CHANGE TO PHYSICAL FITNESS ASSESSMENT DOCUMENTATION ON FITNESS REPORTS

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SUBJ/CHANGE TO PHYSICAL FITNESS ASSESSMENT DOCUMENTATION ON FITNESS REPORTS//



REF/A/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC//082242Z MAR 10//

REF/B/DOC/BUPERS/09JUL08//

REF/C/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/261550Z AUG 09//

REF/D/DOC/OPNAV/15AUG05//

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NARR//REF A IS NAVADMIN 083/10, REVISED PERFORMANCE EVALUATION AND ADVANCEMENT 
POLICY.
REF B IS BUPERSINST 1610.10B, NAVY PERFORMANCE EVALUATION SYSTEM.  REF C IS 
NAVADMIN 247/09, PHYSICAL READINESS PROGRAM UPDATES.  REF D IS OPNAVINST 
6110.1H, PHYSICAL READINESS PROGRAM.  REF E IS OPNAVINST 5215.17, NAVY 
DIRECTIVE ISSUANCE SYSTEM INSTRUCTION.

//RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN PROMULGATES BUSINESS RULES FOR DOCUMENTING PHYSICAL  
FITNESS ASSESSMENT (PFA) RESULTS ON PERFORMANCE REPORTS SUBMITTED WITH AN END 
DATE OF 1 AUGUST 2010 OR LATER.

2.  AS ANNOUNCED IN REF A, THIS CHANGE IS THE RESULT OF SELECTION BOARD 
FEEDBACK, REINFORCES THE REQUIREMENT FOR COMMANDS TO MAINTAIN ACCURATE DATA IN 
THE PHYSICAL READINESS INFORMATION MAINTENANCE SYSTEMS (PRIMS) AND PROVIDES 
SELECTION BOARDS WITH ACCURATE INFORMATION CONCERNING A MEMBER'S PFA 
PERFORMANCE DURING THAT REPORTING PERIOD.

3.  FOR PERFORMANCE REPORTS WITH AN END DATE (BLOCK 15) OF 1 AUGUST 2010 OR 
LATER, COMMANDS ARE REQUIRED TO ENTER A ONE-LETTER PFA CODE IN BLOCK 20 FOR 
EACH PFA CYCLE COMPLETED DURING THE REPORTING PERIOD.  THE FOLLOWING ONE-
LETTER PFA CODES ARE ESTABLISHED:
    P - PASSED BOTH PHYSICAL READINESS TEST (PRT) AND BODY COMPOSITION 
ASSESSMENT (BCA).
    F - OVERALL PFA FAILURE (FAILED BCA OR PRT).
    M - MEDICALLY WAIVED FROM ENTIRE PFA (BCA AND PRT).
    W - PASSED BCA BUT MEDICALLY WAIVED FROM 1 OR MORE PRT EVENT(S).
    B - PASSED THE BCA BUT WAS AUTHORIZED NON-PARTICIPATION IN     THE PRT FOR 
OTHER
 THAN MEDICAL WAIVER REASONS (SEE CODE N FOR NON-PARTICIPATION REASONS).  A 
COMMENT  WILL BE MADE IN THE COMMENTS ON PERFORMANCE BLOCK (BLOCK 43 - E1-E6 
EVALUATIONS, BLOCK 41 - FITNESS REPORTS, BLOCK 41 - E7-E9 CHIEF EVALUATIONS) 
WITH REASON FOR NON-PARTICIPATION.
    N - NO PFA CONDUCTED DURING REPORTING PERIOD.  NON-PARTICIPATION IN ENTIRE 
PFA  (BCA AND PRT) DUE TO DEPLOYMENT/OPERATIONAL (DEP/OP), INDIVIDUAL 
AUGMENTEE MANPOWER MANAGEMENT (IAMM), GLOBAL SUPPORT ASSIGNMENT (GSA), 
PREGNANCY, TEMPORARY ADDITIONAL DUTY (TAD) OR EXCUSED AS DEFINED BY REF C.  
(NOTE:  BCAS SHALL BE ACCOMPLISHED ON ALL MEMBERS EVEN IF ONBOARD LESS THAN 10 
WEEKS OR UNABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN PRT DUE TO DEP/OP.
DEP/OP FOR BCA MUST BE APPROVED BY THE IMMEDIATE SUPERIOR IN COMMAND (ISIC).

4.  IN BLOCK 20 ENTER THE ONE LETTER CODE WITHOUT A SPACE OR SLASH FOR EACH 
OFFICIAL PFA ADMINISTERED DURING THE REPORTING PERIOD.  THEREFORE, IF THE 
MEMBER COMPLETED MORE THAN ONE PFA CYCLE DURING THE REPORTING PERIOD, ENTER A 
ONE LETTER CODE FOR EACH CYCLE.
EXAMPLES:
    PF - INDICATES THE MEMBER PARTICIPATED IN TWO PFA CYCLES DURING THE 
REPORTING PERIOD AND THAT THE MEMBER PASSED THE FIRST AND FAILED THE SECOND.
    FPM - INDICATES THE MEMBER PARTICIPATED IN THREE PFAs DURING THE REPORTING 
PERIOD AND THAT THE MEMBER FAILED THE FIRST, PASSED THE SECOND AND HAD A 
MEDICAL WAIVER FOR THE THIRD.
    NP - INDICATES THERE WERE TWO PFAS DURING THE REPORTING PERIOD AND THAT 
THE MEMBER WAS NOT REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FIRST PFA AND PASSED THE 
SECOND PFA.
    N - INDICATES NO PFA OCCURRED DURING THE REPORTING PERIOD.

5.  IN BLOCK 29, ENTER THE PFA CYCLE INFORMATION USED IN DETERMINING CODES.  
FOR EXAMPLE, IF THE RESULTS REPORTED ARE THE RESULTS OF 2009 CYCLE 2 AND 2010 
CYCLE 1, THEN ENTER PFA: 09-2/10-1.

6.  TO IMPLEMENT THIS POLICY CHANGE, NAVFIT98A AND E7-E9 EVALUATION (NAVPERS 
1616/27 6-08) WILL REQUIRE SOFTWARE MODIFICATION.  NMCI WILL BEGIN TO UPDATE 
DESIGNATED WORKSTATIONS THAT CURRENTLY HAVE NAVFIT98A VERSION 23 INSTALLED 
DURING SCHEDULED SOFTWARE MAINTENANCE STARTING 1 AUGUST.  FOR REPORTS DUE 
AFTER 1 AUGUST AND THE NAVFIT98A UPDATE HAS NOT BEEN INSTALLED, MANUALLY ENTER 
THE PFA CODES IN BLOCK 20, IGNORE THE VALIDATION ERRORS, AND PROCESS AS 
NORMAL.  USERS MAY DOWNLOAD THE UPDATED
E7-E9 EVALUATION FORM (NAVPERS 1616/27 8-10) AT THE FOLLOWING LINK BEGINNING 1 
AUGUST 2010. 
HTTP://WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/CAREERINFO/PERFORMANCEEVALUATION/SOFTWAREFORMS/.

7.  FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS POLICY CHANGE, ACCESS THE 
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AT 
HTTP://WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/CAREERINFO/PERFORMANCEEVALUATION/FAQ.HTM,
OR CALL THE NPC CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER AT 1-866-U-ASK-NPC, 1-866-827-5672, 
DSN
882-5672 OR E-MAIL AT CSCMAILBOX(AT)NAVY.MIL.

8.  PER REF E, RETAIN THIS MESSAGE WITH ORIGINAL INSTRUCTION UNTIL 
INCORPORATED INTO REF B.

9.  RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1.  MINIMIZED CONSIDERED.//

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