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  1. 1. Navy Career Wise PRINT Edition. For those who have low bandwidth & limited access online. Compiled from this weeks posting on MSC Social Media Career Page: . For comments & questions contact Chief Editor: NCC(AW/SW/SCW) Astro at Military Sealift Command via your CCC. *** Navy Career Wise Weekly Update & Training *** Here are just some example Movement to comply with separation instructions will continue. of notes posted at Navy Career Social page: October Promotion Pay: Officer promotion pay increases for October cannot be processed at this time. The monthly promotion process that updates the *** What's Up and What's Down *** Here are the following career / Navy officer's pay grade in the DFAS system was affected by the shutdown. Tools that are still down due to maintenance or shutdown as of 1500 October 10 Thursday. Please check them from time to time: A total of 582 officer promotions (322 active and 260 Reserve) have not 1. BUPERS ONLINE (BOL) - to access your Navy Records, PCS orders, Submit posted to DFAS. Navy Personnel Command Customer Service Center plans to 1306, Screenings, Other personnel files. contact each affected officer with further information. Officers will receive pay 2. Interactive Detailing (CMS-ID) - to view open job billets and apply for PCS and allowances at their prior grade. All back pay and allowance will be paid Orders. once the system is updated. If the situation continues and ends up impacting 3. Career WayPoints (CWAY) - portal for Career Navigator to submit monthly November officer promotions, they those officers will be contacted. NPC is CWAY (aka PTS) applications every month and view screening results on who working on a fix and will provide further info when they get it. has a quota for reenlistment. 4. TOPS - portal to submit reenlistment and other pay and personnel Boards and Advancement Results: All October statutory and administrative documents to PSD. selection boards, with the exception of the Oct. 28 Aviation Major Command What is up and running: and Reserve/Full-Time Support Aviation Major Command boards will be 1. NSIPS / CIMS - access your Enlisted Service Record, file leave, and update rescheduled. Details will be announced once they are known. Advancement CDBs. (Subject to renewal of SAAR, in case you cannot access due to recent results are expected to be released as previously scheduled. (FLTCM B) upgrade). 2. FLTMPS - Navy database for training and Navy personnel information. *** PCS Orders & CMS-Interactive Detailing *** CMS-ID is currently 3. Navy Knowledge Online - one stop portal for all Navy training, reference unavailable for Sailor negotiation for PCS orders due to the government and information. shutdown. We are working to bring it back online for the October Cycle as 4. Navy Enlisted Advancement (NEAS) – portal for Enlisted Advancement & quickly as possible. We will provide an update when further information is Exam ordering. available. No Sailor will have their negotiation window curtailed. (CMS-ID Banner) *** Shutdown Update from CNP *** From FLTCM Beldo Blog as of 10 Oct Permanent Change of Station: Any PCS move currently underway may *** Career Counselor Alert: TAP GPS 1 Hour Brief in Hampton Roads Area proceed. Any PCS move with FY13 funding may begin. Accession and training *** This is a critical brief on TAP-GPS for all Career Counselor who conducts moves associated with recruitment and initial entry training will continue, Pre-Separation brief. Ensure this 1 hour brief is attended by all Navy Career along with movement to first duty station when required by a move to an Counselors in the area (NCC A) excepted activity.
  2. 2. *** TAP GPS Virtual Curriculum *** To assist Sailor's and their families in preparing for the transition to civilian life the new Transition GPS virtual curriculum is now available on the Joint Knowledge Online portal (JKO). You can access JKO via CAC login or with User ID & Password at The redesigned TGPS virtual curriculum was designed in the same format as the 5 day brick and mortar classroom instruction, but is in an environment where Sailors can access it whenever they need it from anywhere in the world. FFSC classroom is the preferred method of delivery, but for those who are in isolated locations and those with short fused ADSEPs, the virtual curriculum can be used to meet TGPS VOW compliance. To receive credit for the TGPS course service members will need to complete all modules. Service members need to print the certificates to get credits. (BW, OSD) *** Shut Down Update: Advancements *** Navy Advancement Center does not anticipate last week's furlough period will result in any delays in the release of advancement results. NAC Call Center is fully operational and will process advancement discrepancy messages/emails in order of receipt. Command Education Services Officers should check their UIC advancement data on NEAS Web for candidate record updates. Cycle 220 late exam (substitute) ordering has been extended until COB Oct. 11, 2013. (FLTCM Beldo Blog) *** Shutdown Update: Education *** Navy College Offices are open for normal operations servicing Sailors. Virtual Education Center is open for normal operations servicing Sailors. Tuition Assistance: Service members can submit WebTA applications. If tuition assistance was submitted in FY13 for a FY14 course and the Sailor had reached their FY13 tuition assistance funds cap, those Sailors will have to wait for the budget/continuing resolution to be passed before their FY14 tuition assistance can be approved. Also, DANTES testing (College Level Examination Program, ACT/SAT, DSST) is on hold pending a budget or continuing resolution. This includes administration of exams to active duty members, spouses and civilian personnel. (FLTCM Beldo Blog) *** Career Fair "HIRE A PATRIOT" in San Diego *** November 14, Military Hiring Event at The Phoenix Club, Anaheim, CA. "HIRE A PATRIOT" is Career fair presented by various Employers, Universities & Colleges, Trade Schools & Resources to Support our Patriots on Thursday November 14, 2013 from 10am - 2pm at the Phoenix Club 1340 South Sanderson Avenue Anaheim, CA 92806. *** New NCW Team Members *** It's a pleasure to welcome to our Navy Career Wise team our new content creator Admin: NC1 Parker, NC1 Ullin and NCCS Hill to join NCC Tony Astro, NCC Greg Hansen, NCC Eric Babin and NCCS Butch Gibbs - all volunteered their time and service outside their Navy obligation. Help us help you, join our team by inviting everyone to this network and giving us your feedback: *** Transitioning Workshop: "How to LinkedIn" *** FFSC Oceana (LUNCH BOX series) on Oct 16, 1200-1300 at 1896 Laser Road Suite 120 Virginia Beach, VA 23460 NAS Oceana FFSC Lunchbox Phone: 757-4332912. (NCC A) ***Benefits and Education: FREE UNLIMITED On-Demand Tutoring for Navy Families through NKO*** Connect with a tutor anytime, anywhere. Tutors are available 24/7—no appointments needed. Work with a tutor in ...any or all of their 40+ subjects. covers everything in math, science, social studies and English. You can log on for FREE through your NKO account (cac log on, go to references, click on the icon) or create an account here: *** Discussion: Which will Get You a Job: Credentialing and Certification or a College Degree? *** Both carries weight in your job hunting. One way of earning that certification for free is through USMAP or Apprenticeship. Having this US. Department of Labor DOL Certificate of Completion is a definite advantage in getting better civilian jobs since employers know the value of apprenticeships. Click this link for details: