UNCLASSIFIED// ATTENTION INVITED TO ROUTINE R 051449Z APR 12 PSN 256753K28 FM CNO WASHINGTON DC TO NAVADMIN ZEN//OU=DOD/OU=NAVY/OU=ADDRESS LISTS(UC)/CN=AL NAVADMIN(UC) INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC BT UNCLAS ***THIS IS A 2 SECTION MESSAGE COLLATED BY OIX GATEWAY NORFOLK VA*** QQQQ SUBJ: ENLISTED CYBER MASTER’S DEGREE OPPORTUNITY AT NAVAL POSTGRADUAT E SCHOOL UNCLASSIFIED/ FM CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1// TO NAVADMIN INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1// UNCLAS//N01500// NAVADMIN 117/12 MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/APR// SUBJ/ENLISTED CYBER MASTER’S DEGREE OPPORTUNITY AT NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL// RMKS/1. CYBERSPACE IS A KEY AREA OF EMPHASIS FOR FUTURE FORCE DEVELOPMENT. IN THE PAST TWO YEARS, WE HAVE MADE SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENTS IN PERSONNEL FOR CYBER COMMAND/TENTH FLEET AS WELL AS U.S. CYBER COMMAND. HIGHLY SKILLED OPERATORS ARE DEVELOPING A “COMMON OPERATIONAL PICTURE” OF CYBERSPACE AND THE TOOLS TO EFFECTIVELY DEFEND OUR INTERESTS WITHIN IT. CONSISTENT WITH DEVELOPMENT OF CYBERSPACE EXPERTISE, THIS NAVADMIN SOLICITS ENLISTED MEMBER APPLICATIONS FOR ENROLLMENT IN THE NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL’S (NPS) 12-MONTH MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CYBER SYSTEMS AND OPERATIONS; SECURITY AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM. SELECTEES WILL ENHANCE THE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL STUDENTS THROUGH SHARING OF REAL- WORLD NETWORK EXPERIENCES IN THE OPERATIONAL ENVIRONMENT. 2. SELECTEES WILL BE ASSIGNED TO NAVY-FUNDED EDUCATION AS FULL-TIME STUDENTS UNDER PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION ORDERS TO MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA IN SEPTEMBER 2012. AS FULL-TIME STUDENTS, SAILORS WILL BE REQUIRED TO CARRY A FULL ACADEMIC LOAD YEAR-ROUND. DEGREE REQUIREMENTS SHOULD BE COMPLETED IN 12 MONTHS AND WILL INCLUDE A CAPSTONE PROJECT. 3. THIS PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE TO ACTIVE DUTY AND FULL-TIME SUPPORT MEMBERS IN THE IT AND CTN RATINGS WHO MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA: A. MUST POSSESS A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN A RELEVANT TECHNICAL FIELD INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO COMPUTER SCIENCE, ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, AND INFORMATION OR ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY. THE DEGREE MUST HAVE BEEN AWARDED BY AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING ACCREDITED BY A REGIONAL ACCREDITING AGENCY RECOGNIZED BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION. B. MUST BE AN E6 OR ABOVE WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR CONUS/SHORE ASSIGNMENT BETWEEN APRIL AND DECEMBER 2012. C. MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO INCUR A FIVE-YEAR ACTIVE SERVICE OBLIGATION BY REENLISTMENT OR EXTENSION OF ENLISTMENT PRIOR TO NPS ENROLLMENT. SELECTEES WILL BE AUTHORIZED TO REENLIST MORE THAN ONE YEAR EARLIER IF THEY ARE UNABLE TO SATISFY THE FIVE-YEAR OBLIGATED SERVICE REQUIREMENT WITH AN AGGREGATE OF 48 OR FEWER MONTHS OF EXTENSIONS. AN EXTENSION WILL BECOME BINDING UPON ENROLLMENT AT NPS. PAYMENT OF THE SELECTIVE SERVICE REENLISTMENT BONUS (SRB) IS NOT AUTHORIZED FOR SELECTEES WHO REENLIST FOR THE PURPOSE OF MEETING THE OBLIGATED SERVICE REQUIREMENT. IF THE SELECTEE IS ENTITLED TO AN SRB, THE SELECTEE’S COMMANDING OFFICER MUST COUNSEL THE SELECTEE INDIVIDUALLY PER DOD 7000.14-R VOLUME 7A, CHAPTER 9 OF JULY 1996, CONCERNING SUSPENSION OF ENTITLEMENT. D. UPON SELECTION, MEMBER MUST SUBMIT (VIA COMMAND CAREER COUNSELOR) A PERFORM TO SERVE (PTS) IN-RATE APPLICATION. THOSE MEMBERS NOT IN PTS WINDOW SHOULD SUBMIT A “SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCE” APPLICATION INDICATING SELECTION TO THE MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CYBER SYSTEMS AND OPERATIONS; SECURITY AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM. SELECTION TO THE PROGRAM DOES NOT GUARANTEE DISTRIBUTION OF A PTS QUOTA AND IS NOT CONSIDERED PART OF AN INDIVIDUAL’S PERFORMANCE INDICATOR IN THE FLEET RIDE PTS PROCESS. E. MUST BE WITHIN PRT/PFA STANDARDS WITH NO PFA FAILURES WITHIN THE LAST THREE YEARS. F. MUST HAVE NO EVALUATION MARKS BELOW 3.0 WITHIN THE LAST FIVE YEARS. G. MUST HOLD OR BE ELIGIBLE FOR A TS/SCI CLEARANCE. APPLICANTS WITHOUT A CURRENT CLEARANCE SHOULD WORK WITH THEIR SPECIAL SECURITY OFFICE (SSO) TO INITIATE THE CLEARANCE REQUEST. H. MUST BE CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED BY NPS. IN ORDER TO OBTAIN A CONDITIONAL LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE, SAILORS SHOULD APPLY TO NPS AT HTTP://WWW.NPS.EDU/ACADEMICS/ADMISSIONS/APPLYONLINE/APPLYNOW.HTML AND SELECT CYBER SYSTEMS AND OPERATIONS; SECURITY AND TECHNOLOGY, CURRICULUM NUMBER 336. IN THE STUDENT COMMENT AREA, SAILORS SHOULD ADD “CYBER SYSTEMS AND OPERATIONS; SECURITY AND TECHNOLOGY” FOR A SEPTEMBER 2012 START. UPON APPLICATION SUBMISSION, SAILORS MUST ARRANGE FOR SUBMISSION OF A SEALED OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT TO THE NPS ADMISSIONS OFFICE FROM EACH INSTITUTION ATTENDED FOR ALL UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE EDUCATION. NPS WILL NOTIFY SAILORS WHO ARE NOT CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED VIA E-MAIL. 4. APPLICATIONS CAN BE SENT VIA E-MAIL TO BRIAN.CAREY1(AT)NAVY.MIL OR MAIL TO: DEPUTY CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS (INFORMATION DOMINANCE/DIRECTOR OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE) (N2/N6) 2000 NAVY PENTAGON WASHINGTON, DC 20350-2000 5. ELIGIBLE, INTERESTED SAILORS SHOULD FORWARD A WRITTEN REQUEST VIA THEIR COMMANDING OFFICER, USING THE FORMAT BELOW NOT LATER THAN 15 MAY 2012: FROM: (RATE, FULL NAME, LAST 4 DIGITS OF SSN) TO: DEPUTY CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS (INFORMATION DOMINANCE/DIRECTOR OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE) (N2N6), VIA: COMMANDING OFFICER SUBJ: APPLICATION FOR ENLISTED CYBER MASTER’S DEGREE OPPORTUNITY AT THE NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL (NPS) REF: (A) CITE THIS NAVADMIN ENCL: (1) COPIES OF ALL UNDERGRADUATE TRANSCRIPTS (2) CERTIFIED COPIES OF THE LAST FOUR PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS (3) COMMAND FINANCIAL SCREENING FOR ASSIGNMENT TO A HIGH COST OF LIVING AREA HAVING NO BARRACKS OR DEDICATED HOUSING FOR BACHELORS OR GEOGRAPHIC BACHELORS (4) MEMBER’S SINGLE PAGE STATEMENT OF PREPAREDNESS AND MOTIVATION TO EARN A MASTER’S DEGREE, AND FUTURE GOALS (5) NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL CONDITIONAL LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE 1. I REQUEST SELECTION TO EARN A MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CYBER SYSTEMS AND OPERATIONS; SECURITY AND TECHNOLOGY AT NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL. I MEET ALL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIED IN REFERENCE (A). ENCLOSURES (1) THROUGH (5) ARE SUBMITTED TO SUPPORT MY REQUEST. 2. I UNDERSTAND IF SELECTED FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY, I SHALL INCUR A FIVE-YEAR ACTIVE SERVICE OBLIGATION UPON ENROLLMENT AT NPS. IF I FAIL TO COMPLETE THE REQUIRED SERVICE (VOLUNTARILY OR DUE QQQQ TO MISCONDUCT), I AGREE TO REIMBURSE THE UNITED STATES FOR THE COST OF THE GRADUATE EDUCATION RECEIVED PRORATED FOR THE OBLIGATED TIME SERVED. 3. UPON COMPLETION OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS, I UNDERSTAND I WILL BE ASSIGNED BASED UPON THE NEEDS OF THE NAVY. PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO CYBER TECHNICAL AND OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS AT THE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY, U. S. FLEET CYBER COMMAND/TENTH FLEET, NAVY INFORMATION OPERATIONS COMMAND, AND NAVY CYBER DEFENSE OPERATIONS COMMAND. 4. I CAN BE CONTACTED AT (PROVIDE PHONE, E-MAIL AND MAILING ADDRESS). 6. COMMANDING OFFICER ENDORSEMENT SHOULD ADDRESS MEMBER’S PREPAREDNESS FOR THIS SIGNIFICANT ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITY, ABILITY TO WORK INDEPENDENTLY, COMMUNICATION SKILLS, POTENTIAL FOR INCREASED RESPONSIBILITIES AND ANY SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS. 7. SELECTION RESULTS WILL BE DISSEMINATED BY NAVADMIN. 8. GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT NPS CAN BE FOUND ON-LINE AT WWW.NPS.EDU. 9. POINT OF CONTACT IS LCDR BRIAN CAREY AT (703) 604-6297/DSN 664 OR VIA E- MAIL AT BRIAN.CAREY1(AT)NAVY.MIL. 10. RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL S. R. VAN BUSKIRK, N1.// BT #2664 NNNN UNCLASSIFIED//

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SUBJ/FY-13 MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS IN-SERVICE PROCUREMENT PROGRAM 
SELECTION BOARD//



RMKS/1.  THE FY-13 MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS (MSC) IN-SERVICE PROCUREMENT 
PROGRAM (IPP) SELECTION BOARD WILL CONVENE IN OCTOBER 2012.  THE MSC 
IPP PROVIDES A PATH FOR QUALIFIED, CAREER MOTIVATED ACTIVE DUTY 
ENLISTED PERSONNEL TO OBTAIN A COMMISSION AS AN MSC OFFICER.  THE 
FY-13 BOARD WILL BE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING 
SPECIALTIES:  HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, 
INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE, PHARMACY, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT, OCCUPATIONAL 
THERAPY, SOCIAL WORK AND RADIATION HEALTH.

2.  THIS PROGRAM IS OPEN TO ACTIVE DUTY ENLISTED SAILORS, MARINES AND 
NAVY FULL-TIME SUPPORT (FTS) PERSONNEL IN ANY RATING OR MILITARY 
OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY IN PAY GRADES E5 THROUGH E9 AT THE TIME OF 
APPLICATION.  WAIVERS FOR E4 PAY GRADES WILL BE CONSIDERED ON A 
CASE-BY-CASE BASIS FOR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS APPLICANTS ONLY.  MEMBERS 
OF THE INDIVIDUAL READY RESERVE (IRR) OR SERVING ON ACTIVE DUTY FOR 
SPECIAL WORK (ADSW), ACTIVE DUTY FOR TRAINING (ADT), ONE-TO-THREE YEAR 
RECALLS OR ACTIVE RESERVE MARINES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM. 

3.  APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS ARE PROVIDED IN 
OPNAVINST 1420.1B (CHAPTERS 1, 2 AND 6) AND THIS NAVADMIN.  A 
SUBSEQUENT MARINE ADMINISTRATIVE MESSAGE (MARADMIN) WILL OUTLINE 
CONDITIONAL RELEASE PROCEDURES FOR ACTIVE DUTY MARINES WHO ARE 
SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM.  

4.  APPLICANTS MUST NOT HAVE REACHED THEIR 42ND BIRTHDAY BY THE TIME 
OF INITIAL APPOINTMENT AND COMMISSIONING.  AGE WAIVERS WILL NOT BE 
GRANTED.

5.  AMPLIFYING EXAM INFORMATION FOR THE FY-13 BOARD. 
    A.  COLLEGE BOARD (SAT OR ACT) EXAM SCORES ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL 
APPLICANTS REQUESTING TO COMPLETE A BACHELORS DEGREE USING MILITARY 
FUNDING.  THE MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE SAT SCORE IS 1,000 
(MINIMUM MATH -460) AND THE MINIMUM ACT SCORE IS 42 (COMBINED MATH 
AND ENGLISH).  APPLICATION PACKAGES MISSING EXAM SCORES WILL NOT BE 
CONSIDERED BY THE BOARD. 
    B.  GRADUATE RECORD EXAM (GRE) OR GRADUATE MANAGEMENT ADMISSION 
TEST (GMAT) SCORES ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL APPLICANTS REQUESTING TO 
COMPLETE A MASTERS DEGREE USING MILITARY FUNDING (EXCLUDING PHARMACY).  
FOR NON-MASTERS PREPARED APPLICANTS, A GRE SCORE OF 1000 (PRE-AUGUST 
2011 EXAMS) OR 300 (POST-AUGUST 2011 EXAMS) OR A GMAT SCORE OF 500 IS 
REQUIRED.  APPLICATION PACKAGES MISSING EXAM SCORES WILL NOT BE 
CONSIDERED BY THE BOARD.
    C.  FOR APPLICANTS APPLYING TO THE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PROGRAM, 
ONLY SAT SCORES WILL BE ACCEPTED.  APPLICATIONS WITH AN SAT MATH SCORE 
BELOW 460 WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED BY THE BOARD.  
    D.  PHARMACY APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT PHARMACY COLLEGE ADMISSION 
TEST (PCAT) SCORES.  

6.  FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION APPLICANTS, MSC IPP IS NOT OFFERING 
A FULL-TIME OUT SERVICE TRAINING OPTION FOR THIS BOARD.  APPLICANTS 
WILL BE SCREENED FOR SELECTION TO ATTEND FULL-TIME IN-SERVICE TRAINING 
AT EITHER ARMY-BAYLOR UNIVERSITY GRADUATE PROGRAM IN HEALTH CARE 
ADMINISTRATION OR THE MASTERS IN HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION AND POLICY 
DEGREE AT THE UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIVERSITY OF THE HEALTH SCIENCES, A 
GRE OR GMAT SCORE IS REQUIRED FOR ALL APPLICANTS REGARDLESS OF DEGREES 
CURRENTLY HELD.  IN ADDITION, APPLICANTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO 
SEEK CONDITIONAL LETTERS OF ACCEPTANCE FROM ONE OR BOTH SCHOOLS FOR 
INCLUSION IN THEIR IPP PACKAGE.  

7.  HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION APPLICANTS SEEKING ENTRY GRADE CREDIT 
UPON SELECTION, MUST HAVE OBTAINED A MASTERS DEGREES PRIOR TO JUNE 
2013, MUST HAVE AN EMPHASIS IN HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION, AND MUST 
BE ACCREDITED BY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING ACCREDITING BODIES:  COMMISSION 
ON ACCREDITATION OF HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT EDUCATION 
(SEE WWW.CAHME.ORG); THE ASSOCIATION TO ADVANCE COLLEGIATE SCHOOLS OF 
BUSINESS (SEE WWW.AACSB.EDU); THE COUNCIL ON EDUCATION FOR PUBLIC 
HEALTH (SEE WWW.CEPH.ORG); NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOLS OF PUBLIC 
AFFAIRS AND ADMINISTRATION (SEE WWW.NASPAA.ORG).

8.  FOR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT APPLICANTS, TO DETERMINE AN APPLICANT'S 
ACADEMIC ELIGIBILITY BY THE DEGREE-GRANTING INSTITUTION, APPLICANTS 
MUST SUBMIT THEIR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND A COMPLETE LIST OF ALL 
SCHOOLS ATTENDED TO THE NAVY MEDICINE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER 
(NAVMED PDC) NO LATER THAN 15 JUNE 2012.  NOTE THIS IS NOT THE 
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF AN OFFICIAL IPP APPLICATION, ONLY THE 
APPLICANT'S ACADEMIC HISTORY.  APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF THEIR 
ACADEMIC ELIGIBILITY WELL BEFORE THE OFFICIAL IPP APPLICATION DEADLINE. 

9.  APPLICANTS FOR THE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PROGRAM MUST HAVE AN 
ACCEPTANCE LETTER TO A MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAM IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
 THAT HAS BEEN ACCREDITED BY THE ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR 
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY EDUCATION (SEE WWW.AOTA.ORG).  

10.  APPLICANTS FOR THE 24-MONTH SOCIAL WORK INTERNSHIP MUST HAVE A 
MASTER'S DEGREE IN SOCIAL WORK (MSW) FROM A GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL 
WORK ACCREDITED BY THE COUNCIL OF SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION 
(SEE WWW.CSWE.ORG) WITH A COMPLETION DATE NLT JUNE 2013.  CANDIDATES 
WITH STRONG CLINICAL BACKGROUNDS ARE PREFERRED, WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN 
TO THOSE ABLE TO DEMONSTRATE EXPERIENCE AND PROFICIENCY IN DIAGNOSIS 
AND TREATMENT, TRAUMA, POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD), 
TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (TBI) AND RESILIENCY.  A LICENSED GRADUATE 
SOCIAL WORKER (LGSW) OR EQUIVALENT IS REQUIRED FOR INTERNSHIP IN 
STATES THAT LICENSE POST-MSW SOCIAL WORKERS.

11.  APPLICANTS FOR THE 48-MONTH MASTER'S DEGREE AND INTERNSHIP MUST 
HAVE AN ACCEPTANCE LETTER TO A MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAM IN SOCIAL WORK 
THAT HAS BEEN ACCREDITED BY THE COUNCIL OF SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION 
(SEE WWW.CSWE.ORG).  CANDIDATES WITH STRONG CLINICAL BACKGROUNDS ARE 
PREFERRED, WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN TO THOSE ABLE TO DEMONSTRATE 
EXPERIENCE IN DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT, TRAUMA, PTSD, TBI AND 
RESILIENCY.  

12.  FOR PLANNING PURPOSES, APPLICANTS ARE REMINDED THAT, PER
OPNAVINST 1811.3 AND 10 USC 6323, TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR VOLUNTARY 
RETIREMENT, AN APPLICANT APPOINTED AS AN OFFICER IS REQUIRED TO 
COMPLETE MORE THAN 20 YEARS OF ACTIVE SERVICE, OF WHICH AT LEAST 10 
YEARS OF SERVICE AS AN ACTIVE COMMISSIONED OFFICER (UNLESS WAIVED 
TO EIGHT).

13.  APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN 17 AUGUST 2012 
AND MAILED TO:  
     NAVY MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER
     8901 WISCONSIN AVENUE
     BETHESDA MD 20889.
ADDITIONAL OR AMPLIFYING DOCUMENTS TO INCLUDE SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, 
PCAT OR OTHER APPLICABLE SCORES MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN 
14 SEPTEMBER 2012.  INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THIS DATE
WILL NOT BE REVIEWED BY THE BOARD.  DETAILED APPLICATION INFORMATION 
CAN BE FOUND AT HTTP://WWW.MED.NAVY.MIL/SITES/NAVMEDMPTE/PAGES/
MSCIPPPAINSERVICEPROCUREMENTPROGRAMPHYSICIANASSISTANT.ASPX

14.  POINTS OF CONTACT ARE MS. BEVERLY KEMP AT (301) 319-4520/DSN 
285 OR VIA E-MAIL AT BEVERLY.KEMP(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL, HM2 SOUCY AT 
(301) 295-0925/DSN 295 OR VIA E-MAIL AT ALLYSON.SOUCY(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL 
OR MSCIPP(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL.  

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