R 251940Z FEB 15
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC
SUBJ/SPRING FY-15 FULL TIME SUPPORT OFFICER TRANSFER AND REDESIGNATION
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/FEB//
NARR/REF A IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1001-020, FULL TIME SUPPORT OF THE NAVY
RESERVE OFFICER PROGRAM.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces convening of the FY-15 Full Time Support
(FTS) Officer Transfer and Redesignation Board on 21 April 2015.
Applications from qualified Active Component (AC) and Ready Reserve officers
will be accepted for this board. Per reference (a), this board will also
accept applications from existing FTS officers requesting redesignation into
another FTS officer community.
2. Complete application packages and waiver requests must be received NLT 24
3. Eligibility. The FTS program is offering opportunities for active-duty
officers on the Active-Duty List as well as Ready Reserve officers on the
Reserve Active Status List to meet immediate manning needs in the year groups
Community/Designator Available YG
FTS SWO (1167/1117) 03 and junior
FTS SUB (1127) 03 and junior
FTS SPECWAR (1137) 03 and junior
FTS EOD (1147) 03 and junior
FTS AVIATION (1317/1327) 04 and junior
FTS HR (1207) 03 and junior
FTS AMDO (1527) 03 and junior
FTS SUPPLY (3107) 04 and junior
a. All applicants must meet eligibility requirements outlined in
reference (a) and the Fall FY-15 FTS eligibility criteria document:
Community specific eligibility requirements are described for each
designator. General eligibility requirements include projected rotation date
(PRD), minimum service requirement (MSR) and Aviation Career Continuation Pay
(1) PRD. Applicants on mobilization or recall orders must have a
current PRD NLT 21 October 2016.
(2) MSR. Applicants currently under a MSR must have a MSR end date
on or prior to 21 April 2017.
(3) ACCP. Naval Aviators and Naval Flight Officers currently
obligated under ACCP must have an ACCP end date on or prior to 21 April 2016.
Obligated service due to ACCP is not waiverable.
b. YG eligibility may be adjusted based upon community requirements up
until the application due date. The current YG eligibility matrix will be
posted on the FTS redesignation website.
c. Members who do not meet all eligibility requirements per reference
(a) and the Spring FY-15 FTS eligibility criteria document posted on the FTS
redesignation board website may submit a waiver request along with their
application. Waiver packages shall include member's waiver request and
commanding officer's endorsement of the waiver request. This endorsement is
separate from any endorsements contained in the member's
transfer/redesignation application and shall specifically address the
eligibility criterion requiring a waiver. Waiver request procedures and
constraints are described in the eligibility criteria document. A waiver
request example can be found on the FTS redesignation board website listed in
d. Reserve Direct Commission Officers, limited duty officers, and chief
warrant officers are eligible for the FTS program. All officers applying to
the FTS officer program shall possess a 4 year baccalaureate degree. CWOs
who are within 6 months of completing their baccalaureate degree may apply,
but redesignation will not occur until after degree is completed.
e. AC officers with a pending or approved resignation are eligible to
4. Application requirements and procedures are provided on the FTS
redesignation board website listed in paragraph 3a.
5. Upon approval of the board proceedings, the results of the board will be
posted on the FTS redesignation board website listed in para 3a. Applicants
can expect to see the results posted within 45 days of board adjournment.
Selectees have 14 calendar days from the date results are released to accept
or decline FTS transfer/redesignation.
6. Points of contact are CDR John Hazlett, PERS-92 at (901) 874-4512/DSN 882
or PSC Catherine Kuntz, PERS-92 at (901) 874-3209/DSN 882.
7. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until superseded or canceled,
whichever occurs first.
8. Released by Vice Admiral W. F. Moran, N1.//