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Notes from the Combat Systems Detailing Team


  • Contact the CMS/ID Help Desk 10 months prior your PRD to have your account enabled.  After 30 days of no activity, your CMS/ID account will be disabled.
Contact the CMS/ID Help Desk 10 months prior your PRD to have your account enabled.  After 30 days of no activity, your CMS/ID account will be disabled.
  • Update your contact information on CMSID.  Updating your contact information will enable your Detailer to communicate more effectively with you while negotiating for orders.
  • You may submit up to 5 applications while in your negotiation window (9-7 months prior to your PRD).  You CAN apply for billets one paygrade up or one down of your current grade.
  • Please note that NAVADMIN 226/12 requires Detailers to fill requisitions with qualified Sailors, even if it is during a Sailor’s first month of negotiations. 
  • Shore Special Program

    • Qualified female Sailors are needed as Recruit Division Commanders (RDC)!
    • Recruiting duty and service as a RDC offer great opportunities for top performing surface combat systems Sailors.  Benefits include extra pay, command advancement opportunities and college attendance while in uniform during working hours. 
    • Contact your detailer 12 months out from your PRD to negotiate for shore Special Programs billets, including recruiting, RDC, SAPR, EO, SERE Instructor and MEP Stations.
    • You MUST be released to Shore Special Programs by your rating detailer.

    Other Topics

    • A secret security clearance is required for all special program assignments (sea and shore).  Start yours today!!
    • Overseas screening must be completed promptly.  Sailors are allowed 30 days, while family members have 60 days, to complete screening requirements.  Refer to NAVADMIN 203-14.
    • Spouse Collocation does not guarantee a specific geographic area.  Refer to MILPERSMAN 1306-1000 in verifying your eligibility.
    • Increased Distribution Authority guidance is discussed in NAVADMIN 058/14.
    • When leaving a phone message for your detailer, speak clearly and slowly, and don’t forget to leave a contact number!
    • Use your Career Counselors for assistance.  If there are questions they cannot answer, call your detailer.
    • We are a mobile force!  The Navy needs flexible sailors to tackle unique challenges throughout the world.  Plan on moving and changing geographical locations during your career!
    • Contact your detailer!  We are here to help and guide you through your career.  For more information, click the Contact Us link.

    MN Detailing tips


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