R 111652Z MAR 15
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
INFO ZEN/CNO WASHINGTON DC
SUBJ/FY-16 PERMANENT MILITARY PROFESSOR SELECTION BOARD//
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/MAR//
NARR/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1520.40B, PERMANENT MILITARY PROFESSOR PROGRAM. REF
B IS OPNAVINST 1520.23C, GRADUATE EDUCATION.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces the Permanent Military Professor
(PMP) Selection Board for officers matriculating in graduate school in August
2016. Selection for PMP will be made by an institutional screening board,
chaired by the Superintendent, United States Naval Academy (USNA), which will
select from qualified officers who submit completed applications.
2. Reference (a), provides specific application and eligibility guidance.
Applications are due to Commander, Navy Personnel Command
(PERS-440) NLT 24 April 2015. Applications should be transmitted via
encrypted e-mail to charles.d.white(at)navy.mil. Ensure electronic copies
are clear and legible prior to submission.
Alternatively, applications may be mailed to:
Department of the Navy
Navy Personnel Command
5720 Integrity Drive
Millington, TN 38055-4400
In addition to the eligibility requirements in reference (a), these
additional restrictions apply:
a. Captain and captain selects are not eligible to apply.
b. Full-Time Support officers are not eligible to apply.
c. Applicants must have completed at least one year at their current
command by July 2016. Officers serving in a designated joint billet must
have completed at least 22 months by July 2016.
d. Officers who are committed to a specific community through a
continuous pay agreement (e.g., Nuclear Officer Incentive Pay, Aviation
Career Continuation Pay, Surface Warfare Critical Skills Retention Bonus) or
a similar service agreement must be eligible for release to the PMP program
by August 2016. Applicants should reference all policies governing their
specific agreement and contact the respective program manager to verify
eligibility for release.
e. Officers who have received funded graduate education from their
current community must be able to complete the associated obligated service
identified in reference (b), prior to matriculating into graduate school in
3. The FY-16 PMP Selection Board may select up to a total of seven PMPs for
assignment to USNA from the following six fields resulting in a Doctor of
Philosophy Degree (PhD) in the selected discipline:
a. Civilian Institution (CIVINS) * Naval Architecture;
b. CIVINS * Ocean Engineering;
c. Naval Post Graduate School (NPS) * Systems Engineering;
d. NPS - Mathematics (Mathematics/Operations Research);
e. NPS/CIVINS * Cyber Operations (Electrical Engineering/ Computer
f. NPS/CIVINS * Physics (Combat Systems) Reference (a), provides
specific guidance concerning qualifying CIVINS. Applicants for disciplines
taught at NPS are required to apply to NPS at www.nps.edu.
4. To ensure an adequate return on the education investment in PMP officers,
the following year group (YG) eligibility restrictions
a. YG-98 and junior for CDR or CDR select applicants without a PhD.
b. YG-97 for CDR applicants without a PhD coming directly out of command
tour of an operational unit by July 2016.
c. YG-94 and junior for CDR or CDR select applicants with a PhD.
5. Officer Community Managers (OCM) will determine designators and YGs that
are eligible to transfer a limited number of officers to the PMP Community.
OCMs will review all PMP applicants to ensure eligibility guidelines have
been met prior to releasing the applicant to the board.
6. The following draft plan of the day/plan of the week note is provided for
use: "There is a continued need for warfare qualified naval officers to
serve as long-term officer-instructors at the USNA. The PMP Community
provides PhD opportunities for selected commanders who will serve as
instructors until their statutory retirement. The deadline for applications
for the FY-16 PMP Selection Board is 24 April 2015 with officers
matriculating into graduate school or being assigned as an instructor in
7. The PMP point of contact is CDR Charles White, PERS-440, at
(901) 874-4100/DSN 882 or via e-mail at charles.d.white(at)navy.mil.
The PMP Community Manager is CDR Steven Milinkovich, BUPERS-314, at
(901) 874-4049/DSN 882 or via e-mail at
steven.milinkovich(at)navy.mil. The NPS point of contact for information
concerning academic eligibility to pursue a PhD is the Admissions Officer at
(831) 656-3093/DSN 756 or via e-mail at grad-ed(at)nps.edu (use *PMP PhD* as
the subject line).
8. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until superseded or canceled,
whichever occurs first.
9. Released by Vice Admiral W. F. Moran, N1.//