ACADEMIC YEAR (AY) 10-11 SELECTION BOARD FOR FEDERAL EXECUTIVE FELLOWSHIP (FEF), SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (SECDEF) CORPORATE FELLOWS (SDCFP), POLITICAL-MILITARY (POL-MIL) MASTERS, AND ARTHUR S. MOREAU POST-MASTERS PROGRAMS

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SUBJ/ACADEMIC YEAR (AY) 10-11 SELECTION BOARD FOR FEDERAL EXECUTIVE 
FELLOWSHIP (FEF), SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (SECDEF) CORPORATE FELLOWS 
(SDCFP), POLITICAL-MILITARY (POL-MIL) 

MASTERS, AND ARTHUR S. MOREAU 
POST-MASTERS PROGRAMS//
REF/A/DOC/CNO/11JUN2007// 
REF/B/DOC/CNO/16MAY2007// 
REF/C/DOC/CNO/01OCT1991// 
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 SEEKING TO BUILD A CORPS OF STRATEGISTS WITH THE 
EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND ACUMEN TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT THE CHANGES 
NECESSARY TO ADAPT THE NAVY TO THE EVOLVING STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENT OF 
THE GLOBALIZED WORLD.  THE INTENT OF THE NAVY'S POL-MIL FELLOWSHIPS AND 
GRADUATE EDUCATION PROGRAMS IS TO BUILD THAT CADRE OF STRATEGISTS BY 
PROVIDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR 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.  THE NAVY'S POL-MIL EDUCATION PROGRAM REPRESENTS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR 
OFFICERS TO STUDY AND WORK AT OUR MOST ELITE UNIVERSITIES, THINK TANKS 
AND BOARD ROOMS, AND OFFERS ACCESS AND OPPORTUNITY FOUND IN FEW OTHER 
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS.
3.  THIS NAVADMIN SOLICITS APPLICATIONS FOR AY 2010-2011 FEF PROGRAM, 
SDCFP, POL-MIL MASTERS PROGRAM, AND ARTHUR S. MOREAU PROGRAM FOR STUDY 
IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS.  APPLICATIONS FOR THE NOVEMBER SELECTION 
BOARD ARE DUE TO NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND, CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER (PERS 
00R) NO LATER THAN 05 OCT 09.  THE SELECTION BOARD IS SCHEDULED TO 
CONVENE 02 NOV 09.  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.
4.  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.  CONTACT OPNAV 
POINT OF CONTACT (POC) 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.
5.  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:  CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER (PERS 00R) 5720 
INTEGRITY DRIVE MILLINGTON, TN  38055-4400.
6.  FEF.  UP TO TEN OFFICERS MAY BE SELECTED.  THE FEF PROGRAM IS A 
ONE-YEAR PROGRAM COMMENCING IN AUGUST 2010 TO PROVIDE SELECTED OFFICERS 
AN OPPORTUNITY TO IMPROVE THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF THE NATIONAL SECURITY 
DECISION MAKING PROCESS BY WORKING AT NON-PROFIT RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS 
AND ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS.  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:
A.  THE AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH.
B.  THE ATLANTIC COUNCIL OF THE UNITED STATES.
C.  THE BROOKINGS INSTITUTION.
D.  HARVARD WEATHERHEAD CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS E.  THE CENTER 
FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES.
F.  CENTER FOR A NEW AMERICAN SECURITY
G.  THE HOOVER INSTITUTION, STANFORD UNIVERSITY H.  THE RAND 
CORPORATION.
I.  THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY APPLIED PHYSICS LABORATORY.
J.  IN ADDITION, OFFICERS CAN APPLY FOR OXFORD UNIVERSITY'S ST. ANTONY 
SENIOR ASSOCIATE MEMBER FELLOWSHIP IN THE UNITED KINGDOM.  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.  SELECTEES(S) ARE AUTOMATICALLY COMMITTED TO 
ORDERS IF CHOSEN.
7.  SDCFP.  UP TO TWO OFFICERS WILL BE SELECTED.  THIS ONE YEAR PROGRAM, 
RUNNING FROM JULY 2010 TO JUNE 2011, 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.
8.  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 2010.  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.  IT IS ABSOLUTELY APPROPRIATE FOR JUNIOR 
OFFICERS TO APPLY FOR THIS PROGRAM AS THEY ROLL OUT OF THEIR DIVISION 
OFFICER OR DEPARTMENT HEAD TOURS.  OFFICERS WHO COMPLETE THIS PROGRAM 
WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A 2000P SUBSPECIALTY CODE, AN AQD FOR THIS 
PROGRAM IS UNDER REVIEW.  PER REF C, SELECTED OFFICERS SHALL CARRY A 
FULL ACADEMIC LOAD ON A YEAR-ROUND BASIS AND SERVE ONE TOUR IN A BILLET 
REQUIRING THE SUBSPECIALTY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE BUT NOT LATER THAN THE 
SECOND TOUR FOLLOWING GRADUATION.  CANDIDATES INTERESTED IN APPLYING 
FOR A FUTURE PHD PROGRAM SHOULD SO STATE IN THEIR APPLICATIONS AND 
STRONGLY CONSIDER AP  PLYING FOR THE TWO YEAR PROGRAM TO ENHANCE THEIR 
ACADEMIC FOUNDATION.  THE CIVILIAN INSTITUTIONS AVAILABLE FOR THE 
PROGRAM ARE ABSOLUTELY THE VERY BEST IN THE COUNTRY AND INCLUDE:
A.  GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY.  ONE YEAR ACCELERATED MASTER OF ARTS (MA) IN 
THE SECURITY STUDIES PROGRAM 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.
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.  MA IN INTERNATIONAL POLICY STUDIES OR 
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AT THE SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND SCIENCES 
INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE AREA STUDIES DIVISION.
E.  TUFTS UNIVERSITY.  ONE YEAR MASTER OF ARTS OR TWO YEAR MASTER OF 
ARTS IN LAW AND DIPLOMACY AT THE FLETCHER SCHOOL.
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.  APPLICANTS ARE 
ALSO ENCOURAGED TO SEND THEIR GRE SCORES PERSCOM PRIOR TO THE BOARD.
9.  ARTHUR S. MOREAU.  ONE OFFICER MAY BE SELECTED.  THIS SUPPORTS THE 
NAVY'S REQUIREMENT FOR OFFICERS KNOWLEDGEABLE IN THE FORMATION AND 
CONDUCT OF FOREIGN POLICY, STRATEGIC PLANNING, AND THE NATIONAL 
SECURITY DECISION-MAKING PROCESS, AND WHO HAVE EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE 
BEYOND THAT OF A MASTERS DEGREE.  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 
POST MASTERS EDUCATION, AND IF AT ALL POSSIBLE TO OBTAIN A PHD, OR 
ESTABLISH THEMSELVES AS ALL-BUT DISSERTATION FOR A PHD IN POL-MIL 
RELATED FIELD.  APPLICANTS ACCEPTED MUST APPLY FOR ADMISSION TO ONE OF 
THE CIVILIAN INSTITUTIONS LISTED IN PARAGRAPH 8.  CANDIDATES SHOULD 
PROVIDE SOME DETAIL ON HOW THEY WILL MEET THE GOALS OF THIS PROGRAM 
WHEN APPLYING. PER REF B, 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 B  UT NOT LATER THAN THE SECOND TOUR 
FOLLOWING GRADUATION.  
10.  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/.
11.  POC:
A.  OPNAV:  CAPT MARK MONTGOMERY (N513); DSN 223-8604 OR COMM:  703-
692-8604; E-MAIL:  MARK.MONTGOMERY(AT)NAVY.(SMIL).MIL.
B.  OPNAV:  LT MATT DONOVAN (N513); DSN 223-9620 OR COMM 703-614-9620; 
E-MAIL:  MATTHEW.F.DONOVAN1(AT)NAVY.(SMIL).MIL.
C.  PERSCOM: LCDR ENNIS WILLIAMS; DSN 882-4056 OR COMM (901) 874-4056; 
E-MAIL:  ENNIS.WILLIAMS(AT)NAVY.MIL.
12.  DETAILS REGARDING THE AFOREMENTIONED PROGRAMS CAN BE FOUND AT 
HTTP://WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/CAREERINFO/EDUCATION/.
13.  RELEASED BY VADM W. D. CROWDER, N3/N5//
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