FISCAL YEAR 2022 ACTIVE COMPONENT ENLISTED FORCE MANAGEMENT ACTIONS (CORRECTED COPY):
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NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 307/20, MODIFICATION TO EARLY SEPARATION POLICY
REF B IS NAVADMIN 288/17, EARLY SEPARATION POLICY NAVADMIN CANCELLATIONS.
REF C IS NAVADMIN 084/22, TRANSITION OF ENLISTED SERVICE MEMBERS FROM ACTIVE
COMPONENT TO RESERVE COMPONENT.
REF D IS MILPERSMAN 1910-108, SEPARATION BY REASON OF CONVENIENCE OF THE
GOVERNMENT - EARLY RELEASE TO FURTHER EDUCATION.
REF E IS MILPERSMAN 1910-102, SEPARATION BY REASON OF CHANGES IN SERVICE
OBLIGATION (ACTIVE DUTY AND INACTIVE NAVY RESERVISTS).
REF F IS MILPERSMAN 1160-120, HIGH YEAR TENURE.
REF G IS BUPERSINST 1430.16G CH-1, ADVANCEMENT MANUAL FOR ENLISTED PERSONNEL
OF THE U.S. NAVY AND U.S. NAVY RESERVE.
RMKS/1. The purpose of this NAVADMIN is to implement key force
management personnel policy actions in the enlisted active component
to ensure the Navy remains fully manned and operationally ready.
References (a) and (b) are hereby updated for enlisted personnel.
For those who have decided to separate, please review reference (c)
for additional career progression opportunities in the Navys
Selected Reserves. Navy encourages all qualified Sailors to stay
Navy. See your career counselor for more information. While we
strive to retain all qualified Sailors, commanding officers should
continue to exercise their obligation to document performance and
adjust their recommendation for retention, accordingly.
2. Sailors are encouraged to look for selective reenlistment bonus
(SRB) updates frequently to take advantage of the opportunities
published on the Navy’s SRB website at:
Please keep in mind SRB levels may be adjusted up or down depending
on rating health.
3. Early Separation Cancellation. Effective immediately, all
enlisted early out programs and new time in grade requirement
waivers are hereby cancelled. Service commitments such as
enlistment contracts, service obligations for accepting permanent
change of station orders, advancements, bonuses, training, etc.,
will be fulfilled. Service members experiencing difficulty in
fulfilling obligated service requirements are encouraged to work
with their chain of command and respective detailers to examine
available alternatives to complete their obligation.
a. Commanding officers still retain the 90-day early out
authority for policy outlined in references (d) and (e).
b. Service members previously granted approval will not be
affected by this policy change.
c. Service members interested in pursuing commissions in the
Navy are still encouraged to submit requests. As always, these
requests will be considered on a case by case basis.
d. United States Space Force applicants are not affected by
this policy change.
4. Delaying separation or retirement. The Navy is accepting
applications from enlisted personnel who desire to delay their
separation or retirement. The deadline for application submission
is 31 August 2022.
a. Service members with an approved separation or retirement
date on or before 31 March 2023 are eligible to submit a request to
their detailer to have their separation or retirement date delayed
and projected rotation date (PRD) extended, up to 30 September 2023,
if the billet they are in upon submission of the request will be
gapped upon their departure. Requests to extend beyond 30 September
2023 will be considered on a case by case basis for expected gaps in
b. All Service members interested in extending retirements are
invited to apply to their PERS-40 detailer to have their PRD
extended no later than 90 days prior to the start of their
previously requested terminal leave date or retirement date,
(whichever comes first), via their chain of command utilizing their
previously submitted Navy Standard Integrated Personnel System
(NSIPS) voluntary retirement request. For example, if the Service
members terminal leave date starts on 8 May 2023, then the request
will have to be submitted on or before 7 February 2023 into NSIPS.
NOTE: A form 1306/7 Electronic Personnel Action request (ePAR) is
not required for previously submitted or approved retirements.
Priority for approval will be given to those Service members filling
sea duty and critical billets that would otherwise be gapped.
c. In line with reference (f), Service members who are
separating or retiring due to high year tenure (HYT) may apply for a
HYT waiver of their current HYT gate. HYT waivers will be
considered for up to an additional 12 months for enlisted Sailors
filling critical operational billets both at sea and shore that
would otherwise be gapped, while maintaining the service members
eligibility for advancement. Those service members will submit a
command-endorsed ePAR to MyNavy Career Center (MNCC) via MyNavy
Portal or by emailing the ePAR request directly to
email@example.com. Requests will be approved on a case by case
d. Service members with an approved separation or retirement
date that are in a sea duty billet, will remain on sea duty if their
request for voluntary extension is approved.
(1) Sailors with an approved separation or retirement date
who are in billets that are eligible for Sea Duty Incentive Pay
(SDIP), and who are approved for a voluntary extension that exceeds
their prescribed sea tour by at least 12 months, will receive SDIP.
(2) Exceptions to the timeline to request SDIP and to the
length of extension for SDIP will be granted by Enlisted
Distribution Division (PERS-40) to accommodate these requests. The
latest SDIP eligibility chart can be found at
This chart is updated periodically so check for recent additions. For
Service members who are in a SDIP eligible billet, an ePAR should be
submitted to MNCC at firstname.lastname@example.org and their detailer.
(3) Service members approved for extension under this policy
remain eligible to participate in the Navy wide advancement exam, or
may be considered for advancement determination by a selection board
if eligible, as long as they meet terminal eligibility date
requirements set forth in reference (g).
c. While all service members are encouraged to apply, the
following will not be considered:
(1) Service members who have executed any portion of their
separation or retirement orders (e.g., household goods shipment).
(2) Service members pending mandatory separation or
retirement for age.
(3) Service members approved for disability separation or
(4) Service members being separated for misconduct.
5. If you have any questions regarding delaying a Service members
separation or retirement date contact the appropriate detailer,
their Enlisted Community Manager, or the MNCC at:
email@example.com or phone: 1-833-330-MNCC(6622). Questions
regarding SDIP should be directed to, PERS-40DD, 1-901-874-3545 or
6. Released by Vice Admiral Richard J. Cheeseman, Jr.//