FY13-1 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD

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RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE U.S. NAVAL TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION 
BOARD SCHEDULED TO CONVENE 15 FEBRUARY 2012.  THIS BOARD WILL SELECT HIGHLY 
QUALIFIED NAVAL AVIATORS AND NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICERS FOR THE U.S. NAVAL TEST 
PILOT SCHOOL (USNTPS) AND THE NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL (NPS)/USNTPS 
COOPERATIVE PROGRAM.

2.  TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR BOARD CONSIDERATION, AN APPLICATION LETTER AS DESCRIBED 
IN REF A AND COMMAND ENDORSEMENT MUST BE RECEIVED AT THE NAVY PERSONNEL 
COMMAND (NPC) CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER (CSC) NOT LATER THAN 16 JANUARY 2012.  
THE ENDORSEMENT SHOULD STATE WHETHER THE APPLICANT, IF SELECTED, IS AVAILABLE 
TO REPORT FOR INITIAL TRAINING AS EARLY AS APRIL 2012.  THE SERVICE MEMBER'S 
EMAIL ADDRESS(ES), PHONE NUMBER(S), AND COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE INCLUDED 
WITH THE APPLICATION.  APPLICANTS WHO DESIRE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE NPS/ 
USNTPS COOPERATIVE PROGRAM MUST SPECIFICALLY LIST THE COOPERATIVE PROGRAM AS 
ONE OF THEIR PROGRAM PREFERENCES IN THEIR APPLICATION LETTER.

3.  APPLICATION PACKAGE SUBMISSIONS:
    A.  APPLICATIONS SENT VIA U.S. POSTAL SERVICE SHOULD USE THE FOLLOWING 
ADDRESS:
      NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND
      FY13-1 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD (BOARD #220)
         CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER
         5720 INTEGRITY DRIVE
         MILLINGTON, TN 38055
    B.  APPLICATIONS SENT VIA FEDEX/UPS/DHL SHOULD USE THE FOLLOWING
ADDRESS:
      NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND
         FY13-1 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD (BOARD #220)
         CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER
         5640 TICONDEROGA LOOP BLDG 768 RM E302
         MILLINGTON, TN 38055
    C.  FAX OR EMAILED PDF SUBMISSIONS, IN ADVANCE OF HARDCOPY, WILL BE 
ACCEPTED FOR THOSE APPLICANTS WHO HAVE EXHAUSTED ALL OTHER MEANS OF DELIVERY.  
FAX:  (901) 874-2044/DSN 882.  E-MAIL:
 CSCSELECTIONBOARD
(AT)NAVY.MIL AND PLACE "BOARD PACKAGE:  BOARD NO. 220" IN THE SUBJECT LINE.

4.  APPLICANTS MAY CONFIRM RECEIPT OF THEIR APPLICATION PACKAGE AND ALL 
CORRESPONDENCE BY SELECTING THE CUSTOMER SERVICE LINK AT  WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL OR 
BY CALLING THE NPC CSC AT 1-866-U-ASK-NPC (DSN  882-5672).

5.  ELIGIBILITY:
    A.  DESIGNATED NAVAL AVIATORS AND NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICERS THROUGH THE GRADE 
OF LIEUTENANT COMMANDER ARE ELIGIBLE FOR SELECTION.
    B.  THE PREFERRED UNRESTRICTED LINE (13XX) AVIATORS ARE DUE  COURSE JUNIOR 
OFFICERS (O2 OR O3) WITH FORECASTED TIMING TO COMPLETE  THE SELECTED USNTPS 
PROGRAM, A MINIMUM 24-MONTH TEST TOUR, AND  RETURN FOR SQUADRON DEPARTMENT 
HEAD TOUR NOT LATER THAN YEAR GROUP  PLUS 11 YEARS.  IN THE EVENT THAT THERE 
ARE INSUFFICIENT QUANTITIES OF WELL-QUALIFIED UNRESTRICTED LINE (URL) JUNIOR 
OFFICERS TO MEET REQUIREMENTS, URL LIEUTENANT COMMANDERS WITH EXCEPTIONAL 
RECORDS MAY BE SELECTED, PROVIDED THEY WOULD STILL BE ABLE TO MEET APPLICABLE 
CAREER MILESTONES.
    C.  DUE TO CURRENT COMMUNITY PRODUCTION SHORTFALLS, VFA NAVAL AVIATORS 
(1310) AND VFA NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICERS (1320) ARE ONLY ELIGIBLE FOR SELECTION 
WHILE ATTACHED TO THEIR FIRST SEA TOUR FLEET COMMAND OR AFTER YEAR GROUP PLUS 
11 AND NOT SLATED TO AN OP/OP-T DEPARTMENT HEAD TOUR.
    D.  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING DUTY OFFICER (1510) AVIATORS THROUGH  THE GRADE 
OF LIEUTENANT COMMANDER MAY BE SELECTED IF ABLE TO SERVE A  MINIMUM 24-MONTH 
FLIGHT TEST TOUR FOLLOWING GRADUATION FROM TPS AND  CONTINUE TO MEET CAREER 
MILESTONES.

6.  APPLICANTS SHOULD PERIODICALLY CHECK FOR UPDATES AND ADDITIONAL 
INFORMATION ON THE TEST PILOT BOARD PAGE AT THE WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL  WEBSITE.

7.  POINTS OF CONTACT:  CDR CRAIG GRUBB, PERS-434B, (901) 874-4106,  
CRAIG.GRUBB(AT)NAVY.MIL.  ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANCE:  MRS. SHIRLEY MURPHY, 
PERS-434B1, (901) 874-2437, FILISA.MURPHY(AT)NAVY.MIL.

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

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