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BUPERS-3 is the sponsor for the Active Duty Lateral Transfer and Redesignation Board. The Board
will be held in February and August each year. 



                                    ***Updated 22 May 2023*** 

The next Active Duty Lateral Transfer and Redesignation Board will be conducted on 29 August 2023. All Lateral Transfer packages are due on 30 June 2023.  All packages can be submitted to the Lateral Transfer Administrator at BUPERS-3 Admin.  If unable to send via email, follow the instructions contained within the LOI to send via DoD SAFE. The LOI for the August 2023 board is now available and can be reviewed by selecting the 'Current Status and Past Results' link on the left side of this page. 
Any waivers being submitted in the Lateral Transfer Package must be annotated within the Command Endorsement. Additional addendums (FITREPs and Warfare Qualifications ONLY) are due by 13 Aug 2023. 

Complete details for the August 2023 Lateral Transfer Board can be found in the FY23 Lateral Transfer NAVADMIN and is posted below under 'Helpful Links'.
Please utilize the updated 'Lateral Transfer Applicant Template' when building your package for the August 2023 lateral transfer board. In regards to the Overseas Screening, please contact your community of interest to determine if they require screening. 

Those interested in Aviation (PILOT/NFO) training should read both of the following MILPERSMAN articles, 1212-010 and 1542-010, available below in the 'Current Guidance' section. 

If applying for the Foreign Area Officer (FAO) community, review OPNAVINST 1301.10C, available below in the 'Current Guidance' section.  For the most up-to-date information regarding the FAO Community, please select this link: FAO OCM Information

Any questions regarding the Active Duty Lateral Transfer and Redesignation Board, please email BUPERS 3 Admin.


Current Guidance


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