FY09-2 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD

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REF/A/DOC/BUPERS/20MAR2002// 
AMPN/REF A IS BUPERSINST 1500.62A, TEST PILOT SCHOOLS (TPS)// 
RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE FY09-2 TEST PILOT SCHOOLS 
SELECTION BOARD (BOARD #380), SCHEDULED TO CONVENE 21 JULY 2009.  THIS 
BOARD WILL SELECT HIGHLY QUALIFIED NAVAL AVIATORS AND NAVAL FLIGHT 
OFFICERS FOR THE U.S. NAVAL TEST PILOT SCHOOL (USNTPS), THE NAVAL 
POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL/U.S. NAVAL TEST PILOT SCHOOL (NSTPS) COOPERATIVE
PROGRAM, THE U.S. AIR FORCE TEST PILOT SCHOOL (USAFTPS), AND THE 
BRITISH EMPIRE TEST PILOT SCHOOL (ETPS).
2.  TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR BOARD CONSIDERATION, A COMPLETE APPLICATION 
LETTER, AS DESCRIBED IN REF A, AND A COMMAND ENDORSEMENT, MUST BE 
RECEIVED AT THE NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND(NPC) CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER 
(CSC) NOT LATER THAN 19 JUNE 2009.  THE ENDORSEMENT SHOULD CONSIDER 
WHETHER THE APPLICANT, IF SELECTED, IS AVAILABLE TO REPORT FOR INITIAL 
TRAINING AS EARLY AS OCTOBER 2009.  THE SERVICE MEMBER'S EMAIL 
ADDRESS(ES), PHONE NUMBER(S), COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS AND POST-TPS TEST 
SQUADRON ASSIGNMENT PREFERENCE MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE APPLICATION AND 
ALSO RECEIVED BY 19 JUNE 2009. 
3.  APPLICATION PACKAGES SUBMISSION:  
    A.  APPLICATIONS SENT VIA U.S. POSTAL SERVICE SHOULD USE THE 
FOLLOWING
ADDRESS:
    NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND 
    FY09-02 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD (BOARD #380)
    CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER PERS-314
    5720 INTEGRITY DRIVE
    MILLINGTON TN 38055-6300
    B.  APPLICATIONS SENT VIA FEDEX/UPS/DHL SHOULD USE THE FOLLOWING
ADDRESS:
    NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND 
    FY09-02 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD (BOARD #380)
    CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER PERS-314
    5640 TICONDEROGA LOOP BLDG 768 RM E302
    MILLINGTON TN 38055-6300
    C.  FAX OR EMAILED PDF SUBMISSION, IN ADVANCE OF HARDCOPY, WILL BE
ACCEPTED FOR THOSE APPLICANTS WHO HAVE EXHAUSTED ALL OTHER MEANS OF
DELIVERY.  FAX:  (901) 874-204/DSN 882.  
EMAIL: CSCMAILBOX(AT)NAVY.MIL
4.  APPLICANTS SHOULD CONFIRM RECEIPT OF THEIR APPLICATION PACKAGE AND 
ALL CORRESPONDENCE BY SELECTING THE CUSTOMER SERVICE LINK AT 
WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL. OR BY CALLING THE NPC CSC AT 1-866-U-ASK-NPC (DSN 
882-5672).  
5.  ELIGIBILITY:
    A.  DESIGNATED NAVAL AVIATORS AND NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICERS THROUGH THE
GRADE OF LIEUTENANT COMMANDER MAY BE CONSIDERED. 
    B.  UNRESTRICTED LINE (13XX) AVIATORS SHOULD BE DUE COURSE JUNIOR
OFFICERS (O-2 OR O-3) WITH FORECASTED TIMING TO COMPLETE THE SELECTED 
TPS PROGRAM AND A FOLLOW-ON 24-MONTH TEST TOUR PRIOR TO RETURNING TO 
SQUADRON DEPARTMENT HEAD TOUR.  INTERESTED CANDIDATES SHOULD CONSULT 
THEIR COMMUNITY ASSIGNMENTS OFFICER TO CONFIRM CAREER TIMING.  
    C.  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING DUTY OFFICERS (AEDO) (1510) THROUGH THE 
GRADE OF LIEUTENANT COMMANDER ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY IF ABLE TO SERVE A 
MINIMUM 24-MONTH FLIGHT TEST TOUR FOLLOWING TPS WHILE MEETING AEDO 
CAREER MILESTONES.  INTERESTED AEDOS SHOULD CONTACT THE AEDO 
ASSIGNMENTS OFFICER TO CONFIRM CAREER TIMING. 
6.  APPLICANTS SHOULD PERIODICALLY CHECK FOR UPDATES AND ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AT THE TPS BOARD WEBSITE:
WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/BOARDS/ADMINISTRATIVE/TESTPILOT.  
7.  POINT OF CONTACT:
- CDR PAUL GHYZEL (PERS-434B), (901) 874-4106, OR EMAIL AT
PAUL.GHYZEL(AT)NAVY.MIL.
- MRS. SHIRLEY MURPHY (PERS-434B1), (901) 874-2437, OR EMAIL AT
FILISA.MURPHY(AT)NAVY.MIL.
8.  RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1//
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