FALL FY-09 FULL-TIME SUPPORT OFFICER TRANSFER AND REDESIGNATION BOARD

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SUBJ/FALL FY-09 FULL-TIME SUPPORT OFFICER TRANSFER AND REDESIGNATION 
BOARD// 


REF/A/DOC/BUPERS/02AUG06// AMPN/REF A IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1001-020.// 
RMKS/1.  THE FULL-TIME SUPPORT (FTS) PROGRAM PROVIDES NAVY REGULAR 
ACTIVE DUTY, SELECTED RESERVE, AND VOLUNTEER TRAINING UNIT (VTU) 
OFFICERS WITH ACTIVE DUTY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN TRAINING AND 
MANAGEMENT OF THE NAVY RESERVE.  FTS OFFICERS OPTIMIZE THE READINESS OF 
THE NAVY'S TOTAL FORCE BY SERVING IN A BALANCE OF OPERATIONAL AND 
RESERVE MANAGEMENT ASSIGNMENTS.  
2.  PER REF A, APPLICATIONS FROM QUALIFIED REGULAR ACTIVE DUTY, 
SELECTED RESERVE, AND VTU OFFICERS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE FALL 
FTS TRANSFER-REDESIGNATION BOARD WHICH CONVENES IN OCTOBER 2008. 
APPLICATIONS ARE ALSO BEING ACCEPTED FOR THIS BOARD FROM EXISTING FTS 
OFFICERS REQUESTING REDESIGNATION INTO ANOTHER FTS OFFICER COMMUNITY. 
3.  APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NOT LATER THAN (NLT) 1600 CENTRAL 
STANDARD TIME CST, 2 SEPTEMBER 2008.  COMMAND ENDORSEMENTS AND OTHER 
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION MUST BE RECEIVED NLT 1600 CST, 30 SEPTEMBER 
2008.  SCANNING AND EMAILING OF THE COMPLETED APPLICATION AND 
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION IS PREFERRED AND CAN BE EMAILED TO PERS-
9_FTSBOARD(AT)NAVY.MIL.  AS A SECOND OPTION, APPLICATIONS CAN BE FAXED 
TO (901) 874-2910/DSN 882.  HARDCOPY APPLICATIONS, COMMAND ENDORSEMENTS, 
AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION MAY BE SENT TO THE BELOW ADDRESS AS A LAST 
OPTION IF EMAILING AND FAXING ARE NOT POSSIBLE:  
    COMMANDER
    NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND (PERS-92)
    FALL FY-09 FTS TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION BOARD (BOARD ID 35) 
    5720 INTEGRITY DRIVE 
    MILLINGTON TN 38055-9200
4.  TO PREVENT THE RECEIPT OF MULTIPLE COPIES OF AN APPLICATION, 
APPLICANTS ARE ASKED TO SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATION VIA A SINGLE PATHWAY 
AND CONFIRM RECEIPT BEFORE RESUBMITTING THEIR APPLICATION VIA A 
SECONDARY OR REDUNDANT PATHWAY.  
5.  THE FTS PROGRAM IS LOOKING FOR REGULAR ACTIVE DUTY, SELECTED 
RESERVE, AND VTU OFFICERS TO TRANSITION INTO THE FOLLOWING FTS OFFICER 
COMMUNITIES TO MEET IMMEDIATE MANNING NEEDS IN THE YEAR GROUPS (YG) 
INDICATED.  THESE YG LIMITS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE UPON CONVENING OF THE 
BOARD:
    COMMUNITY/DESIGNATOR      AVAILABLE YG(S)
    FTS SWO (1167/1117)       95-01, 03     
    FTS SUB (1127)            95, 01-04
    FTS SPECOPS (1137)        96, 97, 99, 01, 03, 07
    FTS EOD (1147)            95, 97-03, 05 
    FTS AVIATION (1317/1327)  95, 98-01
    FTS HR (1207)             96-98, 00, 03, 04 (SEE NOTE)
    FTS AMDO (1527)           01, 03-06
    FTS SUPPLY (3107)         96, 01, 02, 04-07
NOTE:  LIMITED QUOTAS ARE AVAILABLE FOR COMMANDERS (O5) INTERESTED IN 
REDESIGNATING INTO THE FTS HR (1207) COMMUNITY THROUGH THE FALL 2008 
FTS REDESIGNATION BOARD.  BUT SPECIFIC ELIGIBILITY AND YG RESTRICTIONS 
APPLY AND SHOULD BE REVIEWED AT WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/ 
CAREERINFO/RESERVEPERSONNELMANAGEMENT/OFFICERS/FTSOFFICERS/
REDESIGNATIONPROCEDURE.HTM PRIOR TO SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION.
6.  ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS (BOTH GENERAL AND SPECIFIC FTS OFFICER 
COMMUNITY REQUIREMENTS), YG RESTRICTIONS BY COMMUNITY, INFORMATION ON 
APPLICATION PROCEDURES, SAMPLE APPLICATIONS, AND SAMPLE LETTERS OF 
RECOMMENDATION ARE POSTED AT WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/ 
CAREERINFO/RESERVEPERSONNELMANAGEMENT/OFFICERS/FTSOFFICERS/
REDESIGNATIONPROCEDURE.HTM.  THIS WEBSITE CONTAINS VALUABLE INFORMATION 
ABOUT THE FTS PROGRAM AS WELL AS INFORMATION ABOUT THE VARIOUS FTS 
OFFICER COMMUNITIES. 
7.  RESERVE DIRECT COMMISSION OFFICERS (DCO) ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THE FTS 
PROGRAM AND SHOULD INCLUDE THEIR DCO PACKAGE ALONG WITH THEIR FTS 
APPLICATION.  ALL OFFICERS APPLYING TO THE FTS OFFICER PROGRAM MUST 
POSSESS A 4-YEAR BACHELORS DEGREE IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE.  ACTIVE DUTY 
OFFICERS WITH AN APPROVED OR PENDING RESIGNATION ARE STILL ELIGIBLE AND 
ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY TO THE FTS OFFICER PROGRAM.
8.  APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE A CURRENT PHOTO IN THEIR OFFICIAL 
MILITARY PERSONNEL FILE. 
9.  ALL APPLICANTS NOT SELECTED FOR REQUESTED DESIGNATORS WILL BE 
AUTOMATICALLY REVIEWED BY ALL OTHER COMMUNITIES FOR POSSIBLE 
REDESIGNATION DURING THE SELECTION BOARD.  THESE APPLICANTS WILL BE 
NOTIFIED VIA OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE AFTER THE SELECTION RESULTS ARE 
PUBLISHED VIA NAVADMIN.
10.  POINTS OF CONTACT:  
- ELIGIBILITY QUESTIONS:  CDR ERIK HORNER AT (901) 874-3482/DSN 882, OR 
EMAIL AT ERIK.HORNER(AT)NAVY.MIL;
- APPLICATION QUESTIONS:  CDR SETH ABBOTT AT (901) 874-4514/DSN 882, OR 
EMAIL AT SETH.D.ABBOTT(AT)NAVY.MIL; AND
- MR. JOHNNY ERVIN AT (901) 874-4513/DSN 882, OR EMAIL AT 
JOHNNY.ERVIN(AT)NAVY.MIL.
11.  RELEASED BY MR. PATRICK M. MCLAUGHLIN, N1B.// BT #0000 NNNN


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