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Single Marine Program
 

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MCCS Calendar- April
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 ~ Wednesday, April 30, 2014
ALL CAMPS
For more information please call your SMP at 645-3681.

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Battle Sites Tour
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
ALL CAMPS
For more information Please call your SMP at 645-3681.

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Leatherneck Tour
Monday, April 21, 2014 ~ Friday, April 25, 2014
ALL CAMPS

Here are the dates and times of our Leatherneck Tour!

 

Monday April 21-Camp Hansen Gym- 18:00 

Tuesday April 22-Camp Hansen Gym- 14:00 

Thursday April 24-Camp Kinser Gym- 14:00 

Friday April 25-Camp Foster Field #6 (Behind Gunners Gym)- 18:00 

 

For more information please call your SMP at 645-3681!

 


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White Beach Festival
Sunday, April 27, 2014 ~ Sunday, April 27, 2014
WHITE BEACH
For more information please call your Foster SMP at 645-3681.

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Okuma Beach Fest Trip
Friday, May 02, 2014 ~ Sunday, May 04, 2014
OKUMA BEACH

For more information please call your Foster SMP at 645-3681.

 


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Bushido Mud Run Registration Form
Saturday, May 10, 2014 | 6:30am ~ 12:00pm
HANSEN

The second Annual SMP Bushido Mud Run will be May 10, 2014! For more information please call SMP at 645-3681. You can register at any MCCS Fitness Centers!


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To register please print and fill out this form and return it to any of our MCCS Fitness Centers or Single Marine Program Offices!


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PaintBall
Saturday, May 24, 2014 ~ Saturday, May 24, 2014 | 10:00
ALL CAMPS

For more information please call your Foster SMP at 645-3681.

 


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 Through the Single Marine program, single and/or unaccompanied Marines and Sailors are provided with many opportunities to give back to their community both on and off base. There are many rewards for volunteering, some of which include aiding professional development, recognition through military awards, outstanding volunteer service medal, certificate of commendation, and letter of appreciation.

 

Reoccurring Volunteer Opportunities:

 Marine Thrift Shop
Tuesday-Friday from  1000-1400 and Saturdays from 1000-1500 

Attire: Civilian Attire 

Location: Foster - Marine Thrift Shop Building # 5691  
Duty: Assist in folding clothes, organizing the shop, and Receiving goods.  
Lunch will be provided (Only on weekdays if there until 3 pm)  

 Tengan Castle Family Night
Every Thursday during Family Night

Located on Courtney at the Tengan Castle (above the education center).  

 

** If you would like to volunteer, please email Candice Heidelberg at:  Candice.heidelberg@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org**

VOLUNTEER AWARDS

There are many ways that MCCS recognizes the continuous support that our volunteers give to the community.

Presidents Volunteer Service Award
The President's Volunteer Service Award is an award given to United States citizens that have volunteered either a specific amount of hours in the year, or throughout their lifetime.
To learn more about the credentials for this award, please click on the link below. 

http://www.presidentialserviceawards.gov/

 

Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal

Many of the Single Marine Program Okinawa volunteers receive the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal. Although the Single Marine Program is unable  approve volunteers for the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, the program can track the volunteers community service hours and recommend the volunteers for the award.

Please click on the links below for more details.

http://www.ofm.wa.gov/servewa/about/movsm.pdf

http://www.marines.mil/News/Messages/MessagesDisplay/tabid/13286/Article/114893/the-military-outstanding-volunteer-service-medal.aspx

 

 





Randy Mitchell - Single Marine & Sailor Program Manager
MCB Butler, MCCS Okinawa Japan
DSN: 645-3681
FAX: 645-3671 
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 Single Marine & Sailor Program Camp Meetings are held:  

 

CAMP KINSER

MEETING: WEEKLY MEETINGS TUESDAYS @ 1130 KINSER Hai Sai Center

PRES: Cpl Pomerinke, Anthony                   PHONE: 080-3708-5494            anthony.pomerinke@usmc.mil

VICE: LCpl Saulnier, Phillip                         PHONE:  637-1827                   tksgame2@gmail.com

Secretary: LCpl Trombley, Matthew             PHONE: 080-6494-4935           matthew.trombley@usmc.mi

Treasurer: LCpl Duke, Willis                       PHONE: 080-6496-9413           willis.duke@usmc.mil

SGTMAJ: Mayo, William                              PHONE: 637-2636                   william.mayo@usmc.mil

  

CAMP HANSEN

MEETING: FIRST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH AT 1300, CAMP HANSEN USO

PRES: Cpl Williamson, Michael                    PHONE: 080-3249-6796           michael.s.williamson3@usmc.mil

VICE: LCpl Hudgins, Grant                         PHONE: 090-6864-8075            granthudgins@gmail.com

Secretary: Cpl Apodaca, Krysta                  PHONE: 080-3383-9902            kry5593@hotmail.com

Treasurer: LCpl Workman, Tanicia              PHONE: 080-3000-6254            tanicia_w22@yahoo.com

SGTMAJ: Kreamer, Howard                        PHONE: 623-7405                     howard.kreamer@usmc.mil

 

 

CAMP SCHWAB, CAMP GONZALES (NTA), AND IE SHIMA ISLAND

MEETING: WEEKLY MEETINGS TBA

PRES: Sgt Hartsfield, Jordan                     PHONE: 625-2519

VICE:                                                     PHONE:                  

Secretary: Vacant                                   PHONE:

Treasurer: Vacant                                   PHONE:

SGTMAJ: SgtMaj Smith, Keith                   PHONE: 625-2536                         keith.l.smith@usmc.mil

 

CAMP COURTNEY

MEETING: EVERY MONDAY @ 1315, HQ BN Conference Room (SAF Shack)

PRES: LCpl Konda, Amber            PHONE: 622-7897         amber.konda@usmc.mil  

VICE: Cpl Law, Jordan                  PHONE: 622-7142         jordan.l.law@usmc.mil  

Secretary: LCpl Mclearen, Tyler     PHONE: 622-9774          tylermclearen@gmail.com  

Treasurer: LCpl Peddie, Ashlee      PHONE: 622-9787          ashleyepeddie@hotmail.com

SGTMAJ: Saucedo, Michael R         PHONE: 622-9599           michael.saucedo@usmc.mil

 

MCAS FUTENMA

MEETING: EVERY MONDAY @ 1130 @ FUTENMA USO

PRES: LCpl Titomercado, Mayra       PHONE: 090-6857-1509      Mayra.titomercado@usmc.mil  

VICE: LCpl Delacruz, Jailene           PHONE: 636-1072              jailene.delacruz@usmc.mil  

Secretary: Cpl Leece, Emily            PHONE: 080-6464-5063     Emily.leece@usmc.mil

Treasurer: LCpl Ozkan, Michael       PHONE: 090-6867-4172     mehmetmich.ozkan@usmc.mil

SGTMAJ: Smythe, Delvin                PHONE: 636-3107              delvin.smythe@usmc.mil                      

 

 

CAMP FOSTER AND LESTER

MEETING: EVERY THURSDAY BI WEEKLY AT BUILDING 5908

PRES: Sgt Popp, Gwendelen            PHONE: 645-3034             gwendelen.popp@usmc.mil

VICE: Sgt Newsome, Dakota           PHONE: 645-1991            dakota.newsome@usmc.mil

Secretary: LCpl Reid, Kyle               PHONE: 645-6320            kyle.p.reid@usmc.mil

Treasurer: LCpl Curtis,                    PHONE: 645-3448                         

SgtMaj Bates, Jerry                          PHONE: 645-0854           jerry.bates@usmc.mil

 





Identify issues and/or concerns

Directly/Indirectly affect Marines':  
Morale
Living environment
Personal growth and development
 
Issue identification supports chain of command  

 Single Marine Program Purpose

  

The SMP serves as the voice for single Marines in identifying and developing QOL initiatives including all activities and issues that directly or indirectly influence readiness, morale, living environment, and personal growth and development.

The SMP contributes to the improvement of total force readiness, job performance, and retention by supporting the enhancement of Quality Of Life (QOL) for all single or unaccompanied Marines and Sailors.

 

 

  • NEW REP TRAINING IS HELD ON THE THIRD MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT 1330.
  • THE SMP JRC BRIEF IS HELD EVERY TUESDAY @ 1400

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





 

The SMP contributes to the improvement of total force readiness, job performance, and retention by supporting the enhancement of Quality Of Life (QOL) for all single Marines, including unaccompanied Marines. The SMP includes all single service members aboard Marine Corps installations. The SMP serves as the voice for single Marines in identifying QOL concerns and developing QOL initiatives. QOL includes all activities and issues that directly or indirectly influence readiness, morale, living environment, and personal growth and development. 

Single Marine Program Annual Recreational Events

 


Barracks Bash
A barracks bash is a unit cohesion event that is hosted by the SMP. Barracks Bashes are requested by the SMP reps. to build comradery and are available at all camp locations. During the event, the SMP sponsors a DJ and a variety of activities for the Marines and Sailors to use for fun and entertainment. Such items include an inflatable boxing ring, a jousting ring, and a rock wall.



Duck & Cover Golf Tournament

The Annual Single Marine Program Duck and Cover Golf Tournament is designated to give the single Marines and Sailors an opportunity to play golf with their SNCO and/or Officers in a four-person team competitive game of golf.

March

 


April (TBD)
Volunteer Appreciation Lunch
During this month, the Single Marine Program host an appreciation dinner to recognize all of the Single Marines and Sailors for the hard work and effort that they put into helping the community throughout the year.



May
Annual Naha Dragon Boat Race
The Single Marine Program will have two teams of Marines and Sailors, each with 36 participants to race in the Dragon Boat Race. The race is an Okinawan traditional oceanic sport marked in colorful ceremonies and community celebration through Okinawa. Dragon boat requires 36 rowers with stamina, and strong will. The event will be televised and there will be trophies for the winning team.

Bushido Mud Run Challenge

The design of this 10k course is similar to the California Camp Pendleton Mud Run. Participates physical and mental endurance will be challenged as they race through the rigorous and empowering obstacle. The purpose of this adventurous competition is to enhance morale and establish esprit de corps! This event will be taking place May 10.  


August
10,000 Man Eisa Festival
Annual event with 10,000 Eisa dancer drummers. Single Marines and Sailors can experience various
style of Eisa from youth to elderly throughout the street.


October
Naha Tug-o-War
The Naha War is a Guinness world record event. The whole street is blocked with 40 metric ton ropes and 25,000 participants compete between east and west teams. SMP takes single and unaccompanied Marines and Sailors out to the site to experience and compete in the tug-o-war. Great opportunity to enjoy this unique event!



November
SMP Thanksgiving Dinner
During the holidays, the Single Marine Program likes to offer the Single Marines and Sailors a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner for them to eat while they spend time with their peers. During our dinner, we have many different games that the participants can compete in to win several prizes that our offered.







December

SMP Black and White Christmas Dinner Ball
Single Marines and Sailors enjoy an evening of fine dining and entertainment at one of Okinawa's premier resort
hotels. We provide them with a Holiday Buffet, dance floor, a great view and relaxing time for these Marines
and Sailors to enjoy before Christmas Holiday.



DISCOVER GOLF LESSONS ARE AT TAIYO GOLF COURSE EVERY FIRST AND THIRD FRIDAY. PLEASE CALL SMP AHEAD OF TIME TO ARRANGE TRANSPORTATION.

 

 







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