TASK FORCE INDIVIDUAL AUGMENTATION (TFIA) UPDATE

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ZNR UUUUU ZUI RUEWMCF6709 3262202
R 221630Z NOV 06
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
TO NAVADMIN
INFO RHMFIUU/CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
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BT
UNCLAS //N01500//
NAVADMIN 331/06
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/NOV// 
SUBJ/TASK FORCE INDIVIDUAL AUGMENTATION (TFIA) UPDATE// 


GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN IS THE FIFTH AND FINAL IN A SERIES 
ANNOUNCING INITIATIVES FOR OUR SAILORS WHO ARE MAKING SIGNIFICANT 
CONTRIBUTIONS IN THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERROR (GWOT).  THESE INITIATIVES 
RECOGNIZE THE CONTRIBUTIONS THAT OUR SAILORS ARE MAKING TO GWOT WHETHER 
IT IS THROUGH A DEPLOYMENT WITH ONE OF OUR EXPEDITIONARY UNITS OR 
THROUGH ASSIGNMENT AS AN INDIVIDUAL AUGMENTEE.
2.  TO DATE, INITIATIVES PUT IN PLACE INCLUDE DETAILING INCENTIVES, 
ADVANCEMENT AWARD POINTS, ELIMINATION OF ADMINISTERING OF ADVANCEMENT 
EXAMINATIONS IN COMBAT AREAS, AND DEVELOPMENT OF NECS/AQDS TO CAPTURE 
SKILLSETS OBTAINED TO SUPPORT GWOT.  MONITORING CONTINUES ON THE 
EFFECTIVENESS THESE INITIATIVES ARE HAVING ON THE PERSONAL AND 
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF OUR SAILORS SUPPORTING GWOT. TO THAT END, A 
COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF THE EFFECTIVENESS, IMPACT AND COVERAGE OF THESE 
INITIATIVES WILL BE CONDUCTED OVER THE NEXT TWO MONTHS.  A REPORT OF 
THE RESULTS OF THIS REVIEW AND ANY ADJUSTMENTS TO THESE INITIATIVES 
NECESSARY TO BEST ACHIEVE NAVY S AIMS WRT IA MISSION WILL BE PROVIDED 
VIA NAVADMIN.
3.  ADDITIONALLY, PROPOSALS FOR A BADGE/PIN, MEDAL, OR RIBBON TO 
RECOGNIZE SAILORS WHO PERFORM GWOT MISSIONS AS INDIVIDUAL AUGMENTEES 
ARE UNDER CONSIDERATION AND WILL BE REVIEWED AS A PART OF THIS PROCESS.
4.  RELEASED BY VADM J. C. HARVEY, JR., N1.// BT
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