SPRING FY-15 FULL TIME SUPPORT OFFICER TRANSFER AND REDESIGNATION BOARD

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NAVADMIN 048/15

SUBJ/SPRING FY-15 FULL TIME SUPPORT OFFICER TRANSFER AND REDESIGNATION 
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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 
March 2015.

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 
(YG) indicated:

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: 
http://www.public.navy.mil/bupers-
npc/officer/communitymanagers/reserve/fts/Pages/FTSRedesignationBoard.aspx.
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 
(ACCP) limits:
        (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 
paragraph 3a.
    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 
apply.

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.//

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