R 221621Z APR 15
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC
SUBJ/FY-16 JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL'S CORPS IN-SERVICE PROCUREMENT PROGRAM
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/APR//
NARR/REF A IS JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL'S CORPS IN-SERVICE PROCUREMENT PROGRAM
AUTHORIZATION 111A. REF B IS OPNAVINST 1811.3A, VOLUNTARY RETIREMENT AND
TRANSFER TO THE FLEET RESERVE OF MEMBERS OF THE NAVY SERVING ON ACTIVE
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces the convening of the FY-16 Judge Advocate
General*s Corps (JAGC) In-Service Procurement Program (IPP) Selection Board
no earlier than February 2016. The JAGC IPP provides outstanding, career-
motivated enlisted personnel of all ratings, who meet the eligibility
criteria, the opportunity to earn a commission in the JAGC. The FY-16 board
will accept applications for the Funded Legal Education Option and the Direct
Commission Option (DCO).
2. This program is open to active-duty enlisted Sailors and Navy full-time
support (FTS) personnel in any rating or military occupational specialty in
paygrades E5 through E7 at the time of the application. Applicants must have
served on active duty for a period of no less than 2 years and no more than
10 years at the time the applications are due. Members of the individual
(IRR) or serving on active-duty for special work (ADSW), active duty for
training (ADT), or one-to-three year recalls are not eligible for this
3. Reference (a), provides information on authorized program benefits,
eligibility, obligated service, and program requirements.
The requirement in reference (a), for Funded Legal Education Option
applicants to submit at least law school acceptance letter is replaced by the
requirements in paragraph 6.c. below. No other waivers will be granted.
4. Application procedures are provided in reference (a) and this NAVADMIN.
Further program information can be found at
5. Applicants must not have reached their 42nd birthday by the time of
initial appointment. This requirement will not be waived.
6. Amplifying education information for the FY-16 board.
a. Law School Admission Test (LSAT) exam scores are required for all
b. All applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited
institution. Applicants must submit their official transcripts for all
degrees earned and a complete list of all schools attended.
c. Applicants applying to the Funded Legal Education Option must provide
a prioritized list of U.S. law schools accredited by the American Bar
Association (ABA) to which the applicant has applied. Applicants are
encouraged to apply to more than one school. Applicants must apply to at
least one law school in which in-state tuition fees can be obtained and one
law school near the applicant*s current duty station. Applicants must
provide a copy of any acceptance letters received prior to the convening of
the selection board.
d. Applicants applying for the DCO must have obtained a law degree
(juris doctor) from a law school considered by the ABA to be accredited under
provisions established by the ABA at their graduation.
e. Applicants for the DCO must submit a letter or certificate of good
standing from the licensing authority admitting the applicant to the practice
of law before a federal court or the highest court of a state, a U.S.
territory, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or the District of Columbia.
f. Applicants assigned to a nuclear training command or who hold a
nuclear Navy Enlisted Classification (NEC) (335X, 336X, 338X,
339X) and are applying for the FY-16 JAGC IPP Selection Board must obtain
conditional release from nuclear field duty prior to submitting their
application for consideration for the FY-16 board.
To obtain a conditional release, an applicant must submit a NAVPERS 1306/7,
Enlisted Personnel Action Request to OPNAV Nuclear Propulsion Program
Management Branch (N133) via their detailer (PERS-403). The FY-16 JAGC IPP
Selection Board will only consider nuclear enlisted candidates who have
conditional release included in their JAGC IPP application.
g. For applicants not assigned to nuclear programs listed in paragraph
6.f.: Applicants under obligated training require conditional release from
their enlisted community manager (ECM). To obtain a conditional release, an
applicant must submit NAVPERS
1306/7 Enlisted Personnel Action Request to their ECM. The FY-16 JAGC IPP
selection board will only consider enlisted candidates who have a conditional
release included in their program application.
7. Applications must be postmarked no later than 4 December 2015 and mailed,
via applicant's current commanding officer, to:
Commander, Navy Personnel Command
PERS-4416E, JAGC Accessions Office
5720 Integrity Drive
Millington, TN 38055-4416
Additional or amplifying documents including LSAT scores may be submitted by
the applicant using the address listed in this message and must be post
marked no later than 15 January 2016. Incomplete applications will not be
reviewed by the board.
8. Per reference (a), prior to submitting a completed application,
applicants are required to contact PERS-4416E to schedule a structured
interview with two JAGC officers. This requirement is separate from and, in
addition to, the command interview.
9. Point of contact is LCDR Geraldo Padilla, Navy Personnel Command JAGC
Accessions Detailer, via e-mail at geraldo.padilla(at)navy.mil, or at (901)
10. This message is canceled for record purposes on 30 September 2016.
11. Released by Vice Admiral W. F. Moran, N1.//