ADVANCEMENT MANUAL FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF US NAVY AND US NAVAL RESERVE Chapter 1, 2
Determine advancement eligibility requirements
Preparing necessary forms
Order, custody, disposing of examinations
Responsibilities and procedures related to advancement
NAVADMINS are issued to supplement the policies in this manual.
NAVY ENLISTED ADVANCEMENT SYSTEM (NEAS) (Ch.1)
Adv to E2 and E3 is automatic without action
Adv to E4-E7 take competitive exams that are used as part of an FMS.
FMS-Final Multiple Score-is based on knowledge, performance and experience
For E4-E6-Exam score, Evals, SIPG, awards, PNA
For E7-The FMS is the exam score and evals
FINAL MULTIPLE SCORE TABLE
CHAPTER 1 cont….
E6 Personnel must pass the E7 exam prior to submitting a package for LDO.
CO/OIC -responsible for strict adherence to guidelines, procedures, policies of NEAS, including but not limited: administer exam to qualified candidates, security of exam materials, distribution of BIBS, dissemination of deadlines, designate a local ESO to administer the exam, forwarding of exams.
NETPDTC -Develop, publish and distribute exams, accountability of records, publish results, develop statistical data, publish BIBS, facilitates AEDC conferences with SME’s.
NPDC(Naval Pers Develop Command) -coordinates with COMUSFLTFORCOM and TYCOM’s to designate the best qualified SME’s.
COMUSFLTFORCOM and TYCOM SME rep’s - advice the SME’s command that accounting data and lodging will be provided 2 wks prior; comply with timelines in AEDC msg; direct unit CO’s to personally interview nominees of Chief, Senior, Master chief; Frocked Chiefs are discouraged.
NON-EXAM ADVANCEMENT PROGRAMS
AA for MU assign to Navy Premier Bands-1430-040
Meritorious adv for recruiting personnel-CNRCINST 1133.29
Change in Rate/Rating-1440-010
CAP Program-Bupersinst 1430.16F
Enlisted Recruiter of Year, ERROY, Combat Meritorious Advancement Program
GENERAL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Recommended by the CO
Have minimum TIR
Proper path or advancement
Meet special requirements; citizenship, etc
Complete service schools if required
Evaluation completed within comp period
Not be selectee for LDO or CWO
Not have pending voluntary trf to Fleet Reserve
Eligibility documented in Service Record
Enlisted Warfare Qualifications
Pass Navy-wide advancement-in-rate examination
Examination participation for LDO
CO/OIC Recommendation - Is the most important advancement eligibility requirement
Time in Rate- E1-E2=9 mos; E3-E4=6 mos; E4-E5=12 mos; E5->E6->E7->E8->E9=36 mos
Path of Adv- The path from E1-E9 as stipulated in Manual Enlisted Manpower and Personnel Classification and Occupational Standards.
Special Requirements- Citizenship, Driver License, Physical requirements
Req’d Service Schools- Listed in REGA/CREO
Evaluations- Refer to current NAVADMIN for computation cycle
Medical/Disciplinary Status- Personnel will not be disqualified for special medical or disciplinary status
Physical Readiness- Must meet req’s per OPNAVINST 6110.1H
LDO/CWO selectees- Are ineligible for consideration to E7/E8/E9 selection boards
Trf to Fleet Reserve- E6/E7/E8 Are ineligible for consideration for selection boards unless the HYT request is HYT mandated.
Class “A” school- Undesignated personnel approved for “A” school are not auth to participate in any other rating exam
Class “A” school conversion- Personnel under instruction for conversion on scheduled date of exam are prohibited from taking ANY adv exam
TERMINAL ELIGIBILITY DATE
TIME IN RATE DATE ASSIGNMENTS
TIR DATE EXAMPLE:
SR Bone came in the Navy July 12, 09, His Time in Rate is the first day of month he came in the Navy, Jul 1, 09.
SR Bone came in the Navy July 17, 09, His Time in Rate is the first day of the month the following month he came in the Navy, Aug 1, 09.
Dis-enrolled from OCS
Reduced in Rate
Re-instatement to E2 and E3
WAIVER OF TIR REQUIREMENTS
CO/OIC may waive up to 1 yr of the required TIR when they receive a Early Promote on their most recent observed periodic eval in their current paygrade.
CO’s can authorize the TIR waiver for up to 2 consecutive cycles covered by the most recent observed periodic eval.
E6 personnel who meet the requirements for the LDO program, have completed all requirements for E7, BUT do not meet the minimum E7 TIR requirements, are authorized to participate in the E7 examination for LDO provided they have served as an E6 for at least 1 year, computed from their TIR date for E6 to 1OCT of the year the LDO application is submitted.
NC2 Jones is a selectee for NC1 from Sep 2007 cycle. Her TIR for E6 is 1 JAN 2008. She will complete 1 year as an E6 on 1 JAN 2009, and is eligible to participate in the Jan 2009 CPO exam for LDO purposes IF she is submitting a LDO application for 1 OCT 2009.