INTERIM CHANGE TO OPNAVINST 3590.23F (THE VICE ADMIRAL JAMES BOND STOCKDALE LEADERSHIP AWARD)

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NAVADMIN 079/12

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SUBJ/INTERIM CHANGE TO OPNAVINST 3590.23F (THE VICE ADMIRAL JAMES 
BOND STOCKDALE LEADERSHIP AWARD)//



REF/A/DOC/OPNAV/26FEB07//
AMPN/REF A IS OPNAVINST 3590.23F, THE VICE ADMIRAL JAMES BOND 
STOCKDALE LEADERSHIP AWARD//

RMKS/1.  THE PURPOSE OF THIS NAVADMIN IS TO PROMULGATE A CHIEF OF 
NAVAL OPERATIONS APPROVED CHANGE TO THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR 
THE VICE ADMIRAL JAMES BOND STOCKDALE LEADERSHIP AWARD.  THIS 
CHANGE, WHICH WAS COORDINATED WITH AND APPROVED BY THE STOCKDALE 
FAMILY, CLARIFIES ELIGIBILITY FOR THE AWARD TO ACTIVE COMPONENT 
UNRESTRICTED LINE OFFICERS SERVING IN COMMAND OF A UNIT DESIGNATED 
AS COMMAND AT SEA IN OPNAVNOTE 5450 ONLY.  

2.  DELETE PARAGRAPH 5 OF REF A AND REPLACE WITH "ACTIVE COMPONENT 
UNRESTRICTED LINE OFFICERS ON CONTINUOUS ACTIVE DUTY IN THE RANK 
OF COMMANDER OR BELOW AND SERVING IN COMMAND OF A SINGLE SHIP, 
SUBMARINE, AVIATION SQUADRON, ASSAULT CRAFT UNIT (ACU), BEACH MASTER 
UNIT (BMU), MINE COUNTERMEASURES DIVISION (COMCMDIV), MARITIME 
EXPEDITIONARY SECURITY SQUADRON (MSRON), RIVERINE SQUADRON (RIVRON), 
SEAL DELIVERY VEHICLE TEAM (SDVT), SEAL TEAM, SPECIAL BOAT TEAM 
(SBT), TACTICAL DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION SQUADRON (NSWTACDEVRON), 
EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL MOBILE UNIT (EODMU), OR MOBILE DIVING 
AND SALVAGE UNIT (MDSU), DURING THE NOMINATION CYCLE (1 JUNE TO 
31 MAY) WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE AWARD.  THE INDIVIDUAL'S COMMAND 
TOUR MUST OVERLAP THE NOMINATION CYCLE BY A MINIMUM OF ONE MONTH."

3.  PARAGRAPH 6:  DELETE "OF ABOUT 100 HANDWRITTEN OR TYPED WORDS" 
AND REPLACE WITH A PERIOD TO END THE SENTENCE.  THEN INSERT:  "THE 
JUSTIFICATION PORTION OF THE LETTER SHOULD BE APPROXIMATELY 100 
TYPED WORDS."  IN ADDITION, DELETE "EACH WARFARE COMMUNITY SHOULD BE 
REPRESENTED."  

4.  PARAGRAPH 8A:  DELETE "THE NOMINATIONS WILL BE SCREENED AND 
FORWARDED TO CNO (N13) PRIOR TO 1 JULY FOR FINAL APPROVAL BY CNO" 
AND REPLACE WITH "THE NOMINATIONS WILL BE SCREENED AND UP TO FIVE OF 
THE MOST COMPETITIVE NOMINEES, PREFERABLY ONE FROM EACH DESIGNATOR 
(1110, 1120, 1130, 1140, 13X0) IF AVAILABLE (BUT NOT REQUIRED), 
FORWARDED TO CNO (OPNAV N13) PRIOR TO 1 JULY FOR FINAL APPROVAL BY 
CNO."

5.  RETAIN THIS INTERIM MESSAGE CHANGE WITH THE CURRENT DIRECTIVE 
UNTIL THE CHANGES HAVE BEEN INCORPORATED IN THE DIRECTIVE THROUGH A 
REVISION.

6.  POINT OF CONTACT IS CAPT BILL PARK, N131, AT (703) 604-5051/DSN 
664, OR VIA E-MAIL AT WILLIAM.PARK(AT)NAVY.MIL.

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