SPRING 2024 (CYCLE 114) NAVY-WIDE ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION FOR SELECTED RESERVE E5 THROUGH E7 CANDIDATES:
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NARR/REF A IS BUPERSINST 1430.16G CH-1, ADVANCEMENT MANUAL FOR ENLISTED
PERSONNEL OF THE U.S. NAVY AND U.S. NAVY RESERVE.
REF B IS NAVADMIN 316/18, ENLISTED ADVANCEMENT WORKSHEET.
REF C IS NAVADMIN 201/20, PROFESSIONAL MILITARY KNOWLEDGE ELIGIBILITY EXAM
REVISED BUSINESS RULES.
REF D IS OPS ALERT 011-21, PMK-EE REQUIREMENTS FOR NEW E4 ACCESSIONS.
REF E IS NAVADMIN 288/22, HIGH YEAR TENURE PLUS PILOT.
REF F IS NAVADMIN 312/18, ADVANCEMENT POLICY UPDATE.
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces the guidance for the administration of the
Spring 2024 (Cycle 114) Navy-wide Advancement Exam (NWAE) for Selected
Reserve (SELRES) E5 through E7 SELRES candidates, to include those serving on
voluntary recall, mobilization, or as canvasser recruiters.
2. In line with references (a) and (b), the Enlisted Advancement Worksheet
(EAW) is the authoritative source of all data used to determine cycle 114
eligibility. Commands are to accurately validate, complete, and finalize all
EAWs in the Navy Standard Integrated Personnel System (NSIPS). EAW
discrepancies may be addressed via the Post-Examination Administration
comment (PAC) process after worksheets are locked for the cycle.
a. 31 December 2023: Professional Military Knowledge - Eligibility Exam
(PMK-EE) completion deadline. In line with reference (c), PMK-EE remains
mandatory once per paygrade for all E5 through E7 candidates to be eligible
for NWAE cycle participation.
Refer to reference (d) regarding special exceptions for new accessions.
b. 1-29 February 2024: Exam administration.
c. 29 February 2024: EAW completion due date for E5 through E7
4. Cycle 114 specific eligibility requirements:
a. Terminal Eligibility Date (TED):
(1) E7 - 1 Jan 2025
(2) E5 & E6 - 1 Jul 2024
b. Minimum Time-in-Rate (TIR):
(1) E7 - On or before 1 Jan 2022
(2) E6 - 1 Jul 2021
(3) E5 - 1 Jul 2023
c. E6 and E7 candidate TIR requirements for Early Promote (EP) can be
waived by one year with commanding officer/officer-in-charge approval. An
EAW must be created manually for all who receive this waiver. EP candidates
are still bound by the same PMK-EE deadline as regular TIR candidates.
d. High-Year Tenure (HYT). In line with reference (e), all SELRES are
automatically approved to continue service through 30 September 2024 and all
Fleet Reserve or retirement requests prior to this date are considered
voluntary. In the EAW, the "HYT Exceeded"
entry may reflect "Yes" - when applicable, select "Yes" for "HYT Waived."
e. Candidates with a request for voluntary transfer to retire or Fleet
Reserve prior to mandated HYT are not eligible to advance.
f. Security/Interim security clearance (if required): Refer to chapter
2 of reference (a). All NWAE candidates must have applicable adjudication
(top secret or secret) or interim clearance prior to 1 February 2024. If
clearance is revoked, an exam is not authorized until discrepancy corrected.
g. Performance Mark Average (PMA). Compute PMA for E5 candidates.
Compute reporting senior's cumulative average PMA for
E6 through E7 candidates in line with references (a) and (f). Use all
evaluations in current paygrade with an ending date that falls within
(1) E5 - 1 Feb 2023 to 31 Jan 2024
(2) E6 - 1 Feb 2021 to 31 Jan 2024
(3) E7 - 1 Feb 2021 to 31 Dec 2023
h. Use of EAW is mandatory, in line with reference (b).
i. E7 PMK-EE remains a general eligibility requirement for all Sailors
(regardless of EP TIR waiver status) in line with reference (c), waivers are
normally not approved without extraordinary circumstances.
5. Exam Ordering:
a. In line with reference (a), ordering dates and TIR listings for all
exams are on the Navy Enlisted Advancement System (NEAS)
Select exam and ordering date chart.
b. Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) examinations not included
on initial TIR list must be ordered from email@example.com.
Order examinations in line with reference (a).
c. Examinations ordered for non-SCI examination candidates not on
initial TIR list must be ordered on the NEAS website using Department of
Defense identification number.
d. Educational Services Officers (ESOs) should verify exam order
placement within 7-10 days of ordering at *View Previous Exam
Orders* link via the NEAS website, and should contact Naval Education and
Training Professional Development Center, Fleet Services Branch (NETPDC N321)
as needed for examination order inquiries and issues.
e. Reference (a) contains information for ordering exams for Sailors in
Congressionally Designated Combat Zones and Approved Contingency Operations
Areas (CDCZ/ACOA) or recalled reservists.
Exams will be ordered by the Active duty command Unit Identification Code
(UIC) where the Sailor is assigned.
6. Exam administration. Administer exams and return answer sheets in line
with chapter 6 of reference (a). An exam tote board on the NEAS website
displays current status of received answer sheets.
a. When an exam is not used during the normally scheduled exam
administration, do not destroy the exam prior to 1 April 2024 as the exam may
be used for an authorized 'late exam administration' prior to this date.
b. All SELRES late exam administration requests will be emailed to Navy
Reserve Force ESOs at CNRFC_Reserve_Forces_ESO@us.navy.mil, carbon copy to
Immediate Superior in Command (ISIC). Requests shall include command name,
UIC, number of Sailors affected, reason, and date of exam. The Navy Reserve
ESOs will request authorization to administer late exams from NETPDC N321.
7. Discrepancy Correction:
a. A detailed discrepancy list can be found on the NEAS website.
Utilize the EAW PAC process for correcting discrepancies and refer to
b. For guidance on missed exams due to CDCZ/ACOA, refer to reference
c. Selection board eligibility waivers should be conducted in line with
reference (a). Modifications are as follows:
(1) CDCZ/ACOA Candidates. Submit a list of selection board eligible
candidates by activity in addition to E7 letter of transmittal, along with an
*Individual Augmentee Waiver Granted* entry in *EAW Special Circumstances*.
(2) Non-CDCZ/ACOA Candidates. Submit request for exception to policy
for selection board eligibility waiver in line with reference (a).
8. NWAE results:
a. E7 candidates: Will be posted via BUPERS Online and profile sheets.
b. E5 and E6 candidates: Will be available via profile sheets.
9. All additional information for this cycle is posted on the MyNavy HR
advancements site, located at
Management/Enlisted-Career-Admin/Advancement/ and the NEAS website.
10. Points of contact:
a. General or PMK-EE Mobile questions: MyNavy Career Center
(MNCC) 1-833-330-MNCC (1-833-330-6622), or firstname.lastname@example.org.
b. PMK-EE completion score questions: email@example.com.
c. SCI exam questions and orders: (850) 473-5867/DSN 753,
d. Non-SCI, Supplemental orders: (850) 473-6150/DSN 753,
e. NWAE examination records or discrepancies: EAW PAC submissions or
(850) 473-6148/DSN 753.
f. Pre/post examination administration inquiries:
g. Reserve Force ESOs: CNRFC_Reserve_Forces_ESO@us.navy.mil.
11. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until superseded or canceled,
whichever occurs first.
12. Released by Vice Admiral Richard J. Cheeseman, Jr., N1.//