authorized custodial personnel are available to receipt
for, maintain, and administer the examinations. When
the independent option is elected, COs or OICs must
report the results to the cognizant PASS office without
delay for appropriate service record entries.
ELIGIBILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN
Successful completion of the applicable
military/leadership examination is required before
participation in the Navywide examination for
advancement to paygrades E-4/5/6/7. Members may
participate in military/leadership examinations
regardless of their current paygrade but must pass the
examinations for each paygrade in proper succession.
Personnel enlisted in an advanced paygrade and
personnel who accept accelerated advancement to
paygrade E-4 upon completion of A school who are later
reduced in rate are required to complete the military
requirements of the paygrade previously held before
participation in the military/leadership examination.
Personnel may participate in successive
military/leadership examinations until satisfactory
Successful completion of the
military/leadership examination is required only one
time. The appropriate petty officer military
requirements training course should be completed
before participating in the examination.
SERVICE RECORD ENTRY
R e c o r d s u c c e s s f u l c o m p l e t i o n o f t h e
military/leadership examinations on the Enlisted
Qualifications History, NAVPERS 1070/604, of the
enlisted service record.
AND ANSWER SHEETS
After the military/leadership examination answer
sheets are graded and results recorded, they must be sent
once each quarter to NETPMSA via regular mail.
NETPMSA uses them for statistical purposes only.
NETPMSA does not maintain records of scores or
publish the results of these tests.
After the first of the new year and receipt of the new
calendar year leadership examinations, old
examinations will be destroyed by burning, shredding,
or pulping. A report of destruction to NETPMSA is not
required; however, the record of destruction should be
maintained on board for 2 years.
The CO or OIC may specifically designate a chief
petty officer to handle and grade examinations, such as
military/leadership examinations and (E-3) apprentice
This responsibility to handle and grade
examinations will most likely be given to you when you
are assigned duties of ESO. In addition to administering
and grading these examinations, you will also be
responsible for their security.
SECURITY OF TRAINING MATERIALS
Many of the correspondence courses required for
advancement are classified. Correspondence courses
are considered training materials and must be afforded
proper security. They are administered by NETPMSA
and available from the Naval Publications and Forms
Directorate, Naval Aviation Supply Office, Philadelphia
(formerly the Naval Publications and Forms Center,
Philadelphia), and NETPMSA.
According to the List of Training Manuals and
Nonresident Training Courses, NAVEDTRA 12061, an
application for a classified course must include a letter
from the enrollees activity certifying that the enrollee
has the appropriate security clearance and the need to
know. This letter must be submitted on command
letterhead paper and signed by the CO or by direction.
NETPMSA does not forward classified courses without
When courses are requested from NETPMSA, they
are released to the custody of the CO of the enrollees
command. Reserve units commanded by inactive
Reserve officers do not qualify. COs are responsible for
making sure recipients of classified courses have the
proper security clearance and the need to know.
On receipt of classified correspondence courses by
a command, they must be stored in a restricted area and
only those persons whose duties actually require access
and who have been granted appropriate security
clearance will be allowed freedom of movement within
the area. Persons who have not been cleared for access
to the information contained within the area may, with
appropriate approval, be admitted into the area, but they
must be controlled by escort, attendant, or other security
procedures to prevent access to the classified