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***Updated: 03 March 2015***

The Spring FY15 FTS Transfer/Redesignation Board (#325) will convene 21 April 2015. The deadline for applications will be 24 March 2015. The required reading is updated and applications may now be submitted. 


NOTICE - Applicants to the FTS Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD - 1147) Community: The Department Head screen qualification (KG0) requirement has been removed from the FTS EOD Eligibility Criteria. Applicants will still be required to have a KG5 EOD AQD.

Complete packages (including the BOL E-Application and Supporting Documents) must be submitted prior to the deadline for future FTS Lateral Transfer and Redesignation Boards. General information concerning the board and the application deadline will be published in a NAVADMIN.  Incomplete or late submissions will not be considered.

Applicants must perform all three steps below by the deadline in order for his or her application package to be accepted. 

Step-1: Required reading.  Click on each of the “Required Reading” hyperlinks to the right.  You will be asked to acknowledge that you’ve viewed this information at the beginning of Step 2.

Step-2: BUPERS Online (BOL) E-Application.  The BOL E-Application link has been added to the right side of this page.  Once in BOL, select the FTS Redesignation  link to fill out the application.

Note: If information submitted as part of your E-Application changes (PRD, contact information, community preferences, etc.) you must resubmit the E-Application again in order for the changes to be incorporated.  Updates can be submitted up until the submission deadline and the most current submission will be used.

Step-3: Submit supporting documents.  Send any supporting documents required, including those described in the eligibility criteria document, to  

Board Results will be posted on this website as soon as they are approved.  Approval time is typically six weeks after the board adjourns. Results are NOT released by message traffic but will posted on this page.  To confirm your package was received call 1-866-827-5672.

Previous Board Selects: Please note the “planned redesignation month” next to your name.  That is the month your designator will change to your new community; however, members leaving the active-component should expect to remain at their present command until current PRD.  Please contact the FTS Program Manager at (901)874-4513 on the first day of the month in which you are scheduled to redesignate to complete your Reserve Oath.      

FTS Officer eligibility questions can be directed to:
FTS Officer Community Manager   at
(901)874-3605 (DSN 882) or to the Asst FTS Officer Community Manager at (901)874-4346 (DSN 882).

Application-specific questions can be directed to:
(901)874-4512 (DSN 882)

General information about the FTS Officer Program, including FTS officer community briefs, career paths, FTS CAPT Selective Retention and CDR SERAD Board information, and FTS ACCP information is located on the main FTS OCM webpage.


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