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NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 336/07, ADMINISTRATION OF THE NAVY-WIDE ADVANCEMENT 
EXAMINATION FOR SAILORS IN IRAQ, AFGHANISTAN, AND THE HORN OF AFRICA.  REF B 
IS BUPERSINST 1430.16F, ADVANCEMENT MANUAL FOR THE ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF U.S. 
NAVY AND U.S. NAVY RESERVE.
REF C IS NAVPERS 15560D, NAVAL MILITARY PERSONNEL MANUAL (MILPERSMAN).
REF D IS NAVADMIN 197/09, IMPROVED RATING DESIGNATION FOR TOP PERFORMING 
SAILORS.  REF E IS NAVADMIN 272/08, ENLISTED NAVY LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT.  REF 
F IS OPNAVINST 1414 SERIES, NAVY ENLISTED WARFARE QUALIFICATION PROGRAMS.  REF 
G IS OPNAVINST 6110.1H, PHYSICAL READINESS PROGRAM.  REF H IS NAVADMIN 215/10, 
PERFORMANCE EVALUATION AND ADVANCEMENT GUIDANCE FOR INDIVIDUAL AUGMENTEE 
SAILORS.
REF I IS NAVADMIN 301/07, EDUCATION POINTS FOR E4 THROUGH E6 FINAL MULTIPLE 
SCORE (FMS) AND EMPHASIS ON EDUCATION FOR E7 THROUGH E9 SELECTION BOARD 
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SUBJ/SEPTEMBER 2011 (CYCLE 212) NAVY-WIDE PETTY OFFICER (E4-E6) ADVANCEMENT 
EXAMINATIONS FOR USN, FULL TIME SUPPORT (FTS), AND RESERVE CANVASSER RECRUITER 
(CANREC) SAILORS//



RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE SEPTEMBER 2011 (CYCLE 212) NAVY-WIDE 
ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION FOR ADVANCEMENT IN RATE OF USN, FTS, AND RESERVE 
CANREC SAILORS.  THE EXAMINATION DATES ARE:
     E6 - 1 SEP 2011
     E5 - 8 SEP 2011
     E4 - 15 SEP 2011
     A.  REFER TO REF A REGARDING ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION
     OPTIONS
FOR SAILORS WHO ARE PENDING DEPLOYMENT TO, OR ARE DEPLOYED AND OPERATING IN, 
IRAQ, AFGHANISTAN, OR THE HORN OF AFRICA.
ADDITIONALLY, IF CYCLE 212 IS THE FIRST ADVANCEMENT CYCLE IN WHICH A 
REDEPLOYED SAILOR IS PARTICIPATING UPON COMPLETION OF A TOUR TO A THEATER 
COVERED BY THIS POLICY, EDUCATIONAL SERVICES OFFICERS
(ESO) MUST FOLLOW PROCEDURES IN REFS A AND REF B TO EXECUTE PROCESSING OF 
MISSED EXAMINATION CYCLES.  AFFECTED REDEPLOYED SAILORS MUST BE IDENTIFIED IN 
A SEPARATE ENCLOSURE TO THE LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL AS DIRECTED IN REF B, PARA 
614.
     B.  DO NOT ADMINISTER ANY CYCLE 212 EXAMINATIONS PRIOR TO
     THE
SCHEDULED EXAMINATION DATE UNLESS PROVIDED PER REFS A OR REF B, OR 
SPECIFICALLY AUTHORIZED BY NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND PERS-812.
     C.  MUSICIAN (MU) SECOND CLASS PETTY OFFICERS WILL TAKE THE REGULAR MU1 
PAPER EXAMINATION ON 1 SEP 2011 AND WILL USE A DIGITAL MEDIA PLAYER PROVIDED 
BY THE NAVY EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY 
CENTER (NETPDTC).  THESE ITEMS WILL BE SHIPPED SEPARATELY TO COMMANDS WITH MU1 
CANDIDATES.
CANDIDATES SHALL USE HEADSETS SUPPLIED.  PERSONAL HEADSETS ARE NOT AUTHORIZED.

2.  TIMELINE OF EVENTS:
     A.  16 - 29 MAY 2011:  INTERNET REVIEW AND MODIFICATION OF THE COMMAND 
TIME-IN-RATE (TIR) ELIGIBILITY LIST AND EXAMINATION ORDERING FOR SENSITIVE 
COMPARTMENTED INFORMATION (SCI) EXAMINATIONS.  ESO'S MUST ORDER CRYPTOLOGIC 
TECHNICIAN
(COLLECTION/NETWORK/INTERPRETIVE) EXAMINATIONS AT THE NAVY ENLISTED 
ADVANCEMENT SYSTEM (NEAS) WEBSITE, HTTPS://NEASOS.CNET.NAVY.MIL/.  ADDITIONAL 
SCI EXAMINATION ORDERS MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA MESSAGE TO NETPDTC PENSACOLA FL 
(N332).
ESO'S MUST INFO ADDRESSEE RECEIVING COMMANDS TO WHICH EXAMINATIONS ARE BEING 
FORWARDED.  COMMANDS MUST INCLUDE THEIR DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ACTIVITY ADDRESS 
CODE (DODAAC) ACCOUNT NUMBER, POINT OF CONTACT (POC), AND THE NUMBER OF 
EXAMINATIONS REQUIRED.  NETPDTC SCI EXAMINATIONS POC IS MS. JUDY BOSTON AT 
(850) 452-1045/DSN 922, E-MAIL TO JUDY.BOSTON(AT)NAVY.MIL, OR E-MAIL TO 
SFLY_CRYPTOLOGIC.PRODUCTS(AT)NAVY.MIL.
     B.  13 JUN 2011 - 14 JUL 2011:  TIR ELIGIBILITY LISTS FOR EXAMINATION 
ORDERING OF ALL OTHER RATINGS WILL BE AVAILABLE VIA NEAS.
ESO MUST VERIFY TIR LISTS AND TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS AS REQUIRED:
         (1) ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES NOT LISTED - COMMANDS MUST
         ADD
CANDIDATES AND APPROPRIATE EXAMINATIONS TO THE TIR LIST.
         (2) IF LISTED CANDIDATES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE OR ARE NO
         LONGER
RECOMMENDED FOR ADVANCEMENT - COMMANDS MUST CLICK "NO" AND "SUBMIT"
BUTTONS TO DELETE NAMES FROM THE TIR LIST.
         (3) CANDIDATES NO LONGER ATTACHED TO COMMAND -
         COMMANDS MUST
DELETE OR FORWARD EXAMINATIONS AS APPLICABLE.
         (4) APPROPRIATE EXAMINATION FOR CANDIDATE -
         COMMANDS MUST
SELECT THE APPROPRATE EXAMINATION FOR RATING CONVERSIONS OR DIVERSE RATINGS 
(I.E., NCC1/NCR1, ATI1/ATO1, ETC.).
     C.  13 JUN 2011 - 14 JUL 2011:  INITIAL EXAMINATION ORDER
     DATES
VIA NEAS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
         (1) E6 - 13 JUN 2011 - 30 JUN 2011
         (2) E5 - 13 JUN 2011 - 7 JUL 2011
         (3) E4 - 13 JUN 2011 - 14 JUL 2011
     D.  1 JUL 2011 - 4 AUG 2011:  NEAS WILL RE-OPEN FOR
     ADDITIONAL
EXAMINATION ORDERS AS FOLLOWS:
         (1) E6 - 1 JUL 2011 - 21 JUL 2011
         (2) E5 - 8 JUL 2011 - 28 JUL 2011
         (3) E4 - 14 JUL 2011 - 4 AUG 2011
     E.  1 AUG 2011:  CUT-OFF FOR CANDIDATES TO MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS 
AS OUTLINED IN REF B, CHAPTER 2.
     F.  1 SEP 2011:  ADMINISTRATION OF THE E6 EXAMINATION.
     G.  8 SEP 2011:  ADMINISTRATION OF THE E5 EXAMINATION.
     H.  15 SEP 2011:  ADMINISTRATION OF THE E4 EXAMINATION.
     I.  6 OCT 2011:  CUT-OFF DATE FOR NETPDTC TO RECEIVE
     SUBSTITUTE
EXAMINATION REQUESTS.  SUBSTITUTE EXAMINATIONS WILL BE ADMINISTERED WITHIN 
SEVEN DAYS OF RECEIPT, BUT NOT LATER THAN 29 OCT 2011.
         (1) SUBSTITUTE EXAMINATION ORDERS SHALL BE HELD TO
         A MINIMUM
IN ORDER TO ACCURATELY DETERMINE ADVANCEMENT QUOTAS.
         (2) REQUESTS FOR SUBSITUTE EXAMINATIONS WILL
         INCLUDE VALID
JUSTIFICATION FOR MISSING THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED EXAMINATION.
DETAILS FOR "ADMIN ERROR" AND/OR "OPERATIONAL COMMITMENT" SHALL BE PROVIDED ON 
REQUESTS.
     J.  ESO MUST VERIFY THE EXAMINATION ORDER STATUS VIA NEAS
     AT THE
"VIEW PREVIOUS EXAMINATIONS" LINK WITHIN 14 DAYS OF PLACING EXAMINATION 
ORDERS.  IF DISCREPANCIES ARE NOTED, CONTACT NETPDTC AT
(850) 452-1252/DSN 922.

3.  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
    A.  IN ADDITION TO THE CRITERIA SET-FORTH IN THIS NAVADMIN, CANDIDATES 
MUST MEET ADVANCEMENT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AS OUTLINED IN REF B, CHAPTER 
2, PRIOR TO THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED EXAMINATION ADMINISTRATION DATE FOR THEIR 
PAYGRADE.  SAILORS WHO DO NOT MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS ARE INELIGIBLE FOR 
ADVANCEMENT AND SHALL NOT BE ADMINISTERED A CYCLE 212 ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION.
    B.  TERMINAL ELIGIBILITY DATE (TED):  THE TED FOR CYCLE 212
    IS
1 JAN 2012.  TED REQUIREMENTS ARE SHOWN IN REF B, TABLE 2-5, AND SHALL BE USED 
TO ESTABLISH TIR ELIGIBILITY FOR PARTICIPATION IN ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION 
CYCLES.
    C.  HIGH YEAR TENURE (HYT):  PER REF C, ARTICLE 1160-120, CANDIDATES WHO 
REACH HYT ON OR AFTER 1 JAN 2012, OR WHO HAVE RECEIVED A HYT WAIVER TO REMAIN 
ON ACTIVE DUTY ON OR AFTER 1 JAN 2012, ARE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 
ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION.  CANDIDATES WITH A HYT DATE PRIOR TO 1 JAN 2012 ARE 
NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ADVANCEMENT AND SHALL NOT BE ADMINISTERED AN EXAMINATION.
    D.  NON-DESIGNATED SAILORS:  PER REF D, THE FLEET RATING IDENTIFICATION 
ENGINE (FLEET RIDE) TOOL SHALL BE USED TO VALIDATE RATING QUALIFICATIONS AND 
REQUEST RATING ENTRY VIA ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION PARTICIPATION FOR NON-
DESIGNATED SAILORS.  ONLY FLEET RIDE APPLICATIONS WHICH HAVE BEEN SUBMITTED 
AND APPROVED DURING A MAR 2011 - AUG 2011 RACK/STACK ARE VALID FOR THE CYCLE 
212 EXAMINATION.
NON-DESIGNATED SAILORS WHO DO NOT MEET THIS REQUIREMENT ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR 
RATING ENTRY VIA CYCLE 212 AND SHALL NOT BE ADMINISTERED AN EXAMINATION.
    E.  ENLISTED NAVY LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT:  REFER TO REF E.
    F.  WARFARE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  REFER TO REF F.
    G.  PHYSICAL READINESS PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:  REFER TO REF G.
    H.  TIR WAIVERS:  GRANTING EARLY PROMOTE TIR WAIVERS AND ADMINISTRATION OF 
EXAMINATIONS TO CANDIDATES MUST BE EXECUTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH PARA 216 OF REF 
B.  TIR WAIVER CANDIDATES SHALL BE IDENTIFIED ON THE TRANSMITTAL LETTER.
    I.  SECURITY CLEARANCE:  PER PARA 204 OF REF B, ALL PERSONNEL
    IN
CERTAIN RATINGS MUST, AT A MINIMUM, MAINTAIN CONTINUOUS SECURITY CLEARANCE 
ELIGIBILITY.  A FAVORABLE INVESTIGATION ADJUDICATION MUST BE ISSUED FROM 
DEPARTMENT OF NAVY CENTRAL ADJUDICATION FACILITY
(DONCAF) PRIOR TO THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED EXAMINATION DATE.  AN INTERIM 
SECURITY CLEARANCE IS NOT A FORMAL DETERMINATION BY AN ADJUDICATIVE AUTHORITY 
AND THEREFORE DOES NOT SATISFY THIS REQUIREMENT.  SAILORS IN THE FOLLOWING 
RATINGS WHO DO NOT MEET THIS REQUIREMENT ARE INELIGIBLE FOR ADVANCEMENT AND 
SHALL NOT BE ADMINISTERED AN EXAMINATION:  AC, AE, AG, AO, AT, AWF, AWO, AWR, 
AWS, AWV, AZ, CTI, CTM, CTN, CTR, CTT, EOD, ET, FC, FT, GM, HT, IC, IS, IT, 
ITS, LN, MA, MC, MN, MT, ND, OS, QM, SB, SO, STG, STS, AND YN, AS WELL AS ALL 
NUCLEAR-TRAINED PERSONNEL.
    J.  SCHOOL CANDIDATES:
       (1) SAILORS WHO HAVE REPORTED TO "A" SCHOOL FOR A
       RATING
CONVERSION AND HAVE NOT GRADUATED PRIOR TO THE REGULAR EXAMINATION ARE NOT 
ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE EXAMINATION.
       (2) SAILORS WHO GRADUATE FROM MANDATORY CLASS "A"
       SCHOOL BEFORE
THE REGULAR EXAMINATION DATE AND ARE QUALIFIED IN ALL RESPECTS ARE ELIGIBLE TO 
COMPETE FOR ADVANCEMENT IN THEIR NEW RATING.
       (3) NON-DESIGNATED SAILORS IN INITIAL ENTRY TRAINING,
       TO
INCLUDE "A" SCHOOL, WHO ENLISTED UNDER AN "A" SCHOOL GUARANTEE PROGRAM ARE 
INELIGIBLE FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE EXAMINATION UNTIL COMPLETION OF CLASS "A" 
SCHOOL.
    K.  BRANCH CLASS (BRCL) AND SPECIAL PROGRAM INDICATOR (SPI)
    CODE:
THE NAVY ACCOUNTING STATUS FOR BRCL 32 SAILORS MUST BE VERIFIED VIA THE 
COMMAND'S ENLISTED DISTRIBUTION VERIFICATION REPORT (EDVR).
PERSONNEL WITH A BLANK SPECIAL PROGRAM INDICATOR (SPI) CODE ARE IN AN INVALID 
STATUS WHICH MAY RESULT IN ASSIGNMENT OF AN INCORRECT ADVANCEMENT COMPETITIVE 
CATEGORY AND THEIR EXAMINATIONS WILL BE INVALIDATED.  COMMANDS MUST CORRECT 
THE ERROR VIA NAVY STANDARD INTEGRATED PERSONNEL SYSTEM (NSIPS) OR THE SAILOR 
MAY SEEK RELIEF BY PETITIONING THE BOARD FOR CORRECTION OF NAVAL RECORDS 
(BCNR).

4.  PERFORMANCE MARK AVERAGE (PMA): COMPUTE PMA AS OUTLINED IN REF B.
REF H PROVIDES GUIDANCE ON USE OF IA/GSA/OSA CONCURRENT EVALUATIONS.
EVALUATIONS USED TO COMPUTE PMA MUST BE INCLUSIVE OF THE FOLLOWING
DATES:
EXAMINATION     EVALUATION   COMPUTATION
PAYGRADE        PAYGRADE     PERIOD
E4              E3           1 JAN 2011 - 31 AUG 2011
E5              E4           1 JUN 2010 - 31 AUG 2011
E6              E5           1 SEP 2008 - 31 AUG 2011
NOTE:  PREPARE A SPECIAL EVALUATION IF MEMBER DOES NOT HAVE AN EVALUATION WITH 
AN ENDING DATE DURING THE PERIOD SPECIFIED ABOVE FOR THE CURRENT PAYGRADE.  
BLOCK 15 ENDING DATE SHALL BE 31 AUG 2011.

5.  GENERAL EXAMINATION INFORMATION:
    A.  ENSURE ALL CANDIDATES, ESO, PROCTORS, AND ADMINISTRATORS
    HAVE
REQUIRED CLEARANCE AND ACCESS PRIOR TO EXAMINATION DAY.
    B.  AUTHORIZED MATERIALS DURING EXAMINATION
    ADMINISTRATION:  ONLY
THOSE MATERIALS SPECIFICALLY IDENTIFIED AND LISTED IN CHAPTER 6 OF REF B, THIS 
NAVADMIN, AND THE GENERAL EXAMINATION VERBATIM INSTRUCTIONS ARE AUTHORIZED FOR 
USE DURING EXAMINATION ADMINISTRATION .
NO OTHER EXAMINING MATERIAL OR INSTRUMENTS MAY BE BROUGHT INTO THE EXAMINING 
ROOM.  USE OF UNAUTHORIZED MATERIAL WILL RESULT IN EXAMINATION INVALIDATION 
AND LOSS OF ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR THE CURRENT ADVANCEMENT CYCLE.  
RATINGS WHICH REQUIRE AND ARE AUTHORIZED USE OF SPECIALIZED MATERIALS DURING 
EXAMINATION PARTICIPATION ARE:
ETV, FT, MN, MU, OS, QM, AND STS.  NO OTHER RATINGS ARE AUTHORIZED USE OF 
SPECIALIZED MATERIALS (I.E., CS CONVERSION/LOG TABLE).
    C.  EDUCATION POINTS:  PER REF I, EDUCATION POINTS WILL BE AWARDED FOR THE 
HIGHEST ACCREDITED DEGREE HELD.  TO ALLOW SUFFICIENT TIME FOR THE NAVY COLLEGE 
CENTER TO PROCESS ALL DOCUMENTS, TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE RECEIVED FROM ADVANCEMENT 
CANDIDATES BY 1 SEP 2011.  THE NAVY COLLEGE CENTER WILL VALIDATE TRANSCRIPTS 
AND ENTER THE EDUCATION DATA INTO THE NAVY COLLEGE MANAGEMENT INFORMATION 
SYSTEM (NCMIS) TO BE USED FOR FMS CALCULATION.  NCMIS IS THE SOLE SOURCE FOR 
EDUCATION POINTS VERIFICATION.  FAILURE TO UPDATE DEGREE DATA VIA NCMIS WILL 
RESULT IN AN EDUCATION POINTS DISCREPANCY ON A SAILOR'S PROFILE SHEET.
    D.  FOR RATINGS WITH MULTIPLE EXAMINATIONS, IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT ESO 
ENSURE PROPER EXAMINATION IDENTIFICATION IS USED DURING EXAMINATION ORDERING 
AND ANSWER SHEET VERIFICATION (I.E., NCR/NCC, ATI/ATO, ETR/ETV/ETN, ETC).  
INCORRECT EXAMINATION IDENTIFICATION WILL CAUSE EXAMINATIONS TO BE INCORRECTLY 
GRADED.
    E.  NAVY COUNSELOR (NC) EXAMINATIONS:  ADMINISTER NCR1 EXAMINATIONS TO NCS 
HOLDING NAVY ENLISTED CLASSIFICATION (NEC)
2186 AND ASSIGNED TO RECRUITING DUTY AS A MEMBER OF THE CAREER RECRUITING 
FORCE.  ADMINISTER NCC1 EXAMINATIONS TO ALL OTHER NAVY COUNSELORS.
    F.  AVIATION ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN (AT) EXAMINATIONS:
ADMINISTER ATI EXAMINATIONS FOR INTERMEDIATE MAINTENANCE AND ATO EXAMINATIONS 
FOR ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE.
    G.  NUCLEAR ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN (ETN), ELECTRICIAN'S MATE (EMN), 
MACHINIST'S MATE (MMN) EXAMINATIONS:
       (1)  ETN, EMN, AND MMN WILL TAKE NUCLEAR-SPECIFIC
       RATING
EXAMINATIONS.
       (2)  NUCLEAR SURFACE AND SUBMARINE CANDIDATES WILL TAKE THE SAME 
EXAMINATION.
       (3)  CANDIDATES IN THE NUCLEAR TRAINING PIPELINE ON THE REGULAR 
SCHEDULED EXAMINATION DATE WILL TAKE RESPECTIVE NUCLEAR EXAMINATIONS AND 
COMPETE IN THE "TRAINEE" COMPETITIVE CATEGORY.
    H.  ADMINISTER THE APPROPRIATE EXAMINATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE 
NEC:
       (1) NON-NUCLEAR ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS (ET)
       EXAMINATIONS:
           ETR - NEC 14BH, 14HH, 14RO, 14TO, 14CM, 14TM,
           14EM, 14RM
           ETV - NEC 14NM, 14NO, 14NV, 14SM, 14TK, 14XM,
           14NP, 14GM,
            14XO
            NOTE: ET SURFACE - ADMINISTER ET
            EXAMINATIONS            .
       (2) NON-NUCLEAR MACHINIST'S MATE (MM) EXAMINATIONS:
            MME - NEC 4230, 4231, 4234
            MMW - NEC 4232, 4233, 4235
            NOTE:  MM SURFACE - ADMINISTER MM
            EXAMINATIONS

6.  COMPETITIVE GROUPS.  USN CANDIDATES IN THE FOLLOWING RATINGS ARE SEPARATED 
INTO THE FOLLOWING COMPETITIVE GROUPS:
    A.  CS, LS, AND YN
        GROUP 1 - SUBMARINE
        GROUP 2 - ALL OTHERS
    B.  CTI
        GROUP 1 - ARABIC
        GROUP 2 - PERSIAN-FARSI
        GROUP 3 - CHINESE
        GROUP 4 - KOREAN
        GROUP 5 - SPANISH
        GROUP 6 - RUSSIAN
    C.  EMN
        GROUP 1 - SUBMARINE
        GROUP 2 - SURFACE
        GROUP 3 - TRAINING
    D.  ETN
        GROUP 1 - SUBMARINE
        GROUP 2 - SURFACE
        GROUP 3 - TRAINING
    E.  FC
        GROUP 1 - NON-AEGIS
        GROUP 2 - AEGIS
    F.  MMN
        GROUP 1 - SUBMARINE
        GROUP 2 - SURFACE
        GROUP 3 - TRAINING

7.  FORWARDING EXAMINATION RETURNS:  PACKAGE THE ORIGINAL TRANSMITTAL LETTER 
AND ANSWER SHEETS IN AN ENVELOPE USING A CARDBOARD STIFFENER.
DO NOT BEND, FOLD, MARK, OR STAPLE ANSWER SHEETS.  SEND EXAMINATION RETURNS BY 
CLOSE OF BUSINESS THE DAY FOLLOWING ADMINISTRATION OF THE EXAMINATION TO:
        COMMANDING OFFICER
        NETPDTC (N323)
        BLDG 2435 RM 1167
        6490 SAUFLEY FIELD ROAD
        PENSACOLA, FL 32509-5240
    A.  CONUS INSTALLATIONS.  SEND EXAMINATION RETURNS VIA FEDEX
    UNDER
GSA CONTRACT.
    B.  OVERSEAS SHORE COMMANDS.  SEND EXAMINATION RETURNS VIA
    UNITED
STATES POSTAL SERVICE (USPS) THREE-DAY EXPRESS MAIL SERVICE.
    C.  DEPLOYED SHIPS.  SEND EXAMINATION RETURNS IN A REGISTERED
    MAIL
WORKING BAG ADDRESSED TO THE SERVICING FLEET MAIL CENTER IN THE DEPLOYED AREA.  
THE SECOND LINE OF THE ADDRESS SHOULD READ "ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION ANSWER 
SHEETS ENCLOSED."  THE POSTAL OFFICER WILL SEND VIA USPS THREE-DAY EXPRESS 
MAIL TO NETPDTC.
    D.  COMMANDS SHALL VERIFY RECEIPT OF EXAMINATION RETURNS BY
    NETPDTC
VIA THE NEAS ELECTRONIC TOTE BOARD LOCATED AT 
HTTPS://NEASOS.CNET.NAVY.MIL/NEAS/PUBLIC/TOTEBOARD.ASPX/.

8.  EXAMINATION DISCREPANCIES:  A DETAILED DISCREPANCY LIST WILL BE MAINTAINED 
ON NEAS FOR ESO AND AUTHORIZED VIEWERS.  RESOLVE EXAMINATION DISCREPANCIES IN 
ACCORDANCE WITH TABLE 7-3 OF REF B.

9.  EXAMINATION RESULTS:  EXAMINATION RESULTS WILL BE POSTED ON THE NEAS 
WEBSITE AND MAY BE ACCESSED BY ESO AND AUTHORIZED VIEWERS.
     A.  THE EXAMINATION STATUS VERIFICATION REPORT (ESVR) IS
     THE
OFFICIAL SOURCE FOR EXAMINATION RESULTS.  THIS REPORT MUST BE VERIFIED FOR 
ACCURACY PRIOR TO FROCKING AND ADVANCEMENT.
     B.  WITHHOLDING OR WITHDRAWAL OF ADVANCEMENT
     RECOMMENDATIONS MUST
BE DOCUMENTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH PARA 721 OF REF B.  COMMANDS MUST SUBMIT A 
MESSAGE TO NETPDTC PENSACOLA FL (N321) AND AN EMAIL TO COMNAVPERSCOM 
MILLINGTON TN (PERS-812) AT ADVANCEMENTS-ACTIVE(AT)NAVY.MIL OR ADVANCEMENTS-
RESERVE(AT)NAVY.MIL, REQUESTING INVALIDATION FOR CANDIDATES NO LONGER 
RECOMMENDED OR NO LONGER ELIGIBLE FOR ADVANCEMENT.
     C.  RATE CHANGE AUTHORIZATIONS (RCA), PROFILE SHEETS, AND
     COMMAND
STATISTIC REPORTS ARE AVAILABLE VIA NEAS.
     D.  INDIVIDUAL SAILORS MAY VIEW/DOWNLOAD PROFILE SHEETS AT
     THE
"PROFILE SHEETS" LINK ON THE NAVY ADVANCEMENT CENTER WEBSITE, 
HTTPS://WWW.NKO.NAVY.MIL/PORTAL/CAREERMANAGEMENT
/NAVYADVANCEMENTCENTER/.

10.  ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING THIS CYCLE WILL BE POSTED ON THE 
NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND (NPC) ENLISTED CAREER PROGRESSION WEBPAGE, 
HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/CAREER/ENLISTED/PAGES/ACTIVEDUTYADVANCEMENT.ASPX

11.  POINT OF CONTACT:  NPC CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER (CSC), AT 1-866-U
-
ASK-NPC (1-866-827-5672) OR VIA E-MAIL AT CSCMAILBOX(AT)NAVY.MIL.

12.  RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1.//

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