DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
Cane: Sep 92
Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Washington, DC 20350-2000
OPNAV NOTICE 1510
Chief of Naval Operations
All Ships and Stations (less Marine Corps
field addressees not having Navy
ADVANCEMENT PROGRAM (EEAP)
(a) OPNAVINST 1560.8A
(1) Brief Sheet (detach and use as
Purpose. To publish amplifying information
concerning the Enlisted Education Advancement
Program (EEAP) and to solicit applications for the
2. Background. The EEAP provides an
opportunity for highly qualified and career
motivated enlisted personnel to earn an associate or
baccalaureate degree. Individuals who have earned
a baccalaureate degree are ineligible to pursue a
masters degree under EEAP.
3. Application. Commanding officers will
consider eligible those members who meet the
criteria as set forth in reference (a). They should
then ensure the proper application procedures are
followed and that all applications are submitted per
reference (a) by 1 March 1992.
a. A selection board will be convened in April
1992, to consider applicants for entrance into
2 December 1991
the 1992 EEAP, Selection will be based upon
information contained in the application
b. Applicants selected for the 1992 EEAP
will be notified in early May.
5. Eligibility. The following outlines basic
eligibility requirements for the program:
a. Be on active duty USN/USNR/TAR, E-4
b. Have at least 4 years (or E-5 with a
minimum of 3 years) but no more than 14 years of
active duty as of 1 September 1992.
c. Be a high school graduate or have passed
the General Education Development (GED) Test or
other accepted equivalent tests.
6. Projected Rotation Date (PRD). PRDs must
fall within the following guidelines:
a. Personnel on continental U.S. (CONUS) or
Hawaii shore duty must have sufficient time
remaining on shore duty on 1 September 1992 to
complete at least associates degree requirements.
b. Personnel at sea whose Prescribed Sea
Tour (PST) is LESS than 48 months must be
eligible for rotation to shore duty between
1 September 1992 and 31 August 1993.
c. Personnel at sea whose PST is 48 months
or greater and have normal shore tours of 36
months or LESS can have PRDs through 31 August