ESTABLISHMENT OF THE RESERVE COMPONENT FORCE MASTER CHIEF, COMMAND MASTER CHIEF AND COMMAND SENIOR CHIEF SERVICE RATINGS:
R 192228Z DEC 19 MID110000253401U
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/DEC//
SUBJ/ESTABLISHMENT OF THE RESERVE COMPONENT FORCE MASTER CHIEF, COMMAND
MASTER CHIEF AND COMMAND SENIOR CHIEF SERVICE RATINGS//
REF/B/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/191842ZSEP19//
NARR/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1306.2H CH-1, COMMAND SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER PROGRAM.
REF B IS NAVADMIN 216/19, CALL FOR FY-21 COMMAND MASTER CHIEF AND COMMAND
SENIOR CHIEF LATERAL CONVERSION SELECTION BOARD APPLICATIONS.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces the establishment of the Force Master Chief,
Command Master Chief (CMDCM) and Command Senior chief
(CMDCS) service ratings for the Reserve Component (RC). Sailor 2025 focuses
on improving the ability of our Navy to develop, reward and retain the force
of tomorrow. The change is in direct support of Sailor 2025 and rating
modernization initiatives to continue to empower Sailors and expand
professional development opportunities.
The command leadership triad is also strengthened by offering the opportunity
for our senior enlisted leaders to gain additional command leadership
experience and increased flexibility in assignments between the Active
Component and RC.
2. Command Rating Eligibility. Sailors who possess Navy enlisted
classification (NEC) code 8CMC or 8CSC, or those selected from the
FY-20 CMDCM or CMDCS Selection Board.
a. Eligible Sailors are required to submit an Enlisted Personnel Action
Request (NAVPERS 1306/7) to the Full-Time Support
(FTS) CMDCM detailer or Selected Reserves (SELRES) assignment coordinator, no
later than 10 January 2020 to decline conversion to the command rating. If
the NAVPERS 1306/7 is not submitted, conversion to command will process
b. Sailors who decline the command rating conversion will complete their
current command tour then be made available to their respective source rating
detailer at their projected rotation date.
NEC code 8CMC or 8CSC will be removed for those Sailors who decline the
command rating once their tour is completed, except for closed- loop
communities (Special Warfare, Seabees).
3. Rating Badge. The CMDCM and CMDCS rating badges are unchanged as a
result of this announcement. Reference (a) is the guidance for authorized
4. CMDCM and CMDCS advancement and selection board timelines.
a. 27 January 2020. The annual Command Lateral Conversion Selection
Board will be held for source rating master chiefs and senior chiefs who
applied for the Command Senior Enlisted Leader Program in line with reference
b. 3-12 March 2020. The first Reserve selection board for advancement
in the command rating will be added to the annual E-8 and E-9 Reserve
Advancement Selection Board. Eligible CMDCS who meet time-in-rate will
compete for CMDCM.
5. Sea/Shore Rotation (SSR). FTS SSR policy will not change with this
update. Drilling SELRES assignment policies remain unchanged.
6. Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) and Special Duty Assignment Pay
(SDAP). This NAVADMIN does not modify any previous guidance concerning SRB
and SDAP payments.
7. The primary points of contact during the RC CMDCM and CMDCS rating
a. CDR Joshua Lipps, Reserve Enlisted Community Manager
(BUPERS-352) at 901-874-4511/DSN 882 or via e-mail at
b. AZCM Jessica Novas, FTS Enlisted Community Manager (PERS-
4012) at 901-874-2974/DSN 882 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
c. PSCM A.J. Cunha, BUPERS-352, at 901-874-2918/DSN 882 or via
e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
d. CMDCM Robert Lyons, PERS-4012, at 901-874-3257/DSN 882 or via e-mail
e. YNCS Michelle Lang, Reserve Assignment Coordinator, at 757-322-
2432/DSN 262 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
8. Released by Vice Admiral John B. Nowell, Jr, N1.//