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SUBJ/ACADEMIC YEAR 2019 NURSE CORPS MEDICAL ENLISTED COMMISSIONING PROGRAM
AMPN/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1420.1B, ENLISTED TO OFFICER COMMISSIONING PROGRAMS
APPLICATION ADMINISTRATIVE MANUAL.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN solicits applications for the academic year
(AY) 2019 Nurse Corps Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program (MECP) selection
board. The AY-19 MECP selection board will convene in Fall of 2018. MECP
provides a path for active-duty and Full-Time Support (FTS) enlisted Sailors
and Marines, in any rating or military occupational specialty, who already
have some college credit, to obtain a baccalaureate degree in nursing and a
commission in the Nurse Corps. Reservists in a FTS status are eligible,
however reservists in any status other than FTS are not eligible.
2. Applications must be postmarked by 14 September 2018 and mailed
Navy Medicine Professional Development Center
8955 Wood Road Bldg 1 16TH Floor, Rms 16141, 16148
Bethesda, MD 20889-5628
All required documentation must be received by 5 October 2018.
Incomplete packages will not be reviewed by the board.
3. Reference (a) provides application procedures and requirements.
Chapters 1, 2, and 5 should be read in their entirety. Additional
application information can be found at
Applicants must not have reached their 42nd birthday by the time of initial
commission. Age waivers will not be granted. A MARADMIN will outline
conditional release procedures for active-duty Marines who are selected to
participate in the program.
4. Amplifying information for the AY-19 NC MECP selection board.
a. Applicants assigned to a nuclear training command or who hold a Navy
nuclear enlisted classification (335X, 336X, 338X, 339X) and are applying for
the AY-19 NC MECP selection board must obtain conditional release from
nuclear field duty prior to submitting their application for consideration
for the AY-19 selection board.
To obtain a conditional release, applicants must submit an Enlisted Personnel
Action Request (NAVPERS 1036/7) to the Chief of Naval Operations Nuclear
Propulsion Program Management Branch via their detailer. The AY-19 NC MECP
selection board will only consider nuclear enlisted candidates who have a
conditional release included in their program application.
b. For applicants not assigned to nuclear programs listed in paragraph
4a: Applicants under obligated training require a conditional release from
their enlisted community manager (ECM). To obtain a conditional release,
applicants must submit a NAVPERS
1306/7 to their ECM. The AY-19 NC MECP selection board will only consider
enlisted candidates who have a conditional release included in their program
5. Once approved, board results will be released and posted at the Navy
Medicine Professional Development Command (NAVMED PDC) website:
6. Point of contact is Ms. Beverly Kemp, NAVMED PDC Code HMDT, and can be
reached at (301) 319-4520/DSN 285, or via e-mail at
7. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until superseded or 30 September
2019, whichever occurs first.
8. Released by Vice Admiral R. P. Burke, N1.//