STATUTORY RETIREMENT DATE FOR OFFICERS SELECTED BY FY-12 ACTIVE DUTY UNRESTRICTED LINE OFFICERS 05 AND 06 SELECTIVE EARLY RETIREMENT BOARDS

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SUBJ: STATUTORY RETIREMENT DATE FOR OFFICERS SELECTED BY FY-12 ACTIVE DUTY 
UNRESTRICTED LINE OFFICERS O5 AND O6 SELECTIVE EARLY UNCLASSIFIED/ FM CNO 
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SUBJ/STATUTORY RETIREMENT DATE FOR OFFICERS SELECTED BY FY-12 ACTIVE DUTY 
UNRESTRICTED LINE OFFICERS O5 AND O6 SELECTIVE EARLY RETIREMENT BOARDS//



REF/A/MSG/SECNAV WASHINGTON DC/262126ZSEP11//
REF/B/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/0416332ZOCT11//
REF/C/DOC/TITLE 10 U.S.C. SECTION 638//
NARR/REF A IS ALNAV 061/11 ANNOUNCING SECNAV APPROVAL OF THE RESULTS OF THE 
FY-12 ACTIVE DUTY O5 AND O6 SER BOARDS.  REF B IS NAVADMIN 295/11 ANNOUNCING 
SER BOARD RESULTS HAVE BEEN POSTED FOR INDIVIDUAL ACCESS THROUGH BUPERS ONLINE 
(BOL) ACCOUNTS.  REF C IS TITLE 10 UNITED STATES CODE SECTION 638.//

RMKS/1.  REF A ANNOUNCED THAT SECNAV HAS APPROVED THE RESULTS OF THE FY-12 
SELECTIVE EARLY RETIREMENT (SER) BOARDS AND REF B ANNOUNCED THAT ALL MEMBERS 
SELECTED FOR EARLY RETIREMENT HAVE BEEN INDIVIDUALLY NOTIFIED.

2.  REF C DIRECTS THAT OFFICERS SELECTED FOR EARLY RETIREMENT, IF RETIREMENT 
ELIGIBLE, MUST RETIRE NO LATER THAN THE FIRST DAY OF THE SEVENTH MONTH 
FOLLOWING SECNAV APPROVAL OF THE RESULTS OF THE BOARDS.
BASED ON THE DATE OF SECNAV'S APPROVAL OF THE SER BOARD RESULTS, THE MANDATORY 
RETIREMENT DATE IS 01APR12.

3.  REF C AUTHORIZES SECNAV TO DEFER FOR NOT MORE THAN 90 DAYS THE RETIREMENT 
OF AN OFFICER APPROVED FOR EARLY RETIREMENT BY A SER BOARD IN ORDER TO PREVENT 
A PERSONAL HARDSHIP TO THE OFFICER OR FOR OTHER HUMANITARIAN REASONS.  THIS 
NAVADMIN PROVIDES POLICY AND PROCEDURAL GUIDANCE ON THE ROUTING AND 
CONSIDERATION OF SUCH REQUESTS.

4.  PER REF C, DEFERRAL OF RETIREMENT SHALL BE MADE ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS 
CONSIDERING THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE PARTICULAR OFFICER CONCERNED; AUTHORITY 
TO GRANT DEFERRAL LIES SOLELY WITH SECNAV AND MAY NOT BE DELEGATED.

5.  DETERMINING WHETHER A PERSONAL HARDSHIP, OR OTHER HUMANITARIAN REASON 
WARRANTS DEFERRAL, IS A MATTER UNDER THE DISCRETION OF SECNAV.  THE UNDERLYING 
GUIDANCE IS INTENDED TO ASSIST MEMBERS AND COMMANDS IN EVALUATING REQUESTS AND 
INDIVIDUAL CIRCUMSTANCES; IT DOES NOT LIMIT SECNAV'S DISCRETION.  A PERSONAL 
HARDSHIP OR OTHER HUMANITARIAN REASON WARRANTING DEFERRAL OF RETIREMENT SHOULD 
BE ONE THAT DEMONSTRATES THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
    A.  THE HARDSHIP AFFECTS THE OFFICER PERSONALLY OR AFFECTS A MEMBER OF THE 
OFFICERS IMMEDIATE FAMILY.
    B.  THE HARDSHIP IS SEVERE AND NOT ONE NORMALLY ENCOUNTERED AND RESOLVED 
BY OTHER MEMBERS OF THE NAVAL SERVICE WHO RETIRE.
    C.  THE HARDSHIP WILL BE ELIMINATED OR MATERIALLY ALLEVIATED BY DEFERRAL 
OF RETIREMENT FOR 90 DAYS.
    D.  NO OTHER REASONABLE MEANS EXIST TO ALLEVIATE THE HARDSHIP.
    E.  THE HARDSHIP IS NOT BASED UPON PERSONAL CONVENIENCE, FINANCIAL OR 
BUSINESS REASONS.

6.  OFFICERS REQUESTING A 90 DAY DEFERRAL OF RETIREMENT SHOULD SUBMIT REQUESTS 
TO COMMANDER, NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND (PERS-835), VIA THEIR COMMANDING OFFICER 
AND FIRST FLAG OFFICER IN THEIR CHAIN OF COMMAND.
PERS-8 POC FOR SUBMISSION PROCESS QUESTIONS ARE MR. ROBERT LEWIS
(901-874-3245) AND MRS. KIM RIDDLE (901-874-3180).  POLICY QUESTIONS SHOULD BE 
REFERRED TO DEPUTY CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS (N131) CAPTAIN WILLIAM D. PARK 
(WILLIAM.PARK(AT)NAVY.MIL) (703-695-2301) OR MR. KIMRIC J. CHAPMAN 
(KIMRIC.CHAPMAN(AT)NAVY.MIL)

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

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