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SUBJ/ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION READINESS REVIEW SCHEDULE AND REQUEST FOR
NOMINATION OF SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS//
REF/B/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/042328ZJUN13//
NARR/REF A IS BUPERSINST 1430.16F, ADVANCEMENT MANUAL FOR ENLISTED PERSONNEL
OF THE U.S. NAVY AND U.S. NAVY RESERVE. REF B IS NAVADMIN 155/13,
ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION READINESS REVIEW SCHEDULE AND REQUEST FOR NOMINATION
OF SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces the schedule for Advancement Examination
Readiness Reviews (AERR) from October 2013 to March 2014.
The reviews are held at Naval Education and Training Professional Development
and Technology Center (NETPDTC) on board Saufley Field, Pensacola, FL. Per
ref (a), this NAVADMIN supersedes ref (b) and should be read in its entirety.
2. Temporary Additional Duty (TAD) travel in support of AERR is considered
mission critical and is Flag-Approved.
3. Chief, senior chief, and master chief petty officers on active duty, full
time support (FTS), and reservists on active duty for special work (ADSW) are
requested to volunteer for the AERR and serve as subject matter experts
(SMES) in their respective ratings. These reviews are designed to use TAD
SMES, provided by fleet and shore-based commands, to assist with the review
and development of rating advancement examinations. All costs pertaining to
TAD are completely funded by NETPDTC with no additional cost to the
attendee's parent command.
4. Every chief should view this solicitation as an opportunity to contribute
to the development of our 21st Century leaders. Nominations must be routed
through, and endorsed by, the commanding officer/officer in charge and
command master chief/senior chief/chief of the boat and submitted to the
NETPDTC point of contact. Depending on the Navy Advancement Center's needs,
three to six nominees will be selected for each AERR. The application form
can be accessed on NKO at
5. AERR schedule:
Rating(s) Dates (including travel days)
GSM, STS 20 Oct 13 - 26 Oct 13
FT 20 Oct 13 - 2 Nov 13
MA 27 Oct 13 - 2 Nov 13
AM, ATO, EA 27 Oct 13 - 9 Nov 13
SO, ETR 3 Nov 13 - 9 Nov 13
AG, ND 17 Nov 13 - 23 Nov 13
RP 1 Dec 13 - 7 Dec 13
ABF, AE, AWO, CE, EOD, LS, MU 26 Jan 14 - 8 Feb 14
ATI, AWF, CS, CTM, ETV, GSE, IT 23 Feb 14 - 8 Mar 14
ABH, AD, AWR, EO, MMN, PR, YN 9 Mar 14 - 22 Mar 14
AO, BM, ET, IS, LN, SB 23 Mar 14 - 5 Apr 14
6. Careful consideration should be given to the availability of a nominee to
serve on an AERR. This includes deployment schedules and upcoming temporary
duty/permanent change of station. Commanding officers and chief petty
officers must understand, once selected, AERR duty is not optional. Members
will not be excused except in the most extreme cases.
7. AERR membership nominees should:
a. Not have any relatives eligible for advancement in the rating for
which they are applying.
b. Received at least a must promote recommendation on their latest
evaluation (waivers may be approved if strong command endorsements are
provided), and have no adverse evaluation as a chief in the last three years.
c. Be within Navy body composition standards and have passed the most
recent physical fitness assessment.
d. Not have a fleet reserve, retirement, or high year tenure date within
one year of the AERR adjourning. Waiver may be obtained for ratings with
e. Not have any financial problems that have come to the command's
f. Have an active security clearance, if required by rating.
g. Be a well-rounded chief petty officer (different platforms and navy
8. The NETPDTC point of contact will coordinate with respective rating
learning centers and community managers to select the best nominees.
Selections will generally be made 30 to 45 days prior to each AERR and
selectees will be notified by NETPDTC point of contact via e-mail. Further
information may be found on the NKO website at
9. Point of contact is Mr. Peter Pappas, NETPDTC N33A, at (850) 473-6121,
DSN 753, fax (850) 473-6124 or via e-mail at peter.pappas(at)navy.mil.
10. Released by Vice Admiral W. F. Moran, N1.//