FY-15 LEGISLATIVE FELLOWS ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATION PROCEDURES (CORRECTED COPY)

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SUBJ/FY-15 LEGISLATIVE FELLOWS ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATION PROCEDURES 
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AMPN/REF A IS BUPERSINST 1560.21E, LEGISLATIVE FELLOWS PROGRAM.//

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES APPLICATION PROCEDURES FOR THE FY-15 NAVY 
LEGISLATIVE FELLOWS PROGRAM.  REF (A) PROVIDES BACKGROUND AND GUIDANCE FOR 
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS.  APPLICATIONS ARE DUE NLT
30 APRIL 2014.

2.  POTENTIAL FELLOWS MUST HAVE DEMONSTRATED SUSTAINED SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE 
AND POTENTIAL FOR FUTURE ASSIGNMENTS IN CRITICAL BILLETS.

3.  MILITARY APPLICANTS.  PARTICIPATION IS LIMITED TO UNRESTRICTED LINE 
OFFICERS, RESTRICTED LINE OFFICERS, AND STAFF CORPS OFFICERS IN THE PERMANENT 
GRADES OF O-3 THROUGH O-5.  THE SELECTION PROCESS WILL FOCUS ON INDIVIDUAL 
PERFORMANCE, PROMOTION POTENTIAL, ACADEMIC AND SUBSPECIALTY QUALIFICATIONS, 
NEEDS OF THE NAVY, AND AVAILABILITY FOR FOLLOW-ON ASSIGNMENT.  OFFICERS WHO 
HAVE PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION ORDERS ISSUED WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

4.  A YEAR-LONG FELLOWSHIP FOLLOWED BY A UTILIZATION TOUR MAKES THIS A 
MINIMUM THREE-YEAR PROGRAM, FOR WHICH CAREER TIMING IS AN IMPORTANT 
CONSIDERATION.  ALL OFFICER APPLICANTS MUST CONTACT THEIR DETAILERS FOR 
COUNSELING ON THE CAREER IMPACT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE LEGISLATIVE FELLOWS 
PROGRAM.

5.  ADDITIONAL PROGRAM INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT THE FOLLOWING
WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-NPC/OFFICER/DETAILING/
EDUCATIONPLACEMENT/PAGES/LEGISLATIVEAFFAIRS.ASPX.

6.  CIVILIAN APPLICANTS.  SENIOR CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES, GS-13 AND ABOVE OR 
EQUIVALENT, INTERESTED IN THE CAPITOL HILL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM (CATALOGUE 
NAME) ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THEIR LOCAL CIVILIAN TRAINING OFFICER FOR 
INFORMATION ON SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS FOR FY-15.  PARENT COMMANDS ARE 
RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL PROGRAM COSTS.
QUESTIONS CONCERNING DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY CIVILIAN PARTICIPATION SHOULD BE 
DIRECTED TO MS. JANET EVANS, AT (202) 685-6493 OR VIA E-MAIL AT 
JANET.M.EVANS(AT)NAVY.MIL.  A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM CAN BE FOUND AT 
HTTPS://WWW.PORTAL.NAVY.MIL/DONHR/
TRAININGDEVELOPMENT/PAGES/CHFP.ASPX.

7.  UPON NOTIFICATION, SELECTEES MUST BE AVAILABLE TO REPORT TO WASHINGTON, 
DC, NLT NOVEMBER 2014 FOR AN ORIENTATION PROGRAM,  FOLLOWED BY A FULL-TIME 
ONE-YEAR ASSIGNMENT TO THE OFFICE OF A CONGRESSIONAL MEMBER'S OFFICE.  DURING 
THE FELLOWSHIP, OFFICERS WILL BE ASSIGNED TO THE OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE 
AFFAIRS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PURPOSES.  THE ONE-YEAR FELLOWSHIP IS TYPICALLY 
FOLLOWED BY A UTILIZATION TOUR OF AT LEAST TWO YEARS IN LENGTH IN A 
LEGISLATIVE-RELATED ASSIGNMENT ON A SENIOR HEADQUARTERS STAFF.  UPON 
EXECUTION OF ORDERS, FELLOWS AGREE TO SERVE ON ACTIVE-DUTY FOR THREE YEARS 
FOLLOWING COMPLETION OR TERMINATION OF THE FELLOWSHIP.

8.  POINTS OF CONTACT ARE LCDR NATALIA HENRIQUEZ, NAVY FELLOWS PROGRAM 
MANAGER, OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS, AT (703) 697-2885/ DSN 227 OR VIA E-
MAIL AT NATALIA.HENRIQUEZ(AT)NAVY.MIL; AND LCDR ANGELIN GRAHAM, PERS-440, AT 
(901) 874-4056/DSN 882 OR VIA E-MAIL AT ANGELIN.GRAHAM(AT)NAVY.MIL.

9.  THIS MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL SUPERSEDED OR 30 SEPTEMBER 2015, 
WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST.

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

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