Marines in this situation are not entitled to remedial consideration based on the missing material which has been updated subsequent to the adjournment of the selection board (MCO 1400.32C)." It is neither difficult nor time consuming to ensure you have a current and updated record.
The focus of this article is to give you a snapshot of the important elements of your record as they pertain to promotion.
Ensuring your record is current and complete is your responsibility and not anyone else's.
Your record is your personal representation at all selection boards for promotion.It is imperative as a Career Marine, you fully understand all the moving parts of your record and know how to keep it updated.As we review records to evaluate performance during counseling, we routinely come across poorly managed records.Ensure a sharp appearance, correct information on it and always get it is certified by your command. Ensure that you include your rank, full name, SSN, mailing address and work phone number and send your request to the address below. Your PME requirements (MCO P1400.32C, Enlisted Promotions Manual) must be shown as completed at least one day before the convening date of the selection board.To ensure receipt, submit it with a NAVMC 941, letter of transmittal. CORRESPONDING WITH THE BOARD Marines can send correspondence to the President of a Selection Board. Additionally, ensure you have remarks on fitness reports for reading books from the Commandants Reading Program.We find records not updated with important items such as PME, Fitness Reports and awards missing.