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Z-Gram #81; 14 April 1971

Regular Navy Warrant Officer Program

R 141507Z APR 71
FM CNO (Z-81)

TO NAVOP

UNCLAS //N01120//
REGULAR NAVY WARRANT OFFICER PROGRAM

A. BUPERSINST 1120.18B

1. THE PURPOSE OF THIS NAVOP IS TO ANNOUNCE CHANGES TO THE AGE AND ACTIVE TIME IN SERVICE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE REGULAR NAVY WARRANT OFFICER PROGRAM, INCLUDING NAVAL RESERVISTS ON ACTIVE DUTY AND THE TAR PROGRAM, COMMENCING FY 72.

2. IT IS THE DESIRE OF SECNAV, CNO AND CHNAVPERS TO AFFORD OUTSTANDING FIRST CLASS PETTY OFFICERS AND ABOVE EVERY OPPORTUNITY FOR FURTHER PROMOTION TO WARRANT AND LIMITED DUTY OFFICER STATUS. THE CHANGES HEREIN PAVE THE WAY FOR A VAST RESOURCE OF QUALIFIED SPECIALISTS TO FIND GREATER FULFILLMENT WITHIN A NAVAL CAREER.

3. COMMENCING WITH THE FY 72 WARRANT OFFICER PROGRAM THE FOLLOWING AGE AND ACTIVE TIME IN SERVICE REQUIREMENTS, COMPUTED TO 1 JULY OF THE CALENDAR YEAR IN WHICH APPLICATION IS MADE, APPLY:

PAY GRADE AGE ACTIVE TIME IN SERVICE
E-6 AT LEAST 23, BUT
NOT HAVE REACHED
33RD BIRTHDAY
NOT LESS THAN 6 YRS
E-7 NOT HAVE REACHED
35TH BIRTHDAY
NOT LESS THAN 6 YRS
E-8 NOT HAVE REACHED
37TH BIRTHDAY
NOT LESS THAN 6 YRS
E-9 NOT HAVE REACHED
39TH BIRTHDAY
NOT LESS THAN 6 YRS

4. THIS NAVOP AND REF A WILL BE INCORPORATED IN THE BUPERSMAN IN THE NEAR FUTURE. E. R. ZUMWALT, JR., ADMIRAL, U. S. NAVY, CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS.
BT

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ACRONYMS/ABBREVIATIONS
BUPERSINST: Bureau of Naval Personnel Instruction
BUPERSMAN: Bureau of Naval Personnel Manual
CHNAVPERS: Chief of Naval Personnel
SECNAV: Secretary of the Navy
TAR: temporary active reserve

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Published:Tue Oct 11 07:14:33 EDT 2016