Npc force weekly 13 17 may 2013


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This NPC Force Weekly discusses the check-in process for success, how Navy E-learning is undergoing an Upgrade, and reminds us the current CMS/ID application phase is ending soon.

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Npc force weekly 13 17 may 2013

  1. 1. NPC FORCM WEEKLY13 - 17 May 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 HISTORYMay 13th1943 – The Bureau of Navigation was renamed Bureau of Naval Personnel.May 14th1801 - Tripoli declares war against the United States of America.May 15th1800 - CAPT Preble in Essex arrives in Batavia, Java, to escort U.S. merchant ships.May 16th1919 - Three Navy flying boats begin 1st trans-Atlantic flight from Newfoundland.May 17th1990 - USS ROARK (FF-1053) rescues 42 refugees from unseaworthy craft in South China Sea.“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”~ Robert KennedyQUOTE OF THE WEEKSet up our Sailors up for success starting with an effective check-in process. The following are some tipsto set your new Sailors up for success:• Sailors should be given a career development board as soon as possible when checking in; whetherthey are fresh from A-School or on the fourth sea tour. That very first career development board givesa snapshot of where a Sailor is and what they need to do to perform-to-serve.• Newly assigned Sailors do not always have access to a computer; share yours during check-in. Reviewtheir OMPF as well as review the, NPC Detailers Facebook and Twitter site. We areall busy; these tools make it a lot easier to be kept up to date.• Ensure Sailors know their critical dates; evaluations, mid-term reviews, as well as exam dates and testordering. An informed Sailor, is more effective. No one gets left behind, because we just forgot.Bottom line, we are all living in a resource constrained environment, and I am asking you directly toprovide both knowledge and access to resources. Our Sailors need your support and assistance.CHECK IN PROCESS FOR SUCCESSNAVY E-LEARNING UNDERGOING AN UPGRADE:COMPLETE OUTSTANDING COURSES SOONNavy E-Learning a part of NKO is undergoing an upgrade which has been in progress since February. Thelast and final portion of the upgrade is set to be complete by Thursday, 8 July 2013. All in progress coursesmust be completed by Sunday, 30 June 2013. In progress courses that are not complete will be erasedwith the final system upgrade. This upgrade does not affect NKO Afloat. Ensure you get the word out toyour command to complete any outstanding courses.CMS/ID APPLICATION PHASE ENDING SOONThe May CMS/ID window is closing on Tuesday, 21 May 2013 at 0500 CST. After the application windowcloses, Commands have through Friday, 24 May 2013 to enter comments on CMS/ID. I strongly encourageyour Commands to take advantage of this tool. Entering comments provides information detailers can useto select the best sailor for your billet. Comments can be entered as soon as the Application Phase beginsand entering comments early can give potential applicants a better understanding of your billets available.Remember the ID in CMS/ID stands for Interactive Detailing.