NOVEMBER 2011 ACTIVE DUTY OFFICER LATERAL TRANSFER-REDESIGNATION BOARD

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SUBJ/NOVEMBER 2011 ACTIVE DUTY OFFICER LATERAL TRANSFER-REDESIGNATION 
BOARD// 


 
RMKS/1. THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE NOVEMBER 2011 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 7 
NOVEMBER 2011. 
FULL TIME SUPPORT (FTS) AND SELECTED RESERVE (SELRES) OFFICERS ARE 
NOT ELIGIBLE 
TO APPLY FOR THIS BOARD (EXCEPT MERCHANT MARINE RESERVISTS (MMR) 
DESIRING TO 
BECOME SURFACE WARFARE OFFICERS (SWO)). 
 
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 (YCS), OR TIME-IN-SERVICE (TIS)) MUST SUBMIT A WAIVER PACKAGE 
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 
WAIVER. 
 
3. SUBMIT APPLICATIONS AND WAIVER PACKAGES IAW MILPERSMAN 1212-010 
FORMAT TO THE ADDRESS BELOW: 
COMMANDER NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND 
CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER 
NOVEMBER 2011 ACTIVE DUTY LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION 
BOARD (#240) 
5720 INTEGRITY DRIVE 
MILLINGTON TN 38055-0000 
 
4. APPLICATION AND WAIVER PACKAGES MUST BE RECEIVED NOT LATER THAN 
2 SEPTEMBER 2011. 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 NAVPERSCOM 
CUSTOMER SERVICE 
CENTER AT (866) 827-5672/DSN 882, OR ONLINE AT WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL AND 
CLICK ON 
CUSTOMER SERVICE. 
 
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) 09 AND SENIOR A B 
SUBMARINE (112X) 07 AND SENIOR B C 
EOD (114X) 06-03 
PILOT (131X) 04 AND SENIOR D 
NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICER (132X) 05 AND SENIOR D 
AEROSPACE MAINTENANCE (152X) 07-03 
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 
SENIOR G H 
SPECIAL WARFARE (118X) 08 AND JUNIOR I 
HUMAN RESOURCES (120X) 10-02, 98 AND SENIOR J 
PILOT (139X) 09 AND JUNIOR 
NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICER (137X) 09 AND JUNIOR 
ENGINEERING DUTY (146X) 08 AND SENIOR 
AEROSPACE ENGINEERING (151X) 05-97 
AEROSPACE MAINTENANCE (152X) 07 K 
INFORMATION WARFARE (181X) 08 AND SENIOR L 
INFORMATION PROFESSIONAL (182X) 07 AND SENIOR L 
INTELLIGENCE (183X) 08 to 01 L 
PUBLIC AFFAIRS (165X) 04, 07, 08 
FOREIGN AREA OFFICER (17XX) 03-98, 94 M 
OCEANOGRAPHY (180X) 09-01 J 
MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS (230X) 02 AND JUNIOR 
NURSE CORPS (290X) 07-98 
SUPPLY CORPS OFFICER (310X) 03-02, 98-96, 92 N 
CIVIL ENGINEER CORPS (510X) 03 AND JUNIOR O 
 
7. NOTES: 
A. MUST HAVE SWO QUALIFICATION COMPLETED TO APPLY FOR 
TRANSFER. 
OFFICERS UNDER SWO CONTINUATION PAY CONTRACT ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR 
TRANSFER UNTIL COMPLETION OF DEPARTMENT HEAD TOURS. IN ORDER TO 
SUPPORT SWO 
COMMUNITY HEALTH, THERE WILL BE MINIMAL QUOTAS OUT FOR YG 05 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 WHERE THERE MAY BE 
OPPORTUNITY. 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. ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FROM MERCHANT MARINE RESERVISTS. 
I. ONLY RL SELECTIONS TO THE NAVY SPECIAL WARFARE (NSW) 
COMMUNITY WILL BE 
PROCESSED VIA THIS BOARD PROCESS. URL APPLICATIONS FOR NSW WILL NOT 
BE 
CONSIDERED BY THIS BOARD. 
J. APPLICANTS SHALL REQUEST TO HAVE ACADEMIC PROFILE CODES 
(APC) CALCULATED 
BY NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL PRIOR TO BOARD CONVENING DATE. 
K. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE AEROSPACE 
MAINTENANCE DUTY 
OFFICER COMMUNITY MANAGER TO DISCUSS MILESTONES AND QUALIFICATIONS. 
L. OFFICERS APPLYING FOR INFORMATION PROFESSIONAL, 
INFORMATION WARFARE OR 
INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITIES: O4 AND O5 OFFICERS WITH MORE THAN TWO 
YEARS TIME IN 
GRADE SHOULD CONTACT THEIR PROSPECTIVE COMMUNITY'S OFFICER 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 (SSBI) COMPLETED WITHIN THE PAST FIVE 
YEARS OR UPON SELECTION SUBMIT A PERSONNEL SECURITY QUESTIONNAIRE (SF 
-86) PER 
SECNAVINST 5510.3A. ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE WORLDWIDE ASSIGNABLE. 
M. ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR TS/SCI SECURITY 
CLEARANCE AND 
WORLDWIDE ASSIGNABLE. 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) OR DEFENSE LANGUAGE APTITUDE BATTERY 
(DLAB) - 
DLPT LEVEL 2 OR HIGHER AND DLAB SCORE GREATER THAN 110 ARE HIGHLY 
DESIRABLE. 
COMMUNITY IS ESPECIALLY SEEKING OFFICERS WITH PROVEN (MEASURED BY 
DLPT) LANGUAGE 
BACKGROUND IN ARABIC, TURKISH, AND FRENCH. 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 
OR COMMANDER SELECTS 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 
APPLICATION. 
(1) LCDR OR LCDR (SELECT) - APPLICANTS IN YG 01-98 
ARE DESIRED. 
(2) YG 00-98 - 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 98-99 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 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. 
N. QUOTAS AVAILABLE FOR LT YG 04-02, LCDR YG 98-96 AND CDR 
YG 93-88. THE 
LDO SUPPLY COMMUNITY (651X) IS SPECIFICALLY BEING TARGETED. 
O. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE AN ACCREDITATION BOARD FOR 
ENGINEERING AND 
TECHNOLOGY (ABET) ACCREDITED ENGINEERING DEGREE OR A NATIONAL 
ARCHITECTURAL ACCREDITING BOARD (NAAB) 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, THESE 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: 
A. CWO3 CLAY SUMMERS, AT (901) 874-3170/DSN 882, OR E-MAIL 
AT 
CLAY.SUMMERS(AT)NAVY.MIL 
- LINDA COFFIELD, AT (901) 874-3171/DSN 882, OR E-MAIL AT 
LINDA.COFFIELD(AT)NAVY.MIL. 
11. RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1.// 
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