OFFICER O-5 AND O-6 TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) WAIVERS

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NAVADMIN 371/08
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SUBJ/OFFICER O-5 AND O-6 TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) WAIVERS// 


RMKS/1.  DUE TO HIGH RETENTION AND LOW ATTRITION IN SOME ELEMENTS OF 
OUR OFFICER CORPS, NAVY CONTINUES TO OFFER REDUCED RETIREMENT TIME-IN-
GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENTS FOR COMMANDERS AND CAPTAINS FROM THREE YEARS 
TO TWO.  EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, RETIREMENT ELIGIBLE OFFICERS IN THE 
RANKS OF COMMANDER AND CAPTAIN WITH NOT LESS THAN TWO YEARS TIG MAY 
REQUEST A WAIVER AND VOLUNTARY RETIREMENT IN GRADE.  
THIS AUTHORITY APPLIES TO ALL RETIREMENT ELIGIBLE ACTIVE COMPONENT (AC) 
AND RESERVE COMPONENT (RC) OFFICERS AND DOES NOT AFFECT THE PAY 
COMPUTATION OF THE RETIRING OFFICER.
2.  AC COMMANDERS AND CAPTAINS WILL CONTINUE TO REQUEST RETIREMENT 
THROUGH COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-822).  RC COMMANDERS AND CAPTAINS WILL 
CONTINUE TO REQUEST RETIREMENT UNDER TIG POLICY THROUGH COMNAVPERSCOM 
(PERS-91B).  APPROVAL RECOMMENDATIONS SHALL BE BASED ON INDIVIDUAL 
COMMUNITY REQUIREMENTS; FINAL APPROVAL AUTHORITY RESTS WITH ASSISTANT 
SECRETARY OF THE NAVY (MANPOWER AND RESERVE AFFAIRS).
3.  NAVADMIN 044/04, PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS 
POLICY FOR ACTIVE DUTY AND SELECTED RESERVE PERSONNEL.  THIS POLICY 
WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
4.  POINT OF CONTACT INFORMATION (FOR PROCEDURAL AND FOR POLICY
QUESTIONS):
- AC COMMANDER AND CAPTAIN RETIREMENT PROCEDURES, MS. KIMBERLY RIDDLE, 
COMNAVPERSCOM PERS-822 (OFFICER RETIREMENTS), AT (901) 874-
3180/3183/DSN 882, OR EMAIL AT KIMBERLY.RIDDLE(AT)NAVY.MIL.
- AC COMMANDER AND CAPTAIN TIG POLICY QUESTIONS, CDR DON WILKINSON, 
OPNAV N131D, AT (703) 693-2310/DSN 223 OR EMAIL AT 
DON.WILKINSON(AT)NAVY.MIL. 
- RC COMMANDER AND CAPTAIN RETIREMENT PROCEDURES AND TIG POLICY 
QUESTIONS, MR. SAM WYVILL, COMNAVPERSCOM PERS-91B, AT (901) 874-
4482/4483/DSN 882 OR EMAIL AT SAMUEL.WYVILL(AT)NAVY.MIL.
5.  RELEASED BY VADM M. E. FERGUSON III, N1.// 
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