than minor traffic violations) on current enlistment (or
within 48 months before the date of application).
. The applicant must have at least 21 months
continuous active Navy service, but not more than 15
years total active military service. The 21-month
continuous active Navy service is not required for
The applicant must have approval of the Chief of
Naval Personnel for SCORE before the extension or
reenlistment for a class A school. Upon completion of a
class A school and conversion to a new rating, the
member must reenlist for a total obligated service of 4,
5, or 6 years (as applicable). When RESCORE
applicants are approved for conversion byway of a class
A school, they will be reenlisted in their previous rating
for a period of 2 years for the purpose of converting to
a new rating. At the time of the 2-year reenlistment for
RESCORE, the applicant will be required to sign a page
13 entry agreeing to reenlist for a period of not less than
6 years upon satisfactory completion of a class A school.
Selective Training and Reenlistment Program
The STAR Program offers career designation to first
term enlisted members who enlist or reenlist and thereby
become eligible for the following incentives:
l Guaranteed assignment to an A or a C school
. Guaranteed advancement from petty officer third
class to petty officer second class upon completion of a
class C school or a class C school package listed in the
Career Schools Listing
. Guaranteed advancement to petty officer third
class upon completion of phase I of an AEF class A
school under automatic advancement procedures for the
. SRB, if eligible
Specific eligibility requirements and guidelines for
STAR applications are contained in the MILPERSMAN
and Reenlistment Quality Control Program,
OPNAVINST 1160.5B. The following is a list of the
general eligibility y requirements for the STAR Program:
l The applicant must be a petty officer second class
or third class in a first enlistment or designated E-3 and
be eligible in all respects for reenlistment according to
l The applicant must agree to reenlist or enlist in
the Regular Navy for a period of 4 or 6 years.
l The applicant must not have a record of
conviction by court-martial or nonjudicial punishment
during the 18 months preceding the date of application.
Accelerated Advancement Program
The AAP provides opportunity for graduates of
certain class A schools (other than the AEF, ATF, or
Nuclear Field (NF) Programs) to elect accelerated
advancement to petty officer third class without
competing in a Navywide advancement examination.
Training school COs are authorized to advance the
number one A school graduate to the next higher
paygrade not to exceed E-3. TIR requirements for the
purposes of this advancement are waived. The effective
date of advancement coincides with graduation.
Training school COs may recommend the upper 10
percent of the qualified candidates in each A school
graduating class for the AAP. Members recommended
must elect to participate in the program before or upon
graduation from A school. Detailed information on the
AAP is contained in the MILPERSMAN.
COMMAND ADVANCEMENT PROGRAM
The CAP authorizes COs to advance a percentage
of their assigned enlisted personnel in paygrades E-3
through E-5 to the next higher paygrade in recognition
of their superior performance. The CAP is designed to
work with, but not replace, the normal advancement
system in recognition of superior performance. The
Command Advancement Program, BUPERSINST
1430.17C, establishes the requirements for this
FIELD/ADVANCED TECHNICAL FIELD
The Advanced Electronics Field (AEF), Advanced
Technical Field (ATF), Submarine Advanced
Electronics Field (SAEF), and the Nuclear Field (NF)
Programs are essential y incentive programs.
l These programs provide for the enlistment and
reenlistment of men and women [STS, SWSE (ET, FTB,
MT), SAEF (ET, FTG, RM) and NF accept only men]
into the Regular Navy.
. They also provide class A school accelerated
advancement to paygrades E-2 (E-3 in NF) and E-4 and
advanced training of various lengths.