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RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE JUNE 2012 ACTIVE DUTY OFFICER LATERAL 
TRANSFER-REDESIGNATION BOARD.  ONE ELEMENT OF NAVY'S TOTAL FORCE STRATEGY IS 
THE ABILITY TO PROPERLY BALANCE THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE IN THE OFFICER 
CORPS.  AS PART OF THE PROCESS, APPLICATIONS FROM QUALIFIED UNRESTRICTED LINE, 
RESTRICTED LINE, STAFF CORPS, AND LIMITED DUTY OFFICERS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED 
FOR AN ACTIVE DUTY OFFICER LATERAL TRANSFER-REDESIGNATION BOARD WHICH CONVENES 
11 JUNE 2012.  FULL TIME SUPPORT (FTS) AND SELECTED RESERVE (SELRES) OFFICERS 
ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS BOARD.

2.  IN ADDITION TO THE YEAR GROUP (YG) LIMITATIONS IMPOSED IN PARA 6, 
APPLICANTS MUST ALSO MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS DETAILED IN OPNAVINST 
1210.5 AND MILPERSMAN 1212-010 OR 1212-030.
    A.  MEMBERS WHO DO NOT MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS PER OPNAVINST
1210.5 AND MILPERSMAN 1212-010 OR 1212-030 (SUCH AS TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG), 
YEARS-OF-COMMISSIONED SERVICE, OR TIME-IN-SERVICE) MUST SUBMIT A WAIVER 
REQUEST IN ADDITION TO THEIR LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION APPLICATION.
    B.  WAIVER PACKAGES MUST INCLUDE MEMBER'S WAIVER REQUEST AND COMMANDING 
OFFICER'S ENDORSEMENT.  THIS ENDORSEMENT IS SEPARATE FROM ANY ENDORSEMENTS 
CONTAINED IN THE MEMBER'S LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION APPLICATION AND MUST 
SPECIFICALLY ADDRESS THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT REQUIRING A WAIVER.  AN 
EXAMPLE OF A WAIVER REQUEST CAN BE FOUND AT HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-
NPC/BOARDS/ADMINISTRATIVE/TRANSFERREDESIGNATION/DOCUMENTS/SAMPLEOFWAIVERREQUES
T.PDF.

3.  SUBMIT APPLICATIONS (IAW MILPERSMAN 1212-010) AND WAIVER REQUESTS VIA MAIL 
TO:
    COMMANDER NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND
    CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER
    JUNE 2012 ACTIVE DUTY LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION
    BOARD (#240)
    5720 INTEGRITY DRIVE
    MILLINGTON TN 38055-0000

4.  APPLICATIONS AND WAIVER REQUESTS MUST BE RECEIVED NOT LATER THAN
6 APRIL 2012.  PDF OR FAX COPIES WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FOR THOSE APPLICANTS 
WHO HAVE EXHAUSTED ALL OTHER MEANS OF DELIVERY.  FAX APPLICATIONS TO (901) 
874-2044/DSN 882.

5.  TO CONFIRM APPLICATION RECEIPT, CHECK WITH THE NPC CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER 
AT (866) 827-5672/DSN 882, OR ONLINE AT HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY .MIL/ BUPERS-
NPC/ORGANIZATION/NPC/CSC/PAGES/DEFAULT.ASPX.

6.  THE FOLLOWING DATA PROVIDES POTENTIAL CANDIDATES AN INDICATION OF EXISTING 
LATERAL TRANSFER-REDESIGNATION OPPORTUNITIES.
    A.  DESIGNATORS INDICATED ARE AUTHORIZING A LIMITED NUMBER OF ACTIVE-DUTY 
OFFICERS TO TRANSFER FROM THEIR CURRENT COMMUNITY.  EACH YG IS SUBJECT TO 
CHANGE PRIOR TO THE BOARD CONVENING:
    COMMUNITY/DESIGNATOR                  AVAILABLE YG         NOTES
    SURFACE WARFARE (111X)                10 AND SENIOR         A B
    SUBMARINE (112X)                      07 AND SENIOR         B C
    PILOT (131X)                          04 AND SENIOR         D
    NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICER (132X)           05 AND SENIOR         D
    JAG (250X)                            06-00                 E
    SUPPLY (310X)                         07-05, 01-99
    LIMITED DUTY (6XXX)                                         F
    B.  REQUESTS FOR TRANSFER FROM COMMUNITIES NOT LISTED IN PARA 6A 
(INCLUDING ALL LDO DESIGNATORS) ARE EXTREMELY LIMITED AND HANDLED ON A CASE-
BY-CASE BASIS.
    C.  THE FOLLOWING DESIGNATORS HAVE REQUIREMENTS FOR A LIMITED NUMBER OF 
OFFICERS TO TRANSFER INTO THEIR ACTIVE DUTY COMMUNITY.  EACH YG IS SUBJECT TO 
CHANGE PRIOR TO THE BOARD CONVENING:
       COMMUNITY/DESIGNATOR                AVAILABLE YG
 NOTES
       SURFACE WARFARE (116X)              09 AND JUNIOR         G
       SPECIAL WARFARE (118X)              08 AND JUNIOR         H
       HUMAN RESOURCES (120X)              10-02, 98 AND SENIOR
       PILOT (139X)                        09 AND JUNIOR
       NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICER (137X)         09 AND JUNIOR
       ENGINEERING DUTY (146X)             09 AND SENIOR
       AEROSPACE ENGINEERING (151X)        05-97
       AEROSPACE MAINTENANCE (152X)        09-02                 I
       INFORMATION WARFARE (IW)(181X)      10-05                 J
       INFORMATION PROFESSIONAL (IP)(182X) 07 AND SENIOR         J
       INTELLIGENCE (183X)                 10-05                 J
       PUBLIC AFFAIRS (165X)               04, 07, 08
       FOREIGN AREA OFFICER (FAO)(17XX)    05-01, 99-97, 94      K
       OCEANOGRAPHY (180X)                 10-05                 L
       MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS (230X)        04 AND JUNIOR
       NURSE CORPS (290X)                  07-98
       SUPPLY CORPS OFFICER (310X)         03-02                 M
       CIVIL ENGINEER CORPS (510X)         06 AND JUNIOR         N

7.  NOTES:
    A.  MUST HAVE SURFACE WARFARE OFFICER (SWO) QUALIFICATION COMPLETED TO 
APPLY FOR TRANSFER.  OFFICERS UNDER SWO CONTINUATION PAY CONTRACT ARE NOT 
ELIGIBLE FOR TRANSFER UNTIL COMPLETION OF REQUISITE DEPARTMENT HEAD TOURS.
IN ORDER TO SUPPORT SWO COMMUNITY HEALTH, THERE WILL BE MINIMAL QUOTAS OUT FOR 
YG-06 AND JUNIOR.
    B.  WAIVERS TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF PARA 4.H OF MILPERSMAN 1212-010 FOR 
NUCLEAR-TRAINED SURFACE AND SUBMARINE WARFARE OFFICERS MAY BE CONSIDERED ON A 
CASE-BY-CASE BASIS.
    C.  ALL OFFICERS SCREENED "NOT CLEARED" FOR THEIR NEXT CAREER MILESTONE 
ARE ALSO ELIGIBLE.
    D.  THE YG RANGE PROVIDED DISPLAYS POSSIBLE OPPORTUNITIES.
 CONTACT YOUR SPECIFIC COMMUNITY PLACEMENT OFFICER WITH QUESTIONS REGARDING 
QUOTA AVAILABILITY FOR EACH PLATFORM/COMMUNITY.  ALL OFFICERS YG-98 AND SENIOR 
ARE ELIGIBLE, REGARDLESS OF PLATFORM/COMMUNITY.
    E.  JUDGE ADVOCATES LOOKING TO LATERALLY TRANSFER TO ANOTHER COMMUNITY 
SHOULD BE AWARE THAT UPON LATERAL TRANSFER TO ANOTHER COMMUNITY, THEY WILL 
LOSE THE THREE YEARS OF CONSTRUCTIVE CREDIT PROVIDED TO JUDGE ADVOCATES UPON 
COMMISSIONING.  AS A CONSEQUENCE, SOME JUNIOR OFFICERS WITH LESS THAN FOUR 
YEARS OF TOTAL SERVICE, LOOKING TO LATERALLY TRANSFER, MAY BE REDUCED IN RANK 
TO LTJG.
    F.  NUCLEAR LDO REDESIGNATION REQUESTS WILL BE REVIEWED ON A CASE-BY-CASE 
BASIS CONSIDERING IMPACT TO OVERALL COMMUNITY HEALTH.
    G.  OFFICERS YG-09 AND SENIOR SEEKING LATERAL TRANSFER INTO THE  SURFACE 
WARFARE COMMUNITY ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE SWO  COMMUNITY 
MANAGER (AT 901-874-3173/DSN 882) PRIOR TO APPLYING IN ORDER TO DISCUSS  
CRITICAL SWO CAREER MILESTONE REQUIREMENTS.
    H.  ONLY RESTRICTED LINE AND STAFF SELECTIONS TO THE NAVY SPECIAL WARFARE
(NSW) COMMUNITY WILL BE PROCESSED VIA THIS BOARD PROCESS.
 UNRESTRICTED LINE
APPLICATIONS FOR NSW WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED BY THIS BOARD.
    I.  APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE AEROSPACE MAINTENANCE DUTY 
OFFICER COMMUNITY MANAGER TO DISCUSS MILESTONES AND QUALIFICATIONS.
    J.  OFFICERS APPLYING FOR INFORMATION PROFESSIONAL, INFORMATION WARFARE OR 
INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITIES:  O4 AND O5 APPLICANTS FOR 1820 WITH MORE THAN TWO 
YEARS TIG SHOULD CONTACT THE IP COMMUNITY MANAGER TO DISCUSS MILESTONE AND 
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS.  OFFICERS WHO ARE EITHER ABOVE OR IN-ZONE FOR FY-13 
PROMOTION TO LCDR, CDR, OR CAPT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR LATERAL TRANSFER.
IP, IW, AND INTEL APPLICANTS MUST HAVE A SINGLE SCOPE BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION 
COMPLETED WITHIN THE PAST FIVE YEARS OR UPON SELECTION SUBMIT A PERSONNEL 
SECURITY QUESTIONNAIRE (SF-86)[MOE2] PER SECNAVINST 5510.3A.  ALL APPLICANTS 
MUST BE WORLDWIDE ASSIGNABLE.  ALL YG-09 AND SENIOR 6440 AND 6450 
REDESIGNATION APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
    K.  ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR TS/SCI SECURITY CLEARANCE AND 
WORLDWIDE ASSIGNABILITY.  WORLDWIDE ASSIGNABILITY SHOULD BE VERIFIED AND 
DOCUMENTED VIA SUCCESSFUL OVERSEAS SCREENING TO NAVCENT STANDARDS (E.G., 
BAHRAIN).
CANDIDATES MUST HAVE THEIR LANGUAGE ABILITIES DOCUMENTED BY A RECENT DEFENSE 
LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TEST (DLPT), ORAL PROFICIENCY INTERVIEW (OPI), OR DEFENSE 
LANGUAGE APTITUDE BATTERY (DLAB) - DLPT/OPI LEVEL 2 OR HIGHER AND DLAB SCORE 
GREATER THAN 120 ARE HIGHLY DESIRABLE.  APPLICANTS WITHOUT A REGIONALLY 
FOCUSED MASTERS DEGREE MUST HAVE AN ACADEMIC PROFILE CODE OF 265 OR BETTER, OR 
AN UNDERGRADUATE GPA OF AT LEAST 2.65.  FOR YG-94 CANDIDATES, ONLY COMMANDERS 
ARE DESIRED.  THE COMMUNITY HAS LIMITED OPPORTUNITIES FOR QUALIFIED CAPTAINS 
WITH LESS THAN 25 YEARS OF ACTIVE COMMISSIONED SERVICE.  CAPTAIN AND COMMANDER 
CANDIDATES SHOULD CONTACT THE FAO OFFICER COMMUNITY MANAGER AT (901) 874-
3694/DSN
882 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BEFORE APPLYING.
        (1) LCDR OR LCDR (SELECT) - APPLICANTS IN YG 02-98 ARE DESIRED.
        (2) YG 99-97 - APPLICANTS SHOULD ALREADY POSSESS A REGIONALLY FOCUSED 
MASTERS DEGREE OR SIGNIFICANT EXPERIENCE (CONTINUOUS ASSIGNMENTS OF THREE 
YEARS OR GREATER) WITHIN THE AOR OF INTEREST.  THE COMMUNITY IS ESPECIALLY 
INTERESTED IN APPLICANTS WHO HAVE SUBSTANTIAL EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, OR 
LANGUAGE CAPABILITIES IN THE CENTCOM, PACOM, AND AFRICOM AOR.  INTERESTED 
OFFICERS IN YG
 97-99 ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE FAO COMMUNITY MANAGER TO DISCUSS 
MILESTONES, QUALIFICATIONS AND CAREER IMPLICATIONS BEFORE APPLYING.
        (3) CAPTAINS - QUALIFIED CAPTAINS WITH SIGNIFICANT EXPERIENCE QQQQ IN 
THE PACOM AOR OR THOSE WHO POSSESS PROFICIENCY IN ONE OR MORE ASIA-PACIFIC 
LANGUAGES, AS WELL AS THOSE WITH SIGNIFICANT EXPERIENCE IN THE CENTCOM AOR, 
ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
PLEASE CONTACT THE FAO COMMUNITY MANAGER BEFORE APPLYING.
    L.  APPLICANTS SHALL REQUEST TO HAVE ACADEMIC PROFILE CODES CALCULATED BY 
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL PRIOR TO BOARD CONVENING DATE.  ALL YG-09 AND SENIOR 
6460 REDESIGNATION APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
    M.  THE LDO SUPPLY COMMUNITY (651X) IS SPECIFICALLY DESIRED.
    N.  APPLICANTS MUST HAVE AN ACCREDITATION BOARD FOR ENGINEERING AND 
TECHNOLOGY ACCREDITED ENGINEERING DEGREE OR A NATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL 
ACCREDITING BOARD ACCREDITED ARCHITECTURE DEGREE.

8.  EACH APPLICANT IS REQUIRED TO LIST THEIR LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION 
CHOICE(S) BY PRIORITY IN THEIR APPLICATION.
ADDITIONALLY, EACH APPLICANT IS REQUIRED TO INDICATE THEIR DESIRE TO  BE 
CONSIDERED/NOT CONSIDERED FOR LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION BY  COMMUNITIES 
NOT LISTED IN THE APPLICATION WITH THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT:  "IF NOT  SELECTED 
BY ONE OF MY LISTED CHOICES, I DESIRE/DO NOT DESIRE MY PACKAGE TO BE  REVIEWED 
BY OTHER COMMUNITIES DURING THE LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION BOARD."  IF 
SELECTED BY A COMMUNITY NOT LISTED IN THEIR APPLICATION APPLICANTS WILL BE 
NOTIFIED, VIA OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE AFTER THE SELECTION RESULTS ARE 
PUBLISHED, VIA NAVADMIN, WITH THE OPTION TO ACCEPT OR DECLINE.

9.  FOR ADDITIONAL LATERAL TRANSFER ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION, REFER TO THE 
SELECTION BOARD WEBSITE AT WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-
NPC/BOARDS/ADMINISTRATIVE/TRANSFERREDESIGNATION/PAGES/DEFAULT.ASPX AND CLICK 
ON LETTER OF INSTRUCTION.  INTERESTED OFFICERS ARE STRONGLY RECOMMENDED TO 
CONTACT THEIR RESPECTIVE COMMUNITY MANAGERS LISTED ON THE WEBSITE.

10.  POINTS OF CONTACT:  CWO3 CLAY SUMMERS AT (901) 874-3170/DSN 882,  OR VIA 
E-MAIL AT CLAY.SUMMERS(AT)NAVY.MIL, AND MS. LINDA COFFIELD AT (901)  874-
3171/DSN 882, OR VIA E-MAIL AT LINDA.COFFIELD(AT)NAVY.MIL.

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

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