This NPC Force Weekly discusses an update to the Career Waypoint user guide, eval changes, NFAAS update deadline fast approaching, PRT policy changes, and BOL Access will be CAC only starting 21 September.
NPC FORCM WEEKLY
16-20 September 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
“I fear the day when the technology overlaps with our humanity. The world will only have a
generation of idiots.” ~Albert Einstein
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
TODAY IN NAVAL HISTORY
1917 - Navy Department authorizes establishment of 16 Naval air stations abroad.
1944 - Navy Task Force lands Army troops on Angaur, Palau Islands supported by Navy
carrier aircraft and shore bombardment.
1947 - National Security Act becomes effective.
1992 - Joint Task Force Marianas stands down after providing assistance to Guam after
1951 - In Operation Summit, the first combat helicopter landing in history, U.S. Marines
were landed in Korea.
Effective 21 September BOL access will be CAC only, this change reflects continual efforts to keep PII safe.
STARTING SEPTEMBER 21ST
BOL ACCESS WILL BE CAC ONLY
PHYSICAL READINESS PROGRAM POLICY CHANGES
NAVADMIN 231/13 announced changes to the Physical Readiness Program. Effective immediately the
number of days allowed for Sailors to complete the physical readiness test after the official body composition
assessment date is increased from 10 to 45 days. In addition, Sailors requiring a deployment health
assessment in the form of either a Post Deployment Health Assessment or a Post Deployment Health
Re-assessment, must be within assessment periodicity to participate in the PFA. Point of contact is Mr. Bill
Moore, Director, Physical Readiness Program, N170 at (901) 874-2210/DSN 882, or via e-mail at
The semi-annual NFAAS update deadline is approaching. If your Command has not done so already, now is
the time to have your Sailors get into NFAAS and update their personal and family information. The deadline
for updating/verifying information is 30 September. It only takes a few minutes to update NFAAS; ensure
you do your part and get your command 100% verified! Questions can be directed to (866) 946-9183 or via
NFAAS UPDATE DEADLINE APPROACHING
NAVADMIN 216/13 announced changes to trait average reporting requirements on evals. No changes were
made to the actual FITREP and EVAL forms. Guidance to reporting seniors when evaluating subordinates for
Command or Organizational Climate/Equal Opportunity and Military Bearing/Character traits has changed.
Blocks "34" and "35" on officer fitness reports, "35" and "37" on chief petty officer evaluations, and blocks
"35" and "36" on enlisted evaluations are now required to clearly evaluate how a Sailor has directly
contributed to, improved, or sustained a productive and professional command climate. Point of contact is
Mr. James A. Price at (901) 874-4857/DSN 882, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Career Waypoint User Guide Updated
An updated copy of the Career Waypoint User Guide has been placed on the NPC website at the following link:
%20URL%20UPDATE%20FINAL.pptx. The guide contains almost everything you need to help navigate
Career Navigator, please if you have questions check the guidebook first. If your questions can not be
resolved contact Career Waypoints help desk at (901) 874-2102 (DSN 882) email@example.com.