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SUBJ/SPRING FY-18 FULL-TIME SUPPORT OFFICER TRANSFER AND REDESIGNATION
NARR/REF A IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1001-020, FULL TIME SUPPORT (FTS) OF THE
NAVY RESERVE OFFICER PROGRAM.
REF B IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1301-213, OFFICER SPECIAL ASSIGNMENTS - RESERVE
FLEET LOGISTICS SUPPORT SQUADRON (VR).//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces the convening of the spring FY-18 Full-Time
Support (FTS) Officer Transfer and Redesignation Board on 4 April 2018.
Applications from qualified active component (AC) and Ready Reserve officers
will be accepted for this board. In line with reference (a), this board will
also accept applications from FTS officers requesting redesignation into
another FTS officer community.
2. Complete application packages and waiver requests must be received no
later than 9 March 2018.
3. Eligibility. The FTS program is offering opportunities for active-duty
officers on the Active-Duty List and Ready Reserve officers on the Reserve
Active Status List to meet immediate manning needs in the year groups (YG)
Community/Designator Available YG
FTS SWO (1167/1117) 04 to 12
FTS SUB (1127) 05 to 09
FTS SPECWAR (1137) 06 to 11
FTS EOD (1147) 04 and junior
FTS AVIATION (1317/1327)
VAQ 04 and junior
VFC 04 and junior
VP 04 and junior
VR 05 and junior
VT 05 and junior
HSC 05 and junior
HSM 05 and junior
HT 05 and junior
FTS HR (1207) 05 to 07, 09 and junior
FTS AMDO (1527) 04 to 13, 15 and junior
FTS SUPPLY (3107) 05 to 07, 10 to 12, 14 and junior
a. All applicants must meet eligibility requirements outlined in
reference (a) and the spring FY-18 FTS eligibility criteria document:
Specific eligibility requirements are described for each designator and
aviation community. General eligibility criteria include projected rotation
date (PRD), minimum service requirement
(MSR) / active-duty service obligation (ADSO) and aviation bonus
(AvB) / aviation career continuation pay (ACCP) contracts:
(1) PRD. Applicants, including reservists on mobilization or recall
orders, must have a current PRD no later than October 2019.
(2) MSR/ADSO. Applicants currently under the MSR incurred upon
commissioning or an ADSO must have an MSR or ADSO end date prior to April
(3) AvB/ACCP. Aviation officers with obligated service as a result
of AvB/ACCP are eligible to apply if the officer will be within 12 months of
completing AvB/ACCP obligation at the time the board convenes. Additionally,
aviation officers with obligated service as a result of AvB/ACCP are eligible
to apply if the officer will be within 12 months of department head tour PRD
at the time the board convenes. Redesignation immediately following a
department head tour may result in cancellation of AvB, which will be
adjudicated by Aviation Officer Assignments (PERS-43).
(4) Failure of Selection (FOS). AC aviation officers in a 2xFOS
status for promotion to lieutenant commander (LCDR) are eligible to apply for
FTS regardless of ADSO or AvB/ACCP contract term, a waiver request is not
required. All other AC designators should seek release from their respective
officer community manager.
b. The current YG eligibility matrix will be posted on the FTS
c. Members who do not meet all eligibility requirements in line with
reference (a) and the spring FY-18 FTS eligibility criteria document posted
on the FTS redesignation board website may submit a waiver request with their
application. Waiver packages shall include waiver request of the member and
the endorsement of the commanding officer of the waiver request. This
endorsement is separate from any endorsements contained in the
transfer/redesignation application of the member and shall specifically
address the eligibility criteria requiring a waiver. Waiver request
procedures and constraints are described in the eligibility criteria
document. An example of a waiver request can be found on the FTS
redesignation board website listed in paragraph 3a.
d. Reserve direct commission officers, limited duty officers and chief
warrant officers (CWOs) are eligible for the FTS program. All officers
applying to the FTS officer program shall possess a four year baccalaureate
degree. CWOs who are within 6 months of completing their baccalaureate
degree may apply, but redesignation will not occur until after the degree is
e. AC officers with a pending or approved resignation are eligible to
f. AC officers will incur a minimum 2 year FTS obligation, except, and
as outlined in reference (b), aviators selected for the Fleet Logistics
Squadron community will incur a 3 year FTS obligation. All Selected Reserve
officers will incur a 3 year FTS obligation regardless of community. All FTS
obligations will begin upon execution of permanent change of station orders
to the first FTS duty station of the member.
4. Application requirements and procedures are provided on the FTS
redesignation board website listed in paragraph 3a.
5. Upon approval of the board proceedings, the results of the board will be
posted on the FTS redesignation board website listed in paragraph 3a.
Applicants can expect to see the results posted within 45 days of board
adjournment. Selectees have 14 calendar days from the date results are
released to accept or decline FTS transfer/redesignation.
6. Points of contact are CDR Michael Austin, PERS-92, at (901) 874-4512/DSN
882, or PS1 Christopher McCollough, PERS-92, at (901) 874-3350/DSN 882.
7. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until superseded or canceled,
whichever occurs first.
8. Released by Vice Admiral R. P. Burke, N1.//