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AMPN/REF A IS NAVADMIN 140/12, FY-12 TEMPORARY EARLY RETIREMENT AUTHORITY 
APPLICATION PROCEDURES.//

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES REVISIONS TO REF A.  PROVISIONS OF REF A 
REMAIN IN EFFECT OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED BELOW.
    A.  SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS:  ALL APPLICATIONS FOR EARLY RETIREMENT UNDER 
TEMPORARY EARLY RETIREMENT AUTHORITY (TERA) WITH COMMAND ENDORSEMENT WILL BE 
SUBMITTED BY THE APPLICANT'S COMMAND  CAREER COUNSELOR USING OFFICER PERSONNEL 
INFORMATION SYSTEM (OPINS) OR NAVY STANDARD INTEGRATED PERSONNEL SYSTEM 
(NSIPS) FORCE MANAGEMENT (FORMAN) EVENT.  APPLICATIONS SHOULD NOT BE SUBMITTED 
TO THE LOCAL PERSONNEL SUPPORT DETACHMENT (PSD).  TO IDENTIFY THE APPLICATION 
AS A TERA REQUEST, THE COMMAND CAREER COUNSELOR MUST ENTER THE PROGRAM CODE 
"E"
IN OPINS OR FORMAN.  APPLICATION PROCEDURES MUST BE FOLLOWED EXACTLY, AS ANY 
ERRORS WILL DELAY PROCESSING DUE TO APPLICATION REJECTION AND THE SUBSEQUENT 
RESUBMISSION REQUIREMENT.
    B.  PUBLIC AND COMMUNITY SERVICE (PACS) PROGRAM REGISTRY:  THE  PACS 
REGISTRY REQUIREMENT, AS ANNOUNCED IN REF A, IS CANCELLED.  TERA RETIREES ARE 
NOT REQUIRED TO REGISTER FOR PACS.

2.  POINTS OF CONTACT:  FOR GENERAL QUESTIONS REGARDING FY-12 TERA POLICY, 
CONTACT THE NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER AT 1-866-U-ASK-NPC 
(1-866-827-5672).
    A.  DIRECT SPECIFIC QUESTIONS REGARDING FY-12 TERA POLICY FOR ERB SAILORS 
TO OPNAV (N132) VIA E-MAIL TO NXAG_N132C(AT)NAVY.MIL.
    B.  DIRECT SPECIFIC QUESTIONS REGARDING FY-12 TERA ELIGIBILITY TO
PERS-835 AT (901) 874-3246.
    C.  BOARD FOR CORRECTION OF NAVAL RECORDS (BCNR) SPECIFIC  CONCERNS, VISIT 
THE BCNR WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.DONHQ.NAVY.MIL/BCNR/BCNR.HTM.

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

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