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SUBJ/(CORRECTED COPY) JUNE 2013 ACTIVE DUTY OFFICER 
LATERALTRANSFER/REDESIGNATION BOARD// 



REF A/DOC/OPNAV/24DEC05// REF B/DOC/NAVPERSCOM/22AUG02// 
REF C/DOC/NAVPERSCOM/31MAY05// REF D/DOC/NAVPERSCOM/22AUG02// 
REF E/DOC/NAVPERSCOM/6JAN13// REF F/DOC/NAVPERSCOM/13APR10// 
REF G/DOC/NAVPERSCOM/6JAN13//

NARR/REF A IS OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS (OPNAV) INSTRUCTION 
1210.5, LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION AND AUGMENTATION OF OFFICERS IN THE 
NAVY.  REF B IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1212-010, LATERAL TRANSFER AND CHANGE OF 
DESIGNATOR CODES OF REGULAR AND RESERVE OFFICERS.  REF C IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 
1212-030, REDESIGNATION OF REGULAR PERMANENT AND TEMPORARY LIMITED DUTY 
OFFICERS.  REF D IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1210-220, NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE OFFICER 
(SEA-AIR-LAND AND SEAL DELIVERY VEHICLE (SEAL AND SDU) TEAMS).  REF E IS 
MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1220-410, SEAL/EOD/SWCC/DIVER/AIRR PHYSICAL SCREENING 
TESTING STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES.  REF F IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1210-230, 
EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL (EOD) OFFICER.  REF G IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1220-
100, NAVY DIVER (ND) RATING.

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE JUNE 2013 ACTIVE DUTY OFFICER LATERAL 
TRANSFER-REDESIGNATION BOARD.  ONE ELEMENT OF NAVY'S PERSONNEL PROGRAM IS TO 
PROPERLY BALANCE THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE IN THE OFFICER CORPS.  AS PART OF 
THE PROCESS, APPLICATIONS FROM QUALIFIED UNRESTRICTED LINE, RESTRICTED LINE, 
STAFF CORPS, AND LIMITED DUTY OFFICERS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR AN ACTIVE 
DUTY OFFICER LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION BOARD WHICH CONVENES 10 JUNE 2013.  
FULL-TIME SUPPORT (FTS) AND SELECTED RESERVE
(SELRES) OFFICERS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS BOARD.

2.  IN ADDITION TO THE YEAR GROUP (YG) LIMITATIONS IMPOSED IN PARA 6, 
APPLICANTS MUST ALSO MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS DETAILED IN REF'S A THROUGH 
REF C.
    A.  MEMBERS WHO DO NOT MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS PER REF'S A THROUGH C 
(SUCH AS TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG), YEARS-OF-COMMISSIONED SERVICE (YCS), OR TIME-IN-
SERVICE (TIS)) MUST SUBMIT A WAIVER PACKAGE IN ADDITION TO THEIR LATERAL 
TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION APPLICATION.
    B.  WAIVER PACKAGES MUST INCLUDE MEMBER'S WAIVER REQUEST AND COMMANDING 
OFFICER'S ENDORSEMENT.  THIS ENDORSEMENT IS SEPARATE FROM ANY ENDORSEMENTS 
CONTAINED IN THE MEMBER'S LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION APPLICATION AND MUST 
SPECIFICALLY ADDRESS THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT REQUIRING A WAIVER.

3.  SUBMIT APPLICATIONS AND WAIVER PACKAGES IAW REF B FORMAT TO THE ADDRESS 
BELOW:
       COMMANDER NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND
       CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER
       JUNE 2013 ACTIVE DUTY LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION
       BOARD (#240)
       5720 INTEGRITY DRIVE
       MILLINGTON TN 38055-0000

4.  APPLICATION AND WAIVER PACKAGES MUST BE RECEIVED NOT LATER THAN 5 APRIL 
2013.

5.  TO CONFIRM APPLICATION RECEIPT, CONTACT NAVPERSCOM CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER 
AT (866) 827-5672/DSN 882, OR LOG ON TO WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL AND CLICK ON CUSTOMER 
SERVICE.

6.  THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION PROVIDES POTENTIAL CANDIDATES AN INDICATION OF 
EXISTING LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION OPPORTUNITIES.
    A.  DESIGNATORS INDICATED ARE AUTHORIZING A LIMITED NUMBER OF ACTIVE-DUTY 
OFFICERS TO TRANSFER FROM THEIR CURRENT COMMUNITY.  EACH YG IS SUBJECT TO 
CHANGE PRIOR TO THE BOARD CONVENING:
COMMUNITY/DESIGNATOR                  AVAILABLE YG         NOTES
SURFACE WARFARE (111X)                10 AND SENIOR        A B
SUBMARINE (112X)                      07 AND SENIOR        B C
PILOT (131X)                          04 AND SENIOR        D
NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICER (132X)           06 AND SENIOR        D
INFORMATION WARFARE (181X)            96                   N/A
JAG (250X)                            06-00                E
SUPPLY (310X)                         09-04, 01 AND SENIOR N/A
LIMITED DUTY (6XXX)                                        F
    B.  REQUESTS FOR TRANSFER FROM COMMUNITIES NOT LISTED IN PARA 6A 
(INCLUDING ALL LDO DESIGNATORS) ARE EXTREMELY LIMITED AND HANDLED ON A CASE-
BY-CASE BASIS.
    C.  THE FOLLOWING DESIGNATORS HAVE REQUIREMENTS FOR A LIMITED NUMBER OF 
OFFICERS TO TRANSFER INTO THEIR ACTIVE DUTY COMMUNITY.
EACH YG IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE PRIOR TO THE BOARD CONVENING:
COMMUNITY/DESIGNATOR                   AVAILABLE YG        NOTES
SURFACE WARFARE (116X)                 10 AND JUNIOR       G
SPECIAL WARFARE (118X)                 10 AND JUNIOR       H
EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL (119X)     10-11               I
HUMAN RESOURCES (120X)                 10-04               N/A
PILOT (139X)                           09 AND JUNIOR       N/A
NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICER (137X)            09 AND JUNIOR       N/A
ENGINEERING DUTY (146X)                09-99               N/A
AEROSPACE ENGINEERING (151X)           06-99               N/A
AEROSPACE MAINTENANCE (152X)           11-02               J
INFORMATION WARFARE (181X)             11, 08, 07, 02      K
INFORMATION PROFESSIONAL (182X)        08-05, 03, 01-00    K
INTELLIGENCE (183X)                    11, 09-06, 03       K
PUBLIC AFFAIRS (165X)                  04, 07, AND JUNIOR  N/A
FOREIGN AREA OFFICER (17XX)            06-01, 98, 94       L
OCEANOGRAPHY (180X)                    10-05               M
MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS (230X)           04 AND JUNIOR       N/A
SUPPLY CORPS OFFICER (310X)            11, 08-04           N
CIVIL ENGINEER CORPS (510X)            07 AND JUNIOR       O

7.  NOTES:
    A.  MUST HAVE SWO QUALIFICATION COMPLETED TO APPLY FOR TRANSFER.
OFFICERS UNDER SWO CONTINUATION PAY OR REVISED JUNIOR CRITICAL SKILLS 
RETENTION BONUS CONTRACT ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR TRANSFER UNTIL COMPLETION OF 
REQUISITE DEPARTMENT HEAD TOURS.  SURFACE WARFARE QQQQ OFFICERS SERVING UNDER 
AN AGREEMENT FOR ANY OF THE SPECIAL OR INCENTIVE PAYS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO 
APPLY TO THE BOARD UNTIL WITHIN ONE YEAR OF SATISFACTION OF THE FULL 
OBLIGATION.
    B.  WAIVERS TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF PARA 4.H OF REF B FOR NUCLEAR-TRAINED 
SURFACE AND SUBMARINE WARFARE OFFICERS MAY BE CONSIDERED ON A CASE-BY-CASE 
BASIS.
    C.  OFFICERS SCREENED "NOT CLEARED" FOR THEIR NEXT CAREER MILESTONE ARE 
ELIGIBLE.
    D.  THE YG RANGE PROVIDED DISPLAYS POSSIBLE OPPORTUNITIES.
CONTACT YOUR SPECIFIC COMMUNITY PLACEMENT OFFICER WITH QUESTIONS REGARDING 
QUOTA AVAILABILITY FOR EACH PLATFORM/COMMUNITY.  ALL OFFICERS YG-00 AND SENIOR 
ARE ELIGIBLE, REGARDLESS OF PLATFORM/COMMUNITY.
    E.  JUDGE ADVOCATES LOOKING TO LATERALLY TRANSFER TO ANOTHER COMMUNITY 
SHOULD BE AWARE THAT UPON LATERAL TRANSFER TO ANOTHER COMMUNITY, THEY WILL 
LOSE THE THREE YEARS OF CONSTRUCTIVE CREDIT PROVIDED TO JUDGE ADVOCATES UPON 
COMMISSIONING.  AS A CONSEQUENCE, SOME JUNIOR OFFICERS WITH LESS THAN FOUR 
YEARS OF TOTAL SERVICE, LOOKING TO LATERALLY TRANSFER, MAY BE REDUCED IN RANK 
TO LTJG.
    F.   LDO REDESIGNATION REQUESTS WILL BE REVIEWED ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS, 
CONSIDERING IMPACT TO OVERALL COMMUNITY HEALTH.
NUCLEAR LDO SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.  ALL OTHER DESIGNATORS MUST 
HAVE COMPLETED FOUR YEARS COMMISSIONED SERVICE AND ACCEPTED PERMANENT LDO 
APPOINTMENT TO LT PRIOR TO LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION.  LDO OUT QUOTAS ARE 
EXTREMELY LIMITED, SPECIAL CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE LCDRS WITH 28 
OR MORE YEARS  TOTAL ACTIVE SERVICE FACING STATUTORY RETIREMENT AS A LCDR.  
SUPPLY CORPS AND INFORMATION DOMINANCE CORPS APPLICANTS IN YG'S 07 AND SENIOR 
WILL RECEIVE FAVORABLE CONSIDERATION.  OFFICERS CURRENTLY IN-ZONE FOR
 FY-14
PROMOTION BOARDS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
    G.  OFFICERS YG-09 AND SENIOR SEEKING LATERAL TRANSFER INTO THE SURFACE 
WARFARE COMMUNITY ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE SWO COMMUNITY MANAGER 
(901-874-3173/DSN 882) PRIOR TO APPLYING IN ORDER TO DISCUSS CRITICAL SWO 
CAREER MILESTONE REQUIREMENTS.
    H.  ONLY RL SELECTIONS TO THE NAVY SPECIAL WARFARE (NSW) COMMUNITY WILL BE 
PROCESSED VIA THIS BOARD.  URL APPLICATIONS FOR NSW WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED BY 
THIS BOARD.  ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR TS/SCI SECURITY CLEARANCE, 
WORLDWIDE ASSIGNABLE, MEET REQUIREMENTS OF REF D AND PASS PHYSICAL SCREENING 
TEST PER REF E.
    I.  OFFICERS YG-10 AND 11 SEEKING LATERAL TRANSFER INTO THE EXPLOSIVE 
ORDNANCE DISPOSAL COMMUNITY ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE EOD 
COMMUNITY MANAGER (901-874-4991/DSN 882) PRIOR TO APPLYING IN ORDER TO DISCUSS 
CRITICAL EOD CAREER MILESTONE REQUIREMENTS.  ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE 
FOR TS/SCI SECURITY CLEARANCE, WORLDWIDE ASSIGNABLE, MEET REQUIREMENTS IN REF 
F AND PASS PHYSICAL SCREENING TEST PER REF G.
    J.  APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE AEROSPACE MAINTENANCE DUTY 
OFFICER COMMUNITY MANAGER TO DISCUSS MILESTONES AND QUALIFICATIONS.
    K.  OFFICERS APPLYING FOR INFORMATION PROFESSIONAL (IP), INFORMATION 
WARFARE (IW) OR INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITIES:  O4 AND O5 APPLICANTS FOR 1820 WITH 
MORE THAN TWO YEARS TIME-IN-GRADE SHOULD CONTACT THE IP COMMUNITY MANAGER TO 
DISCUSS MILESTONE AND PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS.  OFFICERS WHO ARE EITHER ABOVE 
OR IN-ZONE FOR FY-14 PROMOTION TO LCDR THROUGH CAPT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR 
LATERAL TRANSFER.  IP, IW, AND INTEL APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR TS/SCI, 
HAVE A SINGLE SCOPE BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION (SSBI) COMPLETED WITHIN THE PAST 
FIVE YEARS, OR UPON SELECTION SUBMIT A PERSONNEL SECURITY QUESTIONNAIRE (SF-
86) PER SECNAVINST 5510.3A.  IW APPLICANTS THAT DO NOT HOLD OR ARE NOT 
CURRENTLY ELIGIBLE FOR TS/SCI MUST COMPLETE AN SCI ELIGIBILITY PRE-SCREENING 
INTERVIEW PRIOR TO APPLICATION.  THOSE OFFICERS MUST CONTACT THE FLEET CYBER 
COMMAND SECURITY DIRECTORATE FIELD OFFICE AT (850) 452-6868 AND PROVIDE 
RESULTS OF PRE-SCREEN TO INFORMATION WARFARE OFFICER COMMUNITY MANAGER AT THE 
TIME OF APPLICATION.
ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE WORLDWIDE ASSIGNABLE.  ALL YG-07 AND SENIOR 6440 AND 
6450 REDESIGNATION APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.  ALL YG-08 AND SENIOR 6420 
REDESIGNATION APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
    L.  ALL FOREIGN AREA OFFICER APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR TS/SCI 
SECURITY CLEARANCE AND WORLDWIDE ASSIGNABLE.  WORLDWIDE ASSIGNABILITY SHALL BE 
VERIFIED AND DOCUMENTED VIA SUCCESSFUL OVERSEAS SCREENING TO NAVCENT STANDARDS 
(E.G., BAHRAIN) TO INCLUDE FAMILY MEMBERS.
 CANDIDATES
MUST HAVE THEIR LANGUAGE ABILITIES DOCUMENTED BY A RECENT DEFENSE LANGUAGE 
PROFICIENCY TEST (DLPT), ORAL PROFICIENCY INTERVIEW (OPI), OR DEFENSE LANGUAGE 
APTITUDE BATTERY (DLAB) - DLPT/OPI LEVEL 2 OR HIGHER AND DLAB SCORE GREATER 
THAN 120 ARE HIGHLY DESIRABLE.  APPLICANTS WITHOUT A REGIONALLY-FOCUSED 
MASTERS DEGREE MUST HAVE AN ACADEMIC PROFILE CODE OF
265 OR BETTER, OR AN UNDERGRADUATE GPA OF AT LEAST 2.65.  ALL INTERESTED 
CAPTAIN AND COMMANDER CANDIDATES SHOULD CONTACT THE FAO OFFICER COMMUNITY 
MANAGER AT (901) 874-3694/DSN 882) FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BEFORE APPLYING.
        (1) LCDR OR LCDR (SELECT) - APPLICANTS IN YG 04-01 AND 98 ARE DESIRED.
        (2) YG-98 - APPLICANTS SHOULD ALREADY POSSESS A REGIONALLY-FOCUSED 
MASTERS DEGREE.  THE COMMUNITY IS ESPECIALLY INTERESTED IN APPLICANTS WHO HAVE 
SUBSTANTIAL EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, OR QQQQ LANGUAGE CAPABILITIES IN THE PACOM 
AND CENTCOM AOR.  INTERESTED OFFICERS IN YG-98 ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO 
CONTACT THE FAO COMMUNITY MANAGER TO DISCUSS MILESTONES, QUALIFICATIONS AND 
CAREER IMPLICATIONS BEFORE APPLYING.
        (3) YG-94 - QUALIFIED COMMANDERS WITH SIGNIFICANT EXPERIENCE  IN THE 
PACOM OR CENTCOM AOR AND POSSESS PROFICIENCY IN ONE OR MORE ASIA-PACIFIC OR 
MIDDLE EASTERN LANGUAGES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
PLEASE CONTACT THE FAO COMMUNITY MANAGER BEFORE APPLYING.
        (4) CAPTAINS - QUALIFIED CAPTAINS WITH SIGNIFICANT EXPERIENCE IN THE 
PACOM OR CENTCOM AOR AND POSSESS PROFICIENCY IN ONE OR MORE ASIA-PACIFIC OR 
MIDDLE EASTERN LANGUAGES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
PLEASE CONTACT THE FAO COMMUNITY MANAGER BEFORE APPLYING.
    M.  OCEANOGRAPHY APPLICANTS SHALL REQUEST TO HAVE ACADEMIC PROFILE CODES 
(APC) CALCULATED BY NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL PRIOR TO BOARD CONVENING DATE.  
ALL YG-10 AND SENIOR 6460 REDESIGNATION APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
    N.  THE LDO SUPPLY COMMUNITY (651X) IS SPECIFICALLY DESIRED FOR YG 08-04 
IAW LDO OFF-RAMP INITIATIVE.
    O.  CIVIL ENGINEER CORPS APPLICANTS MUST HAVE AN ACCREDITATION BOARD FOR 
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (ABET) ACCREDITED ENGINEERING DEGREE OR A NATIONAL 
ARCHITECTURAL ACCREDITING BOARD (NAAB) ACCREDITED ARCHITECTURE DEGREE.

8.  EACH APPLICANT IS REQUIRED TO LIST THEIR LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION 
CHOICE(S) BY PRIORITY IN THEIR APPLICATION.
ADDITIONALLY, EACH APPLICANT IS REQUIRED TO INDICATE THEIR DESIRE TO BE 
CONSIDERED/NOT CONSIDERED FOR LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION BY COMMUNITIES 
NOT LISTED IN THE APPLICATION WITH THE FOLLOWING
 STATEMENT:
"IF NOT SELECTED BY ONE OF MY LISTED CHOICES, I DESIRE/DO NOT DESIRE MY 
PACKAGE TO BE REVIEWED BY OTHER COMMUNITIES DURING THE LATERAL 
TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION BOARD."  IF SELECTED BY A COMMUNITY NOT LISTED IN THEIR 
APPLICATION, THESE APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE 
AFTER THE SELECTION RESULTS ARE RELEASED WITH THE OPTION TO ACCEPT OR DECLINE.

9.  FOR ADDITIONAL LATERAL TRANSFER ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION, REFER TO THE 
SELECTION BOARD WEBSITE AT WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS- 
NPC/BOARDS/ADMINISTRATIVE/TRANSFERREDESIGNATION/PAGES/DEFAULT.ASPX
AND CLICK ON LETTER OF INSTRUCTION.  INTERESTED OFFICERS ARE STRONGLY 
RECOMMENDED TO CONTACT THEIR RESPECTIVE COMMUNITY MANAGERS LISTED ON THE 
WEBSITE.

10.  POINTS OF CONTACT ARE CWO3 CLAY SUMMERS AT (901) 874-3170/DSN
 882
OR VIA E-MAIL AT CLAY.SUMMERS(AT)NAVY.MIL, AND LINDA COFFIELD AT
(901) 874-3171/DSN 882 OR VIA E-MAIL AT LINDA.COFFIELD(AT)NAVY.MIL.

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

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