RECRUITING INCENTIVES FOR SELECTED RESERVE OFFICER PERSONNEL

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NAVADMIN 079/07
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SUBJ/RECRUITING INCENTIVES FOR SELECTED RESERVE OFFICER PERSONNEL// 
REF/A/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/201352ZMAR2006// REF/B/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON 
DC/181249ZMAY2006// PAGE 02 RUENAAA6404 UNCLAS 
REF/C/MSG/COMNAVRESFOR/051100ZOCT2000//
NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 085/06 (BONUSES, INCENTIVES, AND MONTGOMERY GI 
BILL KICKER ELIGIBILITY FOR SELECTED RESERVE OFFICERS AND ENLISTED 
PERSONNEL); REF B IS NAVADMIN 146/06 (CHANGE ONE TO BONUSES, INCENTIVES, 
AND MONTGOMERY GI BILL KICKER ELIGIBILITY FOR SELECTED RESERVE OFFICERS 
AND ENLISTED PERSONNEL); REF C IS ALNAVRESFOR 27/00 (INTERIM GUIDANCE 
FOR MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE NAVAL RESERVE OFFICER 
INCENTIVE PROGRAMS)// 
GENTEXT/RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES RECRUITING INCENTIVES FOR 
SELECTED RESERVE OFFICER PERSONNEL.  TO ENSURE OPERATIONAL 
EFFECTIVENESS TODAY AND INTO THE FUTURE, OUR NAVY MUST ATTRACT THE 
HIGHEST QUALITY OFFICERS POSSIBLE.  A VIGOROUS RECRUITING PLAN REQUIRES 
FLEXIBLE TOOLS TO ENSURE WE ARE RECRUITING THE CORRECT NUMBER OF 
OFFICERS WITH THE RIGHT SKILLS TO OPTIMIZE OUR PAGE 03 RUENAAA6404 
UNCLAS WARFIGHTING CAPABILITY.
2.  THIS NAVADMIN SUPERSEDES REFS A AND B AND PROVIDES THE CURRENT 
BONUS LISTING OF ELIGIBLE SPECIALTIES FOR SELECTED RESERVE OFFICER 
INCENTIVE PROGRAMS.
3.  THE FOLLOWING SUB-PARAGRAPHS IDENTIFY EACH OFFICER INCENTIVE 
PROGRAM.
GUIDANCE IN THIS NAVADMIN SUPERSEDES REF C IN ANY AREA WHERE THE TWO 
MAY CONFLICT.  THE CURRENT SELECTED RESERVE OFFICER BONUSES AND 
INCENTIVES LISTED BELOW ARE EFFECTIVE 1 APRIL 2007.
    A.  OFFICER AFFILIATION BONUS:
        (1) BONUS AMOUNT:  10,000 DOLLARS LUMP SUM.
        (2) MUST HAVE NO CURRENT CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS TO SERVE IN 
THE SELECTED RESERVE.
        (3) NOT AVAILABLE TO CRITICAL WARTIME HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS 
IN DESIGNATORS 2105(MC), 2205(DC) AND 2905(NC) WHO QUALIFY FOR AND 
ELECT EITHER OF THE CRITICAL WARTIME HEALTHCARE INCENTIVES CONTAINED IN 
SUBPARAGRAPHS 3B, 3C OR 3D BELOW.
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        (4) AVAILABLE TO OFFICERS WHO HAVE SATISFACTORILY COMPLETED ANY 
REQUIRED ACTIVE DUTY OBLIGATED SERVICE AND HAVE NEVER PREVIOUSLY SERVED 
IN THE SELECTED RESERVE, OR OFFICERS WHO HAVE PREVIOUSLY SERVED IN THE 
SELECTED RESERVE BUT WHO HAVE NOT SERVED IN THE SELECTED RESERVE AT ANY 
TIME IN THE PREVIOUS 12 MONTHS.
        (5) OFFICERS MUST AFFILIATE IN THE DRILLING RESERVE IN AN 
INACTIVE DUTY TRAINING (IDT) PAY STATUS FOR A MINIMUM OF THREE YEARS 
AND SERVE SATISFACTORILY FOR EACH YEAR OF THE OBLIGATION.  FAILURE TO 
COMPLETE THE REQUIRED OBLIGATED PERIOD WILL RESULT IN BONUS ELIGIBILITY 
TERMINATION AND PRO-RATED RECOUPMENT OF MONIES RECEIVED.
        (6) LCDR AND BELOW ELIGIBLE DESIGNATORS:  1115, 1125, 1135, 
1145, 1605, 1635, 2205, 3105, 4105 AND 5105.  LT AND BELOW ELIGIBLE 
DESIGNATORS 1315 AND 2905.  CDR AND BELOW DESIGNATOR 2105.  LCDR ONLY 
DESIGNATOR 1445.
    B.  CRITICAL WARTIME HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS LOAN REPAYMENT 
PROGRAM (LRP):  HEALTH PROFESSIONS THAT THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE HAS 
DETERMINED CRITICAL TO MEETING WARTIME HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SKILL 
SHORTAGES ARE REFERRED TO AS CRITICAL WARTIME SPECIALTIES (CWS).
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        (1) PAYMENTS MAY BE MADE UP TO A MAXIMUM OF 50,000 DOLLARS 
(MAXIMUM OF 20,000 DOLLARS IN ANY SINGLE YEAR) TOWARD OUTSTANDING LOANS 
USED TO OBTAIN CERTIFICATION IN A CWS.  LOANS MUST BE AT LEAST ONE YEAR 
OLD AND CANNOT BE IN DEFAULT.
        (2) OFFICERS MUST POSSESS PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS, OR HAVE 
COMPLETED AT LEAST TWO YEARS OF RESIDENCY IN A CWS.
        (3) OFFICERS MUST POSSESS A CURRENT VALID, UNRESTRICTED HEALTH 
PROFESSIONAL LICENSE(S)/CERTIFICATION AND SUCH ADDITIONAL MEDICAL 
PRIVILEGES AS ARE REQUIRED TO PRACTICE AS A HEALTH PROFESSIONAL IN THE 
CWS FOR WHICH LOAN REPAYMENT PARTICIPATION IS AUTHORIZED; OR HAVE 
COMPLETED AT LEAST TWO YEARS OF RESIDENCY IN THAT SPECIALTY.
        (4) MUST NOT CURRENTLY BE A MEMBER OF THE DRILLING RESERVE AND 
MUST NOT HAVE ANY CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT FOR ANY OTHER INCENTIVE PROGRAM 
(ACTIVE PAGE 06 RUENAAA6404 UNCLAS DUTY OR NAVY RESERVE), WITH THE 
EXCEPTION OF PARTICIPATION IN THE READY RESERVE HEALTHCARE 
PROFESSIONALS STIPEND PROGRAM (ANY SERVICE OBLIGATION INCURRED UNDER 
THIS PROGRAM WILL RUN CONSECUTIVELY AND NOT CONCURRENTLY WITH THE LRP 
PROGRAM).
        (5) SERVE SATISFACTORILY IN THE DRILLING RESERVE FOR EACH YEAR 
THAT LOAN REPAYMENT IS MADE (LRP PAYMENTS ARE MADE AT THE END OF EACH 
SATISFACTORY YEAR OF SERVICE).
    C.  CRITICAL WARTIME HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS SPECIAL PAY:
        (1) SPECIAL PAY AMOUNTS:  20,000 DOLLARS PER YEAR FOR MEDICAL 
CORPS, DENTAL CORPS, AND NURSE ANESTHETISTS, AND 10,000 DOLLARS PER 
YEAR FOR NURSE CORPS.
        (2) BE A GRADUATE OF AN ACCREDITED SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, 
DENTISTRY, OR NURSING PROGRAM.
        (3) HAVE NO CURRENT MILITARY CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS FOR 
RECEIPT OF ANY OTHER INCENTIVE OR EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE, OR ANY OTHER 
CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT TO SERVE IN THE SELECTED RESERVE.
        (4) AVAILABLE TO COMMISSIONED MEDICAL CORPS, DENTAL CORPS, OR 
NURSE CORPS OFFICERS AFFILIATING WITH A UNIT OR POSITION IN THE 
DRILLING RESERVE AND WHO HAVE FULFILLED THEIR ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE 
OBLIGATION (IF ANY); OR BE QUALIFIED AND APPLYING FOR AN APPOINTMENT AS 
A COMMISSIONED OFFICER, WITH A DESIGNATION AS A MEDICAL OFFICER, DENTAL 
OFFICER OR NURSE IN THE SELECTED RESERVE.
        (5) MUST POSSESS A CURRENT VALID AND UNRESTRICTED HEALTH 
PROFESSIONAL LICENSE(S)/CERTIFICATION AND SUCH ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS 
AND PRIVILEGES PAGE 02 RUENAAA6405 UNCLAS AS REQUIRED TO PERFORM DUTIES 
IN THE CRITICAL SPECIALTY FOR WHICH SPECIAL PAY IS AUTHORIZED.  BE 
FULLY QUALIFIED IN THE CWS FOR WHICH BONUS PROGRAM PARTICIPATION IS 
APPROVED.
        (6) NOT PREVIOUSLY AFFILIATED WITH THE DRILLING RESERVE AT ANY 
TIME AND/OR RECEIVED THIS INCENTIVE.
        (7) AVAILABLE FOR ONE, TWO, OR THREE YEAR DRILLING RESERVE 
OBLIGATIONS AND MUST SERVE SATISFACTORILY FOR EACH YEAR IN WHICH 
PAYMENTS ARE MADE.
    D.  CRITICAL WARTIME HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL STIPEND:
MEDICAL/DENTAL CORPS OR NURSE CORPS OFFICERS IN A MEDICAL RESIDENCY
PROGRAM:
        (1) RECEIVE A MONTHLY STIPEND PAYMENT OF 1,319 DOLLARS.
        (2) A GRADUATE OF A MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR NURSING SCHOOL.
        (3) ELIGIBLE FOR APPOINTMENT, DESIGNATION, OR ASSIGNMENT AS A 
MEDICAL, DENTAL OR NURSE CORPS OFFICER IN THE NAVY RESERVE (SHALL NOT 
BE ELIGIBLE FOR STIPEND PAYMENTS BEFORE HAVING BEEN APPOINTED, 
DESIGNATED OR ASSIGNED AS A MEDICAL, DENTAL OR NURSE CORPS OFFICER).
        (4) ENROLLED OR ACCEPTED FOR ENROLLMENT, IN A RESIDENCY PROGRAM 
FOR PAGE 03 RUENAAA6405 UNCLAS PHYSICIANS IN A MEDICAL SPECIALTY, 
DENTISTS IN A DENTAL SPECIALTY, OR AN ACCREDITED NURSING PROGRAM 
DESIGNATED FOR HEALTH AFFAIRS AS A CWS.
        (5) POSSESS A CURRENT VALID, AND/OR UNRESTRICTED LICENSE(S) TO 
PRACTICE MEDICINE OR DENTISTRY OR NURSING, AND SUCH ADDITIONAL HEALTH 
PROFESSIONAL PRIVILEGES AS ARE REQUIRED TO PURSUE PROFESSIONAL TRAINING 
IN THE CRITICAL SPECIALTY FOR WHICH ASSISTANCE IS BEING PROVIDED.
        (6) INCUR A TWO YEAR DRILLING RESERVE OBLIGATION FOR EACH YEAR 
OR PARTIAL YEAR IN WHICH STIPEND IS RECEIVED (DRILLING OBLIGATION 
BEGINS IMMEDIATELY UPON COMPLETION OF THE RESIDENCY PROGRAM).
        (7) MUST SERVE SATISFACTORILY IN THE DRILLING RESERVE DURING 
EACH YEAR THAT STIPEND IS RECEIVED AND FOR THE ENTIRE PERIOD OF THE 
INCURRED OBLIGATION UPON COMPLETION OF RESIDENCY.
        (8) MAY BE COMBINED WITH LRP; HOWEVER, OBLIGATIONS FOR EACH 
PROGRAM RUN CONSECUTIVELY AND NOT CONCURRENTLY.
4.  ALL INTERESTED PERSONNEL ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THEIR 
LOCAL RESERVE OFFICER RECRUITER TO DETERMINE THEIR ELIGIBILITY.
5.  POINT OF CONTACT:  MR. PAUL DOWD (CNRFC N1C21) AT (817) PAGE 04 
RUENAAA6405 UNCLAS 782-5040/DSN 793 OR EMAIL AT PAUL.DOWD(AT)NAVY.MIL.
6.  RELEASED BY RADM E. MASSO, N1B.//
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