SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT PAY

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SUBJ/SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT PAY



NAVADMIN 156/14

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REF/A/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/252140ZMAR13//

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NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 076/13, SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT PAY PLAN UPDATE.  REF 
B IS OPNAVINST 1160.6B, SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT PAY
(SDAP) PROGRAM.  REF C IS DODINST 1304.27, AWARD AND ADMINISTRATION OF 
SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT PAY.//

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE REVISED SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT PAY 
(SDAP) LEVELS FOR THE REGULAR COMPONENT, RESERVE COMPONENT, FULL-TIME SUPPORT 
(FTS) AND QUALIFIED SELECTED RESERVE (SELRES) ENLISTED PERSONNEL ON ACTIVE-
DUTY AND SUPERSEDES REF (A).  THE SDAP PROGRAM ENHANCES OUR NAVY'S ABILITY TO 
SIZE, SHAPE, AND STABILIZE OUR FORCE BY PROVIDING A MONETARY INCENTIVE TO 
ENCOURAGE ENLISTED SAILORS WITH SPECIFIC DESIGNATED SKILLS TO APPLY THEIR 
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE TO UNIQUELY CHALLENGING ASSIGNMENTS.

2.  INCREASES TO EXISTING LEVELS ARE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY.  ALL CHANGES TO 
LEVELS ARE SUMMARIZED IN PARAGRAPH 6 FOR EASE OF REFERENCE.  SDAP LEVELS, NEW 
SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENTS, SDAP REDUCTIONS, AND UNIT IDENTIFICATION CODE (UIC) 
REVISIONS ARE PROVIDED AT HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-NPC/CAREER/
PAYANDBENEFITS/SDAP/PAGES/CURRENTSDAPRATES.ASPX.  COMMANDS ARE RESPONSIBLE 
FOR ENSURING INCREASES AND DECREASES ARE SUBMITTED VIA THEIR LOCAL SERVICING 
PERSONNEL SUPPORT DETACHMENTS (PSD) OR INTO THE NAVY STANDARD INTEGRATED 
PERSONNEL SYSTEM.

3.  COMMANDING OFFICERS ARE REQUIRED TO CERTIFY THAT SERVICE MEMBERS MEET ALL 
QUALIFYING CRITERIA ESTABLISHED BY REFS (B), (C) AND THIS NAVADMIN PRIOR TO 
RECEIVING SDAP.  QUALIFICATION CRITERIA INCLUDES:
ALL QUALIFICATIONS COMPLETED, INCLUDING PERSONAL QUALIFICATION STANDARDS AND 
UNDER INSTRUCTION (UI) WATCHES; AND ASSIGNED TO AND WORKING IN A BILLET ON 
THE COMMAND'S ENLISTED DISTRIBUTION VERIFICATION REPORT (EDVR) IDENTIFIED AS 
AN SDA.

4.  EACH SAILOR IS ELIGIBLE FOR ONLY ONE SDAP ENTITLEMENT AT A TIME AND, 
UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED, COMMANDS MUST ENSURE THE NUMBER OF PERSONNEL 
RECEIVING SDAP DOES NOT EXCEED THE NUMBER OF AUTHORIZED SDAP BILLETS.

5.  REF (B) REQUIRES ANNUAL RECERTIFICATION OF SDAP BILLETS.
GUIDANCE FOR THE RE-CERTIFICATION PROCESS WILL BE ANNOUNCED VIA SEPARATE 
CORRESPONDENCE.  COMMANDS, VIA PSD IF APPLICABLE, ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING 
ANY RATE ADJUSTMENTS AS DIRECTED BY THIS NAVADMIN.

6.  SUMMARY OF CHANGES TO SDAP LEVELS:
BILLET       OLD LEVEL   NEW LEVEL  BILLET IDENTIFICATION
JSOC         SD-3        SD-3,6     JSOC HEADQUARTERS
ACWS         SD-1,2      SD-1,2,4   AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER SUPERVISOR
7815      SD-2  SD-3       HELO RESCUE SWIMMER (AW)
7353         ADDED       SD-2       NSW PARACHUTE RIGGER
3913         ADDED       SD-3       NAVY TACTICAL CI/HUMINT ANALYST
CTIO         SD-4,5,6    SD-6       CRYPTO TACTICAL INFO OPERATIVES
NSWS         SD-3        SD-2-3     IT/ET COMM SUPPORT
MSWF         SD-1        SD-2       STRATEGIC WEAPONS FACILITY

7.  ELIGIBLE SAILORS AT THE BELOW UICS WILL BE GRANTED BACK-PAY TO
25 MARCH 2013 TO COVER THE LOST PAY DUE TO ADMINISTRATIVE ERRORS IN REF (A).  
PSDS AFFECTED WILL USE THIS NAVADMIN AS AUTHORITY TO PAY THESE SAILORS AND 
COMMANDS WILL USE THE STANDARD SDAP REQUEST PROCESS.  THE FOLLOWING UICS AND 
SKILLS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR BACK-PAY FROM 25 MARCH 2013 UNTIL THE DATE TIME GROUP 
OF THIS MESSAGE:
BILLET  LEVEL  BILLET IDENTIFICATION      UIC
ACWS    SD-2   AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER     03369 (4)
7815    SD-2   HELO RESCUE SWIMMER (AW)   30734, 61331, 55600

8.  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON SDAP IS LOCATED AT
HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-
NPC/CAREER/PAYANDBENEFITS/N130/PAGES/N130D.ASPX.  HOWEVER, SKILL SPECIFIC 
QUESTIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE APPROPRIATE ENLISTED COMMUNITY MANAGERS 
WHICH CAN BE FOUND ON THE NPC WEBSITE.  COMMANDS AND UNITS UNABLE TO ACCESS 
THE LISTED WEBSITE SHOULD CONTACT ANY OF THE LISTED POINTS OF CONTACT TO 
OBTAIN THE REVISED SDAP RATES.

9.  POINTS OF CONTACT:
    A.  PROGRAM MANAGER:  EMCM IRISH, PERS-811D, (901) 874-3215/DSN 882, OR 
VIA E-MAIL AT DOUGLAS.B.IRISH(AT)NAVY.MIL
    B.  NON-NUCLEAR:  PSC BATES, PERS-811, (901) 874-3260/DSN 882, OR VIA E-
MAIL AT MARIE.BATES(AT)NAVY.MIL
    C.  NUCLEAR:  ETCM HARRIS, N133D2A, (703) 604-5492/DSN 664, OR VIA  E-
MAIL AT VICTOR.L.HARRIS(AT)NAVY.MIL OR BULLNUKE(AT)NAVY.MIL.

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

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

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