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NARR/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1210.5, LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION AND 
AUGMENTATION OF OFFICERS IN THE NAVY.  REF B IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1212-010, 
LATERAL TRANSFER AND CHANGE OF DESIGNATOR CODES OF REGULAR AND RESERVE 
OFFICERS.  REF C IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1212-030, REDESIGNATION OF REGULAR 
PERMANENT AND TEMPORARY LIMITED DUTY OFFICERS.  REF D IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 
1210-220, NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE OFFICER (SEA-AIR-LAND AND SEAL DELIVERY 
VEHICLE (SEAL AND
SDV) TEAMS).  REF E IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1220-410, SEAL/EOD/SWCC/DIVER/AIRR 
PHYSICAL SCREENING TESTING STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES.  REF F IS SECNAV M-
5510.30, DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY PERSONNEL SECURITY PROGRAM.//

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES CONVENING OF THE JUNE 2014 ACTIVE-DUTY 
OFFICER LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION BOARD ON 2 JUNE 2014.  ONE ELEMENT OF 
NAVY'S PERSONNEL PROGRAM IS TO PROPERLY BALANCE THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE IN 
THE OFFICER CORPS.  AS PART OF THE PROCESS, APPLICATIONS FROM QUALIFIED 
UNRESTRICTED LINE, RESTRICTED LINE, STAFF CORPS, AND LIMITED DUTY OFFICERS 
(LDO) ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR AN ACTIVE-DUTY OFFICER LATERAL 
TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION BOARD.  FULL-TIME SUPPORT (FTS) AND SELECTED RESERVE 
(SELRES) OFFICERS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS BOARD.

2.  IN ADDITION TO THE YEAR GROUP (YG) LIMITATIONS IMPOSED IN PARA 6, 
APPLICANTS MUST ALSO MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS DETAILED IN REFS
(A) THROUGH (C).
    A.  MEMBERS WHO DO NOT MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS PER REFS (A) THROUGH 
(C), SUCH AS TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG), YEARS-OF-COMMISSIONED SERVICE (YCS), OR 
TIME-IN-SERVICE (TIS) MUST SUBMIT A WAIVER PACKAGE, IN ADDITION TO THEIR 
LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION APPLICATION.
    B.  WAIVER PACKAGES MUST INCLUDE MEMBER'S WAIVER REQUEST AND COMMANDING 
OFFICER'S ENDORSEMENT.  THIS ENDORSEMENT IS SEPARATE FROM ANY ENDORSEMENTS 
CONTAINED IN THE MEMBER'S LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION APPLICATION AND MUST 
SPECIFICALLY ADDRESS THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT REQUIRING A WAIVER.

3.  SUBMIT APPLICATIONS AND WAIVER PACKAGES, USING THE FORMAT IN REF (B), TO 
THE ADDRESS BELOW:
       COMMANDER NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND
       CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER
       JUNE 2014 ACTIVE-DUTY LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION BOARD
 #240
       5720 INTEGRITY DRIVE
       MILLINGTON TN 38055-0000

4.  APPLICATION AND WAIVER PACKAGES MUST BE RECEIVED NLT 4 APRIL  2014.

5.  TO CONFIRM APPLICATION RECEIPT, CONTACT COMMANDER, NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND 
CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER AT (866) 827-5672/DSN 882, OR LOG  ONTO 
HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-NPC/ORGANIZATION/NPC/CSC/PAGES/
DEFAULT.ASPX.

6.  THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION PROVIDES POTENTIAL CANDIDATES AN INDICATION OF 
EXISTING LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION OPPORTUNITIES.
    A.  DESIGNATORS INDICATED ARE AUTHORIZING A LIMITED NUMBER OF ACTIVE-DUTY 
OFFICERS TO TRANSFER FROM THEIR CURRENT COMMUNITY.  EACH YG IS SUBJECT TO 
CHANGE PRIOR TO THE BOARD CONVENING:
COMMUNITY/DESIGNATOR                  AVAILABLE YG         NOTES
SURFACE WARFARE (111X)                12 AND SENIOR        A, B, J
SUBMARINE (112X)                      08 AND SENIOR        B, C
PILOT (131X)                          05 AND SENIOR        D
NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICER (132X)           07 AND SENIOR        D
AEROSPACE MAINTENANCE (152X)                               E
JAG (250X)                            06-00                F
SUPPLY (310X)                         11-04, 01 AND SENIOR N/A
LIMITED DUTY (6XXX)                                        G
MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS (230X)          N/A                  N/A
    B.  REQUESTS FOR TRANSFER FROM COMMUNITIES NOT LISTED IN PARA 6A 
(INCLUDING ALL LDO DESIGNATORS) ARE EXTREMELY LIMITED AND HANDLED ON A CASE-
BY-CASE BASIS.
    C.  THE FOLLOWING DESIGNATORS HAVE REQUIREMENTS FOR A LIMITED NUMBER OF 
OFFICERS TO TRANSFER INTO THEIR ACTIVE-DUTY COMMUNITY.
EACH YG IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE PRIOR TO THE BOARD CONVENING:
COMMUNITY/DESIGNATOR                   AVAILABLE YG        NOTES
SURFACE WARFARE (116X)                 12 AND JUNIOR       H
SPECIAL WARFARE (118X)                 12 AND JUNIOR       I
HUMAN RESOURCES (120X)                 12-02               N/A
PILOT (139X)                           10 AND JUNIOR       N/A
NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICER (137X)            10 AND JUNIOR       N/A
ENGINEERING DUTY (146X)                10-00               J & K
AEROSPACE ENGINEERING (151X)           07-00               N/A
AEROSPACE MAINTENANCE (152X)           11-02, 00, 99       L
INFORMATION WARFARE (181X)             10-08,03            M
INFORMATION PROFESSIONAL (182X)        08-00               M
INTELLIGENCE (183X)                    12-07, 03           M
PUBLIC AFFAIRS (165X)                  05, 09 AND JUNIOR   N/A
FOREIGN AREA OFFICER (17XX)            09-02               N
OCEANOGRAPHY (180X)                    10-05               O
MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS (230X)           04 AND JUNIOR       N/A
SUPPLY CORPS OFFICER (310X)            09-06               P
CIVIL ENGINEER CORPS (510X)            11 AND JUNIOR       Q

7.  NOTES:
    A.  MUST HAVE SURFACE WARFARE OFFICER (SWO) QUALIFICATION COMPLETED TO 
APPLY FOR TRANSFER.  OFFICERS UNDER SWO CONTINUATION PAY OR REVISED JUNIOR 
CRITICAL SKILLS RETENTION BONUS CONTRACT ARE NOT QQQQ ELIGIBLE FOR TRANSFER 
UNTIL COMPLETION OF REQUISITE DEPARTMENT HEAD TOURS.  SWOS SERVING UNDER AN 
AGREEMENT FOR ANY OF THE SPECIAL OR INCENTIVE PAYS ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY TO 
THE BOARD IF THE BOARD APPLICATION DUE DATE IS WITHIN ONE YEAR OF 
SATISFACTION OF THE FULL BONUS OBLIGATION.
    B.  WAIVERS TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF PARA 4H OF REF (B) FOR NUCLEAR-TRAINED 
SURFACE AND SUBMARINE WARFARE OFFICERS MAY BE CONSIDERED, ON A CASE-BY-CASE 
BASIS.
    C.  OFFICERS SCREENED "NOT CLEARED" FOR THEIR NEXT CAREER MILESTON EARE 
ELIGIBLE.
    D.  THE YG RANGE PROVIDED DISPLAYS POSSIBLE OPPORTUNITIES.
CONTACT YOUR SPECIFIC COMMUNITY PLACEMENT OFFICER WITH QUESTIONS REGARDING 
QUOTA AVAILABILITY FOR EACH PLATFORM/COMMUNITY.  ALL OFFICERS YG-00 AND 
SENIOR ARE ELIGIBLE, REGARDLESS OF PLATFORM/ COMMUNITY.
    E.  AEROSPACE MAINTENANCE DUTY OFFICER (AMDO) OUT-QUOTAS ARE EXTREMELY 
LIMITED.  REDESIGNATION REQUESTS SHALL BE REVIEWED ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS 
WITH CAREFUL CONSIDERATION GIVEN TO IMPACT ON OVERALL COMMUNITY HEALTH.
    F.  JUDGE ADVOCATES LOOKING TO LATERALLY TRANSFER TO ANOTHER COMMUNITY 
SHOULD BE AWARE THAT UPON LATERAL TRANSFER TO ANOTHER COMMUNITY, THEY WILL 
LOSE THE THREE YEARS OF CONSTRUCTIVE CREDIT PROVIDED TO JUDGE ADVOCATES UPON 
COMMISSIONING.  AS A CONSEQUENCE, SOME JUNIOR OFFICERS WITH LESS THAN FOUR 
YEARS OF TOTAL SERVICE, LOOKING TO LATERALLY TRANSFER, MAY BE REDUCED IN RANK 
TO LTJG.
    G.  LDO REDESIGNATION REQUESTS WILL BE REVIEWED ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS, 
CONSIDERING IMPACT TO OVERALL COMMUNITY HEALTH.  NUCLEAR LDO SUBMISSIONS WILL 
NOT BE CONSIDERED.  ALL OTHER DESIGNATORS MUST HAVE COMPLETED FOUR YEARS 
COMMISSIONED SERVICE AND ACCEPTED PERMANENT LDO APPOINTMENT TO LT PRIOR TO 
LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION.  LDO OUT-QUOTAS ARE EXTREMELY LIMITED, 
SPECIAL CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE LCDRS WITH 28 OR MORE YEARS 
TOTAL ACTIVE SERVICE FACING STATUTORY RETIREMENT AS A LCDR.  SUPPLY CORPS AND 
INFORMATION DOMINANCE CORPS APPLICANTS IN YG'S 07 AND SENIOR WILL RECEIVE 
FAVORABLE CONSIDERATION.
    H.  OFFICERS YG-11 AND SENIOR SEEKING LATERAL TRANSFER INTO THE SURFACE 
WARFARE COMMUNITY ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE SWO COMMUNITY 
MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING IN ORDER TO DISCUSS CRITICAL SWO CAREER MILESTONE 
REQUIREMENTS.
    I.  ONLY RESTRICTED LINE AND STAFF CORPS SELECTIONS TO THE NAVAL SPECIAL 
WARFARE (NSW) COMMUNITY WILL BE PROCESSED VIA THIS BOARD.
UNRESTRICTED LINE APPLICATIONS FOR NSW WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED BY THIS BOARD.  
ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR TOP SECRET/SENSITIVE COMPARTMENTED 
INFORMATION (TS/SCI) SECURITY CLEARANCE, WORLDWIDE ASSIGNABLE, MEET 
REQUIREMENTS OF REF (D), AND PASS PHYSICAL SCREENING TEST, PER REF (E).
    J.  BOARD APPLICANTS COMMISSIONED UNDER A STILL-VALID SWO-OPTION 
AGREEMENT (ENGINEERING DUTY (ED), INTELLIGENCE (INTEL), INFORMATION 
PROFESSIONAL (IP), INFORMATION WARFARE (IW), OCEANO) MUST CONTACT THEIR 
RESPECTIVE RESTRICTED LINE OPTION COMMUNITY MANAGER REGARDING DESIRE TO BE 
RELEASED FROM THE SWO-OPTION AGREEMENT AND SEEK LATERAL TRANSFER TO A 
DIFFERENT COMMUNITY.
    K.  OFFICERS WITHOUT A WARFARE QUALIFICATION ARE EXPECTED TO SUBMIT AN 
APPLICATION FOR THE ED DOLPHIN PROGRAM.  CONTACT THE ED COMMUNITY MANAGER FOR 
ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE.
    L.  APPLICANTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE AMDO COMMUNITY 
MANAGER TO DISCUSS MILESTONES AND QUALIFICATIONS COMMENSURATE WITH YG.
    M.  OFFICERS APPLYING FOR IP, IW OR INTEL COMMUNITIES:  O4 APPLICANTS FOR 
1820 WITH MORE THAN TWO YEARS TIG SHOULD CONTACT THE IP COMMUNITY MANAGER TO 
DISCUSS MILESTONE AND PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS.  ALL OFFICERS WHO ARE EITHER 
ABOVE OR IN-ZONE FOR
FY-16 PROMOTION TO LCDR THROUGH CAPT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR LATERAL 
TRANSFER.  IP, IW, AND INTEL APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR TS/SCI, HAVE A 
SINGLE SCOPE BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION (SSBI) COMPLETED WITHIN THE PAST FIVE 
YEARS, OR SUBMIT A PERSONNEL SECURITY QUESTIONNAIRE (SF-86), PER REF (F).  IW 
APPLICANTS THAT DO NOT HOLD OR ARE NOT CURRENTLY ELIGIBLE FOR TS/SCI MUST 
COMPLETE AN SCI ELIGIBILITY PRE-SCREENING INTERVIEW WITH THE FLEET CYBER 
COMMAND SECURITY DIRECTORATE FIELD OFFICE AT (850) 452-6868 AND SUBMIT THE 
RESULTS AS PART OF THEIR APPLICATION.  ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE WORLDWIDE 
ASSIGNABLE.  ALL YG-07 AND SENIOR 6440 AND 6450 REDESIGNATION APPLICANTS WILL 
BE CONSIDERED.  ALL YG-08 AND SENIOR
6420 REDESIGNATION APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
    N.  ALL FOREIGN AREA OFFICER APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR TS/SCI 
SECURITY CLEARANCE AND WORLDWIDE ASSIGNABLE.  WORLDWIDE ASSIGNABILITY SHALL 
BE VERIFIED AND DOCUMENTED VIA SUCCESSFUL OVERSEAS SCREENING TO NAVCENT 
STANDARDS (E.G., BAHRAIN) TO INCLUDE FAMILY MEMBERS.  CANDIDATES MUST HAVE 
THEIR LANGUAGE ABILITIES DOCUMENTED BY A RECENT (2011 OR LATER IS DESIRED) 
DEFENSE LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TEST (DLPT), ORAL PROFICIENCY INTERVIEW (OPI), 
OR DEFENSE LANGUAGE APTITUDE BATTERY (DLAB)- DLPT/OPI LEVEL 2 OR HIGHER, DLAB 
SCORE GREATER THAN 120 ARE HIGHLY DESIRABLE.  APPLICANTS WITHOUT A 
REGIONALLY-FOCUSED MASTER'S DEGREE MUST HAVE AN ACADEMIC PROFILE CODE OF 265 
OR BETTER, OR AN UNDERGRADUATE GPA OF AT LEAST

2.65.  THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPHS PROVIDE RANK AND YEAR GROUP SPECIFIC 
INFORMATION FOR OFFICERS CONSIDERING LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION TO 
FOREIGN AREA OFFICER (FAO):
        (1) LT - APPLICANTS IN YG 09-06 ARE DESIRED.
        (2) LCDR OR LCDR(SEL) - APPLICANTS IN YG 05-02 ARE DESIRED.
        (3) CDR OR CDR(SEL).  APPLICANTS SHOULD ALREADY POSSESS A REGIONALLY-
FOCUSED MASTER'S DEGREE.  THE COMMUNITY IS ESPECIALLY INTERESTED IN 
APPLICANTS WHO HAVE SUBSTANTIAL OVERSEAS EXPERIENCE, AND/OR LANGUAGE 
CAPABILITIES.  INTERESTED OFFICERS IN THESE YEAR GROUPS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED 
TO CONTACT THE FAO COMMUNITY MANAGER TO DISCUSS MILESTONES, QUALIFICATIONS 
AND CAREER IMPLICATIONS BEFORE APPLYING.  THERE IS LIMITED AVAILABILITY FOR 
OTHER YGS FOR QUALIFIED COMMANDERS WITH SIGNIFICANT OVERSEAS EXPERIENCE WHO 
POSSESS PROFICIENCY IN ONE OR MORE LANGUAGE(S).  PLEASE CONTACT THE FAO 
COMMUNITY MANAGER BEFORE APPLYING.
        (4) CAPT - QUALIFIED CAPTAINS WITH SIGNIFICANT OVERSEAS EXPERIENCE 
AND FOREIGN LANGUAGE ABILITY SHOULD CONTACT THE FAO COMMUNITY MANAGER BEFORE 
APPLYING.
    O.  OCEANOGRAPHY APPLICANTS SHALL REQUEST TO HAVE ACADEMIC PROFILE CODES 
(APC) CALCULATED BY NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL PRIOR TO BOARD CONVENING DATE.  
ALL YG-10 AND SENIOR 6460 REDESIGNATION APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
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    P.  THE SUPPLY CORPS IS ONLY ACCEPTING APPLICANTS FROM THE LDO SUPPLY 
COMMUNITY (651X) IN YG 09-06 IAW LDO OFF-RAMP INITIATIVE.
    Q.  CIVIL ENGINEER CORPS APPLICANTS MUST HAVE AN ACCREDITATION BOARD FOR 
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY ACCREDITED ENGINEERING DEGREE OR A NATIONAL 
ARCHITECTURAL ACCREDITING BOARD ACCREDITED ARCHITECTURE DEGREE.

8.  EACH APPLICANT IS REQUIRED TO LIST THEIR LATERAL
TRANSFER/REDESIGNATIONCHOICE(S) BY PRIORITY IN THEIR APPLICATION.
ADDITIONALLY, EACH APPLICANT IS REQUIRED TO INDICATE THEIR DESIRE TO BE 
CONSIDERED/NOT CONSIDERED FOR LATERAL TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION BY COMMUNITIES 
NOT LISTED IN THE APPLICATION WITH THE FOLLOWING
STATEMENT:  "IF NOT SELECTED BY ONE OF MY LISTED CHOICES, I DESIRE/DO NOT 
DESIRE MY PACKAGE TO BE REVIEWED BY OTHER COMMUNITIES DURING THE LATERAL 
TRANSFER/REDESIGNATION BOARD."  IF SELECTED BY A COMMUNITY NOT LISTED IN 
THEIR APPLICATION, THESE APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA OFFICIAL 
CORRESPONDENCE AFTER THE SELECTION RESULTS ARE RELEASED WITH THE OPTION TO 
ACCEPT OR DECLINE.

9.  FOR ADDITIONAL LATERAL TRANSFER ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION, REFER TO THE 
SELECTION BOARD WEBSITE AT WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-NPC/BOARDS/
ADMINISTRATIVE/TRANSFERREDESIGNATION/PAGES/DEFAULT.ASPX AND CLICK ON "LETTER 
OF INSTRUCTION".  INTERESTED OFFICERS ARE STRONGLY RECOMMENDED TO CONTACT 
THEIR RESPECTIVE COMMUNITY MANAGERS LISTED
BELOW:
               SPECWAR               (703) 604-5059/DSN 664
               IP                    (901) 874-2846/DSN 882
               HR                    (901) 874-4049/DSN 882
               FAO                   (901) 874-3694/DSN 882
               AEDO                  (301) 757-8480/DSN 882
               EDO                   (901) 874-3473/DSN 882
               AMDO                  (301) 757-8481/DSN 882
               SWO                   (901) 874-3173/DSN 882
               CEC                   (901) 874-4034/DSN 882
               MSC                   (901) 874-2370/DSN 882
               IW                    (901) 874-3123/DSN 882
               EOD                   (901) 874-4991/DSN 882
               INTEL                 (901) 874-3426/DSN 882
               OCEANO                (901) 874-2461/DSN 882
               SUPPLY                (901) 874-3189/DSN 882
               PAO                   (901) 874-3098/DSN 882
               AVIATION              (901) 874-3353/DSN 882
               SUB                   (703) 604-5490/DSN 664
               SWO(N)                (703) 604-5488/DSN 664
               LDO                   (901) 874-3044/DSN 882

10.  POINTS OF CONTACT ARE CWO3 MITCHELL D. ALLEN, AT (901) 874-3170/ DSN 882 
OR VIA E-MAIL AT MITCHELL.D.ALLEN(AT)NAVY.MIL AND MS. LINDA COFFIELD, AT 
(901) 874-3171/DSN 882 OR VIA E-MAIL AT LINDA.COFFIELD(AT)NAVY.MIL.

11.  THIS MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL CANCELED OR SUPERSEDED, 
WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST.

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

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