SUSPENSION OF ENLISTED EARLY TRANSITION PROGRAM (EETP)

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SUBJ: SUSPENSION OF ENLISTED EARLY TRANSITION PROGRAM (EETP) UNCLASSIFIED/ FM 
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NAVADMIN 359/12

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SUBJ/SUSPENSION OF ENLISTED EARLY TRANSITION PROGRAM (EETP)//



REF/A/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/212053ZAPR11//

REF/B/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/172139ZMAR11//

NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 142/11 - POLICY UPDATE AND EXPANSION OF ENLISTED EARLY 
TRANSITION PROGRAM.  REF B IS NAVADMIN 088/11, ENLISTED EARLY CAREER 
TRANSITION PROGRAM.//

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE CANCELLATION OF REF A.
NAVY CONTINUES TO MAKE SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS IN BALANCING OUR ENLISTED FORCE 
AND IS WELL POSITIONED FOR NAVY'S FUTURE MISSIONS.  IN CONJUNCTION WITH ON-
GOING EFFORTS TO STABILIZE AND ALIGN THE FORCE, THE VOLUNTARY ENLISTED EARLY 
TRANSITION PROGRAM (EETP) AND ITS PROVISIONS ARE SUSPENDED EFFECTIVE 
IMMEDIATELY.  REQUESTS TO SEPARATE UNDER THIS PROGRAM WILL NO LONGER BE 
ACCEPTED BY COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-832).  REQUESTS RECEIVED BY COMNAVPERSCOM 
(PERS-832) ON OR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS MESSAGE WILL BE RETURNED 
WITHOUT ACTION.  REQUESTS SUBMITTED AND RECEIVED PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE 
OF THIS MESSAGE WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ADJUDICATED.

2.  COMMANDING OFFICERS ARE NO LONGER AUTHORIZED TO SEPARATE SAILORS UP TO 90 
DAYS PRIOR TO SOFT END OF ACTIVE OBLIGATED SERVICE UNDER EETP.  COMMANDING 
OFFICERS MAY AUTHORIZE VOLUNTARY EARLY SEPARATION LISTED IN MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 
1910-102, PROVIDED REQUIREMENTS LISTED THEREIN ARE MET.

3.  EETP WILL REMAIN SUSPENDED UNTIL THERE IS SUFFICIENT FUTURE NEED FOR THIS 
PROGRAM.  THE EARLY CAREER TRANSITION PROGRAM OUTLINED IN REF B IS UNAFFECTED 
AND REMAINS AN OPTION FOR SAILORS SEEKING EARLY RELEASE FROM ACTIVE DUTY WITH 
AN INTENT TO CONTINUE THEIR CAREERS IN THE NAVY RESERVE.

4.  POINT OF CONTACT IS THE NPC CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER AT 1-866-U-ASK-NPC (1-
866-827-5672).  DIRECT SPECIFIC QUESTIONS REGARDING POLICY TO OPNAV (N132) VIA 
E-MAIL TO NXAG_N132C4A(AT)NAVY.M IL.

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

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