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Welcome to the FTS Aviation Homepage


FTS Aviation Detailer
PERS-46C/4327 CDR Scott Hatch,
FTS Aviation Placement Officer
PERS-46E CDR Robert Stanley,


 For information on the previous and upcoming FTS Boards, please visit the FTS Transfer/Redesignation web pages at the OCM site. 

Mailing Address
Navy Personnel Command
5720 Integrity Drive
Millington TN 38055

Aviation Accessions

The most common question for an FTS applicant is “What should I expect after being selected for re-designation?”  

You will receive notification from PERS-9 on the specific community that you were selected for and given an opportunity to either accept or decline the re-designation.

After all officers have accepted/declined, you will be contacted by the FTS Aviation detailer who will provide possible squadron options with a request for your preferences. 

"Which squadrons are available to FTS officers?"


Fleet Logistics Support (VR)  New VR accessions will normally be detailed to one of the five C-40A squadrons or one of the five C-130T squadrons for their Department Head tour. 

 C-130T "Hercules" Squadrons:      C-40A "Clipper" Squadrons: 
 VR-53 Washington, DC             VR-56 Oceana, VA
 VR-54 New Orleans, LA             VR-57 San Diego, CA
 VR-55 Pt. Mugu, CA                  VR-58 Jacksonville, FL
 VR-62 Jacksonville, FL              VR-59 Fort Worth, TX
 VR-64 Fort Dix, NJ                    VR-61 Whidbey Island, WA


In addition, VR-51 is located in Hawaii and operates the C-20G.


Executive Transport Detachment  (ETD) Transportation of Senior Navy Leaders (ETD or VR-1) typically requires an officer with previous VR experience. Officers detailed into these squadrons must be endorsed by their chain of command.  

ETD Hawaii C-37A
ETD Sigonella, Sicily C-20D
VR-1 Washington DC C-37B

VFA/VFC Squadrons Provide adversary support/training to the fleet.

VFC-12 Norfolk, VA, F/A-18 Hornet
VFC-13 Fallon, NV, F-5 Tiger
VFC-111 Key West, FL, F-5 Tiger
VFA-204 New Orleans, LA, F/A-18 Hornet


VAQ-209 Whidbey Island, WA E/A-18G Growler 

VP Squadrons

VP-62 Jacksonville, FL, P-3C Orion
VP-69 Whidbey Island, WA P-3C Orion

HSM Conducts counter drug ops, Airborne Use of Force (AUF), FIRESCOUT UAVs.

HSM-60 Mayport, FL, MH-60R 

HM Squadrons Conducts mine countermeasure operations.

HM-14 and HM-15 Norfolk, VA, MH-53

HSC Squadrons
HSC-3 San Diego, CA, SH-60S conducting SCORE operations
HSC-85 San Diego, CA, HH-60H conducting CSAR SOF operations

CNATRA  The Training Command community is divided into Propeller (VTP), Helicopter (HT), and Jet (VTJ) communities.  The squadrons are mainly comprised of active component officers but there are FTS specific billets spread across each Training Wing.

VTP Squadrons

VT-2/3/6 Milton, FL, T-6 Texan
VT-10 Pensacola, FL, T-6 Texan
VT-27/28 Corpus Christi, TX, T-6 Texan
VT-31 Corpus Christi, TX,T-44 Pegasus
VT-35 Corpus Christi, TX, TC-12 Huron

VTJ Squadrons

VT-7/9 Meridian, MS, T-45 Goshawk
VT-21/22 Kingsville, TX, T-45 Goshawk
VT-86 Pensacola, FL, T-45 Goshawk

HT Squadrons
HT-8 Milton, FL, TH-57 Bell Jet Ranger
HT-18 Milton, FL, TH-57 Bell Jet Ranger
HT-28 Milton, FL, TH-57 Bell Jet Ranger


FTS Redesignation Board Page                            FTS Officer Program Information Page
General Board Information                                Reserve Officer Promotions
BOL Record Link (OSR/PSR)                              Official Military Personnel File (OMPF)

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