INCREASE TO MAXIMUM SECONDARY CAREGIVER LEAVE:
R 142027Z FEB 22 MID600051527354U
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/FEB//
SUBJ/INCREASE TO MAXIMUM SECONDARY CAREGIVER LEAVE//
NARR/REF A IS MILPERSMAN 1050-415, PARENTAL LEAVE PROGRAM.
REF B IS TITLE 10 U.S. CODE SECTION 701 THE ENTITLEMENT AND ACCUMULATION OF
LEAVE FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
REF C IS UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (PERSONNEL AND READINESS) MEMORANDUM,
PARENTAL LEAVE FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL IN CONNECTION WIH THE BIRTH OR ADOPTION
OF A CHILD.
REF D IS DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY PARENTAL LEAVE POLICY CHANGE MEMORANDUM.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces advanced notification of changes to
reference (a) that increases the maximum allowable days of Secondary
Caregiver Leave (SCL), authorized in references (b) through (d).
2. Per reference (a), Sailors properly designated as secondary caregivers
were authorized 14 consecutive days of non-chargeable SCL after the
qualifying birth event (QBE) or qualifying adoption (QA) of a child(ren).
3. Effective 11 February 2022, Sailors who are properly designated as
secondary caregivers, per references (a) through (d), are authorized up to 21
consecutive days of non-chargeable SCL following a QBE or QA.
4. Any Sailor who had a QBE or QA and has not yet executed their SCL as of
11 February 2022, is authorized up to 21 days of SCL, as long as the SCL is
started within one year of the QBE or QA. Sailors who are executing SCL may
be authorized up to 21 consecutive days at their Unit Commander's
discretion. Sailors who have executed SCL are not authorized additional SCL
per reference (b). Eligibility and other limitations may be found in
5. SCL, as with all types of chargeable and non-chargeable leave, shall be
recorded via Navy Standard Integrated Personnel System. Unit Commanders will
continue to ensure maximum use of earned leave and minimize the loss of leave
within the constraints of operational requirements.
6. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until superseded or cancelled,
whichever occurs first.
7. Released by Vice Admiral John B. Nowell, Jr, N1.//