REVISED POLICY FOR MARCH 2013 (CYCLE 219) NAVY-WIDE PETTY OFFICER (E4-E6) ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATIONS FOR USN, USNR (ACTIVE), FULL TIME SUPPORT, AND CANVASSER RECRUITER SAILORS

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SUBJ: REVISED POLICY FOR MARCH 2013 (CYCLE 219) NAVY-WIDE PETTY OFFIC ER (E4-E6) 
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SUBJ/REVISED POLICY FOR MARCH 2013 (CYCLE 219) NAVY-WIDE PETTY OFFICER (E4-E6) 
ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATIONS FOR USN, USNR (ACTIVE), FULL TIME SUPPORT, AND CANVASSER 
RECRUITER SAILORS//



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NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 342/12, MARCH 2013 (CYCLE 219) NAVY-WIDE PETTY OFFICER (E4-E6) 
ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATIONS FOR USN, USNR (ACTIVE), FULL TIME SUPPORT, AND CANVASSER 
RECRUITER SAILORS.  REF B IS BUPERSINST 1430.16F, ADVANCEMENT MANUAL FOR THE ENLISTED 
PERSONNEL OF U.S. NAVY AND U.S. NAVY RESERVE.  REF C IS NAVADMIN 162/12, SEPTEMBER 2012 
(CYCLE 216) NAVY-WIDE PETTY OFFICER (E4-E6) ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATIONS FOR USN, USNR 
(ACTIVE), FULL TIME SUPPORT, AND CANVASSER RECRUITER SAILORS.//

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO REF A INCLUDING ADDITIONAL/LATE SENSITIVE 
COMPARTMENTED INFORMATION (SCI) EXAMINATION ORDERING GUIDANCE AND ANNOUNCES AN 
ADJUSTMENT TO THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MARCH 2013 (CYCLE 219) NAVY-WIDE PETTY 
OFFICER
(E4-E6) ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATIONS FOR USN, USNR (ACTIVE), FULL TIME SUPPORT, AND 
CANVASSER RECRUITER SAILORS.  PROVISIONS OF REF A THAT HAVE NOT CHANGED IN THIS MESSAGE 
REMAIN IN EFFECT.

2.  CTI/CTN/CTR SCI EXAM ORDERING:
    A.  ADDITIONAL/SUBSTITUTE CTI/CTN/CTR SCI EXAMINATION ORDERS CAN BE SUBMITTED IAW REF B, 
FIG 4-1/4-2 VIA NAVAL MESSAGE TO NAVY EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 
AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER
(NETPDTC) PENSACOLA FL (N332).  THE MESSAGE MAY ALSO BE SUBMITTED VIA AN ENCRYPTED E-MAIL 
TO SFLY_CRYPTOLOGIC.PRODUCTS(AT)NAVY.MIL.
COMMANDS MUST INCLUDE THEIR DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ACTIVITY ADDRESS CODE (DODAAC) 
ACCOUNT NUMBER AND POINT OF CONTACT IN THEIR REQUEST.
COMMANDS REQUESTING THE FORWARDING OF EXAMS SHALL INCLUDE THE FORWARDING COMMAND 
AS AN INFO ADDRESSEE ON THEIR MESSAGE.  THE DEADLINE FOR ORDERING SUBSTITUTE 
EXAMINATIONS IS 31 MARCH 2013.
    B.  NETPDTC SCI EXAMINATION POINTS OF CONTACT ARE MRS. JANET MEJIAS AT (850) 452-1620/DSN 
922 OR VIA E-MAIL AT SFLY_CRYPTOLOGIC.PRODUCTS(AT)NAVY.MIL OR MS. JUDY BOSTON AT
(850) 452-1045/DSN 922 OR VIA E-MAIL AT JUDY.BOSTON(AT)NAVY.MIL OR VIA FAX AT (850) 452-
1214/DSN 922.

3.  ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
    A.  PERFORM TO SERVE (PTS):  PER REF C, SAILORS THAT HAD A PTS STATUS OF -INTENDS TO 
SEPARATE - WERE INELIGIBLE FOR THE CYCLE 216 NAVY-WIDE ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION.  
HOWEVER, BASED UPON CHANGES IN RETENTION BEHAVIOR AND NAVY'S POSTURE SHIFT FROM 
DOWNSIZING TO STABILIZING, SAILORS THAT HAVE A PTS STATUS OF - INTENDS TO SEPARATE
- ARE ELIGIBLE TO BE ADMINISTERED THE CYCLE 219 NAVY-WIDE ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION.  
SAILORS WHO HAVE RECEIVED FINAL PTS DENIAL (DENIED FINAL - ACTIVE) ON THEIR DECEMBER PTS 
APPLICATION REMAIN INELIGIBLE FOR THE EXAM.
    B.  SECURITY CLEARANCE:  THIS GUIDANCE SUPERSEDES REF B.  A FAVORABLE INVESTIGATION 
ADJUDICATION MUST BE ISSUED FROM DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY CENTRAL ADJUDICATION FACILITY 
(DONCAF) OR THE UNIT CO MUST GRANT TEMPORARY ACCESS (AN INTERIM CLEARANCE) PRIOR TO THE 
FIRST DAY OF THE MONTH OF THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED EXAMINATION DATE.
IN ADDITION TO THE RATINGS LISTED IN REF A, SAILORS IN THE CTM RATING AND SAILORS IN ALL 
NUCLEAR AND SUBMARINE RATINGS WHO DO NOT MEET THE SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS 
FROM REF A ARE INELIGIBLE FOR ADVANCEMENT AND SHALL NOT BE ADMINISTERED AN 
EXAMINATION.

4.  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING PTS ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS IS AVAILABLE AT 
HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-NPC/CAREER/CAREERCOUNS
E
LING/PAGES/FLEETRIDE-PTS.ASPX.  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING SECURITY CLEARANCE 
REQUIREMENTS IS AVAILABLE AT HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-
NPC/CAREER/CAREERCOUNSELING/PAGES
/ADVANCEMENT.ASPX.  SAILORS ARE ADVISED TO CONTACT THEIR EDUCATIONAL SERVICES OFFICER 
IMMEDIATELY WITH ANY QUESTIONS.

5.  POINTS OF CONTACT ARE THE NPC CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER (CSC) AT 1-866-U-ASK-NPC (1-866-
827-5672) OR VIA E-MAIL AT CSCMAILBOX(AT)NAVY.MIL.  FOR SPECIFIC PTS POLICY QUESTIONS, 
CONTACT OPNAV (N132) VIA E-MAIL AT NXAG_N132C(AT)NAVY.MIL.

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

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