NOTICE OF CONVENING FY-09 OFFICER CONTINUATION BOARDS AND ANNOUNCEMENT OF CONTINUATION POLICY

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SUBJ/NOTICE OF CONVENING FY-09 OFFICER CONTINUATION BOARDS AND 
ANNOUNCEMENT OF CONTINUATION POLICY// 


RMKS/1.  ACTIVE-DUTY OFFICER CONTINUATION BOARDS WILL CONVENE WHEN 
REQUIRED, IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING CORRESPONDING FY-09 PROMOTION BOARDS.  
ELIGIBLE OFFICERS ON THE ACTIVE-DUTY LIST WHO ARE FULLY QUALIFIED TO 
REMAIN ON ACTIVE-DUTY AND MEET THE REQUIREMENTS IN PARAS 2 THROUGH 5 
WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR CONTINUATION.  WHERE APPLICABLE, CONTINUATION 
PERIOD IS BASED ON YEARS OF ACTIVE SERVICE (YOAS) CALCULATED FROM 
THE ACTIVE-DUTY BASE DATE TO APPROXIMATELY SEVEN MONTHS AFTER 
APPROVAL OF THE PROMOTION BOARD RESULTS. 
2.  LIEUTENANT COMMANDER UNRESTRICTED LINE, RESTRICTED LINE, AND 
STAFF CORPS (LIMITED DUTY OFFICERS DISCUSSED IN PARA 3). 
    A.  2XFOS LCDRS WITH 14-18 YOAS.  OFFICERS SELECTED FOR 
CONTINUATION CAN CONTINUE UNTIL ELIGIBLE FOR RETIREMENT AT THE 
COMPLETION OF 20 YOAS. 
    B.  2XFOS LCDRS WITH LESS THAN 14 YOAS.  OFFICERS SELECTED FOR 
CONTINUATION CAN CONTINUE IN THREE YEAR INCREMENTS OR UNTIL 
RETIREMENT ELIGIBLE AT THE COMPLETION OF 20 YOAS. 
    C.  2XFOS LCDRS WITH 18 OR MORE YOAS, AS PROVIDED BY LAW, WILL 
NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR CONTINUATION, BUT WILL BE RETAINED ON ACTIVE 
DUTY UNTIL RETIREMENT ELIGIBLE AT 20 YOAS. 
 
3.  COMMANDER, LIEUTENANT COMMANDER, AND LIEUTENANT LIMITED DUTY 
OFFICERS (LDO). 
    A.  ALL PERMANENT LDOS SELECTED FOR PROMOTION IN FY-09 WHO ARE 
SUBJECT TO STATUTORY RETIREMENT FOR YOAS PRIOR TO THEIR SCHEDULED 
PROMOTION DATES AND/OR PRIOR TO COMPLETING THE TIME-IN-GRADE 
NECESSARY TO RETIRE IN THE NEXT HIGHER GRADE AFTER PROMOTION WILL BE 
CONSIDERED FOR CONTINUATION.  THESE OFFICERS WILL BE CONTINUED FOR A 
PERIOD SUFFICIENT TO ALLOW THEM TO ACCEPT PROMOTION AND, AS REQUIRED, 
ATTAIN SUFFICIENT TIME-IN-GRADE TO RETIRE AT THE HIGHER GRADE. 
    B.  ALL PERMANENT LDOS WHO ARE IN-ZONE FOR PROMOTION AND WHO ARE 
SUBJECT TO STATUTORY RETIREMENT FOR YOAS PRIOR TO THE END OF FY-08, 
WILL BE OFFERED CONTINUATION FOR A PERIOD SUFFICIENT TO ALLOW THEM 
TO ACCEPT PROMOTION AND, AS REQUIRED, ATTAIN SUFFICIENT TIME-IN- 
GRADE TO RETIRE AT THE HIGHER GRADE (IF SELECTED FOR PROMOTION) OR 
UNTIL 30 SEPTEMBER 2008 (IF NOT SELECTED FOR PROMOTION). 
    C.  2XFOS LDO LCDRS SELECTED FOR CONTINUATION WILL BE CONTINUED 
TO RETIREMENT ELIGIBILITY AT THE COMPLETION OF 20 YOAS. 
4.  LIEUTENANT CHAPLAIN CORPS.  2XFOS OFFICERS SELECTED FOR 
CONTINUATION CAN BE CONTINUED FOR AN INCREMENT OF THREE YEARS. 
5.  CHIEF WARRANT OFFICERS (CWO) 
    A.  ALL CWOS SELECTED FOR PROMOTION IN FY-09 WHO ARE SUBJECT TO 
STATUTORY RETIREMENT FOR YOAS PRIOR TO THEIR SCHEDULED PROMOTION 
DATES AND/OR PRIOR TO COMPLETING THE TIME-IN-GRADE NECESSARY TO 
RETIRE IN THE NEXT HIGHER GRADE AFTER PROMOTION WILL BE CONSIDERED 
FOR CONTINUATION.  THESE OFFICERS WILL BE CONTINUED FOR A PERIOD 
SUFFICIENT TO ALLOW THEM TO ACCEPT PROMOTION AND, AS REQUIRED, 
ATTAIN SUFFICIENT TIME-IN-GRADE TO RETIRE AT THE HIGHER GRADE. 
    B.  ALL CWOS WHO ARE IN-ZONE FOR PROMOTION AND WHO ARE SUBJECT 
TO STATUTORY RETIREMENT FOR YOAS PRIOR TO THE END OF FY-08 THESE 
WILL BE CONTINUED FOR A PERIOD SUFFICIENT TO ALLOW THEM TO ACCEPT 
PROMOTION AND ATTAIN SUFFICIENT TIME-IN-GRADE TO RETIRE AT THE 
HIGHER GRADE (IF SELECTED FOR PROMOTION) OR UNTIL 30 SEPTEMBER 2008 
(IF NOT SELECTED FOR PROMOTION). 
    C.  CWO4 SELECTED FOR PROMOTION TO CWO5 WILL BE OFFERED 
CONTINUATION FOR A PERIOD OF TWO YEARS PAST THEIR PROMOTION DATE IN 
ORDER TO SERVE A TOUR AS A CWO5. 
6.  OFFICERS SELECTED FOR CONTINUATION MAY REMAIN ON ACTIVE-DUTY FOR 
THE PERIODS SPECIFIED IN THE PRECEDING PARAGRAPHS UNLESS REACHING 62 
YEARS OF AGE, AS STIPULATED BY LAW. 
7.  OFFICERS ON THE ACTIVE-DUTY LIST WHO MEET ANY OF THE CRITERIA IN 
PARAS 2 THROUGH 5 SHALL CHECK BUPERS ONLINE, WWW.BOL.NAVY.MIL, AFTER 
RELEASE OF THE RESPECTIVE SELECTION ALNAV MESSAGE, TO DETERMINE IF 
THEY WERE SELECTED FOR CONTINUATION.  ONCE LOGGED INTO BUPERS ONLINE, 
CLICK ON ADVANCEMENT, AND THEN ON THE APPROPRIATE OFFICER 
(SELECTION/CONTINUATION) BOARD TO DETERMINE THEIR RESULTS. 
8.  FY-09 PROMOTION BOARD MEMBERS ARE ALSO THE CONTINUATION BOARD 
MEMBERS.  PROMOTION BOARD CONVENING DATES ARE AS FOLLOWS: 
    A.  ACTIVE O6 LINE PROMOTION BOARD CONVENES 15 JANUARY 2008.  
THE ACTIVE O5 LDO LINE CONTINUATION BOARD WILL FOLLOW THIS BOARD. 
    B.  ACTIVE O6 STAFF CORPS PROMOTION BOARD CONVENES 5 FEBRUARY 
2008.  THE ACTIVE O5 LDO STAFF CONTINUATION BOARD WILL FOLLOW THIS 
BOARD. 
    C.  ACTIVE O5 LINE PROMOTION BOARD CONVENES 12 FEBRUARY 2008.  
THE ACTIVE O4 LINE CONTINUATION BOARD WILL FOLLOW THIS BOARD. 
    D.  ACTIVE O5 STAFF CORPS PROMOTION BOARD CONVENES 25 MARCH 2008. 
THE ACTIVE O4 STAFF CONTINUATION BOARD WILL FOLLOW THIS BOARD. 
    E.  ACTIVE O4 LINE PROMOTION BOARD CONVENES 8 APRIL 2008.  THE 
ACTIVE O3 LDO CONTINUATION BOARD WILL FOLLOW THIS BOARD. 
    F.  ACTIVE O4 STAFF CORPS PROMOTION BOARD CONVENES 13 MAY 2008.  
THE ACTIVE O3 LDO STAFF AND CHAPLAIN CORPS CONTINUATION BOARDS WILL 
FOLLOW THIS BOARD. 
    G.  ACTIVE CWO3/4/5 PROMOTION BOARDS CONVENE 17 JUNE 2008.  THE 
ACTIVE CWO2/3/4 CONTINUATION BOARD WILL FOLLOW THESE BOARDS. 
9.  CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESSED TO THE PROMOTION BOARD WILL NOT BE 
FORWARDED TO A SUBSEQUENT CONTINUATION BOARD FOR CONSIDERATION. 
OFFICERS MUST COMMUNICATE WITH EACH BOARD SEPARATELY. 
10.  ONLY ELIGIBLE OFFICERS MAY COMMUNICATE WITH A SELECTION BOARD. 
CORRESPONDENCE MUST ARRIVE NOT LATER THAN THE DAY BEFORE THE 
CONVENING DATE OF THE BOARD AND SHALL BE ADDRESSED TO:  NAVY 
PERSONNEL COMMAND, CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER (PERS-63), PRESIDENT, 
ACTIVE FY-09 (GRADE) (LINE OR STAFF CORPS, AS APPLICABLE) 
CONTINUATION SELECTION BOARD, BOARD #XXX, (BOARD NUMBER IS A 
REQUIRED FIELD AND MAY BE FOUND ON THE FY-09 SELECTION BOARD 
SCHEDULE LOCATED AT WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/BOARDS/SELECTIONBOARDSUPPORT), 
5720 INTEGRITY DRIVE, MILLINGTON, TN 38055-6300.  TO CHECK ON 
RECEIPT OF YOUR PACKAGE, GO TO: 
WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/BOARDS/ACTIVEDUTYOFFICER AND ENTER THE CUSTOMER 
SERVICE CENTER LINK (CHECK ON YOUR LETTER TO THE BOARD) OR CONTACT 
THE CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER AT (866) 827-5672.  THE WRITTEN 
COMMUNICATION MAY CALL TO THE ATTENTION OF THE BOARD ANY MATTER 
CONCERNING THE OFFICER'S RECORD WHICH THE OFFICER CONSIDERS 
IMPORTANT.  WRITTEN COMMUNICATION MAY INCLUDE, AS ENCLOSURES, 
CORRESPONDENCE FROM ANY INDIVIDUAL CONCERNING THE ELIGIBLE OFFICER.  
CORRESPONDENCE NOT ORIGINATED BY THE ELIGIBLE OFFICER, INCLUDING 
ENDORSEMENTS TO THE ELIGIBLE OFFICER'S LETTER, AND LETTERS WRITTEN 
ON BEHALF OF THAT OFFICER, MUST CONTAIN A WRITTEN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT BY 
THE ELIGIBLE OFFICER THAT HE OR SHE DESIRES SUCH CORRESPONDENCE BE 
PRESENTED TO THE BOARD.  CORRESPONDENCE WITHOUT SUCH AN 
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT IS CONSIDERED THIRD PARTY CORRESPONDENCE AND WILL BE 
RETURNED WITHOUT BEING PRESENTED TO THE BOARD.  CLASSIFIED 
CORRESPONDENCE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. 
11.  QUESTIONS REGARDING CONTINUATION SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO 
COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-801) AT (901) 874-4524/DSN 882.  ADDITIONAL 
INFORMATION IS ALSO AVAILABLE AT: 
WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/BOARDS/CONTINUATION. 
12.  RELEASED BY VADM J. C. HARVEY, JR., N1.//
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