FY23-24 SECRETARY OF THE NAVY TOURS WITH INDUSTRY ANNOUNCEMENT REF/A/DOC/SECNAV/15MAY19:
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SUBJ/FY23-24 SECRETARY OF THE NAVY TOURS WITH INDUSTRY ANNOUNCEMENT
AMPN/REF A IS SECNAVINST 1320.1A, SECRETARY OF THE NAVY TOURS WITH
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023-2024 Secretary of
the Navy Tours with Industry (SNTWI) program, as directed in reference
(a). This program is a unique and non- traditional opportunity for
exceptional Active Component (AC) and Training and Administration of the
Reserve (TAR) Sailors (E-6 to O-6) to work with partnering corporations.
SNTWI fellows are included and immersed in industry to learn and observe
corporate processes and best practices. Knowledge gained as a SNTWI fellow
will assist in bringing innovative ideas and proven practices back to the
Navy. Past fellows were assigned to VMware, Qualcomm, Apple, Boeing, Tesla,
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, GE Digital, Amazon, FedEx, Northrup Grumman,
Space X, LinkedIn and United Services Automobile Association.
2. Application packages must be routed through the applicants detailer and
the respective community distribution division will select candidates.
Eligibility will be based solely on individual community needs, demands, and
desired learning objectives. The SNTWI application package will consist of
Secretary of the Navy Tours with Industry Program Application (NAVPERS
1330/4), military biography with picture, resume, learning objectives and
identified utilization tour approved by First Community Flag Officer.
An example of an SNTWI package can be found at
3. Eligibility. Applicants must be high performing and within physical
standards of readiness. Applicants must be within 3 months of their
projected rotation date by July 2023 to be eligible for participation.
*Off-cycle* reporting to a company will be considered based on community
needs or operational requirements. Participation in the program should not
negatively impact the career progression of the applicant. Applicants who
are within 11 months of a career milestone or not positively endorsed by
their community will not be considered for this program.
4. Service Obligation. Tours are normally 10-12 months in length, depending
on community and corporate requirements. Selectees incur a service
obligation of three times the number of months participating in the SNTWI
program (i.e. 30-36 months).
5. In addition to the eligibility requirements, additional
a. Selected Reservists are not eligible for this program.
b. Applicants who are within 3 years of statutory retirement and/or have
requested retirement or separation are not eligible for this program.
6. All communities must submit the names of their selectees to the Director
of SNTWI no later than 31 December 2022. Names of selectees submitted after
31 December 2022 will be considered on a case-by-case basis (i.e. awaiting
promotion selection results). Communities are encouraged to submit alternate
names for unfilled quotas. Selectees will be matched with a company by 30
April 2023. Communities are responsible for notifying selectees of acceptance
a. All Designators. Contact your detailer for more information. Quotas
may not be filled due to manning levels. Executing orders, slating to a
billet, or serving in a hard fill billet or one with significant training
required could disqualify a candidate for consideration and
eligibility. Applicants are required to contact their detailer to discuss
milestones and performance requirements to be considered for eligibility.
b. E6-E9. Contact your detailer for more information. Quotas may not
be filled due to manning levels. Executing orders, slating to a billet,
serving in a hard fill billet or one with significant training required could
disqualify a candidate for consideration and eligibility.
8. Points of contact:
a. For community-specific eligibility and application questions, contact
b. For program questions not pertaining to application and eligibility,
9. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until superseded or canceled.
10. Released by Rear Admiral J. P. Waters, Acting N1B.//