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NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 336/07, ADMINISTRATION OF THE NAVY-WIDE ADVANCEMENT 
EXAM FOR SAILORS IN IRAQ, AFGHANISTAN, AND THE HORN OF AFRICA.  REF B IS 
BUPERSINST 1430.16F, ADVANCEMENT MANUAL FOR THE ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF U.S. 
NAVY AND U.S. NAVY RESERVE.  REF C IS MILPERSMAN 1160-120, HIGH YEAR TENURE.  
REF D IS NAVADMIN 197/09, IMPROVED RATING DESIGNATION FOR TOP PERFORMING 
SAILORS.  REF E IS OPNAVINST 5351.2A, NAVY ENLISTED LEADER DEVELOPMENT 
CONTINUUM.  REF F IS OPNAVINST 1414.4C, NAVY ENLISTED FLEET MARINE FORCE 
WARFARE SPECIALIST QUALIFICATION PROGRAM.  REF G IS OPNAVINST 6110.1J, 
PHYSICAL READINESS PROGRAM.  REF H IS NAVADMIN 215/10, PERFORMANCE EVALUATION 
AND ADVANCEMENT GUIDANCE FOR INDIVIDUAL AUGMENTEE SAILORS.  REF I IS ALNAV 
015/13, PERSONNEL SECURITY INVESTIGATION SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS.//

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE SEPTEMBER 2013 (CYCLE 220) NAVY-WIDE 
ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION (NWAE) FOR ADVANCEMENT IN RATE OF USN/USNR (ACTIVE), 
FULL TIME SUPPORT (FTS), AND CANVASSER RECRUITER (CANREC) SAILORS.
THE EXAMINATION DATES ARE:
    E6 - 5 SEPTEMBER 2013
    E5 - 12 SEPTEMBER 2013
    E4 - 19 SEPTEMBER 2013
    A.  REFER TO REF A REGARDING ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION OPTIONS FOR  SAILORS 
WHO ARE PENDING DEPLOYMENT TO OR ARE DEPLOYED AND OPERATING IN IRAQ, 
AFGHANISTAN, OR THE HORN OF AFRICA TO INCLUDE ORDERING EXAMS 6 MONTHS  PRIOR 
TO THE NEXT ADVANCEMENT CYCLE.  ADDITIONALLY, SHIPS DEPLOYING TO REMOTE AREAS 
UNABLE TO RECEIVE MAIL CAN ORDER EXAMS 6 MONTHS EARLY.  EDUCATIONAL SERVICES 
OFFICERS (ESOS) MUST FOLLOW PROCEDURES IN REFS A AND B TO EXECUTE PROCESSING 
OF MISSED EXAMINATION CYCLES PRIOR TO CYCLE 220 DUE TO DEPLOYMENT COVERED IN 
REF A.  NAVY EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY 
CENTER (NETPDTC) POCS ARE MR. BRUCE DIETLY VIA E-MAIL 
(BRUCE.DIETLY(AT)NAVY.MIL) OR MS. JENNIFER SPOHN (JENNIFER.SPOHN(AT)NAVY.MIL) 
AT (850)452-1252/DSN 459.
    B.  DO NOT ADMINISTER ANY CYCLE 220 EXAMINATIONS PRIOR TO THE SCHEDULED 
EXAMINATION DATE UNLESS AUTHORIZED PER REFS A OR B, OR SPECIFICALLY AUTHORIZED 
BY NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND (PERS-812).  THIS NAVADMIN SUPPLEMENTS REF B, AND 
PARA 11 OF THIS MESSAGE CONTAINS A LIST OF KEY DATES AND EVENTS FOR QUICK 
REFERENCE.

2.  EXAM ORDERING:
    A.  CTI/CTN/CTR SENSITIVE COMPARTMENTED INFORMATION (SCI) EXAM ORDERING:
        (1) ESOS PERFORM INTERNET REVIEW AND MODIFICATION OF THE  COMMAND 
TIME-IN-RATE (TIR) ELIGIBILITY LIST AND EXAMINATION ORDERING FOR SCI 
CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN COLLECTION/NETWORK/INTERPRETIVE (CTR/CTN/CTI) 
EXAMINATIONS AVAILABLE AT THE NAVY ENLISTED ADVANCEMENT SYSTEM (NEAS) WEBSITE, 
HTTPS://NEASOS.CNET.NAVY.MIL, FROM 13 MAY THROUGH 27 MAY  2013.
(REFER TO PARAGRAPH 2.C. OF THIS NAVADMIN FOR GUIDANCE.)
        (2) ONCE THE ORDERING WINDOW HAS CLOSED, ADDITIONAL/SUBSTITUT E SCI 
EXAMINATION ORDERS CAN BE SUBMITTED VIA MESSAGE OR ENCRYPTED E-MAIL IAW REF B, 
FIG 4-1/4-2, MESSAGE FORMAT TO NETPDTC PENSACOLA FL (N332).
 ENCRYPTED E-
MAIL SHOULD CONTAIN MESSAGE FORMAT AS AN ATTACHMENT.  COMMANDS MUST INCLUDE 
THEIR DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ACTIVITY ADDRESS CODE (DODAAC) ACCOUNT NUMBER, 
POINT OF CONTACT (POC), AND THE NUMBER OF EXAMINATIONS REQUIRED. COMMANDS 
REQUESTING THE FORWARDING OF EXAMS SHOULD INCLUDE THE FORWARDING COMMAND AS AN 
INFO ADDRESSEE ON THE MESSAGE.  THE DEADLINE FOR ORDERING SUBSTITUTE 
EXAMINATIONS IS 31 JULY 2013.
        (3) NETPDTC SCI EXAMINATION POCS ARE MRS. JANET MEJIAS AT
 (850)452-1620/DSN 459 OR VIA E-MAIL AT SFLY_CRYPTOLOGIC.PRODUCTS(AT)NAVY.MIL
 OR MS.JUDY BOSTON AT (850)452-1045/DSN 459 OR VIA E-MAIL AT 
JUDY.BOSTON(AT)NAVY.MIL.
    B.  NON-SCI EXAM ORDERING:
        (1) TIR ELIGIBILITY LISTS FOR EXAMINATION ORDERING OF ALL OTHER 
RATINGS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE NEAS WEBSITE AT HTTPS://NEASOS.CNET.
NAVY.MIL
AS FOLLOWS:
            E6 - 3 JUNE 2013 - 4 JULY 2013
            E5 - 3 JUNE 2013 - 11 JULY 2013
            E4 - 3 JUNE 2013 - 18 JULY 2013 (REFER TO PARAGRAPH 2.C. OF THIS 
NAVADMIN FOR GUIDANCE.)
        (2) AFTER THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE INITIAL EXAMINATION ORDER, THE NEAS 
WEBSITE WILL RE-OPEN FOR ADDITIONAL EXAMINATION ORDERS, AS
 FOLLOWS:
            E6 - 5 JULY 2013 - 25 JULY 2013
            E5 - 12 JULY 2013 - 1 AUGUST 2013
            E4 - 19 JULY 2013 - 8 AUGUST 2013
        (3) ONCE INTERNET ORDERING IS CLOSED, ADDITIONAL/SUBSTITUTE 
EXAMINATION ORDERS MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA MESSAGE OR ENCRYPTED E-MAIL
(SFLY_N321_EXAM_ORDER(AT)NAVY.MIL) PER FIGURE 4-1/4-2 OF REF B. ENCRYPTED E-
MAIL SHOULD HAVE MESSAGE FORMAT AS AN ATTACHMENT WITH POINT OF CONTACT 
INCLUDED IN MESSAGE.  DEADLINE FOR ORDERING SUBSTITUTE EXAMINATIONS IS 7 
OCTOBER 2013.  SUBSTITUTE EXAMINATIONS MUST BE ADMINISTERED NO LATER THAN 27 
OCTOBER 2013, OR WITHIN SEVEN DAYS OF RECEIPT AFTER THE DEADLINE DATE.
SUBSTITUTE EXAMINATION ORDERS SHOULD BE HELD TO A MINIMUM IN ORDER TO 
ACCURATELY DETERMINE ADVANCEMENT QUOTAS.  REQUESTS FOR SUBSTITUTE EXAMS MUST 
INCLUDE VALID JUSTIFICATION FOR MISSING THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED EXAMINATION.
DETAILS FOR "ADMIN ERROR" OR "OPERATIONAL COMMITMENT" ARE REQUIRED. ESOS MUST 
INFO ADDRESSEE RECEIVING COMMANDS TO WHICH EXAMINATIONS ARE BEING FORWARDED.
        (4) COMMAND ESOS MAY REGISTER FOR ACCESS AT THE NEAS WEBSITE.
    C.  ESOS MUST VERIFY TIR LISTS AND TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS AS
REQUIRED:
        (1) ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES NOT LISTED - COMMANDS MUST ADD CANDIDATES AND 
APPROPRIATE EXAMINATION TO THE TIR LIST.
        (2) LISTED CANDIDATES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE OR ARE NO LONGER  RECOMMENDED 
FOR ADVANCEMENT - COMMANDS MUST CLICK "NO" AND "SUBMIT" BUTTONS TO  DELETE 
NAMES FROM THE TIR LIST.  PER PARAGRAPH 3.D. OF THIS NAVADMIN,  SAILORS WITH A 
PERFORM TO SERVE (PTS) STATUS OF A -DENIED FINAL - ACTIVE- STATUS  ARE NOT 
ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE NWAE AND COMMANDS SHOULD NOT ORDER AN 
EXAMINATION FOR THEM.  SAILORS THAT HAVE A PTS STATUS OF -INTENDS TO SEPARATE- 
ARE ELIGIBLE TO BE ADMINISTERED THE CYCLE 220 NWAE.
        (3) CANDIDATES NO LONGER ATTACHED TO COMMAND - COMMANDS MUST DELETE OR 
ORDER/FORWARD EXAMINATIONS, AS APPLICABLE.
        (4) APPROPRIATE EXAMINATION FOR CANDIDATES - COMMANDS MUST SELECT THE 
APPROPRIATE EXAMINATIONS FOR RATING CONVERSIONS OR SEPARATE COMPETITIVE GROUPS 
WITHIN RATINGS (I.E., NCC1/NCR1, ATI1/ATO1).
    D.  ESOS MUST VERIFY THE EXAMINATION ORDER STATUS AT THE "VIEW PREVIOUS 
EXAMINATIONS ORDERED" LINK VIA NEAS WITHIN 14 DAYS OF PLACING EXAMINATION 
ORDERS.  IF DISCREPANCIES ARE NOTED, CONTACT NETPDTC AT (850) 452-1252/DSN 
459.

3.  ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
    A.  CANDIDATES MUST MEET THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS OUTLINED IN REF B, 
CHAPTER 2, PRIOR TO EXAMINATION ADMINISTRATION DATE FOR THEIR PAY GRADE.
REFER TO PARAGRAPH 1 OF THIS NAVADMIN FOR EXAMINATION ADMINISTRATION DATES.
CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS ARE INELIGIBLE FOR 
ADVANCEMENT AND SHALL NOT BE ADMINISTERED A CYCLE 220 ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION.
    B.  TERMINAL ELIGIBILITY DATE (TED):  THE TED FOR CYCLE 220 USED TO 
COMPUTE TIR IS 1 JANUARY 2014.  E6 PERSONNEL WITH A TIR DATE OF 1 JANUARY
2011 OR EARLIER;  E5 WITH A TIR DATE OF 1 JANUARY 2013 OR EARLIER;  AND E4 
WITH A TIR DATE OF 1 JULY 2013 OR EARLIER ARE ELIGIBLE.  REFER TO REF B, TABLE 
2-2, FOR TIR REQUIREMENTS.
    C.  HIGH YEAR TENURE (HYT):  PER REF C, CANDIDATES WHO REACH HYT ON OR 
AFTER 1 JANUARY 2014, OR WHO HAVE RECEIVED A HYT WAIVER TO REMAIN ON ACTIVE 
DUTY ON OR AFTER 1 JANUARY 2014, ARE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 
ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION.  CANDIDATES WITH A HYT DATE PRIOR TO 1 JANUARY 2014 
ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE FOR ADVANCEMENT AND SHALL NOT BE ADMINISTERED AN 
EXAMINATION.
    D.  PERFORM TO SERVE (PTS):  SAILORS WHO HAVE RECEIVED FINAL PTS DENIAL 
(DENIED FINAL - ACTIVE) AS OF THE JUNE 2013 APPLICATION RACK AND STACK, FOR 
WHICH RESULTS ARE AVAILABLE IN JULY, ARE INELIGIBLE AND SHALL NOT BE 
ADMINISTERED CYCLE 220 NWAE.
    E.  NON-DESIGNATED SAILORS:  COMMANDS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE FLEET RATING 
IDENTIFICATION ENGINE (FLEET RIDE) TOOL TO VALIDATE RATING QUALIFICATIONS AND 
REQUEST RATING ENTRY VIA ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION QQQQ PARTICIPATION FOR NON-
DESIGNATED SAILORS.  COMPLETE FLEET RIDE APPLICATIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH REF 
D.  ONLY FLEET RIDE APPLICATIONS WHICH HAVE BEEN SUBMITTED AND APPROVED DURING 
A MARCH 2013 THROUGH AUGUST 2013  RACK/STACK ARE VALID FOR CYCLE 220 
EXAMINATIONS.  NON-DESIGNATED SAILORS WHO DO NOT MEET THIS REQUIREMENT ARE NOT 
ELIGIBLE FOR RATING ENTRY VIA CYCLE 220 AND SHALL NOT BE ADMINISTERED AN 
EXAMINATION.
    F.  ENLISTED NAVY LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT:  REFER TO REF E.
    G.  WARFARE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  REFER TO REF F.
    H.  PHYSICAL READINESS PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:  REFER TO REF G.
    I.  TIR WAIVERS:  TIR WAIVERS AND EXAMINATION ADMINISTRATION OF EARLY 
PROMOTE CANDIDATES MUST BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH REF B, PARA 216.F.
 CANDIDATES
WHO HAVE BEEN GRANTED TIR WAIVERS MUST BE IDENTIFIED DURING EXAMINATION 
ORDERING AND ON THE TRANSMITTAL LETTER TO NETPDTC (N321).
    J.  SECURITY CLEARANCE:  ALL PERSONNEL IN CERTAIN RATINGS MUST, AT A 
MINIMUM, MAINTAIN CONTINUOUS SECURITY CLEARANCE ELIGIBILITY.  A  FAVORABLE 
INVESTIGATION ADJUDICATION MUST BE ISSUED FROM DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY CENTRAL 
ADJUDICATION FACILITY (DONCAF) OR THE MEMBER'S COMMANDING OFFICER
 (CO) MUST
GRANT TEMPORARY ACCESS (AN INTERIM CLEARANCE) PRIOR TO THE FIRST DAY OF THE 
MONTH OF THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED EXAMINATION DATE.  CO'S MUST FOLLOW 
PROCEDURES FROM THE NAVY PERSONNEL SECURITY PROGRAM TO GRANT INTERIM ACCESS.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH REF (I), SAILORS WITH AN EXPIRED OR EXPIRING SECURITY 
CLEARANCE WHO HAVE PROPER ACCESS AND HAVE MAINTAINED SECURITY CLEARANCE 
ELIGIBILITY MAY PARTICIPATE IN THIS EXAM CYCLE.  SAILORS IN THE  FOLLOWING 
RATINGS WHO DO NOT MEET THIS REQUIREMENT ARE INELIGIBLE FOR  ADVANCEMENT AND 
SHALL NOT BE ADMINISTERED AN EXAMINATION:  AC, AE, AG, AO, ATI, ATO,  AWF, 
AWO, AWR, AWS, AWV, AZ, CTI, CTM, CTN, CTR, CTT, EOD, ET, FC, FT, GM,  HT, IC, 
IS, IT, ITS, LN, MA, MC, MN, MT, ND, OS, QM, SB, SO, STG, STS, AND  YN, AS 
WELL AS ALL NUCLEAR AND SUBMARINE RATINGS.  THIS GUIDANCE SUPERSEDES REF B.
    K.  "A" SCHOOL CANDIDATES:
        (1) SAILORS WHO HAVE REPORTED TO "A" SCHOOL FOR A RATING CONVERSION 
AND HAVE NOT GRADUATED PRIOR TO THE REGULAR EXAMINATION ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO 
PARTICIPATE IN THE EXAMINATION.
        (2) SAILORS WHO GRADUATE FROM MANDATORY CLASS "A" SCHOOL BEFORE THE 
REGULAR EXAMINATION DATE AND ARE QUALIFIED IN ALL RESPECTS ARE ELIGIBLE TO 
COMPETE FOR ADVANCEMENT IN THEIR NEW RATING.
        (3) NON-DESIGNATED SAILORS IN INITIAL ENTRY TRAINING, TO  INCLUDE "A" 
SCHOOL, WHO ENLISTED UNDER AN "A" SCHOOL GUARANTEE PROGRAM ARE INELIGIBLE FOR 
PARTICIPATION IN THE EXAMINATION UNTIL COMPLETION OF CLASS "A" SCHOOL.
    L.  BRANCH CLASS (BRCL) AND SPECIAL PROGRAM INDICATOR (SPI) CODE:
THE NAVY ACCOUNTING STATUS FOR BRCL 32 SAILORS MUST BE VERIFIED VIA THE 
COMMAND'S ENLISTED DISTRIBUTION VERIFICATION REPORT.  PERSONNEL WITH A BLANK 
SPI CODE ARE IN AN INVALID STATUS WHICH MAY RESULT IN ASSIGNMENT OF AN 
INCORRECT ADVANCEMENT COMPETITIVE CATEGORY AND THEIR EXAMINATIONS WILL BE 
INVALIDATED.  COMMANDS MUST CORRECT THE ERROR VIA NAVY STANDARD INTEGRATED 
PERSONNEL SYSTEM OR THE SAILOR MAY SEEK RELIEF BY PETITIONING THE BOARD FOR 
CORRECTION OF NAVAL RECORDS (BCNR).

4.  PERFORMANCE MARK AVERAGE (PMA):  COMPUTE PMA AS OUTLINED IN REF B.
REF H PROVIDES GUIDANCE ON USE OF IA/GSA/OSA CONCURRENT EVALUATIONS.
EVALUATIONS USED TO COMPUTE PMA MUST BE INCLUSIVE OF THE FOLLOWING
DATES:
    EXAMINATION     EVALUATION   COMPUTATION
    PAYGRADE        PAYGRADE     PERIOD
    E4              E3           1 JANUARY 2013 TO 31 AUGUST 2013
    E5              E4           1 JUNE 2012 TO 31 AUGUST 2013
    E6              E5           1 SEPTEMBER 2010 TO 31 AUGUST 2013
NOTE:  PREPARE A SPECIAL EVALUATION IF MEMBER DOES NOT HAVE AN EVALUATION WITH 
AN ENDING DATE DURING THE PERIOD SPECIFIED ABOVE FOR THE CURRENT PAYGRADE.  
BLOCK 15 ENDING DATE SHALL BE 31 AUGUST 2013.

5.  GENERAL EXAMINATION INFORMATION:
    A.  ENSURE ALL CANDIDATES, ESOS, PROCTORS, AND ADMINISTRATORS HAVE 
REQUIRED CLEARANCE AND ACCESS PRIOR TO EXAMINATION DAY.
    B.  THE EXAMINATION ANSWER SHEET FORM WAS UPDATED TO REFLECT THE NEWLY 
STRUCTURED 175-QUESTION EXAMINATION FORMAT, AND REPLACE THE SOCIAL SECURITY 
NUMBER (SSN) WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (DOD-ID).  
THE NEW FORM, NETPDTC 1430/2 (REV 3-2013), CAN EASILY BE IDENTIFIED BY ITS 
GREEN COLOR.  DO NOT USE THE OLDER NETPDTC
 1430/2
(REV 9-2000) RED ANSWER SHEETS TO ADMINISTER CYCLE 220 EXAMS.
    C.  AUTHORIZED MATERIALS DURING EXAMINATION ADMINISTRATION:  ONLY THOSE 
MATERIALS SPECIFICALLY IDENTIFIED AND LISTED IN CHAPTER 6 OF REF B, THIS 
NAVADMIN, AND THE GENERAL EXAMINATION VERBATIM INSTRUCTIONS ARE AUTHORIZED FOR 
USE DURING EXAMINATION ADMINISTRATION.  NO OTHER EXAMINING MATERIAL OR 
INSTRUMENTS MAY BE BROUGHT INTO THE EXAMINING ROOM.  USE OF UNAUTHORIZED 
MATERIAL WILL RESULT IN EXAMINATION INVALIDATION AND LOSS OF ADVANCEMENT 
OPPORTUNITY FOR THE CURRENT ADVANCEMENT CYCLE.
    D.  EDUCATION POINTS:  EDUCATION POINTS WILL BE AWARDED FOR THE HIGHEST 
ACCREDITED DEGREE HELD; (TWO POINTS FOR AN ASSOCIATES DEGREE OR FOUR POINTS 
FOR A BACCALAUREATE DEGREE OR ABOVE).  TO ALLOW SUFFICIENT TIME FOR THE NAVY 
COLLEGE CENTER TO PROCESS ALL DOCUMENTS, TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE RECEIVED FROM 
ADVANCEMENT CANDIDATES BY 1 SEPTEMBER 2013.
 SAILORS
SHOULD HAVE THEIR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY SEND OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS TO THE 
FOLLOWING ADDRESS:
    COMMANDING OFFICER
    CENTER FOR PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    ATTN VIRTUAL EDUCATION CENTER
    1905 REGULUS AVENUE, SUITE 234
    VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA 23461-2009
THE NAVY COLLEGE CENTER WILL VALIDATE TRANSCRIPTS AND ENTER THE EDUCATION DATA 
INTO THE NAVY COLLEGE MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (NCMIS). THE NCMIS VALUE 
WILL BE USED IN THE FINAL MULTIPLE SCORE (FMS) CALCULATION.  WHEN CALCULATING 
AWARD POINTS LOCALLY, DO NOT INCLUDE DEGREE AWARD POINTS IN THAT CALCULATION.
    E.  FOR RATINGS WITH MULTIPLE EXAMINATIONS, IT IS IMPERATIVE ESOS ENSURE 
PROPER EXAMINATION IDENTIFICATION IS USED DURING EXAMINATION ORDERING AND 
ANSWER SHEET VERIFICATION (I.E., NCR/NCC, ATI/ATO, ETR/ETV/ETN, ETC.).
INCORRECT EXAMINATION IDENTIFICATION WILL CAUSE EXAMINATIONS TO BE INCORRECTLY 
GRADED.
    F.  NAVY COUNSELOR (NC) EXAMINATIONS:  ADMINISTER NCR1 EXAMINATIONS TO NCS 
HOLDING NAVY ENLISTED CLASSIFICATION (NEC) CODE 2186 AND ASSIGNED TO 
RECRUITING DUTY AS A MEMBER OF THE CAREER RECRUITING FORCE. ADMINISTER NCC1 
EXAMINATIONS TO ALL OTHER NAVY COUNSELORS.
    G.  AVIATION ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN (AT) EXAMINATIONS: ADMINISTER ATI 
EXAMINATIONS FOR INTERMEDIATE MAINTENANCE AND ATO EXAMINATIONS FOR 
ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE.
    H.  NUCLEAR ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN (ETN), ELECTRICIAN'S MATE (EMN), 
MACHINIST'S MATE (MMN) EXAMINATIONS:
        (1) ETN, EMN, AND MMN CANDIDATES WILL TAKE NUCLEAR-SPECIFIC RATING 
EXAMINATIONS.
        (2) NUCLEAR SURFACE AND SUBMARINE CANDIDATES WILL TAKE THE SAME 
EXAMINATION.
        (3) CANDIDATES IN THE NUCLEAR TRAINING PIPELINE ON THE REGULARLY 
SCHEDULED EXAMINATION DATE WILL TAKE RESPECTIVE NUCLEAR EXAMINATIONS AND 
COMPETE IN THE "TRAINEE" COMPETITIVE CATEGORY.
    I.  ADMINISTER THE APPROPRIATE EXAMINATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE 
NEC:
        (1) NON-NUCLEAR ELECTRONIC TECHNICIANS (ET) EXAMINATIONS:
            ETR - NEC 14BH, 14HH, 14RO, 14TO, 14CM, 14TM, 14EM, 14RM
            ETV - NEC 14NM, 14NO, 14NV, 14SM, 14TK, 14XM, 14NP, 14GM,
            14XO
            NOTE:  ET SURFACE - ADMINISTER ET EXAMINATIONS
        (2) NON-NUCLEAR MACHINIST'S MATE (MM) EXAMINATIONS:
            MME - NEC 4230, 4231, 4234
            MMW - NEC 4232, 4233, 4235
            NOTE:  MM SURFACE - ADMINISTER MM EXAMINATIONS.
    J.  IF AN EXAM IS ADMINISTERED IN ERROR, THE COMMAND MUST REQUEST TO 
INVALIDATE IT PER REF B, PARA 610.

6.  COMPETITIVE GROUPS:  USN CANDIDATES IN THE FOLLOWING RATINGS ARE SEPARATED 
INTO THE FOLLOWING COMPETITIVE GROUPS:
    A.  CS, LS, AND YN
        GROUP 1 - SUBMARINE
        GROUP 2 - ALL OTHERS
    B.  CTI
        GROUP 1 - MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA
        GROUP 2 - EAST/FAR EAST
        GROUP 3 - LATIN/SOUTH AMERICA
        GROUP 4 - EASTERN EUROPE
    C.  EMN, ETN, AND MMN
        GROUP 1 - SUBMARINE
        GROUP 2 - SURFACE
        GROUP 3 - TRAINING
    D.  FC
        GROUP 1 - NON-AEGIS
        GROUP 2 - AEGIS

7.  FORWARDING EXAMINATION RETURNS:  SUBMIT EXAMINATION ANSWER SHEETS BY CLOSE 
OF BUSINESS THE DAY AFTER ADMINISTRATION OF THE EXAM.
EXPEDITIOUS SUBMISSION IS REQUIRED; GRADING CAN NOT COMMENCE UNTILTHE MAJORITY 
OF EXAMS ARE RECEIVED.  PACKAGE ONLY THE ORIGINAL TRANSMITTAL LETTER, ANSWER 
SHEETS, AND ENCLOSURES (PER REF A, AND PARA 611.A. OF REF B) IN AN ENVELOPE 
USING A CARDBOARD STIFFENER.  DO NOT SEAL THE ENVELOPE WITH EXCESSIVE TAPE AND 
DO NOT FOLD, STAPLE, SPINDLE, CUT, MARK ON, OR MUTILATE ANSWER SHEETS.  DO NOT 
SEND PACKING LISTS OR LETTERS OF DESTRUCTION (MAINTAIN AT COMMAND PER REF B, 
PARA 612.A.).
DO NOT SEND WORKSHEETS EXCEPT FOR INDIVIDUAL AUGMENTEE CANDIDATES IN REF A.  
MAIL PACKAGES VIA A TRACEABLE METHOD TO:
        COMMANDING OFFICER
        NETPDTC (N321)
        BLDG 2435 RM 1167
        6490 SAUFLEY FIELD ROAD
QQQQ
        PENSACOLA FL 32509-5240
    A.  CONUS INSTALLATIONS.  SEND ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION ANSWER SHEETS VIA 
FEDEX UNDER CURRENT GSA CONTRACT.  RETAIN A PROOF OF DELIVERY TRACKING NUMBER.
    B.  OVERSEAS SHORE COMMANDS.  SEND ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION ANSWER SHEETS 
VIA FEDEX OR UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE (USPS) THREE-DAY EXPRESS MAIL 
SERVICE.  RETAIN A PROOF OF DELIVERY WITH FEDEX OR A RETURN RECEIPT WITH USPS.
    C.  DEPLOYED SHIPS.  SEND ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION ANSWER SHEETS IN A 
REGISTERED MAIL WORKING BAG ADDRESSED TO THE SERVICING FLEET MAIL CENTER IN 
THE DEPLOYED AREA.  THE THIRD LINE OF THE ADDRESS SHOULD READ "ADVANCEMENT 
EXAMINATION ANSWER SHEETS ENCLOSED - DO NOT OPEN IN MAILROOM."  THE POSTAL 
OFFICER WILL SEND VIA USPS THREE-DAY EXPRESS MAIL TO NETPDTC.
    D.  COMMANDS SHALL VERIFY RECEIPT OF EXAMINATION ANSWER SHEETS BY NETPDTC 
ON THE NEAS WEBSITE'S ELECTRONIC TOTE BOARD LOCATED AT 
HTTPS://NEASOS.CNET.NAVY.MIL/NEAS/PUBLIC/TOTEBOARD.ASPX/.

8.  EXAMINATION DISCREPANCIES:  A DETAILED DISCREPANCY LIST WILL BE MAINTAINED 
ON THE NEAS WEBSITE FOR ESOS AND AUTHORIZED VIEWERS. RESOLVE EXAMINATION 
DISCREPANCIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH REF B, TABLE 7-3, VIA LETTER OR ENCRYPTED E-
MAIL WITH ATTACHMENTS TO SFLY_N321_DISCREPANC(AT)NAVY.MIL.

9.  EXAMINATION RESULTS:  EXAMINATION RESULTS WILL BE POSTED ON THE NEAS 
WEBSITE AND MAY BE ACCESSED BY ESOS AND AUTHORIZED VIEWERS.
    A.  THE EXAMINATION STATUS VERIFICATION REPORT (ESVR) IS THE OFFICIAL 
SOURCE FOR EXAMINATION RESULTS.  THIS REPORT MUST BE VERIFIED FOR ACCURACY 
PRIOR TO FROCKING AND ADVANCEMENT.
    B.  WITHHOLDING OR WITHDRAWAL OF ADVANCEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS MUST BE 
DOCUMENTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH REF B, PARA 721.  COMMANDS MUST SUBMIT A MESSAGE 
TO NETPDTC PENSACOLA FL (N321) AND INFO COMNAVPERSCOM MILLINGTON TN (PERS-
812).  THE RELEASED MESSAGE MAY ALSO BE SENT VIA E-MAIL TO THE PERS-812 
FUNCTIONAL E-MAIL ACCOUNT AT ADVANCEMENTS-ACTIVE(AT)NAVY.MIL.
    C.  COMMANDS WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA NAVAL MESSAGE IF A CANDIDATE'S 
EXAMINATION NEEDS TO BE INVALIDATED DUE TO UNUSUAL CIRCUMSTANCES.
 ALL
OTHER INVALIDATION NOTIFICATIONS WILL BE THROUGH ESVR AND PROFILE SHEETS.
    D.  RATE CHANGE AUTHORIZATIONS (RCA), PROFILE SHEETS, AND COMMAND 
STATISTIC REPORTS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE NEAS WEBSITE.
    E.  INDIVIDUAL SAILORS MAY VIEW/DOWNLOAD PROFILE SHEETS AT THE "PROFILE 
SHEETS" LINK ON THE NAVY ADVANCEMENT CENTER WEBSITE.  LOG ONTO NAVY KNOWLEDGE 
ONLINE AT HTTPS://WWWA.NKO.NAVY.MIL/ AND FOLLOW THE NAVY ADVANCEMENT CENTER 
LINK UNDER CAREER MANAGEMENT.

10.  ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING THIS CYCLE WILL BE POSTED ON THE 
NEAS WEBSITE OR THE NPC ENLISTED CAREER ADMIN WEBPAGE,
HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-
NPC/CAREER/ENLISTEDCAREERADMIN/PAGES/ADVANCEMENT.ASPX.

11.  SUMMARY OF KEY DATES AND EVENTS.  AS AN AID TO COMMANDS, BELOW SUMMARY 
HIGHLIGHTS KEY DATES LISTED IN THIS NAVADMIN.  FOLLOWING EACH EVENT IS A 
NUMBER IN PARENTHESIS, REFLECTING THE CORRESPONDING PARAGRAPH OF THIS 
NAVADMIN.
DATE                    EVENT
5 SEP 2013              E6 ACTIVE DUTY EXAM DATE (PARA 1)
12 SEP 2013             E5 ACTIVE DUTY EXAM DATE (PARA 1)
19 SEP 2013             E4 ACTIVE DUTY EXAM DATE (PARA 1)
13 MAY TO 27 MAY 2013   ORDER CTI/CTN/CTR SCI EXAMS (PARA 2)
3 JUN TO 04 JUL 2013    INITIAL ORDER E6 NON-SCI EXAMS (PARA 2)
3 JUN TO 11 JUL 2013    INITIAL ORDER E5 NON-SCI EXAMS (PARA 2)
3 JUN TO 18 JUL 2013    INITIAL ORDER E4 NON-SCI EXAMS (PARA 2)
5 JUL TO 25 JUL 2013    ADDITIONAL E6 ORDER NON-SCI EXAMS (PARA 2)
12 JUL TO 01 AUG 2013   ADDITIONAL E5 ORDER NON-SCI EXAMS (PARA 2)
19 JUL TO 08 AUG 2013   ADDITIONAL E4 ORDER NON-SCI EXAMS (PARA 2)
31 JUL 2013             DEADLINE TO ORDER SCI EXAMS (PARA 2)
7 OCT 2013              DEADLINE TO ORDER NON-SCI EXAMS (PARA 2)
27 OCT 2013             LAST DAY TO ADMINISTER LATE EXAMS (PARA 2),
                        EXAM ADMINISTERED WITHIN 7 DAYS OF RECEIPT PRIOR TO 
REG EXAM DATE ELIGIBILITY AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (PARA 3)
1 JAN 2011 OR EARLIER   E6 TIR DATE (PARA 3)
1 JAN 2013 OR EARLIER   E5 TIR DATE (PARA 3)
1 JUL 2013 OR EARLIER   E4 TIR DATE (PARA 3)
MAR 2013 TO AUG 2013    FLEET RIDE APPLICATION APPROVAL (PARA 3)
JUN 2013                PTS APPLICATION RACK AND STACK RESULTS (PARA 3)
1 JAN 2014              E4/5/6 TERMINAL ELIGIBILITY DATE (PARA 3)
1 JAN 2014 OR LATER     E4/5/6 HYT/WAIVER ELIGIBILITY DATE (PARA 3)
PRIOR TO REG EXAM DATE  "A" SCHOOL RATING CONVERSION DEADLINE (PARA 3)
1 JAN 13 TO 31 AUG 13   E4 CANDIDATE EVAL PERIOD FOR PMA (PARA 4)
1 JUN 12 TO 31 AUG 13   E5 CANDIDATE EVAL PERIOD FOR PMA (PARA 4)
1 SEP 2013              EDUCATION TRANSCRIPT DEADLINE (PARA 5)
DAY AFTER EXAM          DEADLINE TO MAIL EXAM ANSWER SHEETS (PARA 7)

12.  POINT OF CONTACTS:
    A.  NPC CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER (CSC), AT 1-866-U-ASK-NPC
(1-866-827-5672) OR VIA E-MAIL AT CSCMAILBOX(AT)NAVY.MIL.
    B.  SCI EXAMINATIONS, E-MAIL SFLY_CRYPTOLOGIC.PRODUCTS(AT)NAVY.MIL.
    C.  EXAMINATION ORDERS, E-MAIL SFLY_N321_EXAM_ORDERING(AT)NAVY.MIL.
    D.  EXAMINATION DISCREPANCIES, E-MAIL SFLY_N321_DISCREPANC(AT)NAV Y.MIL.
    E.  GENERAL EXAMINATION QUESTIONS, E-MAIL SFLY_EXAM_QUESTIONS(AT)NAVY.MIL.
    F.  GENERAL ADVANCEMENT QUESTIONS, E-MAIL 
SFLY_NAVY_ADVANCEMENT(AT)NAVY.MIL.

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

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