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FAO Community information is linked below. 

Lateral Transfer/Redesignation to FAO (1710)

Officers interested in redesignating to the FAO Community should:

1.  Visit the PERS-803 webpage  for general information and procedures relative to lateral transfer/redesignation boards.
2.  Refer to the FAO-specific application requirements and guidance listed below.

FAO Application Requirements

All applicants must have:

  • Overseas suitability screening completed (to NAVCENT standards) 
  • SF-86 completed indicating eligibility for TS/SCI clearance
  • Minimum of 8 years of commissioned service (limited waivers granted by OCM on case-by-case basis for highly qualified candidates). 
  • Minimum standard DLAB score (currently 95)
  • Candidates should be within 18 months of PRD to be accepted as a FAO.
  • Candidates must be available for overseas PCS at next PRD.

For further information regarding the community please contact the FAO Community Manager at (901) 874-3694.

NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND: 5720 Integrity Drive, Millington TN 38055-0000 
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