RECRUITING ENLISTMENT AND AFFILIATION BONUSES FOR SELECTED RESERVE ENLISTED PERSONNEL

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NAVADMIN 001/12

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SUBJ/RECRUITING ENLISTMENT AND AFFILIATION BONUSES FOR SELECTED RESERVE 
ENLISTED PERSONNEL//



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NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 294/10, RECRUITING ENLISTMENT AND AFFILIATION BONUSES 
FOR SELECTED RESERVE ENLISTED PERSONNEL.  REF B IS COMNAVRESFORINST 1001.5F, 
ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES FOR THE DRILLING RESERVE AND PARTICIPATING MEMBERS 
OF THE INDIVIDUAL READY RESERVE.
REF C IS COMNAVRESFORINST 1780.1C, MONTGOMERY GI BILL - SELECTED RESERVE 
CHAPTER 1606 BASIC AND KICKER PROGRAM POLICY GUIDANCE.  REF D IS MILPERSMAN 
1160-030, CERTAIN ENLISTMENTS AND REENLISTMENT UNDER CONTINUOUS SERVICE 
CONDITIONS.//

RMKS/1.  EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, THIS NAVADMIN SUPERSEDES REF A AND PROVIDES 
THE CURRENT BONUS LISTING OF ELIGIBLE SPECIALTIES FOR SELECTED RESERVE 
(SELRES) PRIOR SERVICE AFFILIATION BONUSES AND SELRES NEW ACCESSION TRAINING 
(NAT) ENLISTMENT BONUSES (EB).
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, THIS NAVADMIN UPDATES REF B.  WHERE REF B AND THIS 
NAVADMIN DIFFER, THIS NAVADMIN TAKES PRECEDENCE.

2.  TO MAINTAIN OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS, OUR NAVY MUST ATTRACT THE HIGHEST 
QUALITY RECRUITS AND PRIOR SERVICE VETERANS.  A VIGOROUS RECRUITING PLAN 
REQUIRES FLEXIBLE TOOLS TO ENSURE WE RECRUIT THE CORRECT NUMBER OF SAILORS 
WITH THE RIGHT SKILLS TO OPTIMIZE OUR WAR- FIGHTING CAPABILITY.

3.  THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPHS PROVIDE DETAILS FOR EACH PROGRAM.
    A.  GENERAL:  ALL BONUSES GOVERNED BY THIS MESSAGE WILL BE PAID IN 
INSTALLMENTS.  ALL INITIAL PAYMENTS WILL EQUAL ONE HALF OF THE TOTAL BONUS 
AMOUNT.  NEW ACCESSION TRAINING AND IN-RATE AFFILIATION BONUS RECIPIENTS WILL 
RECEIVE SUBSEQUENT EQUAL ANNIVERSARY PAYMENTS BASED ON THE LENGTH OF THEIR 
CONTRACT.  PRIOR SERVICE REENLISTMENT ELIGIBILITY-RESERVE (PRISE-R) 
AFFILIATION BONUS RECIPIENTS WILL RECEIVE THE SECOND INSTALLMENT EQUAL TO THE 
REMAINING ONE HALF AFTER COMPLETING REQUIREMENTS TO MAKE THEIR RATE PERMANENT.  
ELIGIBILITY FOR CONTINUED ANNIVERSARY PAYMENTS IS CONTINGENT UPON MEMBER 
MAINTAINING SATISFACTORY PARTICIPATION, PER REF B, IN THE DESIGNATED 
RATE/RATING OR SPECIALTY FOR EACH YEAR OF THEIR BONUS CONTRACT.
    B.  SERVICE OBLIGATION FOR AFFILIATION BONUSES.
        (1) EXTENSIONS ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO GAIN ELIGIBILITY FOR PRIOR 
SERVICE AFFILIATION BONUSES.
        (2) ALL PRISE-R MEMBERS MUST ENLIST FOR SIX YEARS TO QUALIFY FOR A 
BONUS UNDER THIS MESSAGE.
        (3) PER REF D, ALL SAILORS WHO ENLIST OR REENLIST WITHIN THREE MONTHS 
(SIX MONTHS FOR CREO 1 AND 2 RATINGS) OF THEIR DISCHARGE OR RELEASE FROM 
ACTIVE DUTY, MAY REENLIST UNDER CONTINUOUS SERVICE CONDITIONS.  REF D 
AUTHORIZES SAILORS TO REENLIST WITHIN ONE YEAR OF THEIR CONTRACT END DATE.
        (4) PRIOR SERVICE MEMBERS WITH REMAINING MILITARY SERVICE OBLIGATION 
OF 12 MONTHS OR GREATER WHO DO NOT MEET CONTINUOUS SERVICE CONDITIONS 
DESCRIBED ABOVE ARE AUTHORIZED TO REENLIST PROVIDED THE NEW CONTRACT END DATE 
EXCEEDS THEIR REMAINING MSO AND CURRENT EOS.
        (5) PRIOR SERVICE MEMBERS QUALIFIED FOR SELRES AFFILIATION WHO 
INCURRED A 3 YEAR OBLIGATION IN THE INDIVIDUAL READY RESERVE
(IRR) TO RECEIVE INVOLUNTARY SEPARATION PAY ARE AUTHORIZED TO REENLIST UNDER 
THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH 3.B.(4).
    C.  PRIOR SERVICE AFFILIATION BONUS
        (1) ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
            (A) MUST HAVE SATISFACTORILY COMPLETED ANY PRIOR OBLIGATED ACTIVE 
DUTY MILITARY SERVICE.
            (B) MUST NOT HAVE COMPLETED MORE THAN 16 YEARS OF TOTAL MILITARY 
SERVICE FROM THEIR PAY ENTRY BASE DATE (PEBD) PRIOR TO THEIR  CURRENT 
AFFILIATION/ENLISTMENT DATE.
            (C) MUST NOT HAVE BEEN DRILLING IN THE NAVY RESERVE AT ANY TIME 
WITHIN THE 12 MONTHS PRECEDING THEIR CURRENT AFFILIATION/ ENLISTMENT DATE.
            (D) THOSE AFFILIATING IN-RATE MUST REENLIST AND AGREE TO 
PARTICIPATE AS A SELRES FOR A MINIMUM OF THREE YEARS TO QUALIFY FOR A THREE-
YEAR BONUS OR SIX YEARS TO QUALIFY FOR A SIX-YEAR BONUS.
THOSE ENLISTING IN-RATE FOR FOUR OR FIVE YEARS QUALIFY FOR A THREE- YEAR 
BONUS.
             (E) THOSE APPLYING FOR ELIGIBILITY BASED ON AN NEC MUST MAINTAIN 
THEIR BONUS RELATED NEC FOR THE ENTIRE TERM DURING WHICH THE BONUS IS AWARDED.

4.  PRIOR SERVICE AFFILIATION BONUS TIER AMOUNTS.
TIER     TERM      INITIAL    ANNIVERSARY    TOTAL BONUS
1        6-YEAR    $10,000    5 OF $2,000    $20,000
         3-YEAR    $5,000     2 OF $2,500    $10,000
2        6-YEAR    $7,500     5 OF $1,500    $15,000
         3-YEAR    $3,750     2 OF $1,875    $7,500
3        6-YEAR    $5,000     5 OF $1,000    $10,000
         3-YEAR    $2,500     2 OF $1,250    $5,000

5.  PRIOR SERVICE AFFILIATION BONUS ELIGIBLE SPECIALTIES AND BONUS TIER 
LEVELS.
    A. TIER 1
SKILL       NEC
AWF         0000
AWO         0000
AWS         0000
CTI         0000
EOD         533X
ND          534X
SB          5352
SO          5326
    B. TIER 2
SKILL       NEC
AWR         7835
CTN         0000
CTR         0000
IS          3912
IS          3923
IS          3924
IT          2779
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IT          2780
IT          2781
MC          0000
    C. TIER 3
SKILL       NEC
BU          5907
BU          5908
BU          5915
CE          5635
CE          5644
CM          5805
CTT         9141
EA          5501
EN          4303
EN          4313
EO          5710
ET          14NO
ET          14RO
ET          1420
ET          1678
ET          9605
HM          8410
HM          8427
HM          8485
IS          0000
IT          0000
MN          0000
OS          0336
SW          6010
UT          6104

6.  NAT PROGRAM ENLISTMENT BONUS.
    A.  NAT ENLISTMENT BONUS ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
        (1) MEMBER MUST HAVE NO PRIOR MILITARY SERVICE AND BE ENLISTING IN THE 
ARMED FORCES FOR THE FIRST TIME.
        (2) ENLIST AND AGREE TO PARTICIPATE AS A SELRES FOR A MINIMUM OF SIX 
YEARS.
        (3) AFFILIATE WITH A NAVY RESERVE ACTIVITY (NRA) IMMEDIATELY UPON 
COMPLETION OF INITIAL ACTIVE DUTY FOR TRAINING (IADT).
    B.  BONUS EFFECTIVE DATE IS DETERMINED BY THE DATE A SAILOR CONTRACTS IN 
THE ARMED FORCES (ENTERS DELAYED ENTRY PROGRAM (DEP) DATE), NOT THE DATE A 
SAILOR SHIPS TO RECRUIT TRAINING.
    C.  PER REF B, NAT ENLISTEES WHO RECLASSIFY ON OR AFTER THE DATE OF THIS 
MESSAGE ARE SUBJECT TO THE AMOUNTS ON THIS MESSAGE.
    D.  INITIAL BONUS PAYMENT WILL BE PROCESSED UPON MEMBER'S SUCCESSFUL 
COMPLETION OF IADT AND AFTER REPORTING TO THEIR NRA.

7.  NAT BONUS TIER AMOUNTS.
TIER     TERM      INITIAL    ANNIVERSARY    TOTAL BONUS
1        6-YEAR    $10,000    5 OF $2,000    $20,000
2        6-YEAR    $7,500     5 OF $1,500    $15,000
3        6-YEAR    $5,000     5 OF $1,000    $10,000
4        6-YEAR    $2,500     5 OF $500      $5,000

8.  NAT BONUS ELIGIBLE SPECIALTIES AND BONUS TIER LEVELS.
    A. TIER 1
RATING      NEC
NONE
    B. TIER 2
RATING      NEC
NONE
    C. TIER 3
RATING      NEC
AIRC        0000
    D. TIER 4
RATING      NEC
IS          0000
IT          0000

9.  SAILORS WHO ARE BONUS ELIGIBLE AS LISTED IN PARA 5 AND 7 ABOVE WHO ENLIST 
FOR SIX YEARS MAY APPLY FOR THE MONTGOMERY GI BILL- SELECTED RESERVE (MGIB-SR) 
KICKER PROGRAM PROVIDED THEY MEET ALL OTHER MGIB-SR KICKER PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY 
CRITERIA CONTAINED IN REF C.

10.  ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATION AND BONUS APPLICATION PROCEDURES
    A.  COMNAVCRUITCOM RECRUITERS SHALL:
        (1) DETERMINE SAILOR'S ELIGIBILITY FOR AFFILIATION OR ENLISTMENT 
BONUSES PER THIS MESSAGE.  FOR ASSISTANCE IN DETERMINING INDIVIDUAL SAILOR 
ELIGIBILITY COMNAVCRUITCOM RECRUITERS MAY CONTACT COMNAVRESFORCOM (N11) 
INCENTIVE PROGRAM SPECIALISTS AT COMMERCIAL
(757) 322-2648/2649/2653/2656 OR DSN 262.
        (2) FORWARD THE COMPLETED INCENTIVE WRITTEN AGREEMENT WITH ALL 
ENLISTMENT DOCUMENTATION (I.E., DD FORM 4, DD-1966, ETC.) TO THE SAILOR'S 
GAINING NRA.
    NOTE:  WRITTEN AGREEMENTS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE NAVY RESERVE FORCES COMMAND 
SHAREPOINT WEBSITE AT 
HTTPS://PRIVATE.NAVYRESERVE.NAVY.MIL/3447B/N1/CNRFC_N112/DEFAULT.ASPX
    B.  NAVY RESERVE ACTIVITIES SHALL:
        (1) VERIFY ACCURACY OF THE AFFILIATION/ENLISTMENT BONUS WRITTEN 
AGREEMENT SUBMITTED BY NAVCRUITCOM RECRUITERS PER THIS MESSAGE.
        (2) SCAN AND FORWARD A COPY OF THE BONUS WRITTEN AGREEMENT AND 
APPLICABLE ENLISTMENT/AFFILIATION DOCUMENTS FOR ELIGIBILITY ESTABLISHMENT TO 
COMNAVRESFORCOM (N11) AT CNRFC_BONUS_SHOP@NAVY.MIL.

11.  INTERESTED PERSONNEL ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT A LOCAL RECRUITER 
TO DETERMINE THEIR ELIGIBILITY.

12.  POINT OF CONTACT:  MR. JIM JOHNSON, CNRFC (N1C21), AT (757)322-2244/DSN 
262 OR VIA E-MAIL AT JAMES.P.JOHNSON(AT)NAVY.MIL.

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

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