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**FY17 Surface Warfare Department Head Screening Board convenes 08-17 June 2016**
Surface Warfare Officers (111X Designated) are screened for Department Head through an annual administrative board process.  Eligible Officers should immediately begin reviewing their records in preparation for the board.  If you any questions, contact your detailer!
Officers eligible for this year's board:
Year Group 2013 (YG13) will receive their first look
Year Group 2012 (YG12) will receive their second look
Year Group 2011 (YG11) will receive their third and final look
Previously screened Year Groups 2010, 2009, 2008, and 2007 officers will be bank reviewed unless that have commenced the DH school training track.
Key Dates:
-All petitions must be made in writing to the Board President via PERS-41 NLT 27 May 2016
-All correspondence must be submitted to the Board President via PERS-41 NLT 03 June 2016
Correspondence to the board should be emailed to:
**Ensure that you cc' your respective detailer on the email as well


Useful Documents:


DH board delayed look example.docx

DH board LOR example.docx

DH board LTB example.docx

DH board special additional look example.docx


 Are you interested in applying for Early (PC or MCM) Command
LT and LCDR Command Screening Boards convene semi-annually and coincide with the Department Head and Major Command boards (JUN/NOV). All application material must be received at least 7 days prior to the board's convening. Early Command is slated after the completion of the Screening Board but may be delayed until the next 2nd Tour DH slate. Contact the 2nd Tour Department Head Detailer with any questions.

Early Command Screening Message.pdf

What are 1st and 2nd Tour Department Head Billets?
     Department Head Billets

What are the upcoming Department Head Class Convenings?
DH Class Schedule (as of 3 Feb 2016)

How does the slating process work and how will I know I am being slated?
     Sample DH Slating Email

     Pre-Department Head Frequently Asked Questions  

    Notional CG-DDG Department Head Training Track  


SWO Critical Skills Bonus 
SWO Critical Skills Bonus (SWOCS) agreements will be made available to all eligible SWO LCDRs.  The program is designed to be an incentive, paying an eligible SWO LCDR up to 46,000 dollars to stay in the navy, and SWO community, through the fifteenth year of commissioned service (YCS).       
      How to apply

Click the "Battle Admin" link on the navigation pane to the left for info on:
Commonly Requested Templates           LIMDU
           Record Management / Updates             OHARP/SEMINAR
AQDs                                               Official Photo

Click the "Career Info" link on the navigation pane to the left for info on:
           Career Timing                                    Graduate Education
           SWO Career Planner                           Selection Boards
           Lateral Transfer                                 Flag Aide 
           Interservice Transfer                          Resignation
           IA/GSA                                            Tour Lengths
           JPME                                               Co-location        

Are you interested in coming back on active duty as a department head?  View our Reserve Recall page for information.

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