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NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 230/10, SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT PAY PLAN UPDATE.  REF B 
IS OPNAVINST 1160.6B, SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT PAY.  REF C IS DODINST 1304.27, 
AWARD AND ADMINISTRATION OF SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT PAY//

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES REVISED SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT PAY (SDAP) 
LEVELS FOR THE REGULAR COMPONENT, RESERVE COMPONENT FULL TIME SUPPORT (FTS) 
AND QUALIFIED SELECTED RESERVE (SELRES) SAILORS ON ACTIVE DUTY AND SUPERSEDES 
REF A.  THE SDAP PROGRAM ENHANCES OUR NAVY'S ABILITY TO SIZE, SHAPE, AND 
STABILIZE OUR FORCE BY PROVIDING A MONETARY INCENTIVE TO ENCOURAGE SAILORS 
WITH SPECIFIC DESIGNATED SKILLS TO APPLY THEIR KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE TO 
UNIQUELY CHALLENGING ASSIGNMENTS.

2.  INCREASES TO EXISTING LEVELS ARE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY AND REDUCTIONS ARE 
EFFECTIVE 60 DAYS FROM RELEASE OF THIS MESSAGE.  ALL CHANGES TO LEVELS ARE 
SUMMARIZED IN PARA 8 FOR EASE OF REFERENCE; HOWEVER, ALL COMMANDS SHOULD 
REVIEW SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS LISTED IN THE NOTES SECTION OF THIS MESSAGE (PARA 
7) TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE.

3.  COMMANDING OFFICERS ARE REQUIRED TO CERTIFY THAT SERVICE MEMBERS MEET ALL 
QUALIFYING CRITERIA ESTABLISHED BY REFS B, C AND THIS NAVADMIN PRIOR TO 
RECEIVING SDAP.  COMMANDING OFFICERS WILL NOT CERTIFY A SAILOR ELIGIBLE FOR 
SDAP UNTIL ALL QUALIFICATIONS, INCLUDING PERSONAL QUALIFICATION STANDARDS 
(PQS) AND UNDER INSTRUCTION (UI) WATCHES HAVE BEEN COMPLETED. 

4.  EACH SAILOR IS ELIGIBLE FOR ONLY ONE SDAP ENTITLEMENT AT A TIME AND, 
UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED, COMMANDS MUST ENSURE THE NUMBER OF PERSONNEL RECEIVING 
SDAP DOES NOT EXCEED THE NUMBER OF AUTHORIZED SDAP BILLETS.

5.  COMMANDS HOLDING SDAP BILLETS ARE REMINDED THAT ANNUAL RE-CERTIFICATION 
REQUIRED BY REF B BEGINS IN JUNE.  GUIDANCE FOR THE RE-CERTIFICATION PROCESS 
WILL BE ANNOUNCED SEPCOR.  COMMANDS, VIA PERSONNEL SUPPORT DETACHMENTS (PSD) 
IF APPLICABLE, ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING ANY RATE ADJUSTMENTS AS DIRECTED BY 
THIS NAVADMIN.  COMMANDS SHOULD ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH MILPERSMAN 1306-
1200/1210 FOR SAILORS IN A LIMITED DUTY STATUS.  REF B, PARA 7D(8) PROVIDES 
PATIENT STATUS 
GUIDANCE AS IT PERTAINS TO SDAP.

6.  THE FOLLOWING ASSIGNMENTS ARE AUTHORIZED SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT 
PAY (READ EACH SUB PARA IN 4 COLUMNS) WITH SD-1/75, SD-2/150, SD-3/225, SD-
4/300, SD-5/375, AND SD-6/450:

    A.  BUPERS-32 (MISCELLANEOUS) USN:
BILLET         PAY LEVEL    BILLET IDENTIFICATION            NOTE
USNS           SD-1,5       MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND         1
PRDO           SD-2-4,6     PRDO                             2
JCUS           SD-3         JCS JCU SUPPORT BILLETS          3
JCUO           SD-4         JCS JCU OPERATIONAL BILLETS      3
JSOC           SD-3         JSOC HEADQUARTERS                4
DTRA           SD-2         DTRA                             5
WHCA           SD-2-5       WHITE HOUSE COMMS AGENCY         6
WHSC           SD-2-5       WHITE HOUSE SHELTER COMPLEX      6
WHSS           SD-2-4       WHITE HOUSE SITUATION ROOM       62
NACG           SD-1         US NAVY CEREMONIAL GUARD         7
MSWF           SD-1         STRATEGIC WEAPONS FACILITY       61
9578           SD-2         COMMAND SENIOR CHIEF             8
9579           SD-2         SUBMARINE CHIEF OF THE BOAT      8
9580           SD-2         COMMAND MASTER CHIEF             8
               SD-3         CMC (MCPON LEADERSHIP MESS       8
                            ASSIGNED TO FO/GO)
               SD-4         CMC (FORCE)                      8
               SD-5         CMC (FLEET)                      8
               SD-6         CMC (MCPON)                      8
    B.  BUPERS-321 (SURFACE MAIN PROPULSION) USN:
BILLET         PAY LEVEL    BILLET IDENTIFICATION            NOTE
4131           SD-1         LCAC CRAFT ENG/AST OPERATOR
4136           SD-4         MARINE GAS TURBINE INSPECTOR     10
4206           SD-1         SHIP ENG PLANT PROGRAM MGR       11,13,14
                            (SINGLE SCREW, DIESEL, MEDIUM)
               SD-2         SHIP ENG PLANT PROGRAM MGR       15
                            (LARGE)
               SD-3         SHIP ENG PLANT PROGRAM MGR       12
                            (TWIN SCREW)
4314           SD-4         DIESEL ENGINE INSPECTOR          16
4503           SD-3         STEAM GENERATOR PLANT INSPECTOR  17
    C.  BUPERS-321 (HULL/MECH/ELECT) USN:
BILLET         PAY LEVEL    BILLET IDENTIFICATION            NOTE
4946           SD-2         NON-NUCLEAR NDTE                 18
    D.  BUPERS-321 (SURFACE OPERATIONS AND COMBAT SYS) USN:  
BILLET         PAY LEVEL    BILLET IDENTIFICATION            NOTE
1104           SD-2         AEGIS COMBAT SYSTEMS             19
                            MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
1615           SD-1         SHIPBOARD TACTICAL DATA          20
                            SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN
0167           SD-2         LCAC OPERATOR (SUPERVISOR)       21
0215           SD-2         HARBOR PILOT - UNLIMITED
0304           SD-2         LCAC OPERATOR
0318           SD-1         AIR INTERCEPT CONTROLLER
0319           SD-2         SUPERVISORY AIC
0324           SD-2         ASW/ASUW TACTICAL AIR CONTROLLER
SSAR/0170      SD-1         SURFACE RESCUE SWIMMER           22
    E.  BUPERS-322 (SUBMARINES) USN:
BILLET         PAY LEVEL    BILLET IDENTIFICATION            NOTE
0416           SD-6         ACOUSTIC INTEL SPECIALIST
14NV           SD-5         ASSISTANT NAVIGATOR              31
14NV           SD-2         SUBMARINE SQUADRON ANAV          32
3320           SD-2         SLBM MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN      33
9588           SD-1         SUBMARINE CMD CAREER COUNSELOR   34,53
2781           SD-2         SUBMARINE LAN ADMINISTRATOR      35
    F.  BUPERS-323 (AVIONICS/AIRCREW) USN:
BILLET         PAY LEVEL    BILLET IDENTIFICATION            NOTE
ACWS           SD-1,2       AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER           9
7815           SD-2         HELO RESCUE SWIMMER (AW)
8235/8251      SD-1         E-6/P-3 FLIGHT ENGINEER          58
8250           SD-1         C-9 CREW CHIEF                   59
8252           SD-2         C-130 FLIGHT ENGINEER            60
    G.  BUPERS-324 (SPEC WAR/EOD/DIVER) USN:
BILLET         PAY LEVEL    BILLET IDENTIFICATION            NOTE
5323/6         SD-6         SEAL                             23
5332/3         SD-3         BASIC EOD TECHNICIAN             23,24
5334/5         SD-5         SENIOR EOD TECHNICIAN            23,24
5336/7         SD-6         MASTER EOD TECHNICIAN            23,24
5341           SD-6         MASTER DIVER                     23
5342           SD-2,3       FIRST CLASS DIVER                23-26
5343           SD-1,2       SECOND CLASS DIVER               23-26
5352           SD-4         SWCC CREWMAN ADVANCED            27
SWDG           SD-2-6       NSW DEVGRU                       23,28
    H.  BUPERS-325 (MEDICAL) USN:
BILLET         PAY LEVEL    BILLET IDENTIFICATION            NOTE
8402           SD-5         SUBMARINE IDC                    40,41,
                                                             43,44
8403           SD-2,5       SPECIAL AMPHIBIOUS RECON IDC     
40,41,45
8404           SD-1         FIELD MEDICAL SERVICE TECH       46
8425           SD-1,2,5     SURFACE IDC                      40-43
8427           SD-1,2       FMF RECON CORPSMAN               49
8493           SD-1         MEDICAL DEEP SEA DIVING TECH     47
8494           SD-2,5       DEEP SEA DIVING IDC              
40,41,48
    I.  BUPERS-326 (ADMIN/MEDIA/CRF) USN:
BILLET         PAY LEVEL    BILLET IDENTIFICATION            NOTE
9508/9999      SD-4         RECRUIT DIVISION COMMANDERS      36,53
9585/87/2186   SD-6         RECRUITER: OFFICER, PRODUCTION,  50,53
                            WORK CENTER SUPERVISOR, LCPO
                            DISTRICT CR, ENLISTED, OFFICER 
                            ACR, DIVOR
                            DISTRICT NSW/NSO COORDINATOR
9585/NC-2186   SD-2         DISTRICT DEP COORDINATOR         53
9585/NC-2186   SD-2         LEADS CENTER SUPERVISOR          53
9585/NC-2186   SD-3         DISTRICT TRAINER                 53
9586/2612/2186 SD-2         CLASSIFICATION INTERVIEWER       
37,38,53
NC-2186        SD-3         REGION ENLISTED, OFFICER CR
NC-2186        SD-2         REGION TRAINER
NC-2186        SD-2         CYBERSPACE                       51
9585           SD-1         CYBERSPACE                       53
NC-2186        SD-2         NORU INSTRUCTOR
NC-2186        SD-2         RQAT/REC REFRESHER
NC-2186        SD-2         NRC HQ STAFF
NC-2186        SD-3         NATIONAL CR
    J.  BUPERS-327 (INTELLIGENCE) USN:
BILLET         PAY LEVEL    BILLET IDENTIFICATION            NOTE
ASOC           SD-2         ATTACHE OPERATIONS ASSISTANT     52
     K.  BUPERS-327 (CT) USN:
BILLET         PAY LEVEL    BILLET IDENTIFICATION            NOTE
DCSC           SD-1         DEFENSE COURIER SERVICE COURIER  29
CTIO           SD-1-3       CRYPTO TACTICAL INFO OPERATOR    30
CTIA           SD-1         CRYPTO TACTICAL INFO ANALYST     30
    L.  BUPERS-328 FULL TIME SUPPORT (FTS):
BILLET         PAY LEVEL    BILLET IDENTIFICATION            NOTE
8250/51        SD-1         C-9 CREW CHIEF/P-3 FLT ENG
8252           SD-2         C-130 FLIGHT ENGINEER
9578           SD-2         COMMAND SENIOR CHIEF             8
9580           SD-2,4       COMMAND MASTER CHIEF             8
9585/87/2186   SD-6         RECRUITER:  PRODUCTION,          50,53
                            WORK CENTER SUPERVISOR, LCPO
                            DISTRICT CR,ENLISTED, OFFICER 
                            ACR, DIVO
                            DISTRICT NSW/NSO COORDINATOR
9585/NC-2186   SD-2         DISTRICT DEP COORDINATOR         53
9585/NC-2186   SD-2         LEADS CENTER SUPERVISOR          53
9585/NC-2186   SD-3         DISTRICT TRAINER                 53
9586/2612/2186 SD-2         CLASSIFICATION INTERVIEWER       
37,38,53
NC-2186        SD-3         REGION ENLISTED, OFFICER CR
NC-2186        SD-2         REGION TRAINER
NC-2186        SD-2         CYBERSPACE                       51
9585           SD-1         CYBERSPACE                       53
9508           SD-4         RDC AND A-RDC                    36,53
SSAR/0170      SD-1         SURFACE RESCUE SWIMMER           22
4206           SD-1         SHIP ENG PLANT PROGRAM MGR       11,13
                            (SINGLE SCREW, DIESEL)
8425           SD-2         EODMU IDC/DESTROYER SQD IDC      39
               SD-5         SURFACE SHIP IDC                 39
4946           SD-2         ALL NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING      18
                            EXAMINERS
4314           SD-4         DIESEL ENGINE INSPECTOR          16
    M.  BUPERS-329 (SEABEES) USN:
BILLET         PAY LEVEL    BILLET IDENTIFICATION            NOTE
5932           SD-1         BASIC CONSTRUCTION DIVER
5931           SD-2         ADVANCED CONSTRUCTION DIVER
5933           SD-6         MASTER CONSTRUCTION DIVER
5633           SD-2         MOBILE UTILITIES EQUIPMENT TECH
    N.  N133D (NUCLEAR TRAINED) USN:
BILLET         PAY LEVEL    BILLET IDENTIFICATION            NOTE
3353/4/5/6     SD-2,5       NUCLEAR PLANT OPERATOR           54,57
3363/4/5/6     SD-4-6       NUCLEAR PLANT SUPERVISOR         55,56,57
3383/4/5/6     SD-2,5       NUCLEAR PLANT OPERATOR           54,57
3393/4/5/6     SD-4-6       NUCLEAR PLANT SUPERVISOR         
55,56,57

7.  NOTES:
1) SD-1 AUTHORIZED FOR PERSONNEL ASSIGNED TO UICS 31574, 4344A, 4345A, 4347A, 
43616, 43967, 43968, 43969, 43970, 45701, 45702, 46282, 46283, 46286, 46404, 
48886, 48887, 48889, 48891.  SD-5 AUTHORIZED FOR PERSONNEL AT UIC 41083.
2) WHEN ASSIGNED TO PRDO IN UICS 44859 AND 4312A OR AS DETERMINED BY OIC OF 
PRDO.  SDAP AWARD LEVELS WILL BE DETERMINED BY OIC PRDO UPON COMPLETION OF 
APPROPRIATE TRAINING AND FUNDAMENTAL ROLE IN SUPPORT OF MISSION EXECUTION 
(ADMIN SUPPORT: SD-2/3, DIRECT SUPPORT: SD-3/4, OPERATORS: SD-6).
3) UICS 43743 AND 46272 ONLY (JCU OPS: SD-4, JCU SUPPORT: SD-3).
4) JSOC (UIC 43665, 39570, 47128 AND 3016A ONLY).
5) FOR CTI, MT, DC, AND NEC 5326 AT UICS 32374, 39558, 40291, AND 47471 ONLY.
6) AWARD LEVELS DESIGNATED BY THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR 
SPECIFIC BILLET ASSIGNMENTS.
7) AUTHORIZED FOR SAILORS SELECTED FROM RECRUIT TRAINING COMMAND TO SERVE IN 
THE NAVY CEREMONIAL GUARD PRIOR TO A-SCHOOL. GUARDSMEN MUST MAINTAIN 
QUALIFICATIONS TO BE ELIGIBLE.
8) COMMAND SENIOR CHIEFS AND COMMAND MASTER CHIEFS ARE ONLY AUTHORIZED SDAP 
WHILE ASSIGNED TO 9580/9578 BILLETS, MUST HOLD THE 9580/9578 NEC, AND MUST BE 
DESIGNATED IN WRITING BY THE COMMANDING OFFICER AS THE COMMAND SENIOR CHIEF OR 
COMMAND MASTER CHIEF.  SUBMARINE CHIEF OF THE BOAT (COB-9579) PERSONNEL ARE 
ONLY AUTHORIZED SDAP WHILE ASSIGNED TO A 9579 BILLET ON BOARD A SUBMARINE AND 
MUST HOLD THE 9579 NEC.  CMC/CSCS ARE AUTHORIZED SDAP WHILE SERVING AS A 
PRECOMMISSIONING UNIT (PCU) CMC/CSC AND WHILE ASSIGNED TO THE PCU DETACHMENT. 
ONLY ONE BILLET IS AUTHORIZED SDAP PER PCU.  REFER TO OPNAVINST 1306.2(SERIES) 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
9) ATC WATCH SUPERVISORS MUST MEET FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:  
- DESIGNATED PER THE AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL FACILITIES NATOPS MANUAL, NAVAIR 00-
80T-114, AS A FACILITY WATCH SUPERVISOR, CARRIER AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL 
CENTERSUPERVISOR, AMPHIBIOUS AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL CENTER SUPERVISOR, TACTICAL 
AIR CONTROL CENTER SUPERVISOR, OR AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TRAINING SUPERVISOR BY 
THE COMMANDING OFFICER AT PRESENT DUTY ASSIGNMENT.  SPECIAL CATEGORY FACILITY 
WATCH SUPERVISOR IS NOT ELIGIBLE.
- PAY GRADE E3 - E7.  PAY GRADE E8 ONLY IF ASSIGNED TO CV/CVN.
- ASSIGNED TO AND WORKING IN AN AUTHORIZED AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER WATCH 
SUPERVISOR BILLET PER PARA 9A BELOW.
- MAINTAIN MONTHLY PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS PER AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL FACILITY 
NATOPS, NAVAIR 00-80T-114.
- MEET PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF FAR PART 67 AND POSSESS CURRENT MEDICAL 
CERTIFICATION AS ESTABLISHED BY BUMED.
    A.  SDAP LEVELS ARE ALLOCATED BY TASK COMPLEXITY, RESPONSIBILITY AND AIR 
SPACE CONSIDERATIONS.  COMMANDING OFFICERS MAY ONLY DESIGNATE FOR PAY PURPOSES 
THE NUMBER OF ATC WATCH SUPERVISORS REQUIRED FOR MISSION READINESS AND ARE 
LIMITED FOR PAY PURPOSES BY THE QUOTAS LISTED BELOW NEXT TO EACH UNIT SHORT 
TITLE AND UIC.
- SD-1-75:
NALF SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND (31466)(5)
MCAS KANEOHE BAY (32405)(10)
NAS CORPUS CHRISTI (42094)(10)
NAS JACKSONVILLE (00207)(10)
NAS JRB FORT WORTH (83447)(10)
NAS JRB NEW ORLEANS (00206)(10)
NAS JRB WILLOW GROVE (00158)(10)
NAS MERIDIAN (42105)(10)
NAS NORTH ISLAND (00246)(10)
NAS OCEANA AIR DET NORFOLK (00188)(10)
NAS PENSACOLA (42093)(10)
NAS WHITING FIELD (42096)(10)
NAVSTA MAYPORT (60201)(10)
TACRON ELEVEN (55134)(3)
TACRON TWELVE (55135)(3)
TACRON TWO ONE (09807)(3)
TACRON TWO TWO (09812)(3)
USS BATAAN (LHD 5) (21879)(3)
USS BONHOMME RICHARD (LHD 6) (22202)(3)
USS BOXER (LHD 4) (21808)(3)
USS ESSEX (LHD 2) (21533)(3)
USS IWO JIMA (LHD 7) (23027)(3)
USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3) (21700)(3)
USS NASSAU (LHA 4) (20725)(3)
USS PELELIU (LHA 5) (20748)(3)
USS SAIPAN (LHA 2) (20632)(3)
USS TARAWA (LHA 1) (20550)(3)
USS WASP (LHD 1) (21560)(3)
USS MAKIN ISLAND (LHD 8) (23171)(3)
- SD-2-150:
NAS FALLON (60495)(10)
NAF KEY WEST (00213)(10)
NAS KINGSVILLE (42095/30776)(10 TOTAL BETWEEN BOTH UIC'S) 
NAS LEMOORE (63042)(10) 
NAS OCEANA (60191)(10) 
NAS PATUXENT RIVER (0428A/44689)(10 TOTAL BETWEEN BOTH UIC'S) 
NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND (00620)(10)
NAVBASE VENTURA COUNTY POINT MUGU (69232)(10) 
USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72)(21297)(4) 
USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70) (20993)(4) 
USS DWIGHT D EISENHOWER (CVN 69) (03369)(4) 
USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65) (03365)(4) 
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) (21412)(4) 
USS HARRY S TRUMAN (CVN 75) (21853)(4) 
USS JOHN C STENNIS (CVN 74) (21847)(4) 
USS NIMITZ (CVN 68) (03368)(4) 
USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) (22178)(4) 
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)(21247)(4) 
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (CVN 77)(23170)(4)
    B.  ATC WATCH SUPERVISOR SDAP QUESTIONS MAY BE DIRECTED TO AGCS 
MAGEARY, BUPERS-321, (901) 874-2076/DSN 882, OR E-MAIL AT 
MARK.MAGEARY(AT)NAVY.MIL.
10) FILLING A VALID 4136 BILLET, HAS NEC 4136 AND MAINTAINS FULL CERTIFICATION 
IN ALL MARINE GAS TURBINE INSPECTOR METHODS PER NAVPERS 18068.
11) E7 OR ABOVE GAS TURBINE SPECIALIST, HAS NEC 4206 AND IS SERVING IN A GS-
4206 BILLET CODED FOR FFG CLASS SHIPS. SDAP IS PAID TO ONLY ONE 4206 NEC PER 
COMMAND.
12) E8 OR ABOVE GAS TURBINE SPECIALIST, HAS NEC 4206, SERVING IN A GS-4206 
BILLET FOR CG/DDG CLASS SHIPS.  ON LCS SHIPS THE SENIOR GAS TURBINE SPECIALIST 
OR SENIOR ENGINEMAN SERVING IN THE 4206 SENIOR ENGINEERING BILLET.  SDAP IS 
PAID TO ONLY ONE 4206 NEC PER COMMAND.
13) E7 OR ABOVE ENGINEMAN, HAS NEC 4206, AND IS SERVING IN EN-4206 BILLET 
CODEDFOR ARS 51, LSD 41, LSD 49, MCM-1, LPD 17, HSV-1, OR PC-1 CLASS SHIPS AND 
MHC-51 CLASS SHIPS.  EN-4206 E7 OR ABOVE ASSIGNED TO PC-1 CLASS OPERATIONAL 
HULL ARE AUTHORIZED SD-2-150 WHEN IN A DEPLOYMENT OR TRAINING CYCLE STATUS.
14) E7 OR ABOVE MACHINIST'S MATE, HAS NEC 4206, AND IS SERVING IN MM-4206 
BILLET ABOARD AS, LCC, OR LPD 4 CLASS SHIPS.
15) E7 OR ABOVE MACHINIST'S MATE, HAS NEC 4206, AND IS SERVING IN MM-4206 
BILLET ABOARD LHA, AND LHD, CLASS SHIPS.
16) FILLING A VALID EN/MM-4314 BILLET, HAS NEC 4314, AND MAINTAINS FULL 
CERTIFICATION IN ALL DIESEL ENGINE INSPECTION METHODS PER NAVPERS 18068. 
SURFACE/SUBMARINE MACHINIST MATES HOLDING NEC 4314 AND FILLING VALID DIESEL 
ENGINE INSPECTOR BILLETS ALSO QUALIFY.
17) FILLING A VALID MM-4503 BILLET, HAS NEC 4503, AND MAINTAINS FULL 
CERTIFICATION IN ALL STEAM GENERATING PLANT INSPECTION METHODS PER NAVPERS 
18068.
18) MUST BE FILLING A VALID HT-4946 BILLET, HOLD NEC 4946, AND 
MAINTAIN FULL CERTIFICATION IN ALL NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING METHODS PER NAVPERS 
18068.  COMPLETE CERTIFICATION MUST BE VERIFIED AND APPROVED BY THE DIRECTOR, 
NAVSEA EXAMINER CERTIFICATION TEST AGENCY, SERVICE SCHOOL COMMAND, GREAT 
LAKES, IL.
19) MUST HOLD NEC AND BE FILLING A VALID FC-1104 DESIGNATED BILLET ON TYPE 2 
OR 4 SEA DUTY.
20) MUST HOLD NEC AND BE FILLING A VALID FC-1615 DESIGNATED BILLET ON TYPE 2 
OR 4 SEA DUTY.
21) E7-E9 SERVING IN LCAC OPERATOR SUPERVISOR (NEC 0167) BILLET.
22) WHEN QUALIFIED AS A SURFACE RESCUE SWIMMER AND FILLING AN AUTHORIZED 
BILLET ABOARD A SHIP OR SUBMARINE OR AT UICS 09371, 30733, 30734, 3124B, 
31379, 43847, 49366, 57063, 57064, AND 62229.
23) SAILORS HOLDING NEC 5323, 5326, 5332, 5333, 5334, 5335, 5336, 5337, 5352, 
5343, OR 5342 MAY RECEIVE SDAP WHEN ASSIGNED IN EXCESS OF BILLETS AUTHORIZED.
24) LEVEL BASED ON MEMBER'S NEC VICE THE MEMBER'S DISTRIBUTION NEC.
25) SD-1-75 (ND-5343) OR SD-2-150 (ND-5342) AT UICS 00750, 0463A, 
0610A, 0763A, 4068A, 08321, 08842, 08973, 3812A, 30215, 31968, 
32117, 32253, 35026, 39586, 39588, 40026, 40027, 41150, 42270, 
42838, 44466, 44902, 44904, 4509A, 45254, 45255, 45598, 45783, 
49746, 49769, 49974, 50054, 55217, 55236, 55238, 55432, 55447, 
55496, 55550, 55568, 55569, 62758, 62980, 63393, 67360, 67448, 
67906, 67910, 67911, 67912, 67913, 68288, 68316, 68438, 68869, AND 
82630.
26) SD-2-150 (ND-5343) OR SD-3-225 (ND-5342) WHEN ASSIGNED TO UICS 08842, 
08973 OR 44904 AND QUALIFIED AS DDS OPERATOR.
27) LEVEL BASED ON MEMBER'S SWCC QUALIFICATION NEC.
28) FOR UICS 47898, 44941, 3226B, 51588, 47889, 40298, 40458, 40459, 40460, 
AND 40461 ONLY.  SDAP LEVELS DETERMINED BY COMNAVSPECWARDEVGRU UPON COMPLETION 
OF TRAINING AND ROLE IN SUPPORT OF MISSION.
29) FOR DCS COURIERS IN PAY GRADES E4-E7 WITH AT LEAST 3 MONTHS (2 MONTHS IN 
KOREA OR BAHRAIN) COURIER EXPERIENCE.
30) FOR PERSONNEL ASSIGNED TO OR ON TEMPORARY ADDITIONAL DUTY (TAD) TO UICS: 
39570, 39580, 40458, 44940, 47898, 43743, 43665, 49660, AND 48569. CTIA/CASE: 
SD-1; CTIO/CSOP O-6 MO: SD-1; CTIO/CSOP 7-12 MO: SD-2; CTIO/CSOP OVER 12 MO: 
SD-3.
31) TO RECEIVE SD-5:  MUST BE PAY GRADE E6 OR ABOVE, HOLD 14NV NEC AND BE 
DESIGNATED IN WRITING BY THE COMMANDING OFFICER AS THE SHIP'S ASSISTANT 
NAVIGATOR, SERVING ON A SSN, SSBN, SSGN CLASS SHIP, OR SUBMARINE NR-1 (1 PER 
CREW).
32) MUST HOLD NEC 14NV AND BE DESIGNATED BY THE SQUADRON COMMANDER IN WRITING 
AS THE SQUADRON A-NAV (1 PER SUBMARINE SQUADRON).
33) MUST HOLD NEC 3320 AND BE ASSIGNED TO A MT-3320 BILLET AT UIC 63402 OR 
68733.
34) WHILE ASSIGNED AND SERVING ON BOARD A SUBMARINE.  MUST HOLD NEC 9588 AND 
BE DESIGNATED IN WRITING BY THE COMMANDING OFFICER AS THE SHIP'S COMMAND 
CAREER COUNSELOR (1 PER CREW).
35) WHILE ASSIGNED ON BOARD AN SSN, SSBN, OR SSGN CLASS SHIP.  MUST HOLD NEC 
2781 AND SERVING AS SHIP'S LAN ADMINISTRATOR (1 PER CREW).
36) MUST HOLD NEC 9508 OR NEC 9999 AND BE DETAILED TO A BILLET CODED WITH A 
RDC OR ASSISTANT RDC "I" BILLET DISTRIBUTION NEC AT UIC 0763A, 00161, 3760A, 
62661, OR 66128.
37) MUST HOLD THE PS/YN(SS) 2612, 9586, OR 2186 NEC AND BE DETAILED TO A 
BILLET CODED WITH A CLASSIFIER DISTRIBUTION NEC AT MILITARY ENTRANCE 
PROCESSING STATIONS, NAVCRUITDIST ACTIVITIES, CSD GREAT LAKES (UIC 43102), CSD 
DAM NECK (UIC 68548), AND TSC SAN DIEGO (UIC 61690).  NORU AND REGION 
CLASSIFIERS ARE NOT ENTITLED TO SDAP.
38) OPERATIONAL SUPPORT CENTER AND REDCOM 2612 CLASSIFIERS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE 
FOR THIS SDAP.
40) WHEN ASSIGNED TO A BILLET OPERATING INDEPENDENT OF A MEDICAL OFFICER, 
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT, NURSE PRACTITIONER, OR ANOTHER IDC.
41) ASSIGNED TAD AS AN IDC TO FILL A SDAP ELIGIBLE BILLET.  HM-8402, HM-8403, 
HM-8425, AND HM-8494 MAY RECEIVE SDAP IF THE TAD SDAP BILLET IS VACANT, THE 
INCUMBENT IS ABSENT, OR THE INCUMBENT HAS TRANSFERRED WITHOUT CONTACT RELIEF 
AND THE REPORTING MEMBER MUST HOLD THE APPROPRIATE NEC FOR THE VACANT SDAP 
ELIGIBLE BILLET.  IF THE MEMBER'S PERMANENT BILLET (ORIGINATING COMMAND) HAS A 
GREATER SDAP LEVEL, THE MEMBER IS ENTITLED TO THE GREATER LEVEL.  ELIGIBILITY 
WHILE ON TAD COMMENCES WHEN THE UNIT GETS UNDERWAY AND CONTINUES UNTIL THE 
MEMBER IS RELIEVED OR UNTIL THE UNIT RETURNS TO HOME PORT.  ALL OTHER TAD SDAP 
ISSUES MUST BE FORWARDED TO THE IDC ENLISTED COMMUNITY MANAGER (BUPERS-325) 
FOR CONSIDERATION.  REQUEST MUST INCLUDE A COPY OF TAD ORDERS, A NAVPERS 
1070/613 REFERENCING THE APPROPRIATE PARA OF THIS MESSAGE CERTIFYING THE 
INDEPENDENT DUTY 
TAD ASSIGNMENT MEETS THE CRITERIA THEREIN, AND THE COMMANDING OFFICER'S 
ENDORSEMENT ADDRESSING THE LEVEL OF INDEPENDENT DUTY REQUIRED AND PERFORMED.
42) HM-8425 IS ELIGIBLE FOR:
- SD-1-75 ON BOARD UICS 0534A, 3820A, 41431, 42531, 44364, AND 55341.
- SD-2-150 UNDER THE FOLLOWING CIRCUMSTANCES:
- AT UIC 08943, 08971, 30665, 30667, 30671, 30682, 30688, 30698, 
32219, 3349A, 3368B, 3371B, 3372B, 3521B, 35624, 39591, 39592, 
40541, 40542, 40543, 42043, 42221, 4321A, 44392, 44884, 46985, 
47898, 55210, 55341, 55777, 55778, 67853, 67864.
- ASSIGNED TO JOINT TASK FORCE FULL ACCOUNTING (AFGHANISTAN, PAKISTAN, 
VIETNAM, LAOS, CAMBODIA, ETC).
- HUMANITARIAN MISSIONS SUCH AS TURKEY, AFRICA, ETC, AND OTHERS AS 
SPECIFICALLY REQUESTED AND APPROVED BY BUPERS-325.
- SD-5-375 WHEN ASSIGNED TO ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
    A.  TO SURFACE SHIPS TO INCLUDE FFG, DDG, CG, MCM, PC, HSV, LCS, AND LCC 
(UIC 20001 ONLY) CLASS SHIPS.
    B.  UICS:  34122, 39966, 4509A, 46987, 53991, 55217, 67906, 67910, 67911, 
67912, 67913. HM-8402 AND 8494 SAILORS FILLING HM-8425 BILLETS ARE ELIGIBLE 
FOR SDAP AT THE PRESCRIBED LEVEL FOR THE BILLET THEY ARE ASSIGNED. ANY HM-8425 
ASSIGNED TO MARSOC WILL BE PAID AT LEVEL SD-5-375.
43) HM-8425/HM-8402 ARE AUTHORIZED SDAP WHEN ASSIGNED DIRECTLY TO THE 
PRECOMMISSIONING OR RECOMMISSIONING UNIT AND MEET THE CRITERIA OF NOTE 40. 
THOSE ASSIGNED TO A SUBORDINATE UIC OR A COMPONENT UIC ASHORE ARE NOT 
AUTHORIZED SDAP.
44) HM-8402 IS ELIGIBLE FOR:
- SD-5-375 ON BOARD SSN, SSBN, AND SSGN.
- PER NOTE 42 WHEN ASSIGNED TO HM-8425 SDAP ELIGIBLE BILLET.
45) HM-8403 IS ELIGIBLE FOR:
- SD-2-150 WHEN ASSIGNED AS HM-8403 TO UICS:  39965, 49344, 64494, 67676, 
0610A, AND 0620A.
- SD-5-375 WHEN ASSIGNED TO HM-8403 BILLET AT UICS:  08321, 31934, 4312A, 
47898, 55207, 64495, 67360, 67448, 67906, 82630, 4509A, 55217, 67910, 67911, 
67912, 67913 OR ASSIGNED TO MARSOC.
46) HM-8404 AUTHORIZED:
- SD-1-75 WHEN DEPLOYED TO COMBAT ZONE IN THE FOLLOWING USMC UICS:  
48139, 67448, 08321, 31948, 67360, 67906, 67910, 67911, 67912, 67913, 55217, 
AND 4509A. 
- HM-8404 BILLETS FILLED BY TAD AND HSAP PERSONNEL ARE ELIGIBLE FOR SDAP AT 
THE APPLICABLE LEVEL.  
47) HM-8493 ELIGIBLE FOR SD-1-75:  WHEN ASSIGNED TO 8493 BILLET IN 
UICS: 08321, 08842, 30215, 31968, 39588, 45254, 45255, 53991, 55217, 
55447, 55457, 55458, 55568, 67360, 4068A, 39966, 47898, 67906, 
67911, 67913, 68288 AND 4509A.
48) HM-8494 ELIGIBLE FOR SD-2-150:  WHEN ASSIGNED TO AN HM-8494 BILLET AT 
UICS: 39924, 49093, 35026, 30202, 43505, 00750, 0610A AND 62640.
- HM-8494 ELIGIBLE FOR SD-5-375: WHEN ASSIGNED AS A HM-8494 BILLET AT UICS: 
08842, 08973, 30121, 30215, 31968, 32189, 32190, 32191, 
40374, 42270, 42838, 43504, 43973, 44902, 47898, 49974, 52861, 
53808, 55238, 55447, 55457, 55458, 55568, 55569, 68288, 4068A,  
4617A, 82630 AND OPERATING INDEPENDENT OF A MEDICAL OFFICER, PHYSICIAN  
ASSISTANT, OR NURSE PRACTITIONER.
49) HM-8427 IS ELIGIBLE FOR:
- SD-1-75 WHEN ASSIGNED TO UICS:  39965, 49344, 64493, 64494, AND 81663.
- SD-2-150 WHEN ASSIGNED TO UICS:  08321, 31968, 55205, 55207, 55211, 67360, 
67448, 67906, 67907, 4509A, 55217, 67910, 67911, 67912, AND 67913 OR ASSIGNED 
TO MARSOC.
50) PRODUCTION RECRUITERS RECEIVE SD-6-450 WHEN FILLING A VALID 9585 OR 2186 
BILLET.  SDAP MUST STOP ONCE THE MEMBER STOPS SERVING IN A PRODUCTION 
RECRUITER POSITION.
51) NAVY RECRUITING STATION CYBERSPACE 9585 RECRUITERS ARE NOT ENTITLED TO 
THIS LEVEL OF SDAP.
52) PERSONNEL ELIGIBLE FOR SDAP MUST BE IN PAY GRADE E5 AND ABOVE, BE ASSIGNED 
TO A UNITED STATES DEFENSE ATTACHE OFFICE, AND HAVE COMPLETED THE ATTACHE 
STAFF OPERATIONS COURSE.
53) NON-RATE SPECIFIC SDAP POSITIONS (NEC 9XXX) REQUIRE A SAILOR TO WORK 
OUTSIDE OF HIS/HER NORMAL COMMUNITY-SPECIFIC EXPERTISE, TYPICALLY RESULTING IN 
AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME FROM REPORT DATE TO FULL QUALIFICATION FOR THE 
ASSIGNED POSITION.  IN ACCORDANCE WITH SDAP POLICY, COMMANDING OFFICERS WILL 
NOT SUBMIT A SAILOR'S APPLICATION TO RECEIVE SDAP IN A 9XXX POSITION UNTIL ALL 
QUALIFICATIONS, INCLUDING PERSONAL QUALIFICATION STANDARDS (PQS) AND UNDER 
INSTRUCTION (UI) WATCHES, HAVE BEEN COMPLETED AND THE MEMBER IS FULLY 
QUALIFIED AND SERVING IN THE SPECIAL DUTY BILLET.
54) A.  SD-2-150 WHEN ASSIGNED AND SERVING IN THE SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT 
SKILL LESS THOSE LISTED IN 54B (EXCEPT 33X9).
    B.  SD-5-375 WHEN ASSIGNED AND SERVING IN THE REPAIR DEPARTMENT OF A 
NUCLEAR REPAIR-CAPABLE SUB TENDER AT UICS 45254 AND 45255.
55) A.  SD-4-300 WHEN ASSIGNED AND SERVING IN THE SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT 
SKILL LESS THOSE LISTED IN 55B/C/D (EXCEPT 33X9).
    B.  SD-5-375 WHEN ASSIGNED AND SERVING IN THE REPAIR DEPARTMENT OF A 
NUCLEAR-REPAIR-CAPABLE SUB TENDER IN UICS 45254 AND 45255.
    C.  SD-5-375 WHEN SERVING IN AN SSN, SSBN, SSGN, CVN, SUBMARINE NR-1, OR 
PRECOMMISSIONING UNIT.
    D.  SD-5-375 WHEN SERVING IN A DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY NAVAL REACTORS 
FACILITY AS A NAVAL REACTORS REPRESENTITIVE.
56) A.  SD-6-450 WHEN ASSIGNED AND SERVING AS STAFF AT A NUCLEAR POWER 
TRAINING UNIT.  ELIGIBLE UICS ARE 47723, 47801, 49230, 30896, 49410, AND 
62986.
    B.  SD-6-450 WHEN ASSIGNED AND SERVING AS STAFF AT A DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 
NAVAL REACTORS FACILITY LOCATED AT A NUCLEAR POWER TRAINING UNIT AT UICS 
44627, 47785, AND 43135.
    C.  SD-6-450 WHEN ASSIGNED AND SERVING AS REACTOR DEPT MASTER CHIEF 
(SURFACE) OR ENG DEPT MASTER CHIEF (SUBMARINE) ONBOARD A NUCLEAR POWERED 
WARSHIP, FORCE REACTOR DEPT MASTERCHIEF, FORCE ENG DEPT MASTER CHIEF, COMMAND 
MASTER CHIEF OF NAVAL REACTORS, NAVAL NUCLEAR POWER TRAINING COMMAND (NNPTC), 
NUCLEAR POWER TRAINING UNITS (NPTU), OR ENLISTED COMMUNITY MANAGER.  SPECIFIC 
APPROVAL MUST BE 
OBTAINED FROM THE CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS (N133D) FOR THE MEMBER TO BE 
ELIGIBLE FOR THIS LEVEL OF PAY.  DURING PERIODS OF TURNOVER, THE INCUMBENT 
WILL MAINTAIN THIS LEVEL UNTIL RELIEVED.  ONCE RELIEVED, THE MEMBER WILL BE 
ENTITLED TO SD-5-375 WHILE SERVING ONBOARD.  THE CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS 
(N133D) POINT OF CONTACT IS ETCM(SW/AW) KAHN AND MMC(SW/AW) BAKER AT (703)695-
3301/DSN 225, (703)697-2481; E-MAIL:  BULLNUKE(AT)NAVY.MIL.57) WHILE SERVING 
IN ANY 335X, 336X, 338X, OR 339X BILLET (EXCEPT 33X9). PERSONNEL WHO ARE IN 
EXCESS OF ASSIGNED BILLETS IN THE ENGINEERING OR REACTOR DEPARTMENTS OF A 
NUCLEAR POWERED WARSHIP OR REPAIR DEPARTMENT OF A NUCLEAR-REPAIR-CAPABLE 
SUBMARINE TENDER OR STAFF OF A NUCLEAR PIPELINE TRAINING ACTIVITY, OR ASSIGNED 
TO A DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY NAVAL REACTORS FACILITY ARE ENTITLED TO THE 
APPROPRIATE LEVEL OF SDAP.
58) FOR ALL ACTIVE COMPONENT REGARDLESS OF UIC. FOR MOBILIZED SELERES HOLDING 
8251 AND ASSIGNED TO UICS 09162 AND 09989 IN AN ACTIVE FLIGHT STATUS.
59) MOBILIZED SELRES HOLDING NEC 8250 AND ASSIGNED TO UIC 08980, 08981, 08988, 
AND 53856 IN ACTIVE FLIGHT STATUS.
60) MOBILIZED SELRES HOLDING NEC 8252 AND ASSIGNED TO UICS 55617, 52895, 
53855, 09324, AND 09172 IN AN ACTIVE FLIGHT STATUS.
61) E4 OR ABOVE FULLY QUALIFIED SECURITY PERSONNEL STANDING WATCH AT UIC 63404 
AND 68733 ONLY.
62) UIC 45570 AND 63415 ONLY.

8.  SUMMARY OF CHANGES TO SDAP LEVELS:
BILLET     OLD LEVEL           NEW LEVEL     BILLET IDENTIFICATION
8250       ADDED               SD-1-75       C-9 CREW CHIEF
8251       ADDED               SD-1-75       P-3 FLIGHT ENGINEER
8252       ADDED               SD-2-150      C-130 FLIGHT ENGINEER
WHSS       ADDED               SD-2-150      WFQ
WHSS       ADDED               SD-3-225      NSTO
WHSS       ADDED               SD-4-300      NSTS

9.  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON SDAP IS LOCATED AT 
HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-
NPC/CAREER/PAYANDBENEFITS/N130/PAGES/N130D.ASPX.
 HOWEVER SKILL SPECIFIC QUESTIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE APPROPRIATE 
ENLISTED COMMUNITY MANAGERS WHICH CAN BE FOUND ON THE NPC WEBSITE.

10.  POINT OF CONTACT:  PSC BELLEW, PERS-811 (901) 874-3260/DSN 882, 
E-MAIL AT JEFFREY.BELLEW(AT)NAVY.MIL OR EMCM IRISH, PERS-811D, (901) 
874-3215/DSN 882, E-MAIL AT DOUGLAS.B.IRISH(AT)NAVY.MIL 

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