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Award of The Title "Honorary Marine," etc.

October 18 2002 at 11:21 AM
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MCO 5060.19A
PAC
15 Feb 01
MARINE CORPS ORDER 5060.19A
From: Commandant of the Marine Corps
To: Distribution List
Subj: AWARD OF THE TITLE HONORARY MARINE AND OTHER OFFICIAL
RECOGNITION
Ref: (a) SECNAVINST 5061.12C
(b) MCO 12451.2C

1. Situation. The American people have always had deference for
their Marines. The Marine Corps benefits from this special
relationship, and from recognizing individuals in the civilian
community who have made significant contributions to the Corps,
by bestowing upon them the title Honorary Marine.

2. Cancellation. MCO 5060.19.

3. Mission. To establish policies regarding official recognition
of individuals who are not members of the United States Marine
Corps.

4. Execution.

a. Commander's Intent and Concept of Operations
(1) Commanders Intent. Intent is to use this program to
recognize deserving individuals and strengthen the bonds between
the Corps and community.

The title Marine is a unique and valued
designation that affords a special distinction to the men and
women who earn it.

It is the responsibility of those who bear the
title Marine to ensure it continues to symbolize the honor and
distinction that have always been associated with the U.S. Marine
Corps.

(2) Concept of Operations. The Commandant of the Marine
Corps can officially recognize an individual as an Honorary Marine
to acknowledge their contributions to the community and the Marine
Corps.

b. Subordinate Element Missions
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(1) Commanding generals, commanding officers, and officers
in charge may nominate individuals they consider deserving of the
title Honorary Marine.
(2) Requests to recognize an individual will be submitted
to the Commandant of the Marine Corps via the Director, Public
Affairs who acts as the central authority for coordinating all
requests. Director, Public Affairs will determine the qualifications
and appropriateness of the subject nominations and staff all proposals
to SJA, CMC Counsel, M&RA and then to ACMC/CMC for final decision.

(3) The Commandant of the Marine Corps will exercise final
authority for all Honorary Marine requests.
DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A: Approved for Public Release;
distribution is unlimited
MCO 5060.19A
15 Feb 01
c. Coordinating Instructions

(1) An individual may be designated an Honorary Marine only
under unique circumstances. Individuals who may qualify include:

(a) A terminally ill child.

(b) An individual who has made significant contributions
to the Marine Corps and for whom any lesser form of recognition
would be unsatisfactory.

(c) Deceased individuals when deceased's actions or
contributions on behalf of the Marine Corps preceding death, or
circumstances surrounding demise make award appropriate and in the
best interests of the Marine Corps.

(d) A person who has established close ties that are
beneficial to the Marine Corps and works diligently to further
our mission, both in the public and private sectors.

(2) Award of the title Honorary Marine is not to be
considered lightly and should not be used as a means of just
saying thank you, as a group award, or in recognition of
official/paid duties.

(3) There are other forms of recognition that allow the
Marine Corps to maintain the integrity of the title Honorary Marine,
while also providing appropriate recognition for significant effort
that benefits the Marine Corps.

(a) Public Service awards are available in recognition
of an individual's service. These nominations should be made directly
to the staffing agency prescribed in reference (a).
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b) For certain groups or individuals who have provided
one-time contributions to the Corps, letters of appreciation by CMC
are available.

(c) Commanders who desire to recognize civilian employees
who perform extraordinary service for the Marine Corps are encouraged
to pursue appropriate civilian recognition awards as prescribed in
reference (b).

5. Administration and Logistics

a. Commanders will use this policy to nominate individuals
deserving of the title Honorary Marine or who deserve official
recognition. Submissions may be made in standard Naval letter
format with forwarding endorsements from the chain of command,
including their major subordinate commands.

b. Individuals designated as an Honorary Marine or who receive
other official recognition will be informed that this recognition
carries no entitlement to pay or benefits.

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MCO 5060.19A
15 Feb 01

6. Command and Signal

a. Signal. This Order is in effect 1 October 2000.
b. Command. This Order is applicable to the Marine Corps Reserve.

DISTRIBUTION: PCN 10207170500
Copy to: 7000110 (55)
7000093/8145005 (2)
7000099, 144/8145001 (1)
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Allied topic: Honorary Promotion....

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December 16 2002, 9:05 AM 

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"Honorary Promotion" USMC
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MARINE CORPS ORDER P1400.32C

Subj: MARINE CORPS PROMOTION MANUAL, VOLUME 2, ENLISTED PROMOTIONS
(SHORT TITLE: MARCORPROMMAN, VOL 2, ENLPROM)

1203

5. There are no provisions to issue a temporary, honorary or
probationary enlisted appointment.

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