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SUBJ/AUGUST 2014 CYCLE 095 NAVY-WIDE EXAMINATIONS FOR ADVANCEMENT OF SELECTED
RESERVE PERSONNEL TO E4 THROUGH E6//
REF/B/MSG/SECNAV WASHINGTON DC/052044ZMAR13//
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REF/D/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/131544ZDEC07//
NARR/REF A IS BUPERSINST 1430.16F, ADVANCEMENT MANUAL FOR ENLISTED PERSONNEL
OF THE U.S. NAVY AND U.S. NAVY RESERVE. REF B IS ALNAV 015/13, PERSONNEL
SECURITY INVESTIGATION SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS UNCLASSIFIED/FM SECNAV
WASHINGTON DC TO ALNAV INFO SECNAV WASHINGTON DC CNO WASHINGTON DC CMC
WASHINGTON DC. REF C IS NAVADMIN 215/10, PERFORMANCE EVALUATION AND
ADVANCEMENT GUIDANCE FOR INDIVIDUAL AUGMENTEE SAILORS. REF D IS NAVADMIN
336/07, ADMINISTRATION OF THE NAVY-WIDE ADVANCEMENT EXAM FOR SAILORS IN IRAQ,
AFGHANISTAN, AND THE HORN OF AFRICA.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces Cycle 095 Navy-wide examinations for
advancement in rate of Selected Reserve (SELRES) personnel.
a. SELRES exams will be administered in August 2014.
b. All candidates serving on voluntary recall or mobilization will
compete for advancement as a SELRES.
c. This NAVADMIN supplements ref (a).
d. Educational Services Officers (ESOs) must follow the pre-exam
preparation requirements in the exam verbatim located at
npc/career/enlistedcareeradmin/Pages/Advancement.aspx and ref (a), chapter 6.
2. Eligibility Requirements. Advancement candidate eligibility requirements
are found in ref (a), chapter 2 with the following information specific only
to Cycle 095:
a. The terminal eligibility date (TED) used to compute time-in-rate
(TIR) is 1 January 2015.
b. The minimum TIR date must be on or before:
E6 - 1 January 2012
E5 - 1 January 2014
E4 - 1 July 2014
c. E6 candidates with an approved TIR waiver must have a TIR of
1 January 2013 or earlier.
d. High year tenure (HYT) date or approved HYT waiver date must be on or
after 1 January 2015.
e. Candidates in a rating requiring a security clearance must have a
favorable investigation adjudication issued by Department of Defense Central
Adjudication Facility or the commanding officer's interim clearance must have
been granted before 1 August 2014. Sailors in the following ratings must, at
a minimum, maintain continuous security clearance eligibility for this cycle:
AC, AE, AG, AO, ATI, ATO, AWF, AWO, AWR, AWS, AZ, CTI, CTN, CTR, CTT, EOD,
ET, FC, GM, HT, IC, IS, IT, LN, MA, MC, MN, ND, OS, QM, SB, SO, STG, STS, and
YN. Refer to ref (b) for additional guidance.
f. Change of rate and retention approvals must be approved and completed
no later than 31 July 2014. This includes approvals from Navy Personnel
Command (NPC), "A" Schools, Career Waypoints, etc.
g. Compute performance mark average (PMA) using all evaluations in the
candidate's current rank with an ending date that falls within the following
E4 exam - 1 January 2014 to 31 July 2014
E5 exam - 1 June 2013 to 31 July 2014
E6 exam - 1 August 2011 to 31 July 2014
h. For additional guidance on computing PMA, refer to ref (a), chapter 3.
For PMA guidance for individual augmentee (IA) Sailors refer to ref (c).
3. Exam Ordering:
a. Deploying commands can order exams up to six months prior to the
scheduled examination date. Refer to ref (d) for IA Sailors.
b. CTI/CTN/CTR SCI exam web ordering dates can be found on the Navy
Enlisted Advancement System website (NEASOS) at https://neasos.cnet.navy.mil.
(1) ESOs must verify TIR eligibility lists on the NEASOS website for
initial exam ordering.
(2) Additional exams are ordered via message or in message format via
e-mail to sfly_cryptologic.products(at)navy.mil following the guidelines of
ref (a), chapter 4. Commands must include their Department of Defense
Activity Address Code account number, point of contact (POC), and the number
of exams required. Commands requesting the forwarding of exams should
include the forwarding command as an info addressee on the message. The
deadline for additional orders is 1 July 2014.
c. Exam web ordering for non-SCI exams begins 31 May 2014. ESOs must
verify TIR eligibility lists on the NEASOS website during the following time
(1) Initial TIR lists will be available 30 May to 1 July 2014.
(2) Additional TIR lists will be available 2 July to 5 August 2014.
(3) Exams required after the TIR list has closed and exams for Prise-
R Sailors are ordered via message or in message format via e-mail to
sfly_N321_exam_order(at)navy.mil following the guidelines of ref (a), chapter
4. Ensure a POC is included in the message.
(4) The deadline for late exam orders is 9 September 2014.
d. Exams for IA Sailors or recalled reservists will be ordered by the
command holding the service record of the member. Authority is granted for
these candidates to be administered exams with the command's active-duty
candidates. However, these candidates are still required to take the Cycle
095 exam and not the Cycle 224 exam.
e. When an exam is not used during the normally scheduled event, do not
destroy the exam prior to 1 October 2014. Submit a request with
justification via e-mail to sfly_n321_exam_order(at)navy.mil for permission
to retain exams for administration on the next drill weekend in September.
Ensure reason for requested delay is included.
f. ESOs must verify the exam order at the "View Previous Exam Orders"
link via NEASOS within 14 days of placing the order.
4. Exam Administration and Answer Sheet Returns.
a. Refer to the exam verbatim at https://www.nko.navy.mil/group/
navy-advancement-center for exam administration and answer sheet
b. ESOs must check the exam tote board on the NEASOS website
https://neasos.cnet.navy.mil/neas/public/toteboard.aspx often to ensure
answer sheets have been received and scanned. Answer sheets that are in
error will not be counted until they have scanned successfully.
c. Late exams should be kept to a minimum as they are for candidates
who, through no fault of their own, are unable to take the exam at the
regularly scheduled time. Naval Education Training Professional Development
Training Center is the approving authority for all late exams.
d. The deadline to administer exams is 30 September 2014 or within seven
days of receipt after the deadline.
e. A detailed discrepancy list will be maintained on the NEASOS website.
For guidance on correcting discrepancies via encrypted e-mail, refer to ref
(a), chapter 7.
5. Any additional information regarding this cycle will be posted on the
NEASOS website or the NPC Enlisted Career Admin webpage
6. Points of Contact:
a. NPC Customer Service Center at 866-U-ASK-NPC/866-827-5672 or
via e-mail at uasknpc(at)navy.mil.
b. SCI Exam Orders at 850-473-5874, DSN 753.
c. Exam Orders, Records, and Discrepancies at 850-473-6148, DSN 753.
7. For further information visit the NKO (Exam Verbatim, Advancement Manual,
and other related documents) website at https://www.nko.navy.mil/
8. This message will remain in effect until superseded or canceled,
whichever occurs first.
9. Released by Vice Admiral W. F. Moran, N1.//