ACADEMIC YEAR 08-09 SELECTION BOARD FOR FEDERAL EXECUTIVE /FELLOWSHIP, SECDEF CORPORATE FELLOWS, POL-MIL MASTERS, AND ARTHUR S. /MOREAU PROGRAM POST-MASTERS PROGRAMS

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SUBJ/ACADEMIC YEAR 08-09 SELECTION BOARD FOR FEDERAL EXECUTIVE 
/FELLOWSHIP, SECDEF CORPORATE FELLOWS, POL-MIL MASTERS, AND ARTHUR S.
/MOREAU PROGRAM POST-MASTERS PROGRAMS//



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REF/B/DOC/CNO/16MAY2007//
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NARR/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1500.72F, FEDERAL EXECUTIVE AND SECRETARY OF 
DEFENSE CORPORATE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS.  REF B IS OPNAVINST 1520.34C, 
ARTHUR S. MOREAU PROGRAM FOR POST-MASTERS STUDY IN INTERNATIONAL 
RELATIONS AND STRATEGY.  REF C IS OPNAVINST 1520.23B, GRADUATE 
EDUCATION.// 
RMKS/1.  THE NAVY IS AGGRESSIVELY SEEKING STRATEGISTS WITH THE 
EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND ACUMEN TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT THE CHANGES 
NECESSARY TO ADAPT TO THE EVOLVING STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENT OF TODAYS 
GLOBALIZED WORLD.  THE INTENT OF THE NAVY'S POLITICO-MILITARY (POL-MIL) 
FELLOWSHIPS AND GRADUATE EDUCATION PROGRAMS IS TO BUILD THAT CORE OF 
STRATEGISTS BY PROVIDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR MID TO SENIOR LEVEL OFFICERS 
TO ENHANCE THEIR KNOWLEDGE OF FOREIGN POLICY, STRATEGIC PLANNING, AND 
THE INTRICACIES OF THE DECISION MAKING PROCESS AT THE HIGHEST LEVELS OF 
GOVERNMENT.
2.  THIS NAVADMIN SOLICITS APPLICATIONS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR (AY) 2008-
2009 FEDERAL EXECUTIVE FELLOWSHIP (FEF) PROGRAM, SECRETARY OF DEFENSE 
CORPORATE FELLOWS PROGRAM (SDCFP), POL-MIL MASTERS PROGRAM, AND ARTHUR 
S. MOREAU PROGRAM FOR STUDY IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS.
APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER SELECTION BOARD ARE DUE TO NAVY PERSONNEL 
COMMAND (PERS-440C) NO LATER THAN 05 OCT 07.  THE SELECTION BOARD IS 
SCHEDULED TO CONVENE 29 OCT 07.  OFFICERS PARTICIPATING IN THE FEF AND 
SECDEF PROGRAMS WILL SERVE AT LEAST ONE TOUR IN A VALIDATED 
SUBSPECIALTY POSITION IN EITHER POL-MIL AFFAIRS OR STRATEGIC PLANNING 
AS SOON AS POSSIBLE BUT NOT LATER THAN THE SECOND SUBSEQUENT SHORE TOUR.
3.  ELIGIBILITY.  ELIGIBILITY FOR EACH OF THE PROGRAMS IS AS FOLLOWS:
A.  FEF:  ALL O4-O6 UNRESTRICTED LINE OFFICERS AND OFFICERS WITH THE 
FOLLOWING DESIGNATORS: 161X, 163X, 171X, AND 172X.  SEE REF A FOR 
SPECIFIC DEGREE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR EACH INSTITUTION.
B.  SDCFP:  ALL OFFICERS, O5-O6.
C.  POL-MIL MASTERS PROGRAM:  ALL O3-O5 UNRESTRICTED LINE OFFICERS AND 
OFFICERS WITH THE FOLLOWING DESIGNATORS:  161X, 163X, 171X,  AND 172X 
WHO HAVE NOT ALREADY PARTICIPATED IN A FULLY FUNDED GRADUATE EDUCATION 
PROGRAM.
D.  ARTHUR S. MOREAU POST-MASTERS PROGRAM:  O4-O5 UNRESTRICTED LINE 
OFFICERS, WHO HAVE COMPLETED A GRADUATE DEGREE IN A POL-MIL AREA OF 
STUDY.
4.  APPLICATION PROCEDURES.  FOR ALL PROGRAMS, USE THE APPLICATION 
FORMAT OUTLINED IN REF A.  IF APPLYING FOR MORE THAN ONE PROGRAM, A 
SINGLE APPLICATION IS PERMISSIBLE BUT ENSURE THAT ALL PROGRAMS BEING 
APPLIED FOR ARE LISTED IN THE SUBJECT LINE AND THAT DESIRED 
INSTITUTIONS ARE LISTED IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE FOR EACH PROGRAM IN THE 
APPLICATION LETTER.  REFER TO REFS A AND B (AS APPROPRIATE) FOR 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.  SEND APPLICATIONS TO:
NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND
ATTN: PERS-440C
5720 INTEGRITY DRIVE
MILLINGTON, TN  38055-4400
5.  FEF.  UP TO TEN OFFICERS MAY BE SELECTED.  THE FEF PROGRAM IS A 
ONE-YEAR PROGRAM COMMENCING IN AUGUST 2008 TO PROVIDE SELECTED OFFICERS 
AN OPPORTUNITY TO IMPROVE THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF THE DOMESTIC AND 
FOREIGN POLICY PROCESS BY WORKING IN A WASHINGTON, DC-BASED THINK TANK.  
IAW REF A, OFFICERS WHO COMPLETE THIS PROGRAM WILL RECEIVE AN 
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION DESIGNATOR (AQD) OF 240 AND THE 2000S 
SUBSPECIALTY CODE. OFFICERS SELECTED FOR THIS PROGRAM WILL BE DETAILED 
TO A BILLET WHICH UTILIZES THESE SKILLS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, BUT  NOT 
LATER THAN THE SECOND TOUR FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF THE PROGRAM. FEF 
APPLICANTS SHALL STATE THEIR PREFERENCES IN ORDER FROM THE FOLLOWING 
LIST OF INSTITUTIONS IN THE DC AREA:
A.  THE AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE (AEI) FOR PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH.
B.  THE ATLANTIC COUNCIL OF THE UNITED STATES.
C.  THE BROOKINGS INSTITUTION.
D.  THE CENTER FOR NAVAL ANALYSES.
E.  THE CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES.
F.  THE INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSIS.
G.  THE POTOMAC INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES.
H.  THE RAND CORPORATION.
I.    THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY APPLIED PHYSICS LABORATORY.
IN ADDITION, OFFICERS CAN APPLY FOR OXFORD UNIVERSITY?S ST. ANTONY 
SENIOR ASSOCIATE MEMBER (SAM) FELLOWSHIP IN THE UNITED KINGDOM (UK). ST. 
ANTONY'S COLLEGE AT OXFORD UNIVERSITY SPECIALIZES IN INTERNATIONAL 
AFFAIRS.  AN ADDITIONAL INTERVIEW/SCREENING BY THE ST. ANTONY'S COLLEGE 
BOARD OF GOVERNORS MAY BE REQUIRED.  SELECTEE(S) ARE AUTOMATICALLY 
COMMITTED TO ORDERS IF CHOSEN.
6.  SDCFP.  UP TO TWO OFFICERS WILL BE SELECTED.  THIS  ONE YEAR 
PROGRAM, RUNNING FROM JULY 2008 TO JUNE 2009, WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1995 
TO PROVIDE A VENUE FOR EXCEPTIONAL SENIOR OFFICERS TO EXPERIENCE 
BUSINESS INNOVATION PRACTICES WITH THE GOAL OF INCORPORATING THEM INTO 
THE NAVY.  MILITARY FELLOWS FROM EACH OF THE SERVICES ARE PAIRED WITH 
SENIOR EXECUTIVES IN VARIOUS CORPORATIONS KNOWN FOR THEIR WILLINGNESS 
TO CHALLENGE AND ADAPT THEIR BUSINESS PRACTICES FOR EFFICIENCY AND 
EFFECTIVENESS. FELLOWS SHOULD EXPECT ASSIGNMENT TO POSITIONS INVOLVED 
IN STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT ISSUES RELATED TO INNOVATION AND TRANSFORMATION.
7.  POL-MIL MASTERS PROGRAM.  UP TO FOUR OFFICERS WILL BE SELECTED FOR 
A ONE YEAR MASTERS DEGREE, AND ONE OFFICER WILL BE SELECTED FOR A TWO 
YEAR MASTERS DEGREE TO START IN THE FALL SEMESTER OF 2008.  THE GOAL OF 
THE POL-MIL MASTERS PROGRAM IS TO DEVELOP SUBSPECIALISTS IN POL-MIL 
AFFAIRS AND STRATEGIC PLANNING THROUGH GRADUATE EDUCATION AT SELECT 
CIVILIAN INSTITUTIONS.  OFFICERS WHO COMPLETE THIS PROGRAM WILL BE 
ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A 2000P SUBSPECIALTY CODE.  IAW REF C, SELECTED 
OFFICERS SHALL CARRY A FULL ACADEMIC LOAD ON A YEAR-ROUND BASIS AND 
SERVE ONE TOUR IN A BILLET REQUIRING THE SUBSPECIATLY AS SOON AS 
POSSIBLE BUT NOT  LATER THAN THE SECOND TOUR FOLLOWING GRADUATION.  THE 
CIVILIAN INSTITUTIONS AVAILABLE FOR THE PROGRAM INCLUDE:
A.  GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY.  ONE YEAR ACCELERATED MASTER OF ARTS (MA) IN 
THE SECURITY STUDIES PROGRAM (SSP) AT THE EDMUND A. WALSH SCHOOL OF 
FOREIGN SERVICE.
B.  HARVARD UNIVERSITY.   ONE YEAR MID-CAREER MASTER IN PUBLIC 
ADMINISTRATION, MC/MPA, OR A TWO YEAR MASTER IN PUBLIC POLICY (MPP) AT 
THE JOHN F. KENNEDY SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT (KSG).
C.  JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY.  ONE YEAR MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC 
POLICY (MIPP), OR A TWO YEAR MASTER OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 
AT THE PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES (SAIS).
D.  STANFORD UNIVERSITY.  TWO YEAR MASTER OF ARTS (MA) IN INTERNATIONAL 
POLICY STUDIES OR INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AT THE SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES 
AND SCIENCES INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE AREA (ICA) STUDIES DIVISION.
E.  TUFTS.  ONE YEAR MASTER OF ARTS AT THE FLETCHER SCHOOL OR A TWO 
YEAR MASTER IN PUBLIC POLICY.
NOTE: APPLICATIONS TO THE ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS LISTED ABOVE SHOULD 
ONLY BE SUBMITTED UPON SELECTION FOR THE POL-MIL MASTERS PROGRAM AS 
ANNOUNCED BY NAVADMIN FOLLOWING THE NAVY SELECTION BOARD).  TO MAXIMIZE 
PROBABILITY OF ACCEPTANCE, APPLICANTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY 
TO AT LEAST THREE OF THE ABOVE SCHOOLS. INDIVIDUAL PREFERENCES WILL BE 
FILLED ACCORDING TO OVERALL SELECTION BOARD RANKING.
8.  ARTHUR S. MOREAU.  ONE OFFICER MAY BE SELECTED.  THIS SUPPORTS THE 
NAVY'S REQUIREMENT FOR SENIOR LEVEL OFFICERS KNOWLEDGEABLE IN THE 
FORMATION AND CONDUCT OF FOREIGN POLICY, STRATEGIC PLANNING, AND IN THE 
INTRICACIES OF THE DECISION-MAKING PROCESS AT THE HIGHEST LEVELS OF 
GOVERNMENT.  IT ENABLES SELECTED OFFICERS WITH DEMONSTRATED SUPERIOR 
PERFORMANCE AND A POTENTIAL FOR FUTURE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE NAVY IN 
POL-MIL AFFAIRS THE OPPORTUNITY TO PURSUE EDUCATION BEYOND THE MASTERS 
LEVEL.  APPLICANTS ACCEPTED MUST APPLY FOR ADMISSION TO ONE OF THE 
CIVILIAN INSTITUTIONS LISTED IN PARAGRAPH 7.
9.  UPON COMPLETION OF EDUCATION OR FELLOWSHIP, TO OBTAIN PROPER 
SUBSPECIALTY CODING, THE OFFICER MUST COMPLETE THE REQUEST FOR 
SUBSPECIALTY CODE FORM WHICH CAN BE FOUND UNDER OFFICER REQUESTING 
SUBSPECIALTY IN THE HELP INFORMATION SECTION OF 
HTTPS://NAVPRODEV.BUPERS.NAVY.MIL/NSS/.
10.  POINTS OF CONTACT:
A.  OPNAV:  LT TIM HARVEY (N5SC); DSN 223-0180 OR COMM 703-693-0180; E-
MAIL:  TIMOTHY.W.HARVEY(AT)NAVY.(SMIL).MIL.
B.  PERSCOM: LT TERRENCE JONES; DSN 882-4056 OR COMM (901) 874-4056; E-
MAIL:  TERRENCE.L.JONES(AT)NAVY.MIL.
11.  DETAILS REGARDING THE AFOREMENTIONED PROGRAMS CAN BE FOUND AT 
HTTP:/WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/CAREERINFO/EDUCATION/.
12.  RELEASED BY VADM J. G. MORGAN, JR., N3/N5.//

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