MARADMINS : 070/16
R 091329Z FEB 16
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MP//
SUBJ/CANCELLATION OF FY15 AND FY16 MARINE CORPS OFFICER TIME-IN-GRADE RETIREMENT WAIVER AUTHORITY//
NARR/REF (A) IS MARADMIN 070/14, FY15 AND FY16 MARINE CORPS OFFICER TIME-IN-GRADE RETIREMENT WAIVER.//
POC/A. C. DINSDALE/MAJ/UNIT:CMC MPP-30/-/TEL:DSN 278-9364//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. Purpose. Reference (a) announced the use of authorizations allowing Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC) to facilitate drawdown objectives by releasing officers prior to fulfilling obligations incurred by accepting promotion. With officer drawdown objectives achieved, continued use of this authority is no longer necessary.
2. Cancellation. For the purpose of officer drawdown, reference (a) is cancelled upon release of this announcement.
3. Requests previously approved by HQMC will be grandfathered for fiscal year (FY) 2016, and requests reaching HQMC, MMSR-2 (O) prior to the date of this announcement will be processed per the initial FY 2016 guidance.
4. Future requests for Time-In-Grade waivers will be carefully scrutinized for hardship needs or unusual circumstances on a case-by-case basis.
5. Release authorized by BGen G. W. Smith Jr., Director, Manpower Plans and Policy Division, Manpower and Reserve Affairs.//