ENLISTED APPLICATIONS FOR ASSIGNMENT TO USS CONSTITUTION

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SUBJ/ENLISTED APPLICATIONS FOR ASSIGNMENT TO USS CONSTITUTION// 



NAVADMIN 160/14

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REF/A/DOC/COMNAVPERSCOM/27DEC06//
AMPN/REF A IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1306-920, USS CONSTITUTION.//

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN SOLICITS ENLISTED APPLICATIONS FOR DUTY ONBOARD USS 
CONSTITUTION.  APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA THE SPECIAL PROGRAMS 
DETAILER AND USS CONSTITUTION COMMAND MASTER CHIEF BY MAIL OR ENCRYPTED E-
MAIL.  PERSONNEL WITH A PROJECTED ROTATION DATE (PRD) OF MARCH 2015 THROUGH 
MARCH 2016 ARE ELIGIBLE.
SAILORS IN OTHER RATINGS MAY APPLY WITH COMMAND AND DETAILER APPROVAL.  
PERSONNEL SELECTED WILL NORMALLY DETACH FROM THEIR PRESENT COMMAND AT THEIR 
CURRENT PRD.

2.  USS CONSTITUTION IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF AMERICAN HERITAGE AND THE 
HISTORY OF OUR NAVY.  HAVING EARNED HER NICKNAME "OLD IRONSIDES"
DURING THE WAR OF 1812, USS CONSTITUTION IS THE OLDEST COMMISSIONED WARSHIP 
AFLOAT IN THE WORLD AND AMERICA'S "SHIP OF STATE".  USS CONSTITUTION IS 
PERMANENTLY BERTHED IN BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS.  THE CREW IS TASKED WITH 
PROMOTING, PROTECTING, AND PRESERVING THE SHIP.
A NORMAL TOUR OF DUTY IS THREE YEARS AND IS SHORE DUTY (TYPE I) FOR 
ROTATIONAL PURPOSES.

3.  IF SUBMITTING FOR "NOT IN RATE" ORDERS, YOU MUST BE RELEASED BY YOUR 
RATING DETAILER BEFORE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION TO USS CONSTITUTION.  
APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE RECEIVED 12 MONTHS PRIOR TO BILLETS OPENING.  THE 
FOLLOWING BILLETS ARE AVAILABLE WITHIN THE NEXT 21 MONTHS:
    IC2  (MAR 2015)
    EM2  (MAY 2015)
    CSC  (JUL 2015)
    BU2  (JUL 2015)
    SH2  (MAR 2016)
    MC2  (MAR 2016)

4.  VOLUNTEERS SEEKING DUTY ONBOARD USS CONSTITUTION MUST BE ABLE TO INTERACT 
WITH THE PUBLIC WITH MATURITY AND TACT, AND BE AN EXCEPTIONAL REPRESENTATIVE 
OF THE U.S. NAVY.  THEY MUST HAVE AN IMPECCABLE APPEARANCE AND EXCEPTIONAL 
MILITARY BEARING.  CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS AND PETTY OFFICERS MUST BE HIGH 
CALIBER INDIVIDUALS, READY TO SERVE AS SHARP MILITARY ROLE MODELS FOR JUNIOR 
CREW MEMBERS AND BE STRONG LEADERS.

5.  ALL VOLUNTEERS CONSIDERING DUTY ONBOARD USS CONSTITUTION MUST MEET THE 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS CONTAINED IN REF (A) AND THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL 
REQUIREMENTS:
    A.  NO DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE/DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED CONVICTIONS 
WITHIN LAST FIVE YEARS.
    B.  NO EXCESSIVE DEBT.  THE COMMAND FINANCIAL SPECIALIST SHOULD EVALUATE 
MEMBER'S DEBT TO INCOME RATIO.
    C.  NO TATTOOS THAT SHOW IN A SHORT SLEEVE UNIFORM (WAIVERABLE).

6.  INTERESTED CANDIDATES MEETING THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS MUST FIRST SUBMIT A 
FULLY COMPLETED ENLISTED PERSONNEL ACTION REQUEST (NAVPERS 1306/7) TO THEIR 
RESPECTIVE RATING DETAILER VIA THEIR COMMANDING OFFICER, REQUESTING RELEASE 
TO SHORE SPECIAL PROGRAMS.

7.  ONCE NAVPERS 1306/7 IS COMPLETE, SUBMIT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS DETAILED 
IN REF (A), ALONG WITH THE FOLLOWING, TO USS CONSTITUTION FOR SCREENING: 

    A.  PRIMS PRINTOUT.
    B.  DIGITAL 5X7 PHOTOGRAPH (FRONT AND SIDE) IN NAVY SERVICE
    UNIFORM (SERVICE KHAKI FOR CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS).  SAILORS SERVING ON 
INDIVIDUAL AUGMENTATION MAY WEAR UNIFORM THEIR CHAIN OF COMMAND DEEMS 
APPROPRIATE FOR PHOTO.
    C.  COMMON APPLICATION ERRORS INCLUDE LACK OF DETAILED CONTACT 
INFORMATION, UNSIGNED NAVPERS 1306/7 AND RESERVE AFFILIATION SCREENING 
CHECKLIST AND CONTACT INFORMATION SHEET (NAVPERS 1306/92), SPECIAL PROGRAM 
SCREENING, NO COMMANDING OFFICER ENDORSEMENT, MISSING EVALUATIONS, PHOTOS NOT 
INCLUDED, AND SCREENING PACKAGES SENT TO DETAILERS RATHER THAN USS 
CONSTITUTION.  INCOMPLETE PACKAGES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

8.  APPLICATIONS MAY BE SENT VIA ENCRYPTED E-MAIL TO 
CONSTITUTION.CC(AT)NAVY.MIL OR MAILED TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS: 

    USS CONSTITUTION
    ATTN:  COMMAND MASTER CHIEF
    BUILDING 5
    CHARLESTOWN NAVY YARD
    CHARLESTOWN, MA 02129-1797

9.  ONCE APPLICATION PACKAGE IS RECEIVED AND REVIEWED, A TELEPHONE INTERVIEW 
WILL BE ARRANGED BETWEEN THE MEMBER AND THE USS CONSTITUTION COMMAND MASTER 
CHIEF.  PERSONNEL MAY ALSO ARRANGE TO INTERVIEW IN PERSON.  IN PERSON 
INTERVIEWS ARE CONDUCTED AT USS CONSTITUTION IN CHARLESTOWN, MA.

10.  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION MAY BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT 
WWW.HISTORY.NAVY.MIL/USSCONSTITUTION.

11.  POINT OF CONTACT IS CMDCM(SW/AW) NANCY ESTRADA, COMMAND MASTER CHIEF, AT 
(617) 592-2549 OR VIA E-MAIL AT CONSTITUTION.CC(AT)NAVY.MIL.

12.  THIS NAVADMIN WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL SUPERSEDED OR 31 MARCH 2016, 
WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST.

13.  RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL W. F. MORAN, N1.//

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