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SUBJ/FALL FY-18 FULL TIME SUPPORT OFFICER TRANSFER AND REDESIGNATION BOARD//
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 FY-18 Full Time Support
(FTS) Officer Transfer and Redesignation Board on 31 October 2017.
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 15 September 2017.
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) 04, 05, 06 and 08
FTS SPECWAR (1137) 08, 09, 10
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 and junior
FTS AMDO (1527) 04 and junior
FTS SUPPLY (3107) 08 to 12, 14 and junior
a. All applicants must meet eligibility requirements outlined in
reference (a) and the Fall 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 career continuation pay (ACCP) contracts:
(1) PRD. Applicants, including reservists on mobilization or recall
orders, must have a current PRD no later than April 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 November
(3) ACCP. Aviation officers with obligated service as a result of
ACCP are eligible to apply if the officer will be within 12 months of
completing ACCP obligation at the time the board convenes. Additionally,
aviation officers with obligated service as a result of 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 ACCP, which will be
adjudicated by Aviation Officer Assignments (PERS-43).
(4) Failure of Selection (FOS). Aviation officers in a FOS status
for promotion to LCDR are eligible to apply for FTS regardless of ADSO or
ACCP contract term; a waiver request is not required.
b. The current YG eligibility matrix will be posted on the FTS
c. Members who do not meet all eligibility requirements per reference
(a) and the Fall 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 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 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 six 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 two year FTS obligation, except, and
as outlined in reference (b) aviators selected for the Fleet Logistics
Squadron community will incur a three year FTS obligation. All SELRES
officers will incur a three year FTS obligation regardless of community. All
FTS obligations will begin upon execution of permanent change of station
orders to the members 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 Michael Austin, PERS-92, at (901) 874-
4512/DSN 882, or PSC Catherine Kuntz, PERS-92, at (901) 874-3209/DSN
7. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until superseded or canceled,
whichever occurs first.
8. Released by Vice Admiral R. P. Burke, N1.//