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  1. The U.S. Marine Corps Counterintelligence/Human Intelligence (CI/HUMINT) occupational field is currently seeking qualified Marines to occupy this specialized military occupational specialty. MARADMIN 290-20 contains more information about prerequisites, retention bonuses and career opportunities. ( U.S. Marine Corps audio by Lance Cpl. Garrett Gillespie) I'M LANCE CORPORAL GARRETT GILLESPIE, WITH YOUR MARINE MINUTE, THE MARINE CORPS PROVIDES COUNTLESS OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN NEW SKILLS AND ABILITIES. AND HERE’S ONE OPPORTUNITY THAT HAS COME-A-KNOCKIN. THE COUNTER-INTEL CAREER FIELD (0211) IS CURRENTLY UNDER A MANPOWER SHORTAGE AND IS SEEKING QUALIFIED MARINES TO LAT-MOVE INTO THIS SPECIALIZED MOS. 0211’S [OH-TWO-ELEVEN’S] PERFORM SENSITIVE AND COMPLEX INTEL OPERATIONS IN SUPPORT OF THE MAGTF’S [MAG-TAF’S] IN BOTH GARRISON AND DEPLOYED ENVIRONMENTS. THEY IDENTIFY THREATS POSED BY HOSTILE ORGANIZATIONS AND PERSONS ENGAGED IN ESPIONAGE, SABOTAGE AND TERRORISM. COUNTER-INTEL ALSO GATHERS INFORMATION THROUGH METHODS SUCH AS INTERROGATION. MARINES SEEKING TO LAT-MOVE MUST POSSESS CERTAIN QUALITIES: OUTSTANDING COMMUNICATION SKILLS, INTELLECT, FLEXIBILITY, CREATIVITY, DIVERSE CULTURAL EXPERIENCE, AND ABOVE ALL A DEPTH OF CHARACTER, MORALITY AND MATURITY. COUNTER-INTEL MARINES RECEIVE EXTENSIVE TRAINING TO INCLUDE “SERE SCHOOL”, AIRBORNE TRAINING, LANGUAGE COURSES AND MANY OTHER ADVANCED COURSES HOSTED BY THE MARINE CORPS. THAT’S IT FOR YOUR MARINE MINUTE, FOR MORE NEWS AROUND THE CORPS GO TO MARINES.MIL
  2. The Marine Corps is ensuring Marines are taken care of by enforcing its high standards and has added another volume to the Legal Support and Administration Manual (LSAM). Recent additions to the LSAM or Marine Corps Order 5800.16 ensures that justice is a top priority and addresses matters related to military justice including trial counsel qualifications, case analysis, additional requirements for special victim cases, guidance for seeking investigative subpoenas and warrants, and post-trial processing. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Fernando Moreno)
    Marine Minute: Military Justice
  3. I’M LANCE CORPORAL MELLIZZA BONJOC, WITH YOUR MARINE MINUTE. THE MARINE CORPS HAS RECENTLY DROPPED MARADMIN 491/20, AND HERE’S WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOU. STARTING SEPT. 1, 2020, PHOTOGRAPHS WILL NO LONGER BE AUTHORIZED FOR CONSIDERATION BY PROMOTION BOARDS AND SELECTION PROCESS PERTAINING TO ASSIGNMENT, TRAINING, EDUCATION, AND COMMAND. THIS PROHIBITION ALSO INCLUDES OFFICIAL PHOTOS IN THE OFFICIAL MILITARY PERSONNEL FILE, ALONG WITH PHOTOS SUBMITTED IN CORRESPONDENCE BY INDIVIDUAL MARINES. THIS FOLLOWS THE MILITARY’S IMMEDIATE ACTIONS TO ADDRESS DIVERSITY, INCLUSION, AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR SERVICE MEMBERS. SPECIFIC CHANGES TO THE REFERENCES AND OTHER SERVICE DIRECTIVES REGARDING PROCESSES THAT USE OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHS WILL BE RELEASED IN SUBSEQUENT MESSAGES. WHEN IDENTIFIED, FURTHER ALTERATIONS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AND INCORPORATED IN FUTURE REVISIONS. IF THERE ARE ANY QUESTIONS, THE MARINE/COMMAND SHOULD REACH TO THEIR LOCAL COMSTRAT SHOP FOR CLARIFICATION. THAT’S IT FOR YOUR MARINE MINUTE FOR MORE NEWS AROUND THE CORPS GO TO MARINES.MIL
  4. The Marine Corps recently released MARADMIN 491/20 on Aug. 26, 2020. MARADMIN 491/20 provides information about the removal of photographs from consideration by promotion boards and selection process pertaining to assignment, training, education, and command. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Mellizza Bonjoc)
    Marine Minute: Immediate Action Updates
  5. Director of Marine Corps Staff, retirement and change of authority at the Marine Barracks Washington. LtGen John J. Broadmeadow hands over authority to MajGen Gregg. P. Olson, Wednesday August 26, 2020 at 7 p.m. in a ceremony that recognizes the General's retirement and change of authority. The President's Own, Drum and Bugle Corps and Silent Drill Platoon will perform.