FY09 NURSE CORPS (NC) MEDICAL ENLISTED COMMISSIONING PROGRAM (MECP) SELECTION BOARD

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SUBJ/FY09 NURSE CORPS (NC) MEDICAL ENLISTED COMMISSIONING PROGRAM
(MECP) SELECTION BOARD//


RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE FY09 NURSE CORPS (NC) MEDICAL 
ENLISTED COMMISSIONING PROGRAM (MECP) SELECTION BOARD.  MECP PROVIDES A 
PATH FOR ACTIVE DUTY ENLISTED SAILORS AND MARINES, INCLUDING FULL-TIME 
SUPPORT (FTS) AND ACTIVE DUTY RESERVE SAILORS IN ANY RATING OR MILITARY 
OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY WHO ALREADY HAVE SOME COLLEGE CREDIT, TO OBTAIN 
A BACCALAUREATE DEGREE IN NURSING AND A COMMISSION IN THE NURSE CORPS.  
RESERVISTS IN THE INDIVIDUAL READY RESERVE (IRR) OR THOSE SERVING ON 
ACTIVE DUTY FOR SPECIAL WORK (ADSW), ACTIVE DUTY FOR TRAINING (ADT), OR 
1-3 YEAR RECALLS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM.
2.  THE FY09 MECP SELECTION BOARD WILL CONVENE IN NOV 08.  ALL 
APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY 20 SEP 08.  ADDITIONAL OR AMPLIFYING 
DOCUMENTS MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN 20 OCT 08. 
INCOMPLETE PACKAGES WILL NOT BE REVIEWED BY THE BOARD.
3.  APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES ARE FOUND IN CHAPTERS 1, 2, 
AND 5 OF OPNAVINST 1420.1A AND SHOULD BE READ IN THEIR ENTIRETY.  
ADDITIONAL APPLICATION INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT 
HTTP:/NAVMEDMPTE.MED.NAVY.MIL/MECP/INDEX.CFM.  APPLICANTS MUST NOT HAVE 
REACHED THEIR 42ND BIRTHDAY BY THE TIME OF INITIAL COMMISSION. 
NO AGE WAIVERS WILL BE GRANTED.  A MARADMIN WILL OUTLINE CONDITIONAL 
RELEASE PROCEDURES FOR ACTIVE DUTY MARINES WHO ARE SELECTED TO 
PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM.  
4.  POINTS OF CONTACT:  
- MS. KEMP (NAVY MEDICAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING COMMAND
(NMETC)) (CODE OG3) AT (301) 319-4520/DSN 285 OR EMAIL AT 
BEVERLY.KEMP(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL.
- HM2 HOLMAN AT (301) 295-0925/DSN 295.
5.  RELEASED BY MR. PATRICK M. MCLAUGHLIN, N1B.// 
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