FY-12 FULL TIME SUPPORT AVIATION CAREER CONTINUATION PAY

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RMKS/1.  A VITAL PART OF DEVELOPING A TOTAL FORCE STRATEGY AND MAINTAINING 
COMBAT READINESS IS TO PROVIDE APPROPRIATE INCENTIVES TO RETAIN SKILLED 
PERSONNEL FOR CRITICAL NAVAL AVIATION ENTERPRISE BILLETS.  THE FULL TIME 
SUPPORT (FTS) AVIATION CAREER CONTINUATION PAY (ACCP) PROGRAM PROVIDES 
SELECTED BONUSES AS AN INCENTIVE TO ELIGIBLE PILOTS AND NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICERS 
THROUGH DEPARTMENT HEAD BILLETS.

2.  THE FY-12 FTS ACCP PROGRAM CONTINUES THE TIERED BONUS SYSTEM OF PREVIOUS 
YEARS THAT IS TIED DIRECTLY TO FORCE STRUCTURE AND TARGETS INITIAL ELIGIBLE 
AVIATORS.  ANNUAL RATES ARE LISTED BELOW AND VARY BY COMMUNITY FROM $5,000 TO 
$25,000 FOR SQUADRON DEPARTMENT HEAD/WING STAFF.  THE AVIATION COMMANDER 
COMMAND BONUS HAS BEEN REMOVED.

    A.  THE FOLLOWING RATES ARE FOR SQUADRON DEPARTMENT HEAD/WING STAFF 
CONTRACTS:

HM - PILOT/NFO $20,000/YR
HSC - PILOT/NFO $20,000/YR
HSL - PILOT/NFO $20,000/YR
HT - PILOT/NFO $5,000/YR
VAQ - PILOT/NFO $5,000/YR
VAW - PILOT/NFO $5,000/YR
VFA/C - PILOT/NFO $25,000/YR
VP - PILOT/NFO $10,000/YR
VR - PILOT/NFO $5,000/YR
VT(JET) - PILOT/NFO $20,000/YR
VT(PROP) - PILOT/NFO $15,000/YR 

    B.  DEPARTMENT HEAD RETENTION BONUSES WILL BE PAID IN EQUAL ANNUAL 
INSTALLMENTS.

3.  FY-12 FTS ACCP APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO 24 SEPTEMBER 12.

4.  FOR SPECIFIC DETAILS, ELIGIBILITY, ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES AND 
APPLICATION LETTER FORMAT, VISIT THE FTS AVIATION OFFICER WEBSITE AT 
HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-
NPC/OFFICER/DETAILING/FULLTIMESUPPORT/PAGES/AVIATORS.ASPX

5.  FOR INFORMATION AND APPLICATION QUESTIONS, CONTACT LCDR STEVE SMITH AT 
(901) 874-4146/DSN 882 OR EMAIL AT STEVEN.J.SMITH(AT)NAVY.MI L

6.  RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL S. R. VAN BUSKIRK, N1.//

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