NUCLEAR OFFICER INCENTIVE PAY (NOIP)

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NAVADMIN 104/08
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/-/APR// 
SUBJ/NUCLEAR OFFICER INCENTIVE PAY (NOIP)// 


RMKS/1.  NAVY LEADERSHIP REMAINS COMMITTED TO RETAINING THE RIGHT 
QUANTITY AND QUALITY OF NUCLEAR-TRAINED OFFICERS.  AS SUCH, THIS 
NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO NOIP.  THE EFFECTIVE NOIP 
INSTRUCTION IS OPNAVINST 7220.11B AND CANCELS OPNAVINST 7220.11A CH-1.
2.  THE FOLLOWING CHANGES ARE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY:
    A.  CONTINUATION PAY (COPAY) ELIGIBILITY IS EXTENDED FROM 26 YEARS 
OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE TO 30 YEARS OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE.  
ALL CONTRACT RATES REMAIN THE SAME AS FY-07.  PER THE NOIP INSTRUCTION, 
OFFICERS WHO HAVE NOT COMPLETED 27 YEARS OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE CAN 
NOW SIGN COPAY AGREEMENTS.  NEW COPAY AGREEMENTS CANNOT EXTEND BEYOND 
30 YEARS OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE.  OFFICERS AFFECTED BY THIS CHANGE 
DESIRING A NEW AGREEMENT MAY SUBMIT THEIR REQUEST IN THE FORMAT OF 
ENCLOSURE (3) TO THE NOIP INSTRUCTION. 
    B.  ANNUAL INCENTIVE BONUS (AIB) ELIGIBILITY AT THE MAJOR 
COMMAND/MAJOR PROGRAM MANAGER RATE OF 22,000 DOLLARS HAS BEEN EXTENDED 
TO ALL UNRESTRICTED LINE CAPTAINS (O-6) WHO HAVE COMPLETED 26 YEARS OF 
COMMISSIONED SERVICE AND WHO HOLD NUCLEAR ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION 
DESIGNATORS (AQD).  OFFICERS WHO ARE AFFECTED BY THIS CHANGE SHOULD 
CONTACT THEIR DETAILER TO ENSURE NEW AIB RATES ARE EFFECTED PRIOR TO 30 
SEPTEMBER 2008. 
    C.  AIB ELIGIBILITY AT THE RATE OF 22,000 DOLLARS HAS ALSO BEEN 
EXTENDED TO ELIGIBLE UNRESTRICTED LINE CAPTAINS SERVING IN A 
RETIRE/RETAIN STATUS. 
3.  THE NAVAL NUCLEAR PROPULSION PROGRAM HAS PROPOSED AND ANTICIPATES 
APPROVAL OF AN INCREASE IN COPAY TO 30,000 DOLLARS PER YEAR FOR INITIAL 
4 AND 5 YEAR CONTRACTS AND ALL FOLLOW ON CONTRACTS EFFECTIVE
1 OCTOBER 2008.  INITIAL 3 YEAR CONTRACT RATES WILL REMAIN UNCHANGED AT 
17,500 DOLLARS. DETAILS ON IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS INCREASE WILL BE 
PROVIDED FOLLOWING FORMAL AUTHORIZATION VIA NAVADMIN AND CHANGE TO 
OPNAVINST 7220.11B.
4.  QUESTIONS REGARDING NOIP SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-
421D), AT (901) 874-3933/DSN 882. 
5.  RELEASED BY VADM J. C. HARVEY, N1.// BT #0000

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