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RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE FY-13 AVIATION CAREER CONTINUATION PAY (ACCP) 
PROGRAM.  A VITAL PART OF EXECUTING NAVY'S TOTAL FORCE STRATEGY AND MAINTAINING COMBAT 
READINESS IS TO PROVIDE APPROPRIATE INCENTIVES TO RETAIN SKILLED PERSONNEL FOR CRITICAL 
NAVAL AVIATION ENTERPRISE BILLETS.  THE ACCP PROGRAM PROVIDES SELECTED BONUSES AS AN 
INCENTIVE TO RETAIN SUFFICIENT ELIGIBLE PILOTS AND NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICERS THROUGH 
DEPARTMENT HEAD MILESTONES.

2.  THE FY-13 ACCP PROGRAM MIRRORS THE FY-12 ACCP PROGRAM WITH THE FOLLOWING 
ADJUSTMENTS:
    A.  DEPARTMENT HEAD RETENTION BONUS ANNUAL RATES HAVE CHANGED FROM FY-12 ANNUAL 
RATES IN THE FOLLOWING AVIATION COMMUNITIES AND DESIGNATORS:
HM - PILOT $15,000/YR (INCREASED $5,000/YR) HSC - PILOT $15,000/YR (NO CHANGE) HSL/HSM - PILOT 
$15,000/YR (INCREASED $10,000/YR) VAQ - PILOT $25,000/YR (NO CHANGE) VAW/VRC - PILOT 
$15,000/YR (INCREASED $10,000/YR) VFA - PILOT $25,000/YR (NO CHANGE) VP - PILOT $10,000/YR (NO 
CHANGE) VQ (P) - PILOT $15,000/YR (NO CHANGE) VQ (T) - PILOT $15,000/YR (NO CHANGE); VAQ - NFO 
$20,000/YR (NO CHANGE) VAW/VRC - NFO $15,000/YR (INCREASED $5,000/YR) VFA - NFO $5,000/YR 
(DECREASED $5,000/YR) VP - NFO $15,000/YR (NO CHANGE) VQ (P) - NFO $10,000/YR (NO CHANGE) VQ 
(T) - NFO (INCREASED $5,000/YR)

3.  THE FY-13 ACCP PROGRAM CONTINUES THE TIERED BONUS SYSTEM OF PREVIOUS YEARS THAT IS 
TIED DIRECTLY TO FORCE STRUCTURE AND TARGETING INITIAL ELIGIBLE AVIATORS.  ANNUAL RATES ARE 
UP TO
25,000 DOLLARS FOR LONG-TERM BONUSES.  IN ADDITION, THE FY-13 PROGRAM CONTINUES TO 
AUTHORIZE THE PAYMENT OF FIVE-YEAR CONTRACTS ONE YEAR PRIOR TO THE COMPLETION OF ACTIVE 
DUTY SERVICE OBLIGATION.
LONG-TERM APPLICANTS ARE ELIGIBLE IF THEIR ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE OBLIGATION EXPIRES IN FY-13 OR 
FY-14.  PAYMENT WILL BEGIN WHEN THE OFFICER IS WITHIN ONE YEAR OF COMPLETION OF THE ACTIVE 
DUTY SERVICE OBLIGATION.

4.  FY-13 ACCP APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO 31 AUGUST 2013.

5.  FOR SPECIFIC DETAILS, ELIGIBILITY, ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES AND APPLICATION LETTER 
FORMAT VISIT THE AVIATION OFFICER COMMUNITY MANAGER WEBSITE AT 
WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-NPC/OFFICER/DETAILING/
AVIATION/OCM/PAGES/ACCP.ASPX.

6.  POINTS OF CONTACT ARE MR. PAUL BOUNDY AT (901) 874-3947/DSN 882 OR VIA  E-MAIL AT 
PAUL.BOUNDY(AT)NAVY.MIL AND MS. MELINDA WEEDEN AT
(901) 874-3964/DSN 882 OR VIA E-MAIL AT MELINDA.WEEDEN(AT)NAVY.MIL.

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

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