
(4) Distance vision must be documented in block 61 of the DD Form 2808. If vision does not correct to 20/20, a current manifest refraction and ophthalmology evaluation is required. WO selectees with a history of vision correction surgery must have all pre-operative and post-operative reports included with the medical documents.
(5) The results of an updated audiogram must be included in DD Form 2808 block 71.a. or as a separate enclosure. If any result is outside the normal range, per reference (i), section 38, submit an Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) or Audiology consultation/evaluation and interpretation.
(6) Female selectees, over the age of 21, must have a current Papanicolaou (PAP) test within the past 36 months. The pathology report from the most recent test must be submitted.
(7) Ensure all "yes" answers on DD Form 2807-1 are explained by the physician in block 29. All pertinent medical clearance documents for each condition disclosed in the DD Form 2807 should be provided.
(8) Ensure all answers on DD Form 2808 blocks 17-42 (excluding block 41 for males) are marked normal or abnormal. "NE" is not an acceptable answer.
11. Questions from medical personnel concerning the medical requirements may be addressed to HM1 Adkins at email@example.com or by phone at DSN 278-9427 or commercial (703) 784-9427. MCRC, ON-E is the approval authority for medical deferment for selectees who have not yet been appointed. Request for medical deferments with supporting documentation must be routed via their chain of commands, to include a general officer level endorsement, and forwarded to MCRC, ON-E, for consideration. All requests for deferment must be received by MCRC before the projected date of appointment.
12. Selectees who fail to comply with the aforementioned requirements will delay receipt of their appointment documents at TBS, and will subsequently result in a forfeiture of their date of rank.
13. This MARADMIN is applicable to the Marine Corps Reserve.
14. This MARADMIN will be cancelled on 31 March 2024.
15. Release authorized by Major General W. J. Bowers, Commanding General, Marine Corps Recruiting Command.//