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*** We are seeking motivated PSCs and PS1s to return to sea via SDIP and VSDP ***

Notes from the PS Detailing Team

• Effective 4 March, 2013, the PS rating in pay grades E-5  through E-9 are eligible   for Sea Duty Incentive Pay (SDIP) if extending beyond current Prescribed Sea Tour   (PST), completing back-to-back sea tours, or curtailing a shore tour to return to   sea.  Refer to SDIP for additional information.
• While SDIP provides monetary incentive to return or remain at sea, the Voluntary Sea  Duty Program (VSDP) provides Sailors with an opportunity to negotiate for a specific  location if billets are available.  Refer to NAVADMINs 229/12, 205/12, and 043/12  for information regarding VSDP.
• There are significant changes to CMS/ID and the order selection process.  It is  imperative that Sailors negotiating for orders remain flexible and prepared to  relocate. 
• Refer to NAVADMIN 361/12 for information regarding PS sea/shore flow.
• If you are interested in sea or shore special programs, contact your detailer to  discuss your options.  Although recruiting and RDC availability is limited due to  the size of our community, we have Classifier positions throughout the country for  Sailors completing their sea tour.

**Command representatives should visit Placement Management for command specific assistance.**


Maintenance and Material Management (3-M) Coordinators at Sea (3MC)


Are there no in-rate billets available for you at sea?  Are you a highly motivated leader and desire increased responsibility and challenge?  Do you desire an assignment to a specific geographical area?  Consider assignment as a 3MC.  Contact your detailer to determine your eligibility.  Remember – your detailer must release you to the 3MC Detailer before he (the 3MC Detailer) can discuss specific duty station assignments with you.  Check out the 3MC webpage for additional information.

Current Sea Shore Flow:

     Tour                           Sea                        Shore
   1st tour                    48 months              36 months
   2nd tour                   48 months              36 months
   3rd Tour                   42 months              36 months
All other tours             36 months              36 months

ASVAB requirements:

VE + MK = 105

"A" School Information

  Location                                  Duration
Meridian, MS                               55 days


Points of Contact 
PSCS Giron - Lead PS - E-6 to E-9 Detailer
PS1 Elliott - E-1 to E-5 Detailer

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