FY-15 2 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD

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SUBJ/FY-15 2 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD//



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RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES CONVENING OF THE U.S. NAVAL TEST PILOT 
SCHOOL (USNTPS) SELECTION BOARD ON 23 JULY 2014.  THIS BOARD WILL SELECT 
HIGHLY QUALIFIED NAVAL AVIATORS AND NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICERS (NFO) FOR USNTPS, 
U.S. AIR FORCE TEST PILOT SCHOOL (USAFTPS), AND EMPIRE TEST PILOT SCHOOL 
(ETPS).  THE NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL/USNTPS COOPERATIVE PROGRAM WILL NOT BE 
OFFERED DURING THIS BOARD OR IN THE NEAR FUTURE.

2.  TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR BOARD CONSIDERATION, A COMMAND ENDORSED APPLICATION 
PER REF (A), MUST BE RECEIVED BY NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND
(NPC) CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER (CSC) NLT 20 JUNE 2014.  THE COMMAND 
ENDORSEMENT SHALL ADDRESS WHETHER THE APPLICANT, IF SELECTED, WILL BE ALLOWED 
AND AVAILABLE TO REPORT FOR INITIAL TRAINING AS EARLY AS OCTOBER 2014.  THE 
SERVICE MEMBER'S E-MAIL ADDRESS(ES), PHONE NUMBER(S), COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS, 
AND POST-TPS TEST SQUADRON ASSIGNMENT PREFERENCES MUST BE INCLUDED WITH THE 
APPLICATION.

3.  APPLICATION PACKAGE SUBMISSIONS:
    A.  APPLICATIONS MAY BE SENT VIA U.S. POSTAL SERVICE TO THE FOLLOWING
ADDRESS:
    NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND
    FY-15 2 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD (BOARD #380)
    CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER (PERS-1)
    5720 INTEGRITY DRIVE
    MILLINGTON TN 38055
    B.  APPLICATIONS SENT VIA FEDEX/UPS/DHL SHOULD USE THE FOLLOWING
 ADDRESS:
    NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND
    FY-15 2 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD (BOARD #380)
    CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER (PERS-1)
    5640 TICONDEROGA LOOP, BLDG 768, RM E302
    MILLINGTON TN 38055
    C.  PDF SUBMISSIONS IN ADVANCE OF HARDCOPY WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THOSE 
APPLICANTS WHO HAVE EXHAUSTED ALL OTHER MEANS OF DELIVERY.
E-MAIL ENCRYPTED PDF SUBMISSIONS TO CSCSELBOARD(AT)NAVY.MIL.

4.  APPLICANTS SHOULD CONFIRM RECEIPT OF THEIR APPLICATION PACKAGE AND ALL 
CORRESPONDENCE BY SELECTING THE CUSTOMER SERVICE LINK AT 
HTTPS://AHDSEDSTWS16.AHF.NMCI.NAVY.MIL/OA_HTML/NPC.HTML OR BY CALLING THE NPC 
CSC AT 866-U-ASK-NPC (DSN 882-5672).

5.  ELIGIBILITY:
    A.  DESIGNATED NAVAL AVIATORS AND NFOS THROUGH THE GRADE OF LIEUTENANT 
COMMANDER ARE ELIGIBLE FOR SELECTION (1310, 1320, 1510).
    B.  THE PREFERRED UNRESTRICTED LINE (URL, 13X0) AVIATORS ARE JUNIOR 
OFFICERS (O-2 OR O-3) WITH DETAILER-FORECASTED CAREER TIMING TO COMPLETE THE 
SELECTED TPS PROGRAM AND AT LEAST A 24 TO 36 MONTH FOLLOW-ON TEST TOUR PRIOR 
TO THEIR EXPECTED DEPARTMENT HEAD TOUR.
IF THERE ARE NOT ENOUGH QUALIFIED JUNIOR OFFICERS TO MEET REQUIREMENTS, 
LIEUTENANT COMMANDERS WITH EXCEPTIONAL RECORDS MAY BE SELECTED, PROVIDED THEY 
CAN MEET APPLICABLE CAREER MILESTONES.
    C.  DUE TO CURRENT COMMUNITY SHORTFALLS, VFA NAVAL AVIATORS
(1310) AND VFA NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICERS (1320) JUNIOR TO LINEAL NUMBER
15817800 OR ON THEIR FIRST FLEET SEA TOUR WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR SELECTION.  
ADDITIONALLY, VFA LIEUTENANT COMMANDERS WHO HAVE COMPLETED OR WILL COMPLETE 
THEIR DEPARTMENT HEAD OR EQUIVALENT TOUR PRIOR TO TPS INITIAL TRAINING START 
DATE WILL BE CONSIDERED.
    D.  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING DUTY OFFICER (1510) AVIATORS THROUGH THE GRADE 
OF LIEUTENANT COMMANDER MAY BE SELECTED IF THEY ARE ABLE TO SERVE A 24 TO 36 
MONTH FOLLOW-ON TEST TOUR AND STILL MEET CAREER MILESTONES.
    E.  APPLICANTS DETERMINED TO HAVE INSUFFICIENT CAREER TIMING MAY HAVE 
THEIR APPLICATION REMOVED FROM CONSIDERATION.

6.  APPLICANTS SHOULD PERIODICALLY CHECK FOR UPDATES AND ADDITIONAL 
INFORMATION AT THE TPS BOARD WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/ BUPERS-
NPC/BOARDS/ADMINISTRATIVE/TESTPILOT/PAGES/DEFAULT.ASPX.

7.  POINT OF CONTACTS ARE CDR CHAD REED, PERS-434B, VIA E-MAIL AT 
CHAD.REED(AT)NAVY.MIL OR MRS. SHIRLEY MURPHY, PERS-434B1, VIA E-MAIL AT 
FILISA.MURPHY(AT)NAVY.MIL.

8.  THIS MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL SUPERSEDED OR CANCELLED.

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

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