REENLISTMENT, EXTENSION BONUSES AND MONTGOMERY GI BILL KICKER /ELIGIBILITY FOR SELECTED RESERVE ENLISTED PERSONNEL

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NAVADMIN 142/07
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SUBJ/REENLISTMENT, EXTENSION BONUSES AND MONTGOMERY GI BILL KICKER 
/ELIGIBILITY FOR SELECTED RESERVE ENLISTED PERSONNEL// 


REF/A/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/201352ZMAR2006// 
REF/B/DOC/COMNAVRESFOR/14JAN2003//
REF/C/MSG/COMNAVRESFOR NEW ORLEANS LA/071000ZAPR2000// 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 COMNAVRESFORINST 1100.4B ENLISTED SELECTED RESERVE DRILLING 
INCENTIVE BONUS PROGRAMS.  REF C IS ALNAVRESFOR 14/00 MONTGOMERY GI 
BILL-SELECTED RESERVE (MGIB-SR) KICKER PROGRAM// RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN 
ANNOUNCES REENLISTMENT, EXTENSION BONUSES AND MONTGOMERY GI BILL KICKER 
ELIGIBILITY FOR SELECTED RESERVE ENLISTED PERSONNEL.  TO ENSURE 
OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS NOW AND IN THE FUTURE, OUR NAVY MUST RETAIN 
THE TALENTS OF OUR RESERVE COMPONENT
(RC) SAILORS.  A VIGOROUS RETENTION PLAN REQUIRES FLEXIBLE TOOLS TO 
ENSURE WE ARE RETAINING THE CORRECT NUMBER OF SAILORS WITH THE RIGHT 
SKILLS TO OPTIMIZE OUR WAR-FIGHTING CAPABILITY. 
2.  THIS NAVADMIN SUPERSEDES REF A, IS EFFECTIVE 1 JUNE 2007 AND 
PROVIDES THE CURRENT BONUS LISTING OF ELIGIBLE SPECIALTIES. 
3.  THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPHS CLARIFY THE BONUS PROGRAM.  GUIDANCE IN 
THIS NAVADMIN SUPERSEDES REF B IN ANY AREA WHERE THE TWO MAY CONFLICT. 
    A.  GENERAL:  ALL TIER ONE REENLISTMENT BONUSES, THREE-YEAR OR SIX-
YEAR, AND ALL OTHER SIX-YEAR REENLISTMENT BONUSES REGARDLESS OF TIER 
CATEGORY ARE PAYABLE VIA LUMP SUM.  SAILORS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO 
REENLIST FOR A SIX-YEAR DRILLING RESERVE (IN PAY) OBLIGATION TO 
MAXIMIZE THEIR BONUS OPPORTUNITY. 
    B.  CHANGE OF RATING BONUS:  NAVY RESERVE SAILORS CURRENTLY SERVING 
IN A DRILLING RESERVE STATUS WHO ARE APPROVED FOR CHANGE OF RATING TO A 
TIER 1 BONUS ELIGIBLE RATING LISTED BELOW IN PARA 5 MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR 
A REENLISTMENT BONUS AS FOLLOWS: 
        (1) FOR CHANGE OF RATING VIA DIRECT CONVERSION: 
            (A) SAILORS WITHIN 12 MONTHS OF CURRENT EOS MAY REENLIST 
IMMEDIATELY UPON RATING CONVERSION APPROVAL TO GAIN ENTITLEMENT FOR A 
BONUS. 
            (B) SAILORS WHO HAVE MORE THAN 12 MONTHS REMAINING ON THEIR 
CURRENT EOS MAY REQUEST APPROVAL FOR EARLY REENLISTMENT FROM NPC (PERS
4812) CONCURRENT WITH RATING CONVERSION APPROVAL. 
            (C) A BONUS MAY BE PROCESSED AND PAID TO SAILORS IN THIS 
CATEGORY UPON REENLISTMENT. 
        (2) FOR CHANGE OF RATING VIA LATERAL CONVERSION. 
            (A) SAILORS WITHIN 12 MONTHS OF CURRENT EOS MAY GAIN 
ENTITLEMENT FOR A BONUS BY REENLISTING AFTER RATING CONVERSION APPROVAL 
AND UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF LATERAL CHANGE OF RATE REQUIREMENTS. 
            (B) SAILORS WHO HAVE MORE THAN 12 MONTHS REMAINING ON 
CURRENT EOS MAY GAIN ENTITLEMENT FOR A BONUS BY REQUESTING APPROVAL FOR 
EARLY REENLISTMENT FROM NPC (PERS 4812) CONCURRENT WITH RATING 
CONVERSION APPROVAL AND UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF LATERAL CHANGE OF 
RATING REQUIREMENTS. 
            (C) A BONUS WILL BE PROCESSED AND PAID TO SAILORS IN THIS 
CATEGORY ONLY AFTER COMPLETING ALL REQUIREMENTS TO PERMANENTLY EFFECT 
THE CHANGE OF RATE. 
    C.  ALL OTHER BASIC ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA CONTAINED IN REF B REMAIN 
IN EFFECT. 
4.  ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATION AND BONUS APPLICATION PROCEDURES.  
NAVY OPERATIONAL SUPPORT CENTERS SHALL: 
    A.  DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY FOR REENLISTMENT/EXTENSION BONUSES FOR 
ASSIGNED RC PERSONNEL PER REF B AND THIS MESSAGE.  NAVOPSPTCEN POC'S 
MAY CONTACT COMNAVRESFORCOM (N11) INCENTIVE PROGRAM SPECIALISTS AT
(504) 678-6302/1771/DSN 678 FOR ASSISTANCE IN DETERMINING INDIVIDUAL 
SAILOR ELIGIBILITY. 
    B.  FORWARD A COPY OF THE BONUS WRITTEN AGREEMENT AND COMMAND 
LETTER FOR ELIGIBILITY ESTABLISHMENT TO COMNAVRESFORCOM (N11).  FAX 
APPLICATIONS (WITH ENCLOSURES) TO (504) 678-1204.  IF A PACKAGE IS 
FAXED, A MAILED COPY IS NOT REQUIRED.  WRITTEN AGREEMENTS ARE AVAILABLE 
ON THE NAVY RESERVE FORCES COMMAND WEBSITE AT 
HTTP://NAVYRESERVE.NAVY.MIL/PUBLIC/STAFF/CENTERS/FORCES+COMMAND/
WELCOMEABOARD/ENLISTED+BONUSES.HTM. 
5.  ELIGIBLE SPECIALTIES AND INCENTIVE LEVELS.  THE FOLLOWING TIERED 
BONUS PAYMENT STRUCTURE IS EFFECTIVE AS OF 1 JUNE 2007. 
    A.  TIER 1 LEVEL AND SPECIALTIES: 
6-YEAR CONTRACT = $15,000 (LUMP SUM)
FIRST 3-YEAR CONTRACT = $7,500 (LUMP SUM) SECOND 3-YEAR CONTRACT = 
$6,000 (LUMP SUM) 
SKILL           NEC         NOTE 
AIRCREW         8208        1 
AIRCREW         8209        1 
AIRCREW         8250        1 
AIRCREW         8252        1 
AIRCREW         8278        1 
AIRCREW         8289        1 
AME3            0000 
AT1             0000 
AW              7807        1 
AW              7811        1 
AW              7835        1 
AW              7886        1 
AW2             0000 
BU1             0000 
BU2             0000 
BU3             0000 
CE2             0000 
CE3             0000 
CM2             0000 
CM3             0000 
CTI             9209        1 
CTI             9211        1 
CTI             9212        1 
CTI             9216        1 
EO3             0000 
EOD             5332        1 
HM-FMF          8404        1 
HM              8427        1 
IS2             0000 
IS3             0000 
MA2             0000 
MA3             0000 
ND1             0000 
ND2             0000 
ND3             0000 
RP              2401        1 
SB1             0000 
SB2             0000 
SO1             0000 
SO2             0000 
SO3             0000 
SW2             0000 
SW3             0000 
UT2             0000 
UT3             0000 

    B.  TIER 2 LEVEL AND SPECIALTIES: 
6-YEAR CONTRACT = $10,000 (LUMP SUM)
FIRST 3-YEAR CONTRACT = $5,000 (ONE-HALF INITIAL + TWO EQUAL 
ANNIVERSARY
PAYMENTS) SECOND 3-YEAR CONTRACT = $4,000 (ONE-HALF INITIAL + TWO EQUAL 
ANNIVERSARY PAYMENTS) 
SKILL           NEC         NOTE 
AG2             0000 
AW3             0000 
CTI1            0000 
CTI2            0000 
CTI3            0000 
CTM1            0000 
CTM2            0000 
CTN1            0000 
CTN2            0000 
CTN3            0000 
CTR1            0000 
CTR2            0000 
CTT1            0000 
CTT2            0000 
EA2             0000 
EA3             0000 
EM1             0000 
EM2             0000 
ET3             0000 
GM2             0000 
GM3             0000 
HT1             0000 
HT2             0000 
HT3             0000 
MA1             0000 
MM1             0000 
MM2             0000 
MN2             0000 
MN3             0000 
MR1             0000 
PR3             0000 
RP3             0000 
STG3            0000 
SW1             0000 

    C.  TIER 3 LEVEL AND SPECIALTIES: 
6-YEAR CONTRACT = $7,500 (LUMP SUM)
FIRST 3-YEAR CONTRACT = $3,000 (ONE-HALF INITIAL + TWO EQUAL 
ANNIVERSARY
PAYMENTS) SECOND 3-YEAR CONTRACT = $2,000 (ONE-HALF INITIAL + TWO EQUAL 
ANNIVERSARY PAYMENTS) 
SKILL           NEC         NOTE 
AG3             0000 
AIRCREW         8251        1 
AIRCREW         8262        1 
AIRCREW         8271        1 
AW              7841        1 
AW              7861        1 
CE1             0000 
CM1             0000 
EA1             0000 
EO1             0000 
EO2             0000 
ET1             0000 
MA1             0000 
HM              8707        1 
HM3             0000 
IS1             0000 
LN2             0000 
TM3             0000 

NOTE 1:  SAILORS APPLYING FOR ELIGIBILITY BASED ON AN NEC MUST BE 
ASSIGNED TO A VALID INACTIVE DUTY TRAINING (IDT) DRILLING RESERVE 
BILLET WHICH REQUIRES THE NEC (MEMBERS MAY BE CROSS-ASSIGNED TO A VALID 
IDT DRILLING RESERVE BILLET) AND THEIR NEC MUST BE EITHER PRIMARY OR 
SECONDARY IN THEIR NEC INVENTORY. 
6.  SAILORS SERVING IN THE RATES AND SPECIALTIES LISTED IN PARA 5 ABOVE 
MAY APPLY FOR THE MGIB-SR KICKER PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY PROVIDED THEY MEET 
ALL OTHER ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA CONTAINED IN REF C. 
7.  PERSONNEL ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THEIR COMMAND CAREER 
COUNSELOR TO DETERMINE THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR A BONUS. 
8.  POINT OF CONTACT FOR THIS MATTER IS MR. PAUL DOWD, CNRFC N1C21 AT
(817) 782-5040/DSN 739 OR EMAIL AT PAUL.DOWD(AT)NAVY.MIL. 
9.  RELEASED BY VADM J. C. HARVEY, JR., N1.// 


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