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SUBJ/NOVEMBER 2012 ACTIVE DUTY OFFICER LATERAL TRANSFER-REDESIGNATION  BOARD//



RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE NOVEMBER 2012 ACTIVE DUTY OFFICER LATERAL 
TRANSFER-REDESIGNATION BOARD.  ONE ELEMENT OF NAVY'S PERSONNEL PROGRAM IS 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 5 NOVEMBER 
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 (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 2012 ACTIVE DUTY LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION
       BOARD (#40)
       5720 INTEGRITY DRIVE
       MILLINGTON TN 38055-0000

4.  APPLICATION AND WAIVER PACKAGES MUST BE RECEIVED NOT LATER THAN 10 
SEPTEMBER 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 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 INFORMATION 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)              	06 AND SENIOR         	B C
PILOT (131X)                  		04 AND SENIOR         	D
NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICER (132X)          06 AND SENIOR         	D
JAG (250X)                  		06-00                 	E
SUPPLY (310X)                   	07-05, 01 AND SENIOR
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)             	09 AND JUNIOR       	H
EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL (119X)   11            		I
HUMAN RESOURCES (120X)             	10-02
PILOT (139X)                 		09 AND JUNIOR
NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICER (137X)         	09 AND JUNIOR
ENGINEERING DUTY (146X)         	09 AND SENIOR
AEROSPACE ENGINEERING (151X)         06-98
AEROSPACE MAINTENANCE (152X)         09-02               	J
INFORMATION WARFARE (181X)         	11-06               	K
INFORMATION PROFESSIONAL (182X)     	09 AND SENIOR       	K
INTELLIGENCE (183X)             	11-06               	K
PUBLIC AFFAIRS (165X)             	04, 07, 08
FOREIGN AREA OFFICER (17XX)         	05-01, 99-98, 94    	L
OCEANOGRAPHY (180X)             	10-05               	M
MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS (230X)         04 AND JUNIOR
NURSE CORPS (290X)             		04 AND JUNIOR
SUPPLY CORPS OFFICER (310X)         	11, 03-02           	N
CIVIL ENGINEER CORPS (510X)         	07 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 REQUISITE DEPARTMENT HEAD TOURS.  IN ORDER TO SUPPORT SWO 
COMMUNITY HEALTH BY PRODUCING SUFFICIENT DEPARTMENT HEADS, QUOTAS OUT FOR YG-
06 AND JUNIOR ARE MORE CONSERVATIVE THAN FOR SENIOR YEAR GROUPS.
    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-00 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.
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    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 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.  ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR TS/SCI SECURITY 
CLEARANCE, WORLDWIDE ASSIGNABLE, MEET REQUIREMENTS IN MILPERSMAN 1210-220, AND 
PASS PHYSICAL SCREENING TEST PER MILPERSMAN 1220-100, EXHIBIT 1.
    I.  OFFICERS YG-11 SEEKING LATERAL TRANSFER INTO THE EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE 
DISPOSAL COMMUNITY ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE EOD COMMUNITY 
MANAGER (AT 901-874-4991/DSN 882) PRIOR TO APPLYING IN ORDER TO DISCUSS 
CRITICAL EOD CAREER MILESTONE REQUIREMENTS.  ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE 
FOR TS/SCI SECURITY CLEARANCE, WORLDWIDE ASSIGNABLE, MEET REQUIREMENTS IN 
MILPERSMAN 1210-230, AND PASS PHYSICAL SCREENING TEST PER MILPERSMAN 1220-100.
    J.  APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE AEROSPACE MAINTENANCE DUTY 
OFFICER COMMUNITY MANAGER TO DISCUSS MILESTONES AND QUALIFICATIONS.
    K.  OFFICERS APPLYING FOR INFORMATION PROFESSIONAL, INFORMATION WARFARE OR 
INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITIES: O4 AND O5 APPLICANTS FOR 1820 WITH MORE THAN TWO 
YEARS TIME IN GRADE SHOULD CONTACT THE IP COMMUNITY MANAGER TO DISCUSS 
MILESTONE AND PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS.
OFFICERS WHO ARE EITHER ABOVE OR IN-ZONE FOR FY-14 PROMOTION TO LCDR, CDR, OR 
CAPT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR LATERAL TRANSFER.  IP, IW, AND INTEL 
APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR TS/SCI, 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.
ALL YG-07 AND SENIOR 6440 AND 6450 REDESIGNATION APPLICANTS WILL BE 
CONSIDERED.
    L.  ALL FOREIGN AREA OFFICER 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), 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 03-01 AND 99-98 ARE 
DESIRED.
        (2) YG 99-98 - APPLICANTS SHOULD ALREADY POSSESS A REGIONALLY-FOCUSED 
MASTERS DEGREE.  THE COMMUNITY IS ESPECIALLY INTERESTED IN APPLICANTS WHO HAVE 
SUBSTANTIAL EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, OR LANGUAGE CAPABILITIES IN THE PACOM, AND 
CENTCOM AOR.  INTERESTED OFFICERS IN YG 99-98 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 OR CENTCOM AOR AND POSSESS PROFICIENCY IN ONE OR MORE ASIA-PACIFIC OR 
MIDDLE EASTERN LANGUAGES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.  PLEASE CONTACT THE FAO 
COMMUNITY MANAGER BEFORE APPLYING.
    M.  OCEANOGRAPHY APPLICANTS SHALL REQUEST TO HAVE ACADEMIC PROFILE CODES 
(APC) CALCULATED BY NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL PRIOR TO BOARD CONVENING DATE. 
ALL YG-09 AND SENIOR 6460 REDESIGNATION APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
    N.  THE LDO SUPPLY COMMUNITY (651X) IS SPECIFICALLY DESIRED FOR YG 03-02.
    O.  CIVIL ENGINEER CORPS 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 
RELEASED 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 VIA E-MAIL AT 
CLAY.SUMMERS(AT)NAVY.MIL.
    B.  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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