JANUARY 2024 CYCLE 262 ACTIVE-DUTY AND TRAINING AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE RESERVES E7 NAVY-WIDE ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATION:
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NARR/REF A IS BUPERSINST 1430.16G CH-1, ADVANCEMENT MANUAL FOR ENLISTED
PERSONNEL OF THE U.S. NAVY AND NAVY RESERVE.
REF B IS NAVADMIN 288/22, HIGH YEAR TENURE PLUS PILOT.
REF C IS NAVADMIN 312/18, ADVANCEMENT POLICY UPDATE.
REF D IS NAVADMIN 316/18, ENLISTED ADVANCEMENT WORKSHEET.
REF E IS NAVADMIN 201/20, PROFESSIONAL MILITARY KNOWLEDGE ELIGIBILITY EXAM
REVISED BUSINESS RULES.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces guidance for the administration of the
January 2024 (Cycle 262) E7 Navy-wide Advancement Examination
(NWAE) for Active-Duty and Training and Administration of the Reserves (TAR)
a. 30 November 2023: Professional Military Knowledge - Eligibility Exam
(PMK-EE) completion deadline.
b. 18 January 2024: Exam Date. Enlisted Advancement Worksheets (EAW)
will close one week after the exam date on the worksheet.
c. In the event of a requirement to deviate from the single-day
administration date, a single-day administration waiver may be requested (up
to 31 January 2024) from Navy Personnel Command (PERS-
8) in line with reference (a).
3. Eligibility requirements are in line with reference (a), and the
following information applies for cycle 262:
a. Terminal Eligibility Date (TED): 1 January 2025.
b. Time-in-Rate (TIR) date: On or before 1 January 2022.
c. Early Promote (EP) TIR waiver date: On or before 1 January 2023.
d. High-Year Tenure (HYT) date: In line with reference (b), the HYT
Plus Pilot program allows for Sailors to continue their Navy careers beyond
the HYT limits. Reference (b) should be read in its entirety. In EAW, the
"HYT Exceeded" entry may reflect "Yes" - when applicable, select "Yes" for
e. Security/Interim security clearance (if required): Refer to chapter
2 of reference (a). All NWAE candidates must have favorable adjudication or
update prior to 1 January 2024.
f. Reporting Senior Cumulative Average Performance Mark Average (RSCA
PMA). In line with reference (c), compute RSCA PMA for E6 evaluations dated
from 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2023.
g. Use of EAW is mandatory, in line with reference (d).
h. E7 PMK-EE remains a general eligibility requirement for all Sailors
(regardless of EP TIR waiver status) in line with reference (e), waivers are
normally not approved without extraordinary circumstances.
4. Exam Ordering:
a. In line with reference (a), ordering dates and TIR listings for both
Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and non-SCI Exams can be found on
the Navy Enlisted Advancement System (NEAS) website at
https://neas.ncdc.navy.mil/Login. Select Exam and Ordering Date Chart.
b. SCI exam orders not included on initial TIR list must be ordered from
email@example.com. Order exams in line with reference (a).
c. Non-SCI exam orders not included on the initial TIR list must be
ordered in NEAS Web using a Department of Defense Identification Number.
d. Substitute Exams. The deadline for ordering SCI and non-SCI
substitute exams is 31 January 2024. Naval Education and Training
Professional Development Center, Fleet Services Branch (NETPDC N321) is the
e. Educational Services Officers (ESOs) should verify placing exam
orders within 7-10 days of ordering at *View Previous Exam
Orders* link via the NEAS website, and should contact NETPDC N321 as needed
for exam order inquiries and issues.
f. Rating Groups:
(1) CTI: Middle East/North Africa (Group 1), East/Far East (Group
2), Latin/South America (Group 3), Eastern Europe (Group 4).
(2) EMN, ETN and MMN: Submarine (Group 1), Surface (Group
(3) MU: Premier Band (Group 1), Fleet Band (Group 2).
5. Exam Administration and Answer Sheet Returns. Administer exams and
return answer sheets in line with chapter 6 of reference (a).
The NEAS website contains an exam tote board that displays status of
receiving answer sheets.
6. Discrepancy Correction:
a. Utilize the Enlisted Advancement Worksheet-Post Examination
Administrative Comments (EAW-PAC) process, refer to reference (d).
b. A detailed discrepancy list can be found on the NEAS website.
c. Selection Board Eligibility Waivers should be conducted in line with
reference (a). Modifications are as follows:
(1) Congressionally Designated Combat Zone and Approved Contingency
Operations Area (CDCZ/ACOA) Candidates. Submit a list of selection board
eligible candidates by activity in addition to E7 Letter of Transmittal,
along with an *IA 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).
7. NWAE results will be posted via BUPERS Online and profile sheets.
8. Any additional information (exam verbatim, exam dates, and other related
documents) regarding this cycle will be posted on the MyNavy HR advancements
site, located at
Management/Enlisted-Career-Admin/Advancement/ and on the NEAS website.
9. Points of Contact:
a. For general or PMK-EE Mobile questions: MyNavy Career Center (MNCC)
is available 24/7 by phone at 1-833-330-MNCC (1-833-
330-6622) or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
b. PMK-EE completion score questions: email@example.com.
c. SCI orders and inquiries: (850) 473-5867/DSN 753,
d. Non-SCI orders and inquiries: (850) 473-6150/DSN 753,
e. NWAE examination records or discrepancies: EAW-PAC submissions.
Pre/post examination administration inquiries: (850) 473-6148/DSN 753 or
f. Board Eligibility Concerns, including BUPERS INVAL profile sheet
status: Selection Board Eligibility Branch (PERS 802):
(901)-874-4537/DSN 882 e-mail at NPC_enlisted_selbd_elig@navy.mil.
10. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until superseded or canceled,
whichever occurs first.
11. Released by Vice Admiral Richard J. Cheeseman, Jr., N1.//