NAVY - BUPERS 1430.16G
(PERS-803) ADVANCEMENT MANUAL FOR ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF THE U.S. NAVY AND U.S. NAVY RESERVE
|Publication Date:||19 September 2018|
To provide procedures for administering the advancement in rate system for enlisted members serving in the U.S. Navy, or U.S. Navy Reserve. This instruction is a complete revision and should be reviewed in its entirety. Major revisions to this instruction are summarized as follow:
a. Chapter 1. Changed the Final Multiple Score (FMS) Computation Table for education and individual augmentee points for E4-E6 FMS and changed the E4-E7 FMS to reflect the new calculation of evaluations, service in paygrade (SIPG), and passed not advanced (PNA) factors for E4-E6. Identified the responsibilities of the Manpower Training and Education (MPTE) Center for Excellence. Removed the responsibilities of Naval Personnel Development Command. Changed responsibility of recruiting and selecting fleet subject matter experts for advancement exam rating review panels to type commanders (TYCOM) and resource sponsors. Revised table 1-3 - Non Examination Advancement Programs. Removed table 1-4 - Sample NEAS Administrative Checklist. Removed the section on temporary limited duty officers (LDO) on active duty. Moved special selection board (SSB) guidance to chapter 11. Provided clarification of exception to policy (ETP) responsibilities and processes.
b. Chapter 2. Expanded the Navy Leadership Development Course completion requirements for all paygrades. Expanded special requirements of certain rates and ratings. Made changes to high year tenure, security clearance, citizenship, and cryptologic technician requirements. Clarified early promote (EP) time-in-rate (TIR) waiver policy. Clarified TIR date assignments. Removed total active federal military service (TAFMS) requirement.
c. Chapter 3. Changed the NWAE worksheet and the instructions for completing it. Made changes to the allowable awards and added individual augmentee points. Added provisions for performance mark average (PMA) of 3.60 for new "A" school accessions without an evaluation.
d. Chapter 4. Expanded guidance on ordering substitute NWAEs. Provided guidance for ordering substitute exams for members on additional maternity leave (AML).
e. Chapter 6. Changed guidelines for administration of NWAE for Sailors deployed to, or deploying to congressionally-desi
f. Chapter 7. Added guidelines to outline the procedures for adding education points to the E4-E6 FMS. Changed procedures for awarding PNA points. Provided guidance for candidates affected by Career Intermission Program (CIP). Changed profile sheet layout and updated status definitions. Removed advancement to permanent enlisted rates of temporary officers.
g. Chapter 9. Clarified eligibility requirements and responsibilities for posthumous advancement. Changed posthumous advancement determination from Navy Personnel Command (NAVPERSCOM) Navy Casualty Division (PERS-00C), formerly (PERS-13), to NAVPERSCOM Enlisted Administrative Board Branch (PERS-803).
h. Chapter 10. Merged with chapter 11 and renamed the Meritorious Advancement Program (MAP). Rewritten in its entirety to reflect MAP policy changes.
i. Chapter 11. Merged with chapter 10 and renamed Navy Enlisted Selection Boards (E7 through E9). Relocated SSB guidance to this chapter. Major rewrite.
j. Chapter 12. Removed the early selectee quota limitations and renumbered to chapter 11 after the merging of capters 10 and 11.
k. Chapter 12. New chapter, Navy-wide Advancement Examination Cycle Collusion or Compromised Cases which provides processing guidance.
l. Appendix A. Added acronyms and removed NEAS glossary.
m. Appendix B. Moved "Path of Advancement for Compressed Ratings" from appendix A to appendix B.
n. Appendix C. Created new appendix C. Moved "References and Forms Used in NEAS" to appendix C. Added a table of Web sites.