MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) -- Results for the Fiscal Year 2013 Selected Reservist (SELRES)/Full Time Support (FTS) Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Selection Board were posted in BUPERS On-Line Aug. 24.
Approximately 800 Sailors were selected by the Reserve board for advancement to chief petty officer in the Navy Reserve.
"Congratulations to selectees from the Navy Reserve Chief Petty Officer Selection Board. Strong competition among qualified professionals is one of the strengths of our Navy," said Navy Reserve Force Master Chief (AW) Chris Wheeler. "Non-selection does not mean poor performance. It is simply a relative judgment of standing amongst peers against a finite advancement quota."
There are 64,329 Reserve Sailors in the United States Navy comprising of 10,364 FTS and 53,965 SELRES. On any given week 26 percent of the Navy Reserve Force is providing global operational support.
The selection board reviewed the records 3,371 SELRES and 1,168 FTS eligible candidates, selecting the best and fully qualified Sailors based on considerations identified in the precept. The precept, which may change from one selection board to another, is a written order signed by the chief of naval personnel, providing general and specific guidance to the selection board.
Among the considerations listed this cycle are proven, sustained superior performance in difficult and challenging joint and in-service leadership positions; education, including personal and professional development; competency or skill information; special duty; overseas and arduous duty and collateral duties, according to the precept. The precept may be reviewed in its entirety in the enlisted selection board section at www.npc.navy.mil.
Reserve CPO induction will proceed as usual and will include all training and transition elements. Reserve CPO Pinning will be concluded by Sept. 16 as is Reserve standard operating procedure.
Selectees are directed to verify their select status via BUPERS On-Line at www/BOL.Navy.mil. A complete list of selectees will be posted via Navy message at www.npc.navy.mil.
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