NPC FORCM WEEKLY
26-30 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
“We live in a society obsessed with public opinion. But leadership has never been about popularity.”
~ Marco Rubio
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
TODAY IN NAVAL HISTORY
1865 - Civil War ends with Naval strength over 58,500 men and 600 ships.
1945 - Pacific Fleet ships enter Sagami Bay, near Tokyo, Japan.
1992 - Navy and Marine forces begin providing disaster relief after Typhoon Omar hit Guam.
1862 - Union gunboat Pittsburgh support Army troops in landing at Eunice, Arkansas.
1929 - Near New London, CT, 26 officers and men test Momsen lung to exit submerged USS S-4.
DETAILING COUNTDOWN QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE AVAILABLE
The Career Navigator C-Way reenlistment skill sets for August have been released, the document lists the
ratings that are open balanced and competitive. Below is an explanation of the categories.
- Open Reenlistment – Undermanned skills. If eligible and command approved, auto-confirmed, can
- Balanced Reenlistment – Fully manned. If eligible and command approved, process based on year group
(YG) manning. Undermanned/manned YG (most Sailors): auto-confirmed, reenlist immediately.
Overmanned YG: Must apply
- Competitive Reenlistment – Over manned or special requirements (Nuclear). If eligible and command
approved, must apply
The Skill Set listing can be found here:
Questions concerning Career Waypoints can be answered at (901) 874-2102 (DSN 882)
C-WAY REENLISTMENT SKILLSETS RELEASED
A detailing countdown reference guide is available for your Sailors; the guide lists what Sailors should be
doing and expecting as they begin to enter the orders window. A step by step timeline from 18 months out
from their PRD all the way until their PRD is outlined in the guide. Please share this with your Sailors to help
them understand the detailing process and what they need to do to get the orders they want. The guide can
be found at this link:
NPC CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER
NPC’s Customer Service Center can be reached several ways, via phone 1-866-827-5672 for Sailors in the
US, DSN: 882-5672 for our Overseas Sailors, telephone lines are open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CST
Monday thru Friday. Via Email CSCemail@navy.mil for general inquiries or CSCSELBOARD@navy.mil for
board package inquires. Please make the Customer Service Center your first stop in answering your