NAVY ASTRONAUT CANDIDATE SELECTION BOARD

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R 062208Z FEB 08
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NAVADMIN 036/08
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SUBJ/NAVY ASTRONAUT CANDIDATE SELECTION BOARD// 


REF/A/DOC/BUPERS/26NOV07// AMPN/REF A IS BUPERSINST 1401.4C, ASTRONAUT 
CANDIDATE SELECTION PROGRAM.// 
RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE NAVY ASTRONAUT CANDIDATE (ASCAN) 
SELECTION BOARD (BOARD #295), SCHEDULED TO CONVENE 5 MAY 08. 
APPLICATIONS AND ENDORSEMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY COMNAVPERSCOM
(PERS-45E) NOT LATER THAN 1 MAR 08.  THE FIVE ASTRONAUT CANDIDATES 
SELECTED BY THIS BOARD WILL BE NOMINATED TO THE NASA ASCAN BOARD. 
IF SELECTED BY NASA, CANDIDATES CAN EXPECT ORDERS TO NASA JOHNSON SPACE 
CENTER, HOUSTON, TX FOR THE ASCAN CLASS CONVENING AUG 09.
2.  APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FROM THE FOLLOWING COMMUNITIES 
DUE TO CRITICAL INVENTORY SHORTFALLS AND/OR PRIORITY GLOBAL WAR ON 
TERRORISM SKILL SET REQUIREMENTS:  NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE (113X, 615X), 
ENGINEERING DUTY OFFICER (144X), PERMANENT MILITARY PROFESSOR (1200), 
EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL (114X), INFORMATION PROFESSIONAL (1600), 
INTELLIGENCE (1630), PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER (165X), JUDGE ADVOCATE 
GENERAL?S CORPS (250X), SUPPLY CORPS (310X), AND CIVIL ENGINEERING 
CORPS (510X).
3.  NAVY ASCAN PROGRAM DETAILS, SELECTION CRITERIA AND APPLICATION 
PROCEDURES ARE CONTAINED IN REF A.  NOTE NEW APPLICATION PROCEDURES FOR 
THIS SELECTION CYCLE:  ALL NAVY APPLICANTS MUST APPLY FOR SELECTION TO 
BOTH COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-45E) AND TO NASA.  UPDATED INFORMATION MAY BE 
OBTAINED ON-LINE FROM THE NASA ASCAN WEBSITE AT
(HTTP://NASAJOBS.NASA.GOV/ASTRONAUTS) OR VIA THE NASA ASTRONAUT 
CANDIDATE LINK ON THE NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND HOMEPAGE AT 
HTTP://WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/BOARDS/ADMINISTRATIVE/NASAASTRONAUT.HTM. 
NASA WILL ADVERTISE ASCAN POSITIONS ON THE USA JOBS WEBSITE AT 
WWW.USAJOBS.GOV.  ALL FORMS FILLED OUT ON THE USA JOBS WEBSITE MUST BE 
INCLUDED WITH APPLICATION PACKAGES SUBMITTED TO COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-
45E). 
4.  MEDICAL SCREENING DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY REF A MUST BE FORWARDED TO 
THE NAVAL AEROSPACE MEDICAL INSTITUTE (NAMI) FOR REVIEW NOT LATER THAN 
1 MAR 08.  SEND TO:

    NAVAL AEROSPACE MEDICAL INSTITUTE
    ATTN:  NAMI CODE 342
    340 HULSE RD
    PENSACOLA, FL 32508-1071

PACKAGES SUBMITTED VIA FAX OR E-MAIL SHOULD USE THE FOLLOWING
INFORMATION:

    FAX:  (850) 452-2957/DSN 922
    EMAIL ATTACHMENT:  PHYSQUALS-NOMI(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL.

5.  COPIES OF ALL MEDICAL SCREENING DOCUMENTS MUST ALSO BE INCLUDED 
WITH APPLICATION PACKAGES SUBMITTED TO COMNAVPERSCOM NOT LATER THAN
1 MAR 08. 
6.  POINT OF CONTACT IS CDR JERRY STOKES, ASST SPACE CADRE ADVISOR, 
COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-45E) AT (901) 874-4058/DSN 882, OR EMAIL AT 
JERRY.K.STOKES(AT)NAVY.MIL.
7.  RELEASED BY VADM J. C. HARVEY, JR., N1.//

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