FISCAL YEAR 2024-2025 SECRETARY OF THE NAVY TOURS WITH INDUSTRY ANNOUNCEMENT:
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SUBJ/FISCAL YEAR 2024-2025 SECRETARY OF THE NAVY TOURS WITH INDUSTRY
AMPN/REF A IS SECNAVINST 1320.1A, SECRETARY OF THE NAVY TOURS WITH
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024-2025 Secretary of
the Navy Tours with Industry (SNTWI) program, in line with reference
(a). This program is a unique and non-traditional opportunity for
exceptional Active Component and Training and Administration of the Reserves
Sailors (E6 to O6) 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. In the
past, fellows were assigned to Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Tesla, Deloitte,
Verizon, FedEx, Morgan Stanley, Space X, and Lockheed Martin.
2. Application packages must be routed through the applicant's 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 the 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 2024 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 for 3 times the number of months in the SNTWI program (i.e., 30-36
5. In addition to the eligibility requirements, additional restrictions
a. Selected Reservists are not eligible for this program.
b. Applicants who are within 3 years of separating are not eligible for
c. Applicants who are within 3 years of statutory retirement or have
requested retirement are not eligible for this program.
d. Enlisted applicants who are not approved for reenlistment or have no
intention of reenlisting and are within 1 year of reenlistment by July 2024
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 2023. Names of selectees submitted after
31 December 2023 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 2024. 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. For E6-E9 Sailors: 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 Vice Admiral Richard J. Cheeseman, Jr., N1.//