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MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MM//
SUBJ/FY17 MANPOWER MANAGEMENT OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS (MMOA)COMMAND VISIT//
POC/D. J. VERBLAAUW/MAJ/UNIT: MMOA-1/MMOA COMMAND VISIT COORDINATOR TEL:(703)784-9272/EMAIL: DOUGLAS.VERBLAAUW(AT)USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. Situation. In response to the dynamic and changing manpower environment, and attempting to reduce the burden on commands, all branches of manpower management will synchronize in order to ensure unified manpower messaging, and address individual and command concerns.
2. Mission. From August to December 2016, MMOA will visit designated locations to conduct a series of briefs, in-calls, and interviews in order to update commands on manpower issues, and assist Marines to make well-informed career decisions.
3.a. Intent. Provide commands with information pertaining to manpower management policies, procedures, and assignments, support career retention of Marines, and facilitate opportunities for Marines to discuss future assignments with their PMOS monitor.
3.b. Concept of Operations. The FY17 MMOA Command Visit schedule will interact along three lines of effort (LOEs) – strategic, operational, and tactical. The strategic LOE encompasses Staff Principles within manpower management conducting Senior Leadership Engagements (SLEs) in person with component and MEF commands. The operational LOE involves informational briefs about the most up-to-date manpower assignments, retention, promotions, and programs/policies. The tactical LOE is the personal interview and interaction between individual Marines and their PMOS monitors.
3.c. Coordinating Instructions
3.c.1. MMOA Command Visit Timeline
Miami, FL 2 Aug
Tampa, FL 4-5 Aug
Albany, GA 8 Aug
Pensacola/Whiting Field, FL 8-9 Aug
Ft Meade, MD 11 Aug (AM)
Marine Barracks Washington, DC 11 Aug (PM)
Corpus Christi/Kingsville, TX 11-12 Aug
New Orleans, LA 15 Aug
Dallas/Ft Worth, TX 15 Aug
CGSC, Ft Leavenworth, NC 17 Aug
MCB Camp Lejeune, NC 24-26 Aug
MCAS New River, NC 24-26 Aug
MCAS Cherry Point, NC 24-26 Aug
MCRD Parris Island, SC 29-30 Aug
MCAS Beaufort, SC 29-30 Aug
MARFOREUR/AF, Germany 6-7 Sep
MCWAR, Quantico, VA 20 Sep
CSC and SAW, Quantico, VA 20 Sep
MCB Quantico, VA 21-22 Sep
EWS, Quantico, VA 26 Sep
National Defense University, DC 27 Sep
Pentagon, DC 28-29 Sep
Norfolk, VA 3-4 Oct
USNA, MD 5 Oct (AM)
CBIRF, MD 5 Oct (PM)
Pax River, MD 5 Oct
MCB/MCAS Hawaii 12-13 Oct
Camp Smith, Hawaii 13 Oct
Korea 16 Oct
MCAS Iwakuni, JP 17 Oct
MCB Camp Butler, JP 19-21 Oct
MCAS Futenma, JP 19-21 Oct
MCB Camp Hansen, JP 21 Oct
MCB Camp Pendleton, JP 25-27 Oct
MCAS Miramar, CA 25-28 Oct
MCAS Camp Pendleton, CA 27-28 Oct
MCRD San Diego, CA 28 Oct
MCAGCC Twentynine Palms, CA 31 Oct-2 Nov
MCAS Yuma, AZ 31 Oct-1 Nov
Army War College, Carlisle, PA 8 Nov
Air War College, Montgomery, AL 15 Nov
Naval War College, Newport, RI0 17 Nov
3.c.2. Officer Manpower Brief
3.c.2.a. Target Audience: All officers. Maximum participation is essential to facilitate dialogue during monitor interviews.
3.c.2.b. Timeframe: Appx 60-90 minute brief.
3.c.2.c. Subject: Manpower programs and policies, to include a condensed version of the Enlisted Manpower Brief to address Enlisted npower programs and policies for which officers need familiarity.
3.c.3.a. Length: 15 minutes for O5 and below, 20 minutes for O6.
3.c.3.b. Attendance of the Officer Manpower Brief before the interview is encouraged.
3.c.3.c. Scheduling: Contact the respective Site POC. Site POC roster available at MMOA Roadshow website.
3.c.3.d. Monitor Availability: Monitor availability roster is available at MMOA Roadshow website.
3.c.3.e. Location: Established by respective Site POC.
3.C.4 MMOA Roadshow website. https:(slash)(slash)www.manpower.usmc.mil(slash)portal(slash)page(slash)portal(slash)m_ra_home(slash)mm(slash)a_oa(slash)oa_roadshow
4. Administration and Logistics
4.a. Administration. Commands resident at the locations listed in paragraph 3.c.1. must review the tentative dates, assign a Site Coordinator, and advise HQMC/MM of scheduling conflicts NLT 30 days prior to the visit.
4.b.1. Funding. Manpower Management will fund all travel, lodging, and rental vehicle expenses for the MMOA Command Visit team.
4.b.2. Facilities. Facilities are requested to support both the all officer Manpower Brief, and the monitor interviews. The brief location requires audio/visual support, and the interview location requires internet connectivity.
5. Command and Signal
5.a. Site Coordinator. Hosting commands will designate one representative to serve as the primary point of contact for coordination of the MMOA Command Visit.
5.b. Network Access. Each member of the MMOA Command Visit team will arrive with an official, authorized MCEN laptop, and requires access to an active network data port in order to best serve officers during their interviews. All hosting commands must submit a port security exemption request to their respective G-6s, and prepare to support the team with up to 19 data drops. At locations hosting the entire team, MMOA will travel with one 16-port Linksys “dumb” HUB that has an approved waiver from CMC (C4) through 2017. Hosting commands that require a copy of the waiver should contact the POC NLT 30 days prior to the visit. The team is unable to travel with data support and will require at least one network support specialist to remain present at the interview site for the duration of the visit.
5.c. Printer and Phone Support. The MMOA Command Visit team requires one networked printer and one DSN-capable phone.
5.d. This bulletin is not applicable to the Marine Corps Reserve.
6. Release authorized by MajGen Craig Q. Timberlake, Director, Manpower Management.//