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LDO CWO Application Brief FY16

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LDO CWO Application Brief FY16

  1. 1. LIMITED DUTY OFFICER and CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER APPLICANT BRIEF CAPT Jim Elizares United States Navy Reserve June 2014
  2. 2. Navigate your way… …to greater opportunities, impact, and rewards!
  3. 3. Why? • The opportunity to lead • Increased responsibilities, including Command • Far more voluntary Mobilization, ADSW, ADT and training opportunities • The ability to effect real change in the U.S. Navy • ‘All Fully Qualified’ promotions to W3 or 03E (Far higher selection percentages for W4 and O4 than to SCPO and MCPO, too!) • Prestige and benefits of being a Naval Officer • Management training and experience you can apply to your civilian career • The money…
  4. 4. Where? Chief Warrant Officer Opportunities (Commissioning opportunities vary year to year) • Surface – 711x Boatswain – 712x Operations (NGLO) – 713x Engineering • Expeditionary – 715x Spec War – 716x Ordinance Tech – 717x Combat Craft • Aviation – 733x Maintenance • IDC – 742x Info Systems – 744x Info Warfare – 745x Intelligence
  5. 5. Where? Limited Duty Officer Opportunities (Commissioning opportunities vary year to year) • Sub-Surface – 623x Engineering – 626x Ordnance – 628x Electronics – 629x Communications • Expeditionary – 653x Civil Engineer – 649x Security • Aviation – 633x Maintenance • IDC – 642x Info Systems – 645x Intelligence • Services – 641x Administration
  6. 6. Who? Common Selection Characteristics… • Sustained superior performers! • Consistent break-outs in evaluations • Successful in key leadership and technical positions • Continued education, personal and professional development • Equivalent civilian experience and expertise • Warfare qualified (where possible) • Challenging and diversified assignments • Active component support (IA/Mob, ADSW, ADT) • Physical fitness • Instructor duty
  7. 7. Who? LDO Eligibility Requirements • U.S. citizen • High school graduate or GED • Meet physical standards • Must be recommended by commanding officer • No court martial or civilian conviction for other than minor offenses or NJP for 3 years prior to 1 October of year applying • At least 8, but not more than 14 years of naval service prior to 1 October of FY for which applying (Time in Service waivers are considered by the OCM on a case-by- case basis) • No age restriction • Serving as a MCPO, SCPO, CPO or PO1 • PO1s must have at least one year TIR as of 1 October of the year application is made, complete all eligibility requirements for E-7 except TIR, take E-7 exam and pass with selection board eligible result
  8. 8. Who? CWO Eligibility Requirements • U.S. citizen • High school graduate or GED • Meet physical standards • Must be recommended by commanding officer • No court martial or civilian conviction for other than minor offenses or NJP for 3 years prior to 1 October of year applying • Complete at least 14 but not more than 20 years prior to 1 Oct of FY for which applying (Time in Service waivers are considered by the OCM on a case-by-case basis) • No age restriction • Serving as a MCPO, SCPO or CPO
  9. 9. What are my chances? FY-2015 LDO Selections… Designator Quota Selected Engineering/Repair - Sub (623x) 3 2 Ordnance - Sub (626x) 1 0 Electronics - Sub (628x) 3 2 Communications - Sub (629x) 1 0 Aviation Maintenance (633x) 6 5 Administration (641x) 6 6 Information Systems (642x) 4 2 Intelligence (645x) 20 5 Security (649x) 10 9 Civil Engineer (653x) 5 4 Overall FY-2015 RC LDO selection rate was 40%
  10. 10. What are my chances? FY-2015 CWO Selections… Designator Quota Selected Boatswain (711x) 6 1 Operations Tech, Surface (712x) 5 2 Engineering Tech, Surface (713x) 4 1 Special Warfare Tech (715x) 3 0 Ordnance Tech, Surface (716x) 4 1 SPECWAR Combat Craft (717x) 3 0 Aviation Maintenance Tech (733x) 2 0 Information Systems Tech (742x) 3 2 Information Warfare Tech (744x) 4 1 Intelligence Tech (745x) 12 3 Overall FY-2015 RC CWO selection rate was 79%
  11. 11. When? • 15 May xx: Special Request Chit to CO • 15 Jun xx: Application package to Admin • 01 Jul xx: Interviewer’s Appraisal Board • 01 Aug xx: CO’s endorsement prepared • 01 Sep xx: Completed package with CO’s draft endorsement submitted to mentor for review • 01 Oct xx: Package submission deadline • XX Jan xx: Selection board convenes • XX Mar xx: Results announced by NAVADMIN (This represents the optimum timeline for a smooth application process)
  12. 12. How? • Do NOT deviate from OPNAVINST 1420.1B, unless otherwise directed by NAVADMIN • Review NAVADMIN 336/07, 281/12, and 141/14 • Reservists must also review OPNAVINST 1120.12 • Use the sample format • Recommend you have your application reviewed by an LDO/CWO in the Designator you are applying for – better still, find a mentor! • You are responsible for your portion of the application, but not your CO’s endorsement • Applications must be postmarked not later than the date specified in the annual LDO/CWO program announcement NAVADMIN. (Typically, 01 October) • Additional information must be postmarked not later than the date specified in the annual LDO/CWO program announcement NAVADMIN. (Typically, 01 December)
  13. 13. How? • Interview Appraisal Boards - endorsement by the community • Set up by your CO or Appointed Command Coordinator with LDOs/CWOs in the designator you are applying for • Minimum of 3 required (can have up to 5) • Appraisal sheets belong to the CO not the applicant • CO’s Endorsement - acknowledges your performance and is unconstrained so provide a well written draft to your CO • CO can highlight your victories and precept language • CO can explain and address past negatives, if needed • Personal Statements - your opportunity to speak directly to the board • Explain why this program personally appeals to you • Should be genuine and heartfelt • Do NOT provide the definition of an LDO/CWO
  14. 14. How? • Use your own words • Remember, the majority of the board members are LDOs and CWOs - they know what you should have done in terms of training, assignments, qualifications, and performance for the designator you are applying for • The board meets for 2-3 weeks in January and the results are usually released in early March • If selected, be prepared to travel to your drill assignment • New RC LDOs and CWOs attend the Direct Commission Officer (DCO) course at Newport, RI
  15. 15. 5000 10000 15000 20000 25000 30000 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 E6 to Master Chief CWO to W5 LDO to O6 Years of Service AnnualReservePay Estimated monthly retirement pay at age 60: E9 $5,258 W5 $6,824 O6 $9,851 Total pay from E6 to retirement: E9 $254,547 W5 $339,653 O6 $597,705 Show me the money…
  16. 16. Contact Information CWO2 Richard Townsend (FY2016 RC LDO/CWO Recruitment Action Officer) Cell: (202) 650-7768 Email: bosntownsend@gmail.com richard.j.townsend@navy.mil Visit the Navy Reserve LDO SharePoint site at: https://private.navyreserve.navy.mil/coi/Navy_Reserve_LDO_CWO_Community/default.aspx Additional LDO/CWO board information may be found at the following NPC web address: http://www.public.navy.mil/bupers-npc/boards/administrative/ldo_cwo/Pages/default.aspx

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