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U.S. Marine Capt. Erich Lloyd, 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company forward air controller deployed from Camp Pendleton, Calif., directs team movements during an exercise urban combat scenario during exercise Mountain Roundup 2013 at Juniper Butte Range, about 70 miles from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Oct. 8, 2013. Lloyd, a prior-enlisted crew chief, used U.S. Navy AV-8B Harriers and Republic of Singapore Air Force F-15SG Strike Eagles air assets to neutralize enemy forces.

Photo by Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace

2015 Marine Corps Reserve Officer Affiliation Bonus

31 Dec 2014 | Lance Cpl. Ian Ferro The Official United States Marine Corps Public Website

MARADMIN 676/14 announces opportunities and incentives for Reserve Marine officers who are willing to laterally move and assume critical skill billets as forward air controllers and battalion air officers.

Officers who assume the billets mentioned are eligible for a $20,000 bonus. In addition, officers who are currently in receipt of a previous fiscal year officer affiliation bonus in the amount of $10,000, may submit for an additional $10,000 bonus if they are assigned to one of the billets previously listed.

In order to be eligible for the bonus, officers must serve in their new assigned unit for three years, complete the Air Control Tactical Party Course and complete an evaluation every 18 months.

Eligible officers who must travel more than 150 miles from their home of record to a Selected Marine Corps Reserve unit may be eligible for travel reimbursement, which can cover up to $300 per month in travel expenses.

For more information see the MARADMIN.