Active Duty FY13 CPO Results Announced With Six Percent Increase over FY12


Story Number: NNS120731-19Release Date: 7/31/2012 3:51:00 PM
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From Navy Personnel Command Public Affairs

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) -- Results from the Fiscal Year (FY) 13 Active Duty E7 Board were released July 31, and show Navy's force management initiatives are having positive effects.

Advancement opportunity for the FY13 board increased to 23.96 percent, nearly 6 percent more than FY12 as approximately 4,400 Sailors were selected from a pool nearly 19,000 candidates.

Notable opportunity this cycle included Logistics Specialist (Submarine) (LS grp 1) with 100 percent opportunity and 22 quotas. Also showing strong opportunity was Yeoman (Submarine) (YN Grp 1) at 55.77 percent and 29 quotas from 33.93 with 19 quotas in FY12.

"While it is a high point for those Sailors selected for chief petty officer, the active and Reserve board's typically review records of more than 19,000 first class petty officers, which means a lot of Sailors will not be selected, and that is very disappointing to some Sailors," said Navy Personnel Command Force Master Chief (AW/SW/NAC) Jon Port. "The chain of command must communicate with those Sailors who did not get selected."

According to Port, command leadership should assist Sailors not selected by conducting a career development board (CDB). A CDB provides Sailors the opportunity to discuss their career progression, the health of their rating, and their short and long-term goals for the future.

"If we are straightforward yet supportive with our Sailors, they stand a much greater chance of following the advice given by their chain of command and ultimately attaining that next pay grade," he said.

NPC conducts almost 150 promotion and selection boards annually. Each board receives the official military records of personnel deemed eligible for consideration.

For a complete list of names read NAVADMIN 232/12 at www.npc.navy.mil.

STORY COMMENTS2 COMMENTS
8/14/2012 10:03:00 AM
I'm so glad the commands conduct CDBs after you don't get selected. It really helps explain to a 18year First Class (Not me honestly) who has 4 pins, done 10+ years of sea duty, has LPO at Sea and Shore, and more than one Sailor of the Year under his belt was not selected. While more than one person was selected (in rate) who only have 7 years in, no SOYs, one sea duty tour as an E-4/5, and a Shore tour, and 2 pins. For myself I thought it was 50/50 anyway, but the Board is a total #### shoot.

8/7/2012 4:50:00 PM
Why should the COC brief these Sailors...the COC does not KNOW! It should be NAC s responsibility to inform them. There is no transparency, and since there is no transparency, my perception is that it is rigged. Perception is reality, NAC give some individual feedback because precepts mean nothing when you have every one of them checked.

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