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SUBJ/FY-18 NURSE CORPS MEDICAL ENLISTED COMMISSIONING PROGRAM SELECTION
AMPN/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1420.1B, ENLISTED TO OFFICER COMMISSIONING PROGRAMS
APPLICATION ADMINISTRATIVE MANUAL.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN solicits applications for the FY-18 Nurse Corps
Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program (MECP) selection board. The FY-18 MECP
selection board will convene in November 2017. MECP provides a path for
active-duty and Full-Time Support (FTS) enlisted Sailors and Marines, in any
rating or military occupational specialty, who already have some college
credit, to obtain a baccalaureate degree in nursing and a commission in the
Nurse Corps. Reservists in a FTS status are eligible, reservists in any
status other than FTS are not eligible.
2. Applications must be postmarked by 15 September 2017 and mailed to:
Navy Medicine Professional Development Center
8955 Wood Road Bldg 1 16TH Floor, Rms 16141, 16148
Bethesda, MD 20889-5628
Additional or amplifying documents must be received by 6 October 2017.
Incomplete packages will not be reviewed by the board.
3. Reference (a) provides application procedures and requirements. Chapters
1, 2, and 5 should be read in their entirety. Additional application
information can be found at
SitePages/Enlisted%20Commissioning%20Programs.aspx. Applicants must not have
reached their 42nd birthday by the time of initial commission. Age waivers
will not be granted. A MARADMIN will outline conditional release procedures
for active-duty Marines who are selected to participate in the program.
4. Points of contact are Beverly D. Kemp, Navy Medical Professional
Development Center, Code O3C HMDT, who can be reached at (301) 319-4520/DSN
285, or via e-mail at beverly.d.kemp.civ(at)mail.mil and HM2 Ian M. Polage
who can be reached at (301) 295-0925/DSN 295 or via e-mail at
5. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until superseded or 30 September
2018, whichever occurs first.
6. Released by Vice Admiral R. P. Burke, N1.//