FEBRUARY 2020 ACTIVE-DUTY OFFICER LATERAL TRANSFER AND REDESIGNATION BOARD:
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NARR/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1210.5B, LATERAL TRANSFER AND REDESIGNATION OF ACTIVE
COMPONENT OFFICERS IN THE NAVY.
REF B IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1212-010, LATERAL TRANSFER AND CHANGE OF
DESIGNATOR CODES OF REGULAR AND RESERVE OFFICERS.
REF C IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1212-030, REDESIGNATION OF REGULAR PERMANENT AND
TEMPORARY LIMITED DUTY OFFICERS.
REF D IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1220-410, SEAL/EOD/SWCC/DIVER/AIRR PHYSICAL
SCREENING TESTING STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES.
REF E IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1210-230, EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL (EOD)
REF F IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1220- 100, NAVY DIVER (ND) RATING.
REF G IS SECNAV 5510.30B, DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY (DON) PERSONNEL SECURITY
REF H IS MILPERSMAN 1610-020, DISQUALIFICATION OF OFFICERS FOR DUTY INVOLVING
REF I IS MILPERSMAN 1210-110, ENGINEERING DUTY OFFICER
DESIGNATION: QUALIFIED IN SUBMARINES.
REF J IS MILPERSMAN 1212-040, ENGINEERING DUTY (ED) OPTION PROGRAM.
REF K IS NAVADMIN 014/18, UPDATED OFF-RAMP GUIDANCE FOR ACTIVE AND RESERVE
COMPONENT INFORMATION WARFARE AND SUPPLY CORPS LIMITED DUTY OFFICERS.
REF L IS NAVADMIN 128/19 OFF-RAMP GUIDANCE FOR ACTIVE COMPONENT SUBMARINE
COMMUNICATIONS DESIGNATOR 6290 LIMITED DUTY OFFICERS.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces the convening of the February 2020 Active-
Duty Officer Lateral Transfer and Redesignation Board. The lateral transfer
and redesignation process is a key tool by which the Navy manages the talents
of its officers. It provides flexibility in officer community manning and
improves the Navy return on investment in officer training and education by
leveraging the specialized skillsets of officers throughout their careers.
As part of the process, applications from qualified unrestricted line,
restricted line, staff corps and non-off-ramp limited duty officers (LDO) are
now being accepted for the Active-Duty Officer Lateral Transfer and
Redesignation Board, which convenes on 25 February 2020. Officers in LDO
off-ramp communities requesting to redesignate with their parent community,
Full-Time Support and Selected Reserve officers are not eligible to apply for
All officers considering applying for lateral transfer or redesignation
through this board are strongly encouraged to familiarize themselves with
references (a) through (l). Board results will be posted on the NPC Bupers-3
Active-Duty Lateral Transfer and Redesignation Board website via MyNavy
Portal at https://www.mnp.navy.mil/group/career-planning
2. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements detailed in references (a)
through (c) and are required to review and comply with any additional
community requirements found in the February 2020 Lateral Transfer and
Redesignation Board Letter of Instruction (LOI), which can be viewed via MNP
a. Officers who do not meet eligibility requirements in line with
references (a) through (c), such as time-in-grade, years-of- commissioned
service or time-in-service must submit a waiver request in addition to, or in
conjunction with, their lateral transfer and redesignation application as
specified by specific communities.
b. All application packages must include a letter from the current
commanding officer, acknowledging their review of the application. It should
include their positive or negative endorsement of the application of the
officer and specifically address any waiver requests by the officer. These
letters must be dated within 60 days or less of the application deadline.
c. Active Component LDOs in the supply corps (651X), information warfare
(68XX) and submarine (629X) communities are designated for off-ramp as listed
in references (k) and (l). Those who desire to redesignate within their
parent communities should submit their requests in line with reference (k)
and (l) vice this board.
3. Submit applications and waiver requests (as required), using the format
in reference (b) via e-mail to BUPERS- email@example.com. The e-mail
subject line should reflect February 2020 Lateral Transfer Board. If no
means of electronic correspondence are available, hard copy application
packages can be sent via U.S. Postal and Express Mail Services (to include
FEDEX, UPS and DHL) to:
Military Community Management (BUPERS-3)
Attn: BUPERS 31B1 LATERAL TRANSFER BLDG 453 RM 229
5720 Integrity Drive
Millington TN 38055-0003
4. Applications (including signed command endorsement) and waiver requests
must be received no later than 21 January 2020. After 21 January 2020, only
current fitness reports will be accepted until ten days prior (14 February
2020) to the board convening on 25 February 2020.
5. Officers should confirm application receipt by emailing BUPERS-
6. The LOI, which can be viewed via MNP at:
https://www.mnp.navy.mil/group/career-planning/overview; provides officers
with an indication of existing lateral transfer and redesignation
opportunities, as well as year group (YG) limitations.
Designators indicated are authorizing a limited number of Active- Duty
officers to transfer from their current community. Each YG is subject to
change prior to the board convening.
7. Officers are required to list their lateral transfer and redesignation
choice(s) by priority in their application.
Additionally, officers are required to include the following statement in
their application: *I (am/am not) either the subject of an ongoing criminal
or military investigation of any kind, or pending charges for any improper
behavior or misconduct.*
8. Interested officers are strongly encouraged to contact their respective
community managers listed below:
AEDO (301) 757-8480/DSN 757
AMDO (301) 757-8481/DSN 757
AVIATION (901) 874-3353/DSN 882
CEC (901) 874-4034/DSN 882
EDO (901) 874-3473/DSN 882
EOD (901) 874-4991/DSN 882
FAO (901) 874-3694/DSN 882
HR (901) 874-4049/DSN 882
INTEL (901) 874-3426/DSN 882
IP (901) 874-2846/DSN 882
CW (901) 874-3123/DSN 882
CWE (901) 874-3123/DNS 882
LDO (901) 874-3044/DSN 882
MSC (901) 874-2370/DSN 882
OCEANO (901) 874-2461/DSN 882
PAO (901) 874-3098/DSN 882
NSW (703) 604-5005/DSN 664
SUB (703) 604-5488/DSN 664
JAGC (901) 874-3521/DSN 882
SUPPLY (901) 874-3189/DSN 882
SWO (901) 874-3173/DSN 882
SWO(N) (703) 604-5490/DSN 664
9. Points of contact.
a. For community-specific application questions, contact the appropriate
community manager as listed in paragraph 8.
b. For application format or submission questions, contact BUPERS-3
personnel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
10. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until superseded or canceled.
11. Released by Vice Admiral John B. Nowell, Jr, N1.//