FY-15 NAVY ACTIVE DUTY AND RESERVE E9, E8, AND E7 SELECTION BOARD MEMBERSHIP NOMINATIONS

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SUBJ/FY-15 NAVY ACTIVE DUTY AND RESERVE E9, E8, AND E7 SELECTION BOARD 
MEMBERSHIP NOMINATIONS//



REF/A/DOC/BUPERS/3MAR11//
AMPN/REF A IS BUPERSINST 1401.5A, SUPPLEMENTAL GUIDANCE FOR U.S.
NAVY SELECTION BOARDS.//

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE SOLICITATION OF ENLISTED SELECTION BOARD 
PARTICIPANTS FOR THE FY-15 NAVY ACTIVE-DUTY AND RESERVE MASTER CHIEF, SENIOR 
CHIEF, AND CHIEF PETTY OFFICER SELECTION BOARDS.  THE BOARDS ARE SCHEDULED 3 
THROUGH 14 MARCH
2014 FOR THE RESERVE E9/E8 (COMBINED), 31 MARCH THROUGH 11 APRIL 2014 FOR THE 
ACTIVE DUTY E9, 21 APRIL THROUGH 9 MAY 2014 FOR THE ACTIVE DUTY E8, 19 MAY 
THROUGH 6 JUNE 2014 FOR THE RESERVE E7, AND 23 JUNE THROUGH 18 JULY 2014 FOR 
THE ACTIVE DUTY E7.

2.  MEMBER AND RECORDER NOMINATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY PERS-815 BEFORE 6 
DECEMBER 2013 FOR THE RESERVE E9/E8 BOARD, 20 DECEMBER 2013 FOR THE ACTIVE 
DUTY E9 BOARD, 17 JANUARY 2014 FOR THE ACTIVE DUTY E8 BOARD, 21 FEBRUARY 2014 
FOR THE RESERVE E7 BOARD, AND 28 MARCH 2014 FOR THE ACTIVE DUTY E7 BOARD.

3.  THE EXPERIENCE GAINED FROM EXPOSURE TO THE SELECTION BOARD PROCESS IS 
CRITICAL TO A MASTER CHIEF'S SUCCESS AS A LEADER.  A MASTER CHIEF'S CAREER 
SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED COMPLETE WITHOUT PARTICIPATING AS A MEMBER OF AN 
ENLISTED SELECTION BOARD.  ALTHOUGH OUR SENIOR LEADERS ARE BUSY MANAGING AND 
LEADING AT THEIR RESPECTIVE COMMANDS, THEIR PARTICIPATION IN SELECTION BOARDS 
IS PARAMOUNT TO SELECTING 21ST CENTURY LEADERS.  EVERY MASTER CHIEF PETTY 
OFFICER, NOT OTHERWISE RESTRICTED FROM PARTICIPATING IN AN ENLISTED SELECTION 
BOARD, IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO VOLUNTEER TO SERVE AS A MEMBER ON A FY-15 
ENLISTED SELECTION BOARD.

4.  PRIOR TO SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION, REVIEW REF (A) FOUND ON THE FOLLOWING 
LINK:  HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-NPC/REFERENCE/
INSTRUCTIONS/BUPERSINSTRUCTIONS/DOCUMENTS/1401.5A.PDF.  IN ADDITION TO THE 
MEMBERSHIP CRITERIA IN REF (A) AND CONTAINED IN THE APPLICATION FORM (NAVPERS 
1400/2), THE FOLLOWING ALSO APPLIES TO SELECTION BOARD NOMINEES:
    A.  SHALL NOT HAVE A SPOUSE OR OTHER RELATIVE SERVING ON THE SAME BOARD 
IN ANY CAPACITY.
    B.  SHALL NOT HAVE BEEN A MEMBER OF THE SAME BOARD IN THE PREVIOUS YEAR.
    C.  SHOULD CHECK THEIR OFFICIAL MILITARY PERSONNEL FILE TO ENSURE THAT 
THEY DO NOT HAVE A PERFORMANCE EVALUATION GAP.

5.  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PERTAINING TO SELECTION BOARD MEMBERSHIP:
    A.  FROCKED MASTER CHIEFS MAY PARTICIPATE IN THE ENLISTED SELECTION BOARD 
PROCESS AND ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO DO SO.
    B.  IN SELECT CIRCUMSTANCES (E.G.:  RATINGS WITH LOW NUMBERS OF ELIGIBLE 
BOARD MEMBERS), NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND MAY PROVIDE PERMANENT CHANGE OF 
STATION (PCS) ORDER MODIFICATIONS IF ENLISTED BOARD MEMBERS WITH PCS ORDERS 
ARE SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN A SELECTION BOARD.  SELECTED BOARD MEMBERS 
SHOULD CONTACT LCDR MATTHEW LANGRECK AT (901) 874-4162 OR VIA E-MAIL 
MATTHEW.LANGRECK(AT)NAVY.MIL IF THIS APPLIES.  DO NOT CONTACT YOUR DETAILER 
DIRECTLY AS THEY MAY BE ELIGIBLE BEFORE THE BOARD.
    C.  ACTIVE DUTY AND RESERVE COMPONENT MASTER CHIEFS ARE ENCOURAGED TO 
APPLY FOR ANY OF THE ABOVE BOARDS.  THERE ARE NO RESTRICTIONS PREVENTING 
ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS FROM SERVING ON RESERVE BOARDS OR RESERVE/FULL TIME 
SUPPORT MEMBERS FROM SERVING ON ACTIVE DUTY BOARDS.
    D.  SENIOR CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS MAY SERVE ON THE ACTIVE DUTY AND RESERVE 
E7 BOARDS AS EITHER A MEMBER OR RECORDER.  THEY MAY ONLY SERVE AS RECORDERS 
ON THE E9 (IF NOT ELIGIBLE) AND E8 BOARDS.  CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS AND FROCKED 
CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS MAY ONLY SERVE AS RECORDERS ON THE BOARDS.  PETTY 
OFFICERS (E6 AND BELOW) MAY NOT SERVE ON THE BOARDS AS RECORDERS, NO 
EXCEPTIONS.

6.  THE APPLICATION FORM CAN BE ACCESSED AT 
HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-
NPC/BOARDS/ACTIVEDUTYENLISTED/PAGES/GENERALINFORMATION.ASPX FOR ACTIVE DUTY 
AND HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MI L/ BUPERS-
NPC/BOARDS/RESERVEENLISTED/PAGES/GENERALINFORMATION.ASPX FOR RESERVE 
PERSONNEL.

7.  THE SIGNED APPLICATION MUST BE ENDORSED BY THE MEMBERS'
 COMMANDING OFFICER AND THE COGNIZANT FORCE/FLEET MASTER CHIEF (FORCM/FLTCM).   
THE FORCM/FLTCM WILL FORWARD ENDORSED APPLICATIONS TO MR. DONALD MARSHALL VIA 
E-MAIL AT DONALD.P.MARSHALL(AT)NAVY.MIL OR WILL RETURN ENDORSED APPLICATIONS 
TO THE MEMBER SO THEY CAN SEND IT PERSONALLY.  IN RARE CIRCUMSTANCES WHERE 
THE APPLICANT DOES NOT HAVE, OR IS ASSIGNED TO A JOINT COMMAND WITHOUT A 
FORCM/FLTCM, THE APPLICATION SHOULD BE SENT TO MR. MARSHALL BY THE COMMAND'S 
SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER (SEL), PROVIDED THE SEL IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR 
ADVANCEMENT BY A BOARD ON WHICH THE MEMBER IS APPLYING TO SERVE.  IF YOU OR 
YOUR SEL ARE UNSURE OF YOUR ELIGIBILITY, PLEASE CONTACT MR. MARSHALL.

8.  DO NOT FORWARD THE APPLICATION THROUGH YOUR COMMAND'S ADMINISTRATIVE 
SUPPORT PERSONNEL.  THIS COULD COMPROMISE BOARD MEMBERSHIP AND WILL 
INVALIDATE YOUR APPLICATION.  FORMS RECEIVED FROM INDIVIDUALS OTHER THAN THE 
APPLICANT OR THEIR FORCM/FLTCM, EXCEPT AS SPECIFIED IN PARAGRAPH 7, WILL NOT 
BE CONSIDERED AND WILL BE DELETED WITHOUT ACTION.

9.  BOARD MEMBERSHIP MUST BE HELD IN THE STRICTEST OF CONFIDENCE.
ONCE YOU SUBMIT AN APPLICATION, COMMANDER, NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND (CNPC) HAS 
ORDERED A POLICY OF NON-DISCLOSURE.  YOU ARE NOT TO  DISCUSS QQQQ YOUR 
APPLICATION, OR YOUR SELECTION IF CHOSEN TO SERVE ON A BOARD, WITH ANYONE 
OTHER THAN YOUR COMMANDING OFFICER, REPORTING SENIOR, COMMAND MASTER CHIEF 
(CHIEF OF THE BOAT IF SUBMARINE), COGNIZANT FORCM/FLTCM, OR BOARD SUPPORT 
PERSONNEL AT NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND.  FAILURE TO ADHERE TO POLICY IS DIRECT 
VIOLATION OF UNIFORM CODE OF MILITARY JUSTICE.  IT WILL RESULT IN REMOVAL 
FROM THE BOARD IF SELECTED TO SERVE AND POSSIBLE ADMINISTRATIVE OR 
DISCIPLINARY ACTION BY CNPC.

10.  CAREFUL CONSIDERATION SHOULD BE GIVEN TO A NOMINEE'S AVAILABILITY TO 
SERVE AS A SELECTION BOARD MEMBER.  COMMANDING OFFICER CONCURRENCE FOR THE 
NOMINEE TO PARTICIPATE IN A BOARD IS REQUIRED.  COMMANDING OFFICERS, COMMAND 
MASTER CHIEFS, AND THE APPLICANT SHOULD UNDERSTAND THAT ONCE SELECTED, THE 
MEMBER IS UNDER OFFICIAL ORDERS TO THE BOARD AND THAT REQUESTS FOR REMOVAL 
FROM BOARD DUTIES WILL NOT BE GRANTED EXCEPT IN EXTREME CASES AS SPECIFIED IN 
REF (A).

11.  POINT OF CONTACT IS MR. DONALD MARSHALL AT (901) 874-3223/DSN 882 OR VIA 
E-MAIL AT DONALD.P.MARSHALL(AT)NAVY.MIL.

12.  RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL W. F. MORAN, N1.//

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