FY-08 INTELLIGENCE OFFICER CRITICAL SKILLS RETENTION BONUS PROGRAM

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NAVADMIN 228/07
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/AUG/07/
SUBJ/FY-08 INTELLIGENCE OFFICER CRITICAL SKILLS RETENTION BONUS 
PROGRAM// 


RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE FY-08 INTELLIGENCE OFFICER 
CRITICAL SKILLS RETENTION BONUS (INTELLIGENCE CSRB) FOR QUALIFIED 
INTELLIGENCE OFFICERS, AND SUPERSEDES NAVADMIN 069/07.  THIS IS AN 
INTEGRAL PART OF THE NAVY?S OVERARCHING EFFORT TO SIZE, SHAPE, AND 
STABILIZE THE FORCE WHILE ENCOURAGING SAILORS TO ?STAY NAVY? TO MEET 
CURRENT AND FUTURE PERSONNEL READINESS REQUIREMENTS.
2.  PROGRAM OVERVIEW.  THE INTELLIGENCE CSRB IS TARGETED TO SPECIAL 
DUTY - INTELLIGENCE OFFICERS (DESIGNATOR 163X) PERMANENTLY APPOINTED TO 
THE RANK OF LIEUTENANT, SERVING ON THE ACTIVE DUTY LIST (ADL), WHO HAVE 
FULFILLED THEIR MINIMUM SERVICE REQUIREMENT (MSR) FROM COMMISSIONING 
AND COMPLETED AT LEAST SIX YEARS COMMISSIONED SERVICE (YCS).  OFFICERS 
AGREEING TO REMAIN ON ACTIVE DUTY AS INTELLIGENCE OFFICERS FOR A 
MINIMUM PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS WILL RECEIVE 40,000 DOLLARS IN CSRB.
A.  QUALIFIED INTELLIGENCE OFFICERS WILL RECEIVE A PAYMENT OF 20,000 
DOLLARS FOR THE FIRST YEAR OF A FIVE-YEAR INTELLIGENCE CSRB CONTRACT 
AND 5,000 DOLLARS PER YEAR FOR THE REMAINING FOUR YEARS. 
    B.  FOR FY-08, THIS PROGRAM WILL TARGET OFFICERS IN YEAR GROUP 2002.
C.  A LIMITED NUMBER OF CONTRACTS WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE IN FY-
08 FOR ALL 163X OFFICERS IN YEAR GROUPS 1999, 2000, AND 2001, AS THESE 
YEAR GROUPS DID NOT EXECUTE ALL AVAILABLE CONTRACTS IN FY-07.
OFFICERS REDESIGNATING TO 1630 DURING FY-08 WHO WERE NOT ELIGIBLE IN
FY-07 WILL NOW HAVE THIS SAME OPPORTUNITY.
3.  QUOTA LIMITATIONS, COMMANDING OFFICER?S (CO?S) ENDORSEMENT, AND 
PROGRAM DELEGATION.
    A.  ANNUAL CSRB CONTRACT QUOTAS WILL BE ALLOCATED BY YEAR GROUP, 
BASED ON LIEUTENANT COMMANDER REQUIREMENTS FOR THE INTELLIGENCE OFFICER 
COMMUNITY.
    B.  COMMANDING OFFICERS SHALL ENCOURAGE QUALIFIED INTELLIGENCE 
OFFICERS TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS FOR INTELLIGENCE CSRB AND MUST ENDORSE 
ALL REQUESTS IN WRITING.  COMMANDS MUST ENSURE APPLICATIONS ARE 
ACCURATE AND VERIFY APPLICANTS MEET THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, AND 
HAVE NO PENDING ACTIONS WHICH MAY RENDER AN APPLICANT INELIGIBLE FOR 
INTELLIGENCE CSRB.  APPLICATION DELAYS INCREASE THE LIKELIHOOD 
COMMUNITY QUOTAS WILL BE FILLED BEFORE AN OFFICER?S APPLICATION IS 
RECEIVED.
    C.  INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT DIVISION (OPNAV N13I/N27) IS 
DESIGNATED AS THE INTELLIGENCE CSRB PROGRAM MANAGER AND IS DELEGATED 
THE AUTHORITY TO: 
        (1) EVALUATE THE ELIGIBILITY OF INTELLIGENCE OFFICERS APPLYING 
FOR INTELLIGENCE CSRB;
        (2) ACCEPT INTELLIGENCE OFFICER AGREEMENTS TO REMAIN ON ACTIVE 
DUTY FOR THE STATED PERIOD IN EXCHANGE FOR AN INTELLIGENCE CSRB; AND
        (3) ADMINISTER THE INTELLIGENCE CSRB PROGRAM PER APPLICABLE 
LAWS, DOD DIRECTIVES/INSTRUCTIONS, AND THIS NAVADMIN.
4.  ELIGIBILITY.  APPLICANTS MUST BE NAVAL INTELLIGENCE OFFICERS AND 
MEET THE FOLLOWING ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
    A.  QUALIFIED AND SERVING AS AN INTELLIGENCE OFFICER (DESIGNATOR
163X) ON THE ACTIVE DUTY LIST;
    B.  FREE OF ACTIVE OBLIGATED SERVICE INCURRED THROUGH ORIGINAL 
COMMISSIONING PROGRAMS;
    C.  PERMANENTLY APPOINTED TO THE GRADE OF LIEUTENANT;
    D.  MEDICALLY AND PHYSICALLY QUALIFIED FOR ASSIGNMENT TO SEA OR 
FIELD DUTY;
    E.  ABLE TO COMPLETE THE CSRB CONTRACT WITHOUT EXCEEDING 25 YEARS 
OF ACTIVE SERVICE;
    F.  ABLE TO COMPLETE THE FULL PERIOD OF INTELLIGENCE CSRB 
OBLIGATION IN AN INTELLIGENCE OFFICER COMMUNITY CAREER FIELD ASSIGNMENT, 
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO MAINTENANCE OF SCI SECURITY CLEARANCE 
ELIGIBILITY.  APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR INTELLIGENCE CSRB ARE 
CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENTS AND REQUIRE INTELLIGENCE OFFICERS TO FULFILL THE 
FULL TERM OF THE STATED SERVICE OBLIGATION; AND
    G.  HAVE THE COMMANDING OFFICER?S FAVORABLE RECOMMENDATION FOR 
RECEIPT OF INTELLIGENCE CSRB.
5.  APPLICATION PROCESS
    A.  ELIGIBLE OFFICERS MAY APPLY FOR INTELLIGENCE CSRB VIA THEIR 
COMMANDING OFFICER.  SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:
        OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS
        INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT DIVISION
        OPNAV N13I/N27
        2000 NAVY PENTAGON
        WASHINGTON, DC 20350-2000
THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY MANAGER WILL REVIEW ALL INTELLIGENCE CSRB 
APPLICATIONS FOR CONSIDERATION OF AWARDING OF A CSRB CONTRACT.
    B.  SAMPLE APPLICATION FORMAT FOR INTELLIGENCE CSRB FOLLOWS:
**************************BEGIN FORMAT***************************
                                                             7220
                                                             DATE
FROM:  (ELIGIBLE OFFICER, USN, SSN/DESIG)
TO:    INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT (OPNAV N13I/N27)
VIA:   (CHAIN OF COMMAND)

SUBJ:  REQUEST FOR FY-0X INTELLIGENCE OFFICER CRITICAL SKILLS
       RETENTION BONUS (INTELLIGENCE CSRB)

REF:   (A) 37 U.S.C. 323
       (B) NAVADMIN XXX/07 INTELLIGENCE CSRB PROGRAM

1.  I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE PROVISIONS OF REFERENCES (A) AND
(B) INCLUDING ALL PROVISIONS RELATING TO TERMINATION OF PAYMENTS TO BE 
MADE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT AND THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH RECOUPMENT 
BY THE GOVERNMENT OF SUMS PAID MAY BE REQUIRED, TO WHICH I AGREE.  I 
UNDERSTAND REFERENCES (A) AND (B) AUTHORIZE RECOUPMENT OF INTELLIGENCE 
CSRB IF I FAIL TO COMPLETE THE PERIOD OF SERVICE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS 
REQUEST AND AGREEMENT.  I HEREBY APPLY FOR THE INTELLIGENCE CSRB 
AUTHORIZED BY REFERENCES (A) AND (B).

2.  I AGREE TO REMAIN ON ACTIVE DUTY AS AN INTELLIGENCE OFFICER FOR 
FIVE YEARS FROM THE DATE OF ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT BY THE 
SECRETARY OF THE NAVY.  I UNDERSTAND I AM NOT ELIGIBLE FOR RE- 
DESIGNATION TO A NON-INTELLIGENCE DESIGNATOR (INCLUDING FULL TIME 
SUPPORT (FTS)) PRIOR TO COMPLETION OF MY INTELLIGENCE CSRB AGREEMENT. 
I ALSO UNDERSTAND MY ACCEPTED APPLICATION IS BINDING AND I WILL BE 
ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE 20,000 DOLLARS IN SPECIAL PAY FOR THE FIRST YEAR OF 
THIS AGREEMENT AND 5,000 DOLLARS PER YEAR IN SPECIAL PAY FOR THE 
REMAINING YEARS AS DESCRIBED IN REFERENCES (A) AND (B).

3.  ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING MY APPLICATION MAY BE DIRECTED TO:
DSN/COMM PHONE NUMBER:
E-MAIL ADDRESS:
                               (SIGNATURE)
                               TYPED NAME 
****************************END FORMAT***************************
    C.  SUBMISSION OF SIGNED ORIGINAL CONTRACTS AND CO ENDORSEMENTS ARE 
REQUIRED, BUT ADVANCE COPIES OF APPLICATIONS FOR INTELLIGENCE CSRB AND 
CO ENDORSEMENT MAY BE FAXED TO INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT AT 
(703) 614-2198/DSN 224 OR EMAILED (WITH SCANNED COPY OF SIGNATURE) TO 
CDR SUE HIMES AT SUZANNE.HIMES(AT)NAVY.MIL OR LCDR KIM RIGAZZI AT 
KIM.RIGAZZI(AT)NAVY.MIL.
D.  GENERAL NOTES:
        (1) INTELLIGENCE OFFICERS IN YEAR GROUPS 1999, 2000, 2001, AND 
2002 SHOULD SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATIONS BY 1 NOVEMBER 2007 TO ENSURE 
CONSIDERATION WHILE THE FULL COMPLEMENT OF QUOTAS ARE AVAILABLE.
        (2) SUBSEQUENT PROGRAM YEARS.  IN EACH YEAR AS THIS PROGRAM 
CONTINUES, OFFICERS APPROACHING THE SIXTH ANNIVERSARY OF COMMISSIONING 
WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR INTELLIGENCE CSRB, FOR CONTRACT LENGTHS 
OF FIVE YEARS.
        (3) APPLICATIONS WILL BE HELD UNTIL PAYMENT ELIGIBILITY DATE.
        (4) APPLICATIONS WILL BE BINDING UPON THE DATE OF APPROVAL.
        (5) INTELLIGENCE CSRB AGREEMENTS WILL BE EFFECTIVE THE DATE THE 
APPLICATION IS APPROVED, OR AS SOON AS THE OFFICER COMPLETES HIS/HER 
MINIMUM SERVICE REQUIREMENT, WHICHEVER IS LATER, AT WHICH TIME THE 
AMOUNT OF THE BONUS BECOMES FIXED.  OFFICERS WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO 
RECEIVE CSRB INSTALLMENTS BEGINNING ON THE SIXTH ANNIVERSARY OF 
COMMISSIONING.  ALL CONTRACTS TERMINATE AFTER COMPLETION OF THE YEARS 
OF OBLIGATED SERVICE INCURRED BY ACCEPTANCE OF THE SPECIFIC 
INTELLIGENCE CSRB AGREEMENT, BUT NO EARLIER THAN THE ELEVENTH YCS.
        (6) INTELLIGENCE CSRB AGREEMENT OBLIGATIONS WILL RUN 
CONCURRENTLY WITH ANY OBLIGATED SERVICE THE OFFICER HAS INCURRED (OTHER 
THAN OBLIGATION REMAINING FROM THE OFFICER?S ORIGINAL COMMISSIONING 
PROGRAM).
6.  PAYMENT.  THE FIRST BONUS INSTALLMENT IS PAYABLE ON THE FIRST DAY 
OF THE MONTH FOLLOWING THE ANNIVERSARY OF COMMISSIONING.  FOR THE 
PRIMARY TARGET YG 2002 OFFICERS IN FY-08 THIS WILL BE THE BEGINNING OF 
YCS SEVEN.  FOR THOSE OFFICERS IN YEAR GROUPS 1999, 2000, AND 2001, 
THIS WILL BE THE BEGINNING OF YCS EIGHT, NINE, OR TEN.  FOR SUBSEQUENT 
PROGRAM YEARS, THE EXPECTATION IS THIS WILL BE THE BEGINNING OF YCS 
SEVEN.  REMAINING INSTALLMENTS ARE PAYABLE ON THE SUBSEQUENT 
ANNIVERSARIES OF COMMISSIONING.  PAYMENT SCHEMES FOR APPROVED CONTRACTS:
YEAR            ANNUAL PAYMENT
ONE                20,000 DOLLARS
TWO                5,000 DOLLARS
THREE              5,000 DOLLARS
FOUR               5,000 DOLLARS
FIVE               5,000 DOLLARS
7.  RECOUPMENT AND REPAYMENT POLICY
    A.  INTELLIGENCE CSRB PAYMENTS WILL STOP FOR OFFICERS WHO BECOME 
INELIGIBLE FOR THIS INCENTIVE OR WHO VOLUNTARILY OR BY THEIR OWN 
MISCONDUCT FAIL TO COMPLETE THE FULL PERIOD OF ADDITIONAL OBLIGATED 
SERVICE.  OFFICERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO REPAY THE UNITED STATES THE 
PERCENTAGE OF THE BONUS REPRESENTING THE UNEXPIRED PORTION OF THE 
OBLIGATED SERVICE UNDER THE INTELLIGENCE CSRB. 
SITUATIONS REQUIRING RECOUPMENT INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
        (1) APPROVED REQUEST FOR VOLUNTARY RELEASE FROM WRITTEN 
AGREEMENT IF, DUE TO UNUSUAL CIRCUMSTANCES, IT IS DETERMINED BY OPNAV 
(N13I/N27) SUCH RELEASE WOULD BE CLEARLY IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF BOTH 
THE NAVY AND OFFICER CONCERNED;
        (2) APPROVED VOLUNTARY REQUEST FOR RELIEF FROM AN ASSIGNMENT;
        (3) FAILURE TO MAINTAIN REQUIRED SCI SECURITY CLEARANCE 
ELIGIBILITY;
        (4) REFUSAL TO ACCEPT ORDERS TO AN INTELLIGENCE OFFICER BILLET 
COMMENSURATE WITH THE OFFICER?S GRADE AND CAREER PROGRESSION;
        (5) DISABILITY RESULTING FROM MISCONDUCT, WILLFUL NEGLECT, OR 
INCURRED DURING A PERIOD OF UNAUTHORIZED ABSENCE;
        (6) SEPARATION FOR CAUSE, INCLUDING MISCONDUCT;
        (7) APPROVED DETACHMENT FOR CAUSE; AND
        (8) SEPARATION BY REASON OF WEIGHT CONTROL AND/OR PHYSICAL 
READINESS TEST FAILURE.
    B.  IF AN OFFICER BECOMES INELIGIBLE FOR INTELLIGENCE CSRB FOR ANY 
OF THE REASONS BELOW, NO FURTHER PAYMENTS WILL BE MADE, BUT RECOUPMENT 
OF PAYMENTS ALREADY RECEIVED WILL NOT BE REQUIRED:
        (1) DISABILITY, INJURY, OR ILLNESS NOT THE RESULT OF MISCONDUCT 
OR WILLFUL NEGLECT, OR NOT INCURRED DURING A PERIOD OF UNAUTHORIZED 
ABSENCE.
        (2) SEPARATION FROM NAVAL SERVICE BY OPERATION OF LAWS OR 
REGULATIONS INDEPENDENT OF MISCONDUCT.
        (3) DEATH (SEE PARA 7C BELOW).
        (4) WHERE SECNAV DETERMINES REPAYMENT WOULD BE AGAINST EQUITY 
AND GOOD CONSCIENCE, OR WOULD BE CONTRARY TO THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE 
UNITED STATES.
    C.  FOR OFFICERS WHO DIE WHILE SERVING UNDER AN INTELLIGENCE CSRB 
SERVICE AGREEMENT, THE REMAINING INTELLIGENCE CSRB BALANCE WILL BE PAID 
AS A LUMP SUM AS PART OF THE SETTLEMENT OF THE OFFICER?S FINAL MILITARY 
PAY ACCOUNT.
8.  LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION FROM INTELLIGENCE.  OFFICERS 
RECEIVING INTELLIGENCE CSRB ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO TRANSFER FROM THE 
INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY TO ANOTHER UNRESTRICTED LINE OR RESTRICTED LINE 
COMMUNITY (INCLUDING FTS) UNTIL THE ENTIRE OBLIGATED SERVICE INCURRED 
UNDER THE SPECIFIC INTELLIGENCE CSRB CONTRACT IS COMPLETED. 
AN OFFICER MAY APPLY AND BE ACCEPTED FOR LATERAL TRANSFER WHEN WITHIN 
12 MONTHS OF FULFILLING THE CSRB CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS. 
LATERAL TRANSFER WILL NOT TAKE EFFECT UNTIL COMPLETION OF THE CSRB 
CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATION.
9.  ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE, INFORMATION AND UPDATES REGARDING THE 
INTELLIGENCE CSRB PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE AT THE BUPERS WEBSITE:
HTTP://WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/OFFICER/INTELLIGENCE_INFORMATION.
10.  POINTS OF CONTACT:
- CDR SUE HIMES, INTELLIGENCE OFFICER COMMUNITY MANAGER, AT (703) 693-
2823/DSN 223 OR EMAIL AT SUZANNE HIMES(AT)NAVY.MIL.
- LCDR KIM RIGAZZI, INTELLIGENCE OFFICER ASSISTANT COMMUNITY MANAGER, 
AT (703)614-5512/DSN 224 OR EMAIL AT KIM RIGAZZI(AT)NAVY.MIL.
11.  RELEASED BY VADM J. C. HARVEY, JR., N1.//

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