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FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
SUBJ/FY-15 UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY GRADUATE EDUCATION PLUS TEACHING
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/SEP//
AMPN/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1524.2, GRADUATE EDUCATION PLUS TEACHING
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces application procedures for the
FY-15 Graduate Education Plus Teaching (GET) program. The United States
Naval Academy (USNA) is seeking applications from motivated, academically and
professionally-qualified unrestricted line officers for the FY-15 GET
program. Selected officers will serve as both instructors and role models
for our future naval officers.
2. The GET program provides approximately 12 months of graduate education at
a selected civilian institution in the Baltimore, MD or Washington, DC area
directly followed by a two-academic-year teaching assignment at USNA as an
officer-instructor, resulting in a 36-month combined tour.
3. Reference (a) provides specific information regarding available
disciplines and graduate schools as well as application guidance.
Additional information can be found on the USNA website, (case sensitive)
Faculty-Officer-Opportunities.php. After accessing the website, proceed to
the drop-down menu titled *Graduate Education and Teaching (GE+T)*.
4. Community-specific eligible year groups (YG) and additional eligibility
(1) Eligible YG: YG11-12 surface warfare qualified officers who have
demonstrated superior performance and upward career mobility, and are able to
execute a 36-month tour of shore duty.
Officers should complete the 36-month program in time to begin department
head school by the seven and a half year point of their career.
(2) Revised Junior Critical Skills Retention Bonus (RJCSRB) contract
must be submitted immediately upon selection for the GET program. Department
head school attendance and successful completion of two department head tours
as defined by PERS-41 are required following completion of USNA assignment.
(1) Eligible YG: YG11.
(2) PERS-42 will review all applications and recommend for selection
top performing officers who can meet submarine officers advanced course
(SOAC) gate at seven years of commissioned service.
SOAC attendance and completion of a department head tour are required
following completion of USNA assignment.
(1) Eligible YG: YG08-11 upon completion of first sea tour.
(2) All other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis
with eligibility determined by PERS-43.
5. Interested officers must:
a. Complete an application and forward to your cognizant detailer. A
sample can be found at (case sensitive) http://www.
Opportunities.php. The application package must include:
(1) Completed application page (PDF fillable version found at the
(2) Official photo (taken within the past 12 months).
(3) Personal statement that specifically addresses the reason for the
application to the GET program, how the program fits into your career goals
and your expectations with respect to the program.
(4) Biography (follow the format provided on the website above).
(5) All higher education transcripts.
(6) Chain-of-command endorsement.
(7) Additional letters of recommendation (desired, not required).
b. Communicate intentions to apply for this program to the cognizant
detailer to ensure adequate career timing. All applications will be vetted
through detailers to verify career timing impact.
a. 16 January 2015: Application deadline.
b. 30 January 2015: Applications forwarded to USNA for review.
c. 2 March 2015: USNA final selections made and forwarded to PERS-440.
d. 6 March 2015: No-later-than date for applicants to be informed of
e. June - August 2015: selectees report to graduate school based upon
curriculum start dates.
7. Points of contact: LT Mark Jenkins at (901) 874-3616/DSN 882, fax at
(901) 874-2676, or via e-mail at mark.d.jenkins(at)navy.mil and CAPT Owen
Thorp at (410) 293-6122 or via e-mail at thorp(at) usna.edu.
8. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until canceled or superseded,
whichever occurs first.
9. Released by Vice Admiral W. F. Moran, N1.//