R 221722Z JUL 15
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC
SUBJ/FALL FY-16 FULL TIME SUPPORT OFFICER TRANSFER AND REDESIGNATION BOARD//
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/JUL//
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)
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:
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)
(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
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
e. AC officers with a pending or approved resignation are eligible to
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
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.//