Npc force weekly 22 26 april 2013


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This NPC Force Weekly discusses Sponsorship, First 72 Hours Sets Course for New Sailor's Success

- CMS/ID Results Posted Next Week

- SAPR Quick Poll Available

- Seaman-To-Admiral 21 Looking for Applications

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Npc force weekly 22 26 april 2013

  1. 1. NPC FORCM WEEKLY22-26 April 2013Career progression, community management, personnel matters, and general information from the desk ofthe Navy Personnel Command Force Master Chief, FORCM(SW/AW/EXW) Leland E. MooreTODAY IN NAVAL HISTORYApril 22nd1898 - U.S. warships begin blockade of Cuba.April 23rd1917 - Launching of USS NEW MEXICO, first dreadnought with turboelectric drive.April 24th1974 - Naval forces begin minesweeping operations in the Suez Canal Zone.April 25th1862 - Union naval forces occupy New Orleans, LA.April 26th1869 - The Good Conduct Medal was authorized.“A smooth sea never made a skilled Sailor.”~ English ProverbQUOTE OF THE WEEKCMS/ID RESULTS POSTED NEXT WEEKDetailers are making their selections and the April CMS/ID results will be posted next Friday at 1630 CST,good luck to everyone that applied and we hope that you receive the orders that you wanted, don’t forgetthat the May application phase begins on Thursday, 9 May 2013 at 1800 CST, have your Sailors get in earlyto apply.With PCS season coming up, it’s important to take the time to discuss the Command Sponsorship program.OPNAVINST 1740.3C gives guidelines for sponsorship and command indoctrination. Each command musthave a Command Sponsor Coordinator (CSC) The CSCs must provide NPC with contact information, be atleast an E-5, maintain and track sponsor assignment in Career Information Management System (CIMS),and advise command ombudsman of prospective gains. The first 72 hours are the most crucial time for anew Sailor; ensure they are set up for success with a great sponsor. Visit Sponsorship Step by Step Guidefor more information.SPONSORSHIP-FIRST 72 HOURS SETS COURSE FOR NEW SAILOR’S SUCCESSA new SAPR Quick poll has been released and is available to fill out online, over the next week or so Sailorsat your commands will be getting notifications to participate in the survey. In the past year, the Navylaunched a robust SAPR campaign to promote education and awareness. We must now evaluate theimpact this campaign has had Fleet-wide. Participation is voluntary and failure to respond will not bepenalized; however, I ask your Sailors to take part in the survey to give us an accurate portrayal of Sailor’sattitudes and understanding of the Navy’s SAPR program. If you have any questions about this survey,please contact the Navy Survey Hotline at: (901) 874-2202 (DSN 882-2202) or QUICK POLL AVAILABLESEAMAN TO ADMIRAL 21 LOOKING FOR APPLICATIONSNAVADMIN 102/13 solicits applications to STA-21. The program is looking for motivated Sailors who wantto become Officers! Deadline for submission of packages is 01 July 2013, selection board convenes inSeptember 2013 and results will be posted via NAVADMIN in October 2013. If you have Sailors interestedplease go to the STA-21 website at to review the eligibility criteria andensure that interested applicants meet all of the criteria before submitting a package. Remember also thatthe package that is submitted is a direct reflection of the applicant, ensure there are no typos. If you haveSailors that are interested have them visit the website and read the NAVADMIN for more information. Pointof contact is Naval Service Training Command, Officer Development Division (850) 452-9563,