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Aviation Machinist's Mate (AD)

Notes from the AD Detailing Team


  • There are significant changes to CMS/ID and the process to how Sailors are selected for billets as advetised on CMS/ID.  It is critical that you understand the new selection process.  Ensure you contact your respective Detailer 13-15 months prior to your PRD to let them know your preferences and concerns you may have.  Please read NAVADMIN 231/17 and NAVADMIN 308/17​ for further information.
  • As of 10 August 2018, the AD rating in paygrades E-5 thru E-7 are no longer eligible for the SDIP incentive.  E-8's are eligible for the SDIP incentive.  Refer to SDIP for additional information.
         The incentive of AIP is available for ADC's applying to Lemoore Sea Duty Billets.  Please read
  • Career enhancing billets will be open for Recruit Divisions Commanders and Recruiters.  There are substantial monetary and other benefits available for these High Impact billets.  Go to RDC and Recruiting for benefits and eligibility requirements.  Sailors interested in applying for instructor Duty/RDC/Recruiting billets as advertised on CMS/ID should review MILPERSMAN articles 1306-900 (Assignment of Enlisted Personnel to Special Programs) and 1306-953 (Instructor Duty) for minimum eligibility requirements for assignment.
  • The Career Navigator Program (formerly Fleet RIDE) introduces a new terminology designed to change how we think, discuss, and apply enlisted career management processes in order to promote proactive Sailor involvement in their careers.  Please refer to Career Waypoints (C-WAY) for additional information.

         E-1 to E-4: (901) 874-3693

         E-5/E-6:  (901) 874-3706

         E-7 to E-8:  (901) 874-3669

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***Commands should visit Placement Management (PERS-4013) for questions regarding billets advertised on CMS/ID***



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