FALL FY-16 FULL TIME SUPPORT OFFICER TRANSFER AND REDESIGNATION BOARD

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NAVADMIN 170/15

SUBJ/FALL FY-16 FULL TIME SUPPORT OFFICER TRANSFER AND REDESIGNATION BOARD// 



MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/JUL//

REF/A/DOC/COMNAVPERSCOM/12FEB08//

NARR/REF A IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1001-020, FULL TIME SUPPORT (FTS) OF THE 
NAVY RESERVE OFFICER PROGRAM.//

RMKS/1.  This NAVADMIN announces convening of the FY-16 FTS Officer Transfer 
and Redesignation Board on 13 October 2015.  Applications from qualified 
active component (AC) and ready reserve officers will be accepted for this 
board.  Per 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 (NLT) 4 September 2015.

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) 
indicated:
Community/Designator      Available YG
FTS SWO (1167/1117)       04 and junior
FTS SPECWAR (1137)        04 and junior
FTS EOD (1147)            03 and junior
FTS AVIATION (1317/1327)  04 and junior
FTS HR (1207)             03 and junior
FTS AMDO (1527)           03 and junior
FTS SUPPLY (3107)         08 and junior and 05 only
There are no FTS SUB (1127) quotas available for this board.
    a.  All applicants must meet eligibility requirements outlined in 
reference (a) and the Fall FY-16 FTS eligibility criteria document:
http://www.npc.navy.mil/bupers-npc/officer/communitymanagers/
reserve/fts/Pages/FTSRedesignationBoard.aspx.  Community specific eligibility 
requirements are described for each designator.  General eligibility 
requirements include projected rotation date (PRD), minimum service 
requirement (MSR) and aviation career continuation pay (ACCP)
limits:
        (1) PRD.  Applicants, including reservists on mobilization or recall 
orders, must have a current PRD NLT 13 April 2017.
        (2) MSR.  Applicants currently under a MSR must have a MSR end date 
on or prior to 13 October 2017.
        (3) ACCP.  Naval Aviators and Naval Flight Officers currently 
obligated under ACCP must have an ACCP end date on or prior to 21 October 
2016.  Obligated service due to ACCP is not waiverable.
    b.  YG eligibility may be adjusted based upon community requirements up 
until the application due date.  The current YG eligibility matrix will be 
posted on the FTS redesignation website.
    c.  Members who do not meet all eligibility requirements per reference 
(a) and the Fall FY-16 FTS eligibility criteria document posted on the FTS 
redesignation board website may submit a waiver request with their 
application.  Waiver packages shall include member's waiver request and 
commanding officer's endorsement of the waiver request.  This endorsement is 
separate from any endorsements contained in the member's 
transfer/redesignation application and shall specifically address the 
eligibility criterion 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 4 year baccalaureate 
degree.  CWOs who are within 6 months of completing their baccalaureate 
degree may apply, but redesignation will not occur until after degree is 
completed.
    e.  AC officers with a pending or approved resignation are eligible to 
apply.
    f.  AC officers will incur a minimum 2 year FTS obligation, except for 
aviators selected for the Fleet Logistics Squadron community, which will 
incur a 3 year FTS obligation.  All SELRES 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.

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 John Hazlett, PERS-92, at (901) 874-4512/ DSN 
882 or PSC Catherine Kuntz, PERS-92, at (901) 874-3209/DSN 882.

7.  This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until superseded or canceled, 
whichever occurs first.

8.  Released by Vice Admiral W. F. Moran, N1.//

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