CALL FOR 2011 LANGUAGE PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR, LINGUIST OF THE YEAR AND COMMAND LANGUAGE PROGRAM OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS

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SUBJ: CALL FOR 2011 LANGUAGE PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR, LINGUIST OF TH E YEAR 
AND COMMAND LANGUAGE PROGRAM OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS UNCLASSIFIED/ 
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SUBJ/CALL FOR 2011 LANGUAGE PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR, LINGUIST OF THE YEAR AND 
COMMAND LANGUAGE PROGRAM OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS//



REF/A/DOC/OPNAVINST 1650.32/25FEB2011//
REB/B/DOC/OPNAVINST 1650.31/18JAN2011//
REF/C/EMAIL/DLIFLC/23AUG2011 (NOTAL)//
REF/D/DOC/OPNAVINST 6110.1J/11JUL2011//
REF/E/DOC/DLIFLC/28NOV05 (NOTAL)//

NARR/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1650.32, NAVY LANGUAGE PROFESSIONAL AND NAVY LINGUIST 
OF THE YEAR INSTRUCTION.  REF B IS OPNAVINST 1650.31, NAVY COMMAND LANGUAGE 
PROGRAM OF THE YEAR INSTRUCTION.  REF C IS AN EMAIL FROM THE DEFENSE LANGUAGE 
INSTITUTE FOREIGN LANGUAGE CENTER PROVIDING INSTRUCTIONS AND CRITERIA FOR DOD 
LANGUAGE PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR AND COMMAND LANGUAGE PROGRAM OF THE YEAR 
NOMINATIONS FOR FY11.  REF D IS OPNAVINST 6110.1J, PHYSICAL READINESS PROGRAM 
INSTRUCTION.  REF E IS DLIFLC PAMPHLET 351-1, EVALUATION GUIDELINES FOR DOD 
COMMAND LANGUAGE PROGRAMS.  REFS C AND E WILL BE PROVIDED UPON REQUEST.//

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN IS TO SOLICIT NOMINATIONS FOR THE FY11 LANGUAGE 
PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR (LPOY), COMMAND LANGUAGE PROGRAM OF THE YEAR (CLPOY) 
AND THE  NAVY LINGUIST OF THE YEAR (LOY) PROGRAMS ANNOUNCED IN REFS A THROUGH 
C.

2.  EACH YEAR, NAVY RECOGNIZES THE MOST OUTSTANDING COMMAND LANGUAGE PROGRAM 
(CLP), MILITARY AND CIVILIAN LANGUAGE PROFESSIONALS AND NON-CAREER LINGUISTS 
WHO HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO MISSION SUCCESS THROUGH THE USE FOREIGN LANGUAGE.  THE 
TOP NAVY CLP AND LPOY THEN GO ON TO COMPETE AT THE DOD LEVEL.  THE DOD PROGRAM 
IS RUN THROUGH THE DEFENSE LANGUAGE INSTITUTE FOREIGN LANGUAGE CENTER (DLIFLC) 
AND RECOGNIZES THE MOST OUTSTANDING MILITARY LANGUAGE PROFESSIONALS (E6 AND 
BELOW) AND COMMAND LANGUAGE PROGRAMS ACROSS THE MILITARY SERVICES.

3.  PER REF C, THE NAVY MAY SUBMIT ONLY ONE NOMINATION TO DOD FOR LPOY AND ONE 
NOMINATION TO DOD FOR CLPOY.  THEREFORE, TYPE COMMANDERS (AND EQUIVALENT 
COMMANDS) ARE REQUESTED TO SOLICIT NOMINATIONS FROM SUBORDINATE UNITS AND 
SUBMIT THEIR BEST CANDIDATE LPOY AND CLPOY TO THE NAVY FOREIGN LANGUAGE OFFICE 
(OPNAV N13F) FOR CONSIDERATION.

4.  PERIOD OF CONSIDERATION FOR ALL PROGRAMS IS 1 OCTOBER 2010 TO 30 SEPTEMBER 
2011.

5.  CATEGORIES, NOMINATION CRITERIA AND PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS:
    A.  CATEGORIES:
        (1) LPOY:  THIS CATEGORY RECOGNIZES SAILORS IN THE CRYPTOLOGIC 
TECHNICIAN - INTERPRETIVE (CTI) RATING AND FOREIGN AREA OFFICER (FAO) 
COMMUNITY AND DON CIVILIANS SERVING IN POSITIONS DESIGNATED AS REQUIRING A 
FOREIGN LANGUAGE.
        (2) LOY:  THIS CATEGORY RECOGNIZES SAILORS AND NAVY CIVILIANS IN 
CAREER FIELDS IN WHICH THE PRIMARY DUTIES DO NOT REQUIRE LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY.
        (3) LPOY AND LOY COMPETITIVE GROUPS ARE:
            (A) LPOY/LOY (E6 AND BELOW), ACTIVE OR RESERVE
            (B) SENIOR LPOY/LOY (E7-E9), ACTIVE OR RESERVE
            (C) OFFICER LPOY/LOY (CWO2-O6), ACTIVE OR RESERVE
            (D) DON CIVILIANS
    B.  LPOY AND LOY NOMINATION CRITERIA AND PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS:
        (1) ALL NOMINEES MUST HAVE A CURRENT L2/R2 ON THE DEFENSE LANGUAGE 
PROFICIENCY TEST (DLPT) OR LEVEL 2 ON AN ORAL PROFICIENCY INTERVIEW (OPI) IN 
THEIR PRIMARY LANGUAGE.
        (2) MILITARY MEMBERS MUST MEET PHYSICAL READINESS STANDARDS OF REF D.
        (3) LPOY AND LOY NOMINATION PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS ARE DETAILED IN REF 
A.  THIS YEAR'S ESSAY TOPIC IS, "WHAT ROLE DOES INDIVIDUAL RESPONSIBILITY PLAY 
IN IMPROVING LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?"
NOTE:  THIS IS TO BE AN ESSAY, NOT A RESEARCH PAPER, I.E. NO REFERENCES OR 
FOOTNOTES.
    C.  CLPOY NOMINATION CRITERIA AND PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS:
        (1) ANY NAVY COMMAND WITH AN ESTABLISHED COMMAND LANGUAGE PROGRAM MAY 
SUBMIT A NOMINATION PACKAGE.  PER REF C, JOINT LANGUAGE CENTERS ARE NOT 
ELIGIBLE.
        (2) NOMINATION PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS.  CLPOY WILL BE EVALUATED USING 
REF E.
PACKAGES ARE LIMITED TO 12 PAGES BASED ON THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:
            (A) COMMANDER'S DESCRIPTION OF THE CLP.  WRITE NO MORE THAN TWO 
PAGES DESCRIBING YOUR PROGRAM, HIGHLIGHTING WHY THE UNIT SHOULD BE SELECTED 
FOR THIS  AWARD.  INCLUDE IN YOUR ASSESSMENT THE PERSONNEL INVOLVED IN THE 
PROGRAM, SIGNIFICANT  ACCOMPLISHMENTS THROUGHOUT THE FISCAL YEAR, AWARDS 
RECEIVED, THE IMPORTANCE OF LANGUAGE TO YOUR  UNIT'S MISSION, HOW THE UNIT'S 
LEADERSHIP SUPPORTS THE LANGUAGE TRAINING MISSION, ETC.
            (B) COMMAND LANGUAGE COUNCIL.  NO MORE THAN ONE PAGE DESCRIBING 
HOW COMMAND LANGUAGE COUNCIL MEETINGS ENHANCE THE TRAINING EFFORT, AND HOW THE 
COUNCIL'S ACTIONS IMPROVE THE TRAINING MISSION.
            (C) REGULATORY GUIDANCE.  NO MORE THAN ONE PAGE DESCRIBING HOW 
REGULATIONS AND OTHER GUIDANCE ARE INTEGRATED INTO THE TRAINING PROGRAM AND 
WHAT QQQQ ADVANCES YOUR PROGRAM HAS MADE TO FURTHER REFINE/GUIDE THE TRAINING 
EFFORT.
            (D) LINGUIST DATABASE AND RECORD KEEPING.  NO MORE THAN ONE PAGE 
DESCRIBING THE DATABASES/RECORD KEEPING SYSTEM YOUR UNIT HAS IN PLACE, HOW IT 
IS USED TO TRACK LINGUISTS'
PROGRESS, AND HOW THE SYSTEM SUPPORTS THE LANGUAGE TRAINING EFFORT.
            (E) TRAINING RESOURCES.  NO MORE THAN ONE PAGE DESCRIBING THE 
TYPES OF TRAINING RESOURCES USED BY YOUR COMMAND, AND HOW THESE RESOURCES ARE 
USED TO FURTHER THE TRAINING EFFORT.
            (F) INSTRUCTIONAL METHODOLOGY AND DLPT RESULTS.  NO MORE THAN ONE 
PAGE DESCRIBING THE INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS EMPLOYED BY THE CLP, TRAINING GOALS, 
AND PROGRAM DRIVERS.
ADDITIONALLY, DESCRIBE THE SYSTEM USED TO EVALUATE LINGUISTS'STANDING WITH 
RESPECT TO GLOBAL AND TECHNICAL (JOB-RELATED) SKILLS.
            (G) TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES.  NO MORE THAN ONE PAGE LISTING THE 
TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO YOUR COMMAND'S LINGUISTS, THE CRITERIA FOR 
SELECTING BOTH TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES AND THE LINGUISTS WHO PARTICIPATE, AND 
HOW YOUR COMMAND'S USE OF THE PARTICULAR MIX OF TRAINING PROGRAMS CONTRIBUTE 
TO YOUR MISSION.
            (H) PROGRAM EVALUATION.  NO MORE THAN ONE PAGE DESCRIBING THE 
TOOLS EMPLOYED TO EVALUATE THE OVERALL EFFECTIVENESS OF YOUR CLP, AND A BRIEF 
DESCRIPTION OF HOW PROGRAM EVALUATIONS ARE CONDUCTED.
            (I) LINGUIST RETENTION AND INCENTIVES.  ONE PAGE DESCRIBING THE 
INCENTIVE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE TO COMMAND LINGUISTS, AND THEIR IMPACT ON 
RETENTION.
            (J) MARKETING THE CLP.  NO MORE THAN ONE PAGE DESCRIBING HOW THE 
CLP IS MARKETED AND TO WHOM.  LIST ALL SIGNIFICANT MARKETING EVENTS THAT 
OCCURRED DURING THE COMPETITION PERIOD.
            (K) THE CLP MANAGER.  NO MORE THAN ONE PAGE DESCRIBING THE 
IMPORTANCE OF THE CLP MANAGER OR THE CLP.  BRIEFLY LIST THE RESPONSIBILITIES 
OF THE CLP MANAGER.

6.  NAVY NOMINEES FOR THE DOD LPOY AND PROGRAM MANAGER FOR CLPOY WILL BE 
INVITED TO ATTEND THE 2011 DLIFLC COMMAND LANGUAGE PROGRAM MANAGER (CLPM) 
SEMINAR IN MONTEREY, CA, TO RECEIVE AWARDS.

7.  PACKAGE SUBMISSION:  SUBMIT NOMINATION PACKAGES BY EMAIL TO THE N13F POC'S 
LISTED BELOW.
PACKAGES WITHOUT AN ENDORSEMENT FROM THE TYCOM (OR EQUIVALENT
 COMMAND) WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
DUE TO PROCESSING DELAYS OF TRADITIONAL MAIL, HARDCOPY PACKAGES ARE NOT 
DESIRED.

8.  SUSPENSE:  ALL NOMINATION PACKAGES MUST BE RECEIVED BY OPNAV N13F BY 1 
DECEMBER 2011 TO BE CONSIDERED.

9.  E-MAIL NXAG_N13F1@NAVY.MIL TO REQUEST REFERENCE DOCUMENTS.

10.  POINTS OF CONTACT:
- CTICM BRENDAN HIERS, OPNAV N13F12, AT (703) 695-1976/DSN 225, OR VIA E-MAIL 
AT NXAG_N13F1(AT)NAVY.MIL.
- CTICS KENNETH PAULSEN, OPNAV N13F12, AT (703) 697-3599/DSN 225, OR VIA E-
MAIL AT NXAG_N13F1(AT)NAVY.MIL.

11.  RELEASED BY MS. STEFFANIE B. EASTER, N1 (ACTING).//

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