FY-18 PERMANENT MILITARY PROFESSOR SELECTION BOARD:
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RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces the Permanent Military Professor (PMP)
Selection Board for officers matriculating in graduate school in August 2018.
Selection for PMP will be made by an institutional screening board, chaired
by the Superintendent, United States Naval Academy (USNA), which will select
from qualified officers who submit completed applications.
2. Reference (a) provides specific application and eligibility guidance.
Applications are due to Commander, Navy Personnel Command, Graduate Educate
and Training Division (PERS-440) no later than 15 April 2017. Applications
should be transmitted via encrypted e-mail to: PERS-440_
firstname.lastname@example.org. Utilize enclosures (4) and (5) of reference (a) to
submit application. Alternatively, applications may be mailed to:
Department of the Navy
Navy Personnel Command (PERS-440)
5720 Integrity Drive
Millington, TN 38055-4400
In addition to the eligibility requirements in reference (a), these
additional restrictions apply:
a. Captains and captain selects are not eligible to apply.
b. Full-Time Support officers are eligible to apply for a maximum of one
INDEF recall board quota.
c. Applicants must have completed at least one year at their current
command by July 2018. Officers serving in a designated joint billet must
have completed at least 22 months by July 2018.
d. Officers who are committed to a specific community through a
continuous pay agreement (e.g., Nuclear Officer Incentive Pay, Aviation
Career Continuation Pay) or a similar service agreement must be within one
year of completion of the agreed upon service obligation by August 2017.
Applicants should reference all policies governing their specific agreement
and contact their respective program manager to verify eligibility for
3. The FY-18 PMP Selection Board may select up to a total of 10 PMPs for
assignment to USNA from the following 14 fields (Doctor of Philosophy Degree
Study Location Discipline):
a. Civilian institutions (CIVINS)/Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)
b. CIVINS Naval Architecture,
c. CIVINS Ocean Engineering,
d. CIVINS Nuclear Engineering,
e. NPS - Mathematics (Operations Research),
f. CIVINS History,
g. CIVINS/NPS Electrical and Computer Engineering,
h. CIVINS Language Acquisition (French/German),
i. CIVINS/NPS Applied Mathematics,
j. CIVINS Chemistry,
k. CIVINS/NPS Physics,
l. Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) Aeronautical Engineering,
m. CIVINS Computer Science/Information Technology, and
n. CIVINS Cyber Operations (Electrical Engineering/Computer Science).
4. The FY-18 PMP Selection Board may select up to two PMPs for enrollment at
a civilian institution with assignment to the Naval War College from the
a. CIVINS Political Science (International Relations, Comparative
Politics, Security Studies, Political Economy, or U.S. Foreign Policy)
b. CIVINS Leadership Theory
5. Reference (a) provides specific guidance concerning qualifying CIVINS.
Additional discipline(s) may be selected at board subject to changes in PMP
requirements. Changes may be announced on the Navy Personnel Command hosted
PMP Officer Community Manager (OCM) page.
6. Applicants for disciplines taught at NPS are required to apply to NPS at:
https://my.nps.edu/web/admissions/apply1 no later than 15 April 2017. In
addition to the online application, the documentation outlined at
https://my.nps.edu/web/admissions/doctoral must be submitted to the NPS
Admissions Office no later than 15 April 2017.
7. Applicants for disciplines taught at AFIT should apply online by
visiting: https://www.afit.edu/ADMISSIONS/ and click on apply online for
instructions and the online admissions form. The online admissions form,
official transcripts, and Graduate Record Examination/Graduate Management
Admissions Test scores should be received no later than 15 April 2017.
Questions should be directed to email@example.com or (937) 255-6565 extension
8. To ensure an adequate return on the education investment in PMP officers,
the following year group (YG) eligibility restrictions apply:
a. YG-00 and junior for commander or commander select without a
doctorate of philosophy (PhD).
b. YG-99 for commander applicants without a PhD coming directly out of
command tour of an operational unit by July 2017.
c. YG-96 and junior for commander or commander selects with a PhD.
9. OCMs will determine designators and YGs that are eligible to transfer a
limited number of officers to the PMP community. OCMs will review all PMP
applicants to ensure eligibility guidelines have been met prior to releasing
the applicant to the board.
10. The following draft plan of the day/plan of the week note is provided
for use: There is a continued need for warfare qualified Naval Officers to
serve as long-term officer-instructors at the USNA. The PMP community
provides doctoral degree opportunities for selected commanders who will serve
as instructors until their statutory retirement. The deadline for
applications for the FY-18 PMP Selection Board is 15 April 2017 with officers
matriculating into graduate school or being assigned as an instructor in
11. The PMP point of contact for eligibility requirements is LCDR Ian Lopez,
PERS-440, who can be reached at (901) 874-4067/DSN 882 or via e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org. The PMP Community Manager is CDR Rajashaker Reddy,
BUPERS-314, who can be reached at (901) 874-4049/DSN 882 or via e-mail at
email@example.com. The NPS point of contact for information
concerning academic eligibility to pursue a doctoral degree is the admissions
officer at (831) 656-3093/DSN 756 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org (use
PMP PhD as the subject line).
12. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until superseded or canceled,
whichever occurs first.
13. Released by Vice Admiral R. P. Burke, N1.//