Brig Duty (NEC-9575)
Opportunities exist worldwide in locations of fleet concentration areas, training facilities and certain overseas location such as Hawaii, Germany and Yokosuka, Japan. To view other areas, log on to CMS-ID and scroll to 9575 in the rating pull-down menu. Brig Duty instruction is MILPERSMAN 1306-904 and is a Shore Special Program. Brig Staff duty offers unique challenges and provides members an opportunity to further develop their leadership skills. Those selected will receive three weeks training at Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX. See MILPERSMAN 1306-904 for details. Applications must be submitted via CMS-ID (for requisition list, select 9575 as Community instead of your rating). Before applying you must contact your rating detailer to be released to Shore Special Programs. The screening process will include a Shore Special Programs Screening, MILPERSMAN 1306-900. The screening will need to be complete before receiving hard copy orders.
Transient Personnel Units – TPU
Billets are obtained by applying in CMS under your specific rating. You may also call me to see if there are any general openings. TPU offers unique challenges and provides members an opportunity to further develop their leadership skills. The screening process will include a Shore Special Programs Screening, MILPERSMAN 1306-900. The screening will need to be complete before receiving hard copy orders.
Working hours at most TPU Commands mainly consist of shift work (meaning 0800-1600 is not the norm). If you're considering TPU for your next shore duty assignment, it is highly recommended that you make contact with the TPU that you are interested in BEFORE applying for orders in CMS-ID. Inquire into the job description and specific working hours. Shall you take orders to TPU you will be required to work the shifts assigned.