Npc force weekly 29 july 2 august 2013


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This NPC Force Weekly discusses how Chief results are out and send congratulations, first term success workshop available on NKO, the upcoming petty officer advancement exams, and the exceptional family member program.

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Npc force weekly 29 july 2 august 2013

  1. 1. NPC FORCM WEEKLY 29 July – 2 August 2013 Career progression, community management, personnel matters, and general information from the desk of the Navy Personnel Command Force Master Chief, FORCM(SW/AW/EXW) Leland E. Moore Sailors should be reviewing their bibs and studying their rate training manuals for the petty officer advancement exams in September. Exam dates are: September 5th for PO1; September 12th for PO2, and September 19th for PO3. Check with your chief or career counselor to verify your eligibility to take the exam. “Vigilance is not only the price of liberty, but of success of any sort.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher QUOTE OF THE WEEK CHIEF RESULTS ARE OUT: CONGRATULATIONS TO THOSE SELECTED The Chief Petty Officer results are out, NAVADMIN 193/13 refers. TODAY IN NAVAL HISTORY July 29th 1967 - Fire on board USS FORRESTAL killed 134 crewmembers. July 30th 1918 - Units of First Marine Aviation Force arrive at Brest, France. July 31st 1874 - Commissioning of USS INTREPID, first U.S. warship equipped with torpedoes. August 1st 1950 - Control of Guam transferred to Department of Interior. August 2nd 1943 - Naval task groups bombard Japanese forces on Kiska, Alaska. PETTY OFFICER ADVANCEMENT EXAM APPROACHING EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY MEMBER PROGRAM The Exceptional Family Member Program is comprised of three elements: Identification and Enrollment; Assignment Coordination; and Family Support. EFMP ensures optimum use of funding by considering the Navy's requirements, your career, and the special needs of your family members. Special emphasis should be placed on your obligation to maintain worldwide assignability and to meet the needs of the Navy. EFMP enrollment is mandatory and required immediately upon identification of a special need. The Navy has 32 EFMP case liaisons located at Fleet and Family Support Centers throughout the fleet. Case Liaisons provide information and referral services, assistance with enrollment, and individualized service plans and case management. All commands have an EFMP point of contact to provide information and guidance to you and your leaders. Additional Navy EFMP information can be found at Navy Exceptional Family Member Program. FIRST TERM SUCCESS WORKSHOP AVAILABLE ON NKO Effective immediately the newly revised First Term Success Workshop, CPPD-FTSW-1.0, is available for download and use on NKO. This will be the minimum baseline requirement FLEET-WIDE and the only FTSW curriculum to be taught; commands can still add additional information based on local resources or requirements. FTSW is a command delivered training product to be administered by the CCC with the assistance of the Career Development Team. There are three files; a lesson plan, a presentation, and a trainee guide. There is a feedback link for NC/CCC training on the same page to provide feedback on training products or suggestions for future training products to CPPD. Commands are required to document FTSW completions in FLTMPS or in Career Information Management System (CIMS). Course materials can be downloaded from NKO at