NOTICE OF CONVENING FY-18 ACTIVE-DUTY REAR ADMIRAL AND REAR ADMIRMAL (LOWER HALF) SELECTION BOARDS

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SUBJ/NOTICE OF CONVENING FY-18 ACTIVE-DUTY REAR ADMIRAL AND REAR ADMIRAL 
(LOWER HALF) SELECTION BOARDS//



RMKS/1.  The FY-18 Selection Boards to recommend Navy officers on the Active-
Duty List serving in the grades of captain and rear admiral (lower half) Line 
and Staff Corps for promotion to the grades of rear admiral (lower half) and 
rear admiral will be convened as follows:

     21 SEP 16 - Unrestricted Line, Acquisition Line Community,
                 Information Warfare Community and Supply Corps Rear
                 Admiral
     17 OCT 16 - Unrestricted Line, Engineering Duty, Aerospace
                 Engineering Duty, Information Warfare Community and
                 Supply Corps Rear Admiral (lower half)
      TBD -      Rear Admiral/Rear Admiral (lower half) Selective
                 Early Retirement (if needed)

2.  The Secretary of the Navy has approved the establishment of the 
Information Warfare Community (IWC) single competitive category for selection 
to rear admiral (lower half).  All eligible active-duty Navy Oceanography, 
Cryptologic Warfare, Information Professional, and Intelligence officers will 
comprise the IWC.  IWC officers serving in the grade of captain will compete 
for selection to rear admiral (lower half) as one competitive category.  
Selected officers will be assigned to the competitive category of Information 
Warfare Community (1860) following promotion to the grade of rear admiral 
(lower half).

3.  The Secretary of the Navy has approved the establishment of the 
Acquisition Line Community (ACQ) single competitive category for selection to 
rear admiral.  All eligible active-duty Navy line acquisition designated rear 
admirals (lower half) serving in the Unrestricted Line, Engineering Duty, and 
Aerospace Engineering Duty communities will compete for selection to Rear 
Admiral as one competitive category.  Selected officers will be assigned to 
the Acquisition Line Community (1270) competitive category following 
promotion to the grade of rear admiral (lower half).

4.  The following list indicates the name, Active-Duty List number, and date 
of rank of the senior and junior officers initially eligible (if applicable) 
for consideration for promotion in each competitive category listed as of the 
date of this NAVADMIN.  In addition, those officers, on the Active-Duty List 
and in the same competitive category, who are senior to the senior initially 
eligible officers (or junior eligible officer, if applicable) listed in their 
category are also eligible for consideration.

                              Rear Admiral
                ------ Unrestricted Line (11XX/13XX) ------
Sr Initial Eligible  Brakke, B. J.             000808-00  01 JUL 14
Jr Initial Eligible  Jackson, M. M.            000842-00  01 SEP 15
             ------ Acquisition Line Community (127X) ------
Sr Initial Eligible  Wolfe, J. R., Jr.         000823-00  01 OCT 14
Jr Initial Eligible  Selby, L. C.              000838-00  01 AUG 15
                   ------ Supply Corps (310X) ------
Sr Initial Eligible  Skubic, M. C.             000822-50  01 OCT 14
Jr Initial Eligible  Skubic, M. C.             000822-50  01 OCT 14
            ------ Information Warfare Community (186X) ------
Sr Initial Eligible  Gallaudet, T. C.          000805-00  18 JUN 14
Jr Initial Eligible  Creighton, K. M.          000829-00  01 APR 15
                       Rear Admiral (lower half)
             ------ Unrestricted Line (11XX/13XX) ------
Sr Initial Eligible  Vogt, J. A.               015294-50  01 NOV 13
Jr Initial Eligible  Kirby, J. E.              015524-00  01 OCT 14
                ----- Engineering Duty (144X) ------
Sr Initial Eligible  Torkelson, K. O.          015304-00  01 DEC 13
Jr Initial Eligible  Trapp, T. A.              015518-50  01 OCT 14
        ------ Aerospace Engineering Duty Officer (150X) ------
Sr Initial Eligible - Tingle S. D. 	        012565-00  01 FEB 13
Jr Initial Eligible  Reed, C. B.               015527-00  01 OCT 14
             ------ Information Warfare Community (18XX) ------
Sr Initial Eligible  Williams, K. E.           015292-50  01 OCT 13
Jr Initial Eligible  Paiz, B.                  015528-50  01 OCT 14
                    ------ Supply Corps (31XX) ------
Sr Initial Eligible  Schoch, E. J.             015294-00  01 NOV 13
Jr Initial Eligible  Brown, P. S.              015526-00  01 OCT 14

5.  Only eligible officers may communicate directly with a selection board.  
Correspondence must arrive NLT than the day before the convening date of the 
board and shall be addressed to:  President FY-18 Active (grade), (Line or 
Staff Corps) Promotion Selection Board, Board #XXX (board number is a 
required field and may be found on the FY-18 selection board schedule located 
at http://www.public.navy.mil/bupers-npc/boards/Pages/default.aspx)
5720 Integrity Drive, Millington, TN 38055-6300.  To check on receipt of your 
package, go to http://www.public.navy.mil/bupers-
npc/boards/activedutyofficer/Pages/default.aspx and enter the customer 
Service center link (check on your letter to the board) or contact the 
Customer Service Center at (866)827-5672.  Written communication may call to 
the attention of the board any matter concerning himself/herself that the 
officer considers important. The written communication must be in accordance 
with MILPERSMAN article 1420-010 and may include, as enclosures, 
correspondence from any individual concerning the eligible officer.  
Correspondence not originated by the eligible officer, including endorsements 
to the officer's letter, and letters written on behalf of that officer, must 
contain a written acknowledgement by the eligible officer that he or she 
desires that such correspondence be presented to the board.  Correspondence 
without such acknowledgment is considered third party correspondence and will 
be returned.  Classified correspondence will not be accepted.

6.  The cscselboard(at)navy.mil mailbox account is capable of receiving 
encrypted correspondence IAW DoD policy.  If you are sending your board 
package from a non NMCI network (bumed.mil, usmc.mil, etc), please visit 
https://dod411.gds.disa.mil to download the required mailbox certificate.  To 
download the "cert" (please note, you must be using MS outlook with a CAC 
reader, including "activclient" software and have internet explorer or 
Netscape 7), go to https://dod411.gds.disa.mil, type cscselboard(at)navy.mil 
in the "e-mail address" field, then click "search."  Click the "CSC" link 
under "last name".  Click on the link "download certificate(s) as vcard".  
Click "software certificate for cscselboard(at)navy.mil". Click the "open" 
button for the file download popup.  The certificate will then open.  Click 
"save and close".  The certificate is then saved to the profile and can be 
used to send your encrypted e-mail.

7.  Released by Vice Admiral R. P. Burke, N1.//

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