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SUBJ/OFF-RAMP GUIDANCE FOR ACTIVE COMPONENT SUBMARINE COMMUNICATIONS
DESIGNATOR 6290 LIMITED DUTY OFFICERS//
NARR/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1210.5B, LATERAL TRANSFER AND REDESIGNATION OF ACTIVE
COMPONENT OFFICERS IN THE NAVY.
REF B IS NAVPERS 15839I, MANUAL OF NAVY OFFICER MANPOWER AND PERSONNEL
CLASSIFICATIONS VOLUME I.
REF C IS OPNAVINST 7220.15, SUBMARINE DUTY INCENTIVE PAY PROGRAM.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces off-ramp guidance for Active Component
Submarine Communications Designator (6290) Limited Duty Officers (LDO) to the
Information Professional (IP) designator (1820) unrestricted line.
a. After two consecutive tours (4-6 years commissioned service),
Submarine Communications (6290) LDOs will be eligible for redesignation to IP
(1820) without board action. Reference (a), paragraph 4 provides detailed
b. Beginning fiscal year 2020 (1 October 2019) approximately 38
submarine communications (6290) billets, lieutenant through captain, will be
shifted to the IP (1820) designator. Current submarine communications (6290)
LDOs may continue to compete for promotion in the nuclear and submarine
competitive category, even though there will be zero control grade billets.
c. Reference (b) has been updated to include the additional
qualification designator (AQD) IP officers qualified in submarine
d. This NAVADMIN updates reference (c), adding the IP (1820) designator
with AQD SV3 to the list of active-duty officers eligible for continuous
submarine pay. Current submarine communications
(6290) LDOs redesignated to IP (1820) will be paid following current
guidelines for the submarine communications (6290) designator.
Reference (c) is currently under revision and will contain this update upon
2. Points of contact are CAPT Edward L. Callahan at
(901) 874-3042/DSN 882 or via e-mail at edward.l.callahan(at)navy.mil or
LCDR Sammie Green at (901) 874- 3945/DSN 882 or via e-mail at
3. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until superseded or canceled,
whichever occurs first.
4. Released by Vice Admiral John B. Nowell, Jr, N1.//