RATING ENTRY FOR GENERAL APPRENTICES (REGA) AND /CAREER REENLISTMENT OBJECTIVES (CREO)

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NAVADMIN 162/05
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SUBJ/RATING ENTRY FOR GENERAL APPRENTICES (REGA) AND
/CAREER REENLISTMENT OBJECTIVES (CREO)//

GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  ENSURING THE FLEET IS PROVIDING THE RIGHT
SAILORS, WITH THE RIGHT SKILLS, IN THE RIGHT JOBS IS A PRINCIPAL
GOAL OF THE NAVY'S HUMAN CAPITAL STRATEGY.  AS THE REQUIREMENTS OF
THE FORCE CHANGE, MANPOWER REQUIREMENTS SHIFT AND CAREER
OPPORTUNITIES MUST ADJUST TO ENSURE THE NEEDS OF THE FLEET ARE MET.



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THIS NAVADMIN PROVIDES THE INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR SAILORS TO MAKE
INFORMED CAREER DECISIONS, INCLUDING RATING AVAILABILITY FOR
NON-DESIGNATED STRIKERS, CREO CATEGORIES, CRITICAL SKILLS LISTS, AND
PERFORM TO SERVE CHANGES.  ALSO INCLUDED IS THE MOST RECENT
ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR ACTIVE DUTY AND FULL TIME SUPPORT
(FTS).  THIS SUPERCEDES NAVADMIN 283/04.
2.  PERFORM TO SERVE (PTS).  CHANGES TO THE CREO CATEGORY OF A
RATING, FOR THE PURPOSE OF PTS, BECOME EFFECTIVE 31 AUGUST 2005.
SAILORS IN RATINGS NEWLY REQUIRED TO APPLY TO PTS DUE TO A CREO
CATEGORY CHANGE FROM CREO 1 TO CREO 2 OR CREO 3, SHOULD BEGIN
SUBMITTING PTS APPLICATIONS IN JULY 2005.  COMMANDS ARE STRONGLY
ENCOURAGED TO HAVE COMMAND CAREER COUNSELORS SUBMIT PTS APPLICATIONS
VIA FLEET RIDE TO ENSURE AWARENESS OF ALL POTENTIAL CONVERSION
OPPORTUNITIES.  THOSE SAILORS THAT RECEIVED A SEPARATION MESSAGE VIA
PTS IN THE TIME PERIOD OF JAN 05 - JUN 05 AND WHOSE CREO GROUP HAS
CHANGED FROM 2 TO 1 MAY REQUEST TO BE RESET IN PTS FOR ANOTHER
OPPORTUNITY.  PLEASE CONTACT THE PTS DESK ASAP TO BE RESET.
3.  ADVANCEMENT EXAMS.  THE DEADLINE FOR ORDERING REGULAR PETTY
OFFICER THIRD CLASS EXAMS HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 20 AUG 05.  EARLY
PROMOTE E5 AND E6, INCLUDING THOSE SAILORS RANKED 1 OF 1 ON PERIODIC



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EVALUATIONS WHO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE ADVANCEMENT MANUAL ARE
ELIGIBLE FOR TIME-IN-RATE WAIVERS AT THE DISCRETION OF THE
COMMANDING OFFICER.  TIME-IN-RATE WAIVERS APPLY ONLY TO ADVANCEMENT
EXAMINATION PARTICIPATION AND IS NOT TO BE APPLIED TO THE COMMAND
ADVANCEMENT PROGRAM.
4.  RATING CONVERSIONS.  CONVERSIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED ONLY FOR
THOSE IN CREO 2 OR CREO 3 RATINGS WHO SEEK ENTRY INTO CREO 1
RATINGS.  WHILE PREVIOUS CREO MESSAGES HAVE GIVEN A 6 MONTH
PLANNING HORIZON THIS MESSAGE DEPICTS A LONGER TERM PROJECTION FOR
EACH COMMUNITIES' MANNING STATUS.
5.  TERMS AND DEFINITIONS FOR CREO/REGA CLASSIFICATIONS
(NON-DESIGNATED STRIKER STATUS, ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITY, AND CREO
CATEGORIES) ARE DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH 8 BELOW.  THE COLUMN LISTING
RECENT ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES ARE RESULTS FROM THE MARCH 2005
EXAM CYCLE AND ARE PROVIDED AS INFORMATION ONLY.  IT IS NOT
NECESSARILY A PROJECTION OF FUTURE ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES.  FOR
MORE INFORMATION REGARDING CURRENT CONVERSION/REGA QUOTA
AVAILABILITY, YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO VISIT THE NPC WEBSITE AND REVIEW
THE PTS WEBPAGE AT WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/CAREERINFO/PERFORMTOSERVE.
    A.  USN/USNR



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            NON-DESIG      RECENT      CREO       NOTES
            STRIKER        ADV OPP     CATEGORY   (PARA 5)
RATING      STATUS         E4/5/6      E1-4/5/6
ABE         OPEN           AV/AV/BA    2/2/3      3
ABF         OPEN           PR/PR/PR    2/3/3      3
ABH         OPEN           BA/AV/AA    2/2/3      3
AC          "A" SCHL REQD  EX/AA/AV    1/3/3      6,18
AD          OPEN           AV/AA/AV    2/3/3      3
AE          APPRV REQD     BA/AV/BA    3/3/3      3,27
AG          "A" SCHL REQD  AA/BA/PR    2/3/3      6,18
AME         "A" SCHL REQD  PR/BA/BA    2/2/3      3,18
AM          OPEN           PR/BA/BA    2/3/3      3
AO          OPEN           PR/BA/PR    2/2/3      3,27
AS          CLOSED         PR/PR/PR    3/3/3      3
AT          APPRV REQD     AV/AV/AV    2/2/3      3,27
AW          "A" SCHL REQD  PR/BA/AV    3/3/3      3,18
AZ          OPEN           AV/EX/BA    2/3/3      3,27
BM          OPEN           AV/BA/PR    2/2/3
BU          "A" SCHL REQD  AV/AV/EX    2/3/3      1,3,16,18,19,23,25
CE          "A" SCHL REQD  AA/AV/AV    1/3/3      1,3,16,18,19,23,25



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CM          "A" SCHL REQD  EX/AA/PR    1/3/3      1,3,16,18,19,23,25
CS(SS)      OPEN           AV/PR/BA    1/3/2      4
CS(OTH)     APPRV REQD     PR/PR/PR    3/3/3      2,14
CTA         CLOSED         EX/AV/PR    3/2/2
CTI         "A" SCHL REQD  EX/EX/EX    2/2/2      1,7,17,18,19,26
CTM         CLOSED         EX/EX/AA    2/2/2      1,17,18,19,26
CTN         CLOSED         EX/EX/AA    2/2/2      1,17,18,19,26
CTO         CLOSED         EX/BA/PR    3/2/2
CTR         "A" SCHL REQD  EX/AA/AA    1/2/2      1,17,18,19
CTT         CLOSED         AV/EX/BA    3/2/2      1,17,18,19
DC          OPEN           EX/AV/BA    1/3/3      14
DK          APPRV REQD     BA/PR/BA    1/2/3      2,5,14
DM          APPRV REQD     EX/EX/PR    1/1/3      11
DT          "A" SCHL REQD  PR/BA/BA    1/1/3      16,18
EA          "A" SCHL REQD  PR/BA/PR    3/3/3      1,3,16,18,19,23,25
EM(SS-N)    APPRV REQD     EX/BA/EX    1/1/1      4
EM(SW-N)    APPRV REQD     EX/BA/AA    1/1/1
EM(OTH)     APPRV REQD     EX/AV/AV    2/3/3      14
EN          OPEN           EX/AA/AA    1/3/3      14
EO          "A" SCHL REQD  AA/AA/AV    2/3/2      1,3,16,18,19,23,25



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ET(SS-N)    APPRV REQD     EX/EX/EX    1/1/1      4
ET(SS-RF)   OPEN           EX/AV/EX    2/2/2      4
ET(SS-NV)   OPEN           AV/AV/BA    2/2/2      4
ET(SW-N)    APPRV REQD     EX/EX/AA    1/1/1
ET(OTH)     "A" SCHL REQD  EX/BA/BA    2/3/3      18
FC          "A" SCHL REQD  EX/BA/AV    2/3/3      18
FC(AEGIS)   "A" SCHL REQD  PR/PR/PR    2/3/3      18
FT          OPEN           EX/EX/EX    1/2/2      4
GM          OPEN           EX/AA/AA    2/3/3
GSE         "A" SCHL REQD  EX/PR/AA    3/3/3      3,8,14,18
GSM         APPRV REQD     EX/BA/PR    3/3/3      3,8,14
HM          "A" SCHL REQD  BA/BA/AV    1/1/3      16, 18, 22
HT          CLOSED         AA/PR/AV    3/3/3      14
IC          "A" SCHL REQD  EX/BA/AA    3/3/3      3,14,18
IS          "A" SCHL REQD  EX/EX/EX    1/1/2      1,17,18,19,20
  
UNCLAS SECTION 2 OF 4
SUBJ: RATING ENTRY FOR GENERAL APPRENTICES (REGA) AND/CAREER
REENLISTMENT OBJECTIVES (CREO)
IT          APPRV REQD     EX/EX/AV    1/2/3      14,15,16
JO          APPRV REQD     AA/EX/EX    2/1/3      12
LI          APPRV REQD     EX/AV/EX    2/2/2      12
LN          APPRV REQD     NA/PR/AA    3/3/3      10,14
MA          "A" SCHL REQD  EX/AV/AV    1/2/3      9,14,18
MM(SS-AX)   OPEN           AV/AV/BA    2/2/2      4
MM(SS-W)    OPEN           EX/AV/AV    1/2/2      4
MM(SS-N)    APPRV REQD     EX/AV/AA    1/1/1      4
MM(SW-N)    APPRV REQD     EX/BA/AA    1/1/1
MM(OTH)     APPRV REQD     AV/PR/AV    2/3/3      14
MN          "A" SCHL REQD  PR/PR/AV    3/3/3      18
MR          CLOSED         EX/EX/AV    3/3/3      14



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MT          "A" SCHL REQD  EX/PR/BA    3/2/2      4,18
MU          APPRV REQD     EX/PR/PR    2/2/2      14,18
NC(C)       CLOSED         NA/NA/EX    N/N/2      10
NC(CRF)     CLOSED         NA/EX/EX    N/1/1      10
OS          APPRV REQD     AA/AA/PR    2/2/3      14,16
PC          APPRV REQD     PR/PR/PR    3/3/3      2,5,14
PH          CLOSED         BA/AV/PR    2/2/2
PN          OPEN           PR/PR/BA    2/2/2      24
PR          "A" SCHL REQD  AV/AV/AV    2/3/3      3,18
QM          CLOSED         PR/AV/PR    3/2/3      14,16
RP          APPRV REQD     EX/PR/PR    2/3/2      21
SH          APPRV REQD     PR/PR/PR    3/3/3      2,14
SK(SS)      APPRV REQD     PR/EX/BA    3/2/2      4
SK(OTH)     OPEN           PR/BA/PR    3/3/3      2,14
STG         "A" SCHL REQD  AV/AV/AV    2/2/3      18
STS         OPEN           EX/AV/BA    1/2/2      4
SW          "A" SCHL REQD  BA/PR/AV    3/3/3      1,3,16,18,19,23,25
TM          APPRV REQD     PR/BA/EX    3/3/3
UT          "A" SCHL REQD  BA/AV/BA    2/3/3      1,3,16,18,19,23,25
YN(SS)      CLOSED         EX/EX/EX    2/2/2      4



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YN(OTH)     APPRV REQD     AA/BA/PR    2/2/3
    B.  FTS
            NON-DESIG      RECENT      CREO       NOTES
            STRIKER        ADV OPP     CATEGORY   (PARA 5)
RATING      STATUS         E4/5/6      E1-4/5/6
AC          "A" SCHL REQD  PR/BA/EX    3/3/3      6,18
AD          OPEN           AV/PR/PR    2/3/3
AE          OPEN           BA/PR/PR    2/3/3
AME         "A" SCHL REQD  EX/EX/AV    2/2/3      18
AM          OPEN           BA/PR/PR    2/2/3
AO          APPRV REQD     BA/PR/PR    3/3/3
AS          APPRV REQD     EX/AA/BA    2/2/3
AT          APPRV REQD     PR/PR/PR    3/3/3
AW          "A" SCHL REQD  PR/AA/BA    3/3/3      18
AZ          APPRV REQD     EX/BA/PR    2/3/3
BM          OPEN           EX/AV/BA    2/3/3
CS          APPRV REQD     PR/PR/PR    3/3/3
DC          APPRV REQD     BA/BA/BA    2/3/3
DK          APPRV REQD     AV/BA/PR    2/3/3
EM          APPRV REQD     PR/PR/PR    3/2/3      5



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EN          APPRV REQD     BA/PR/PR    3/3/3      5
ET          "A" SCHL REQD  PR/AV/BA    3/2/3      18
HM          "A" SCHL REQD  BA/EX/AV    3/2/3      18
HT          APPRV REQD     PR/AA/PR    3/3/3      5
IC          "A" SCHL REQD  AV/AA/AV    3/2/3      18
IT          APPRV REQD     BA/PR/PR    3/3/3      5
MR          APPRV REQD     PR/EX/BA    3/2/3      5
NC(C)       CLOSED         NA/NA/EX    N/N/1
NC(CRF)     CLOSED         NA/NA/EX    N/2/2      13
PN          APPRV REQD     EX/PR/BA    2/3/3
PR          "A" SCHL REQD  EX/PR/BA    2/3/3      18
SK          APPRV REQD     EX/EX/PR    2/2/3
YN          APPRV REQD     PR/BA/PR    3/3/3
6.  CRITICAL SKILLS LIST.
    A.  USN CRITICAL SKILLS NECS:
0230  0304  0318  0319  0324  0410  0416  0466
0507  0879  0880  0979  0981  1104  1105  1108
1136  1318  1319  1322  1327  1331  1332  1334
1335  1336  14CM  14EM  14TM  14HH  14NM  14NV
14SM  14XM  1568  1571  1590  173X  2379  2735



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2780  2781  3251  3350  3910  3912  4128  3923
3924  4125  4129  4231  4232  4233  4946  4283
4402  4675  4709  4747  4779  4955  5334  5311
5320  5323  5326  5332  5333  5335  5336  5337
5341  5342  5343  5346  5350  5351  5352  5633
5931  5932  6673AT      6718AT      7225  7601
7614  7617  7841  8251  8284  8306AT      8341AO
8376AT      8402  8403  8407  8409  8482  8425
8427  8432  8452  8466  8478  8483  8496  8485
8486  8489  8491  8492  8493  8494  8506  8541
8708  8732  8752  8753  8783  8876AT      9202
9102  9105  9138  9141  9147  9149  9193  9289
9203  9208  9209  9211  9212  9216  9238  9295
9297  9402  9610
  B.  FTS CRITICAL SKILLS NECS:
1428  1572  1578  2379  2389  2735  2780  2781
2813  2821  2831  3527  3529  7225  8207  8226
8220  8252  8404  8406  8425  8432  9503  9526
9527  9595
7.  NOTES:



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    (1) RATE CONVERSIONS ALLOWED FOR E5 AND JUNIOR WITH LESS THAN 8
YEARS OF SERVICE.
    (2) FORCED CONVERSIONS OTHER THAN FOR MEDICAL REASONS WILL NOT
BE CONSIDERED.
    (3) RATE CONVERSION NOT ALLOWED ABOVE E5.
    (4) RATING CLOSED TO WOMEN.  MEMBER MUST MEET REQUIREMENTS OF
MILPERSMAN 1306-402 AND COMPLETE A SUBMARINE VOLUNTEER PACKAGE FOR
CONVERSION.
    (5) REFER TO MILPERSMAN 1440-050 CONCERNING ALL REQUIREMENTS.
PRIOR APPROVAL FOR EXAMINATION PARTICIPATION MUST BE OBTAINED FROM
COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-4811A) ((PERS-4812) FOR FTS PERSONNEL) VIA
MESSAGE OR NAVPERS 1306/7.
    (6) RATE CONVERSION TO AC AND AG ARE NOT NORMALLY ALLOWED ABOVE
PAYGRADE E4.  WAIVERS FOR E5 WITH LESS THAN 5 YEARS OF SERVICE WILL
BE CONSIDERED.
    (7) CTI "A" SCHOOL REQUIRES A MINIMUM DEFENSE LANGUAGE APTITUDE
  
UNCLAS SECTION 3 OF 4
SUBJ: RATING ENTRY FOR GENERAL APPRENTICES (REGA) AND/CAREER
REENLISTMENT OBJECTIVES (CREO)
BATTERY (DLAB) SCORE OF 100.  WAIVERS (UP TO 5 POINTS) WILL BE
CONSIDERED.  IF MEMBER HAS DEMONSTRATED LANGUAGE ABILITIES, INCLUDE
DEFENSE LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TEST (DLPT) SCORE.  MALE CANDIDATES
MUST VOLUNTEER FOR DUTY IN SUBMARINES AND DUTY INVOLVING AERIAL
FLIGHT.  FEMALE CANDIDATES MUST VOLUNTEER FOR DUTY INVOLVING AERIAL
FLIGHT.  CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE NAVPERS 1070/613 PER MILPERSMAN
1220-010.  ENSURE THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS ARE ENCLOSURES:  DLAB
SCORE SHEET, DLPT SCORE SHEET (IF APPLICABLE), SF-86, FAVORABLE
SPECIAL SECURITY OFFICER (SSO) INTERVIEW, COPIES OF LAST THREE
EVALUATIONS, PAGE 13 VOLUNTEER STATUS.  U.S. CITIZENSHIP IS
MANDATORY FOR ALL APPLICANTS.  IF IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS ARE NOT
U.S. CITIZENS, WAIVERS WILL BE CONSIDERED ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS.



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INCLUDE AN INTELLIGENCE RISK ASSESSMENT AND FOREIGN CONTACT
INTERVIEWS WITH THE NAVPERS 1306/7.  INDIVIDUALS POSSESSING CURRENT
TS/SCI CLEARANCE ARE NOT REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A SF-86.  SSO MEMO
STATING CONTINUED ACCESS TO CLASSIFIED INFORMATION REQUIRED.
    (8) GSM CONVERSIONS ARE NORMALLY APPROVED ONLY FROM SURFACE MAIN
PROPULSION AND AVIATION MACHINIST'S MATE RATINGS.  GSE CONVERSIONS
ARE NORMALLY APPROVED ONLY FROM IC AND SURFACE EM RATINGS.
NON-DESIGNATED PERSONNEL TAKING THE GSM3 EXAMINATION MUST MEET
MINIMUM ASVAB TEST SCORE OF VE+AR+MK+AS=195 OR VE+AR+MK+AO=200.
ASVAB WAIVERS REQUIRE COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS 4011D3C) APPROVAL.  PHONE
(901) 874-2975/DSN 882, E-MAIL:  PAUL.D.MARTIN@NAVY.MIL.
    (9) REFER TO MILPERSMAN 1440-010, PARAGRAPH 16 OR THE MA
ENLISTED COMMUNITY MANAGER PAGE AT NPC.NAVY.MIL.  FORWARD TO
COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-4811A) FOR RATED PERSONNEL.  FOR NON-DESIGNATED
PERSONNEL, SUBMIT REQUESTS TO COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-402MA).  FOR
INFORMATION CALL (901) 874-3730/DSN 882.
    (10) SUBMIT REQUESTS TO COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-4811A).  REFER TO
MILPERSMAN 1440-010, MILPERSMAN 1440-020, AND JAGINST 1440.1C FOR
FORMAT.  NC(CRF) CONVERSION REQUESTS MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA
COMNAVCRUITCOM PER BUPERSINST 1133.29D.



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    (11) CONVERSION VIA DIRECT CONVERSION PACKAGE AND PORTFOLIO
REVIEW ONLY.  SEE MILPERSMAN 1440-030.  SUBMIT PACKAGE TO JO2HQ
GRAPHICS, USJFCOM, 1562 MITSCHNER AVENUE, SUITE #200, NORFOLK, VA
23551, ATTN:  SENIOR NAVY DM.  FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT
COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-4811E) AT (901) 874-3205/DSN 882, E-MAIL:
P4811E4@PERSNET.NAVY.MIL, MILL_CONVERSIONS@NAVY.MIL, OR
COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-4011D10) AT (901) 874-2977/DSN 882, E-MAIL:
MICHAEL.HARRIS2@NAVY.MIL.
    (12) NO LONGER ACCEPTING DIRECT CONVERSIONS AND IS CLOSED TO
STRIKERS.
    (13) FTS NC (CRF) LATERAL CONVERSION REQUIRES COMNAVPERSCOM
(PERS-4913) APPROVAL.  SUBMIT REQUESTS VIA COMNAVCRUITCOM.
    (14) REQUESTS FOR HIGH YEAR TENURE WAIVERS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED
VIA NAVPERS 1306/7 TO COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS 4823A4A) FOR USN OR
COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS 4913) FOR FTS.  HIGH-YEAR-TENURE WAIVERS FOR
OBLIGATED SERVICE TO ATTEND "A" OR "C" SCHOOLS MUST ALSO MEET THE
REQUIREMENTS OF OPNAVINST 1160.5C.
    (15) ONLY PERSONNEL WHO HAVE COMPLETED IT "A" SCHOOL OR THOSE
WITH PRIOR ENLISTED COMMUNITY MANAGER APPROVAL WILL BE ALLOWED TO
PARTICIPATE IN THE E4 ADVANCEMENT EXAM.  IN ORDER TO TAKE THE IT



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ADVANCEMENT EXAM, OR THOSE REQUESTING CONVERSION WITHOUT HAVING
COMPLETED IT "A" SCHOOL, SUBMIT THE BELOW LISTED PRE-REQUISITES TO:
         (A) MEET IT RATING ASVAB REQUIREMENTS.
         (B) BE A U.S. CITIZEN.
         (C) HAVE COMPLETED ALL IT RATING MODULES.
         (D) COMPLETED 100 HOURS ON-THE-JOB TRAINING IN ALL FACETS
OF THE IT RATING.  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT THE IT ECM, ITCS
GREENE, (901) 874-3784/DSN 882, EMAIL:  STANLEY.GREENE@NAVY.MIL.
    (16) NO SCORE CONVERSIONS.
    (17) PERSONNEL REQUESTING CT/IS "A" SCHOOL MUST INCLUDE A COPY
OF THEIR SF-86, A FAVORABLE SPECIAL SECURITY OFFICER (SSO)
INTERVIEW, AN ASVAB SCORE SHEET, AND THEIR LAST THREE EVALUATIONS.
DO NOT FORWARD REQUEST FOR SECURITY INVESTIGATION (SSBI) TO THE
DEFENSE SECURITY SERVICE UNTIL CONFIRMATION OF CONVERSION IS
RECEIVED FROM COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-4811).  CT/IS CANDIDATES AND
IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS MUST BE U.S. CITIZENS.  WAIVERS FOR
NON-U.S. CITIZEN FAMILY MEMBERS ARE AVAILABLE ON A CASE-BY-CASE
BASIS FOR CTI CANDIDATES.  INDIVIDUALS POSSESSING A CURRENT TS/SCI
CLEARANCE ARE NOT REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A SF-86.  INSTEAD, SUBMIT AN
SSO MEMO STATING CONTINUED ACCESS TO CLASSIFIED INFORMATION REQUIRED.



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    (18) ONLY THOSE WHO HAVE COMPLETED "A" SCHOOL WILL BE ALLOWED TO
PARTICIPATE IN AN ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION.  WAIVERS WILL NOT BE
GRANTED.  TESTS WILL BE INVALIDATED FOR EXAMINATION PARTICIPATION
WHILE IN A TRAINEE STATUS.
    (19) RATING CONVERSION NOT ALLOWED FOR THOSE ADVANCING TO E6
AFTER CONVERSION APPROVAL AND PRIOR TO "A" SCHOOL.
    (20) CONVERTEES ARE NOT ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE E6
ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION IN THEIR PRESENT RATING WHILE UNDER "A"
SCHOOL INSTRUCTION FOR THE PROSPECTIVE RATING.
    (21) MALE STRIKERS ONLY WITH PRIOR APPROVAL FROM COMNAVPERSCOM
(PERS-4011D10).  CONVERSIONS INTO THE RP RATING FOR MALES ONLY WITH
PRIOR APPROVAL.  MUST HAVE CHAPLAIN'S INTERVIEW AND PAGE 13 SIGNED.
    (22) ALTHOUGH THE MILPERSMAN RECOMMENDS 9-POINT WAIVERS FOR 3
SCORE COMBINATIONS FOR CONVERSIONS INTO RATINGS, HM WILL ONLY
AUTHORIZE UP TO 5-POINT WAIVERS.
    (23) ENSURE ALL NAVPERS 1306/7 REQUESTS FOR NON-DESIGNATED
PERSONNEL REQUESTING ENTRY INTO THE BU/CE/CM/EA/EO/UT/SW RATINGS ARE
FORWARDED TO COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-401).
    (24) PN/DK WILL MERGE AND BECOME PS RATING EFFECTIVE 1 OCTOBER
2005.



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    (25) SUBMIT THE LAST 2 COMPUTER GENERATED PRIMS SCORE SHEETS,
WITH ACTUAL NUMBERS, WHEN SUBMITTING PACKAGE.
    (26) RATING CURRENTLY HOLDING SELECTION BOARDS FOR INITIAL
STAND-UP.  ONLY CRYPTOLOGIC PERSONNEL ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY, THERE
WILL BE A FY-05 AND FY-06 BOARD.  IN FY-07, CTN WILL BE OPEN TO ALL
RATINGS FOR CONVERSION.
    (27) ALL MEMBERS STRIKING FOR AND/OR REQUESTING CONVERSION INTO
THE AO, AE, AT AND AZ RATINGS MUST BE ELIGIBLE AND MAINTAIN A
SECURITY CLEARANCE.
8.  TERMS AND DEFINITIONS FOR CREO/REGA CLASSIFICATIONS.
    A.  RATING:  RATINGS LISTED REFLECT SEPARATE COMPETITIVE GROUPS
USED FOR ADVANCEMENT.
    B.  NON-DESIGNATED STRIKER STATUS:
        (1) "A SCHL REQD" = ENTRY ONLY VIA CLASS "A" SCHOOL.
REQUESTS FOR "A" SCHOOL SHOULD BE SUBMITTED PER MILPERSMAN 1306-600
TO COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-4010S) FOR NON-DESIGNATED PERSONNEL, AND TO
  
UNCLAS FINAL SECTION OF 4
SUBJ: RATING ENTRY FOR GENERAL APPRENTICES (REGA) AND/CAREER
REENLISTMENT OBJECTIVES (CREO)
COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-4811) FOR DESIGNATED PERSONNEL.  DO NOT ALLOW
NON-DESIGNATED STRIKERS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE E4 EXAMINATION FOR
THESE RATINGS WITHOUT APPROVAL.  TESTING OF NON-APPROVED PERSONNEL
WILL RESULT IN INVALIDATION OF TEST.  NON-DESIGNATED PERSONNEL MAY
REQUEST "A" SCHOOL AFTER COMPLETING 12 MONTHS AT A PERMANENT DUTY
STATION.
        (2) "OPEN" = RATINGS ARE OPEN TO NON-DESIGNATED PERSONNEL.
ENSURE SAILORS MEET THE REQUIREMENTS DESCRIBED IN MILPERSMAN
1306-600.
        (3) "APPR REQD" = COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-4811A) APPROVAL
REQUIRED FOR RATING ENTRY.  SUBMIT REQUESTS FOR THE SEPTEMBER 2005
EXAMINATION TO COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS 4811A1) NOT LATER THAN 31 JULY



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2005.
        (4) "CLOSED" = NON-DESIGNATED PERSONNEL ARE NOT PERMITTED TO
STRIKE INTO THIS RATING.
    C.  ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITY IS PROVIDED TO ASSIST IN EVALUATING
RATINGS FOR PROMOTION OPPORTUNITY AND INDICATES OVERALL MANNING IN A
RATING.  ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITY IS PRESENTED IN COMPARISON TO
AVERAGE NAVY-WIDE OPPORTUNITY USING THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:
        (1) E4
            (A) EXCELLENT (EX) = GREATER THAN 75 PERCENT OPPORTUNITY.
            (B) ABOVE AVERAGE (AA) = 60 TO 75 PERCENT OPPORTUNITY.
            (C) AVERAGE (AV) = 38 TO 59 PERCENT OPPORTUNITY.
            (D) BELOW AVERAGE (BA) = 18 TO 37 PERCENT OPPORTUNITY.
            (E) POOR (PR) = BELOW 18 PERCENT OPPORTUNITY.
            (F) NOT APPLICABLE (NA) = NO E4 EXAMINATION FOR RATING.
        (2) E5
            (A) EXCELLENT (EX) = GREATER THAN 45 PERCENT OPPORTUNITY.
            (B) ABOVE AVERAGE (AA) = 30 TO 45 PERCENT OPPORTUNITY.
            (C) AVERAGE (AV) = 15 TO 29 PERCENT OPPORTUNITY.
            (D) BELOW AVERAGE (BA) = 6 TO 14 PERCENT OPPORTUNITY.
            (E) POOR (PR) = BELOW 6 PERCENT OPPORTUNITY.



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            (F) NOT APPLICABLE (NA) = NO E5 EXAMINATION FOR RATING.
        (3) E6
            (A) EXCELLENT (EX) = GREATER THAN 40 PERCENT OPPORTUNITY.
            (B) ABOVE AVERAGE (AA) = 23 TO 40 PERCENT OPPORTUNITY.
            (C) AVERAGE (AV) = 13 TO 22 PERCENT OPPORTUNITY.
            (D) BELOW AVERAGE (BA) = 4 TO 12 PERCENT OPPORTUNITY.
            (E) POOR (PR) = BELOW 4 PERCENT OPPORTUNITY.
    D.  CREO CATEGORY:  COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-4811A) MUST APPROVE ALL
SELECTIVE TRAINING REENLISTMENT PROGRAM REQUESTS BEFORE
REENLISTMENT, REGARDLESS OF CREO CATEGORY.  CREO CATEGORIES LISTED
REPRESENT COMBINED MALE AND FEMALE MANNING LEVELS.  CREO CATEGORIES
ARE PROVIDED BY PAYGRADE (E1-4/E5/E6).
        (1) "CREO 1" = UNDERMANNED.
        (2) "CREO 2" = MANNED AT DESIRED LEVELS.
        (3) "CREO 3" = OVER MANNED.
9.  ASVAB.  USE THE ASVAB CRITERIA FOUND IN NAVADMIN 152/04 AND THE
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA IN MILPERSMAN 1306-618 FOR RATING ENTRY.
SUBMIT WAIVERS BEYOND THESE LIMITS TO THE COGNIZANT ENLISTED
COMMUNITY MANAGER (PARAGRAPH 8).  TAKING FUNCTIONAL SKILLS
IMPROVEMENT COURSES AND RE-TESTING ARE ADVISED TO MEET MINIMUM



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SCORES.  NAVADMIN 213/00 INSTITUTED SIMPLIFIED TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
IN PREPARATION FOR ASVAB RETEST.
10.  GTEP PERSONNEL ARE AUTHORIZED TO TEST IN THEIR CURRENT FIELD
WITHOUT APPROVAL IF THE SAILOR MEETS TIME-IN-RATE REQUIREMENTS.
COMMANDS MUST NOTIFY COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS 4811A1) TO ENSURE
EXAMINATIONS ARE NOT INVALIDATED.  POC:  PNCS JEFFREY PITTS, (901)
874-2499/DSN 882, EMAIL:  JEFFREY.PITTS@NAVY.MIL.
11.  FOR SELECTED RESERVE CAREER MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SIGN ON TO
WWW.RESERVES.NAVY.MIL.  POC:  HTCS DON PELLINEN, (504) 678-5308/DSN
678, EMAIL:  DONALD.PELLINEN@NAVY.MIL; PNC(AW) CHARLES STEVENS,
(504) 678-5167/DSN 678, EMAIL:  CHARLES.STEVENS@NAVY.MIL.
12.  POC:  LCDR JULIET COOK, CNO (N132C3), (703) 695-0888/DSN 225,
E-MAIL:  JULIET.COOK@NAVY.MIL, OR PNCM(AW) DOUG DEVAULT, CNO
(N132C3A), (703) 614-6864/DSN 224, E-MAIL:  DOUGLAS.DEVAULT@NAVY.MIL.
13.  RELEASED BY VADM G. L. HOEWING, N1/NT.//
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