2008 ADMIRAL J. M. BOORDA AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING INTEGRATION OF ANALYSIS AND POLICY-MAKING, CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

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R 031148Z DEC 07
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NAVADMIN 322/07
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SUBJ/2008 ADMIRAL J. M. BOORDA AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING INTEGRATION OF 
ANALYSIS AND POLICY-MAKING, CALL FOR NOMINATIONS// 


RMKS/1.  THE VISION OF THE MANPOWER, PERSONNEL, TRAINING AND EDUCATION 
(MPTE) DOMAIN IS A NAVY PROVIDER THAT TARGETS AND ATTRACTS THE RIGHT 
TALENTED MEN AND WOMEN, THEN TRAINS, DEVELOPS, AND MOTIVATES OUR TOTAL 
FORCE SAILORS THROUGHOUT THEIR NAVY CAREERS. 
TO HELP US ACHIEVE THIS VISION WE RELY ON THE RESEARCH COMMUNITY. 
ONE OF THE EXEMPLARY TRAITS OF ADM BOORDA (FORMER CNO AND CNP) WAS HIS 
DETERMINATION AND REQUIREMENT TO INCLUDE RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS IN THE 
DECISION-MAKING PROCESS.  AS CNP, HE FREQUENTLY TURNED TO THE RESEARCH 
COMMUNITY FOR ADVICE ON PERSONNEL AND POLICY ISSUES. 
IN DOING SO, HE HIGHLIGHTED THE IMPORTANCE AND THE IMPACT OF RESEARCH 
AND ANALYSIS ON THE NAVY?S MPTE DOMAIN.
2.  RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS REMAINS AN IMPORTANT ENABLER AS WE CONTINUE 
TO TRANSFORM THE MPTE DOMAIN.  THE ADM J. M. BOORDA AWARD RECOGNIZES 
THOSE WHO HAVE MADE A SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS NAVY PERSONNEL 
READINESS EITHER THROUGH THE CONDUCT OF RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS, OR THE 
DIRECT APPLICATION OF ANALYTICAL RESULTS AND EFFORTS TO POLICIES AND 
LAWS.
3.  THERE ARE TWO AWARD CATEGORIES, ONE FOR A MILITARY NOMINEE AND ONE 
FOR A CIVILIAN NOMINEE.  THERE ARE NO PAY-GRADE RESTRICTIONS.
GROUP SUBMISSIONS ARE AUTHORIZED BUT A PRIMARY POC MUST BE IDENTIFIED.  
FOR MIXED RESEARCH TEAMS, THE NOMINATION MUST INDICATE WHETHER THE TEAM 
WISHES TO BE CONSIDERED IN THE MILITARY OR CIVILIAN CATEGORY.  GROUP 
SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ROUTED THROUGH THE PRIMARY POC?S CHAIN OF COMMAND 
PER PARA 6 BELOW.
4.  THE INTENT OF THE ADM J. M. BOORDA AWARD IS TO RECOGNIZE NAVY 
MILITARY AND CIVILIAN INDIVIDUALS WHOSE RESEARCH DURING CALENDAR YEAR 
2007 SIGNIFICANTLY CONTRIBUTED TO THE MPTE DOMAIN.  NOMINATION PACKAGES 
WILL BE JUDGED BASED ON:
    A.  RELEVANCE TO ADVANCING THE MPTE STRATEGIC VISION.
        (1)  HOW DOES THE RESEARCH LINK TO MPTE?S 6 STRATEGIC GOALS AND 
17 STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES?  THE MPTE STRATEGIC VISION AND MORE 
INFORMATION ON THE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES ARE AVAILABLE ON THE NPC 
WEBSITE, LOCATED AT HTTP://WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/ABOUTUS/MPTE/.
        (2) HOW WILL THE RESEARCH AND RESULTING POLICY CHANGES 
CONTRIBUTE TO ACHIEVING THE MPTE STRATEGIC VISION?
    B.  IMPLEMENTATION
        (1)  WHAT POLICIES OR LAWS DOES THIS RESEARCH IMPACT?
        (2)  WHAT IS THE TIMEFRAME FOR IMPLEMENTATION?
    C.  BENEFITS TO MPTE ENTERPRISE
        (1)  HOW DOES THIS RESEARCH IMPACT MPTE RESOURCES?
        (2)  HOW WILL THIS RESEARCH IMPROVE MPTE PROCESSES?
        (3)  HOW WILL THIS RESEARCH IMPACT OUR PEOPLE EITHER WITHIN THE 
MPTE DOMAIN OR ACROSS THE NAVY?
        (4)  HOW WILL THIS RESEARCH IMPROVE PERSONNEL READINESS?
    D.  APPLICABILITY
        (1)  WHAT LEVEL OF IMPACT WILL THIS RESEARCH HAVE (NAVY-WIDE, 
ENTERPRISE, COMMAND)?
        (2)  WHAT ELEMENTS OF THE NAVY WILL BE IMPACTED (MIL, OFF/ENL, 
CIV, TOTAL FORCE)?
    E.  QUALITY OF RESEARCH
        (1)  ANALYTIC RIGOR
        (2)  ACADEMIC QUALITY
5.  NOMINATION PACKAGES SHOULD INCLUDE:
    A.  A COPY OF THE RESEARCH PRODUCT BEING SUBMITTED
    B.  ONE PAGE BIO WITH PHOTO FOR EACH TEAM MEMBER
    C.  PROPOSED CITATION (MAXIMUM OF 250 WORDS)
    D.  FLAG OR COMMANDING OFFICER LETTER OF ENDORSEMENT (FOR GROUP 
SUBMISSIONS, THE ENDORSEMENT SHOULD COME FROM THE PRIMARY POC?S CHAIN 
OF COMMAND) 6.  NOMINATION PACKAGES MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA ECHELON TWO 
COMMANDS, TO DCNO(MPTE), CODE N1Z, BY EMAIL TO SUSAN.GEIS(AT)NAVY.MIL.  
NOMINATION PACKAGES MUST BE RECEIVED BY COB 7 MARCH 2008.
7.  POINT OF CONTACT:  LCDR SUSAN GEIS AT (703) 614-5446, OR EMAIL AT 
SUSAN.GEIS(AT)NAVY.MIL.
8.  RELEASED BY VADM J. C. HARVEY, JR., N1.//

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