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Selected Reserve Community


Welcome to the SELRES Enlisted Community Manager (ECM) homepage!
The Reserve Force is comprised of more than 68 ratings manned by nearly 35,000 SELRES Sailors.  The SELRES ECM shop performs a broad range of community management functions.  

Per NAVADMIN 303/23, any Sailor who entered into a service contract on or after 01 October 2020, who is separating from active duty with less than 6 years time in service (TIS) is subject to required SELRES service as determined by the needs of the Navy.  The amount of time required in the SELRES is equal to 6 years minus the amount of active duty service (e.g., Sailors who separate with 4 years of active duty service may be required to serve 2 years in the SELRES).  After completion of 6 years TIS, Sailors may then be transitioned to the IRR to serve the remainder of their MSO.  On a typical 8-year contract, this would amount to 4 years of active duty, 2 years of SELRES, and 2 years of IRR; hence the popular 4-2-2.

SELRES quota requests will be automatically generated in the Career Waypoints (CWAY) System for adjudication by Reserve Community Managers based upon the needs of the Navy.  The quotas will be generated monthly from T-10 months to T-4 months to the Sailor’s EAOS/SEAOS to determine if SELRES service will be required.  All members with an approved quota will be contacted by PERS-9 Reserve Processing and Affiliation Center (RPAC) regarding their SELRES affiliation.  Sailors with more than 6 years TIS are still highly encouraged to affiliate with the SELRES via CWAY, but are not required to do so.

For FAQ – please click this link:  FAQ.
For general questions, Sailors should contact their CCC or MyNavy Career Center at (833) 330-6622 or email at
For specific rate/rating questions and concerns regarding SELRES service, Sailors should contact the respective Reserve community manager.
For questions related to reserve benefits and affiliation, Sailors should contact the Navy Recruiting Reserve Command (NRRC) Outreach Team at
For SELRES transition assistance, Sailors should contact the PERS-9 RPAC at

MSO 4-2-2 BUPERS-352 & CWAY
DCNO Signed 4-2-2 MSO

Specific functions include, but are not limited to:  
  • Developing recruiting requirements
  • Establishing training requirements
  • Developing advancement quotas
  • Transitioning Sailors from the Active Component (AC) to the Reserve Component (RC)
  • And from the RC back to AC, via CWAY
  • Developing Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB)
  • Special Duty Assignment Pay (SDAP) and Enlistment Bonus (EB) levels
  • Analyzing the impact of proposed policy changes on the communities
Community Health
Community Health slides are updated monthly and posted for Senior Leadership, Career Counselors, and most importantly, Sailors to be informed of the rating status.  The slides can be found on our SELRES Overview Page. 

We recommend that you check back often for Community Management news and updates.  Feel free to contact us with any questions (POCs on the right side of page).

Career Waypoints

CWAY is a change to how we do business in enlisted career management, putting Sailors at the helm to navigate their careers.  The goal of CWAY is to help Sailors make informed decisions about their personal and professional career opportunities by placing the power of Navy career management systems at their fingertips.  

How does CWAY affect you?
CWAY modules are making the Chief of Navy Reserve's "lane change" vision a reality.  Sailors can transform from the AC to the RC via the CWAY-Reenlistment module.

"Fit" is a term used in Navy manpower and personnel management circles, and describes having the right Sailor (rating, paygrade, etc.), with the right (NEC), filling to right billets (RFAS codes, etc.) at the right cost (local fill vs. cross-assigned, for example).  The vision is to enable the SELRES ECM to offer personalized conversion opportunities directly to the Sailor and his command, with the purpose of increasing Fit, improving retention, and increasing promotion opportunity for SELRES Warriors.  

Are you an Active Component (AC) Sailor, within 10 months of EAOS, wondering about Reserve Component (RC) opportunities?
Your Career Counselor can assist you with an application to transition to the RC via CWAY.  If granted a Selected Reserve (SELRES) Reenlistment quota, you must select a drill site from the Career Management System/Interactive Detailing (CMS/ID).  In rate quotas are given out up to nine months prior to SEAOS date.  Sailors who did not  request a quota via CWAY and if they are within 90 days of SEAOS can submit a SELRES quota request via 1306/7 as per MILPERSMAND 1306-1501.  Once a quota is granted and you start the affiliation process you can expect to be contacted by a member of the Career Transition Office (CTO).  You will be assigned a Transition Assistant (TA).  The mission of the CTO is to facilitate your smooth and timely transition into the RC.  

For Sailors interested in Full Time Support (TAR) opportunities, contact the TAR ECM responsible for the rating for which you have interest.  

Interested in returning to the AC from the RC?
Check out opportunities on the RC2AC webpage here.

Frequently Asked Questions

A:  Working through your Career Counselor, you
Q:  How do I apply for a RC2RC rating conversion?
Sailor can apply for conversion via CWAY through the RC to RC module.  The CWAY application allows you to review which ratings are undermanned, the ASVAB scores, and additional job requirements or skill set required for a specific rating.  CWAY will even show you why you don't qualify for a certain rating, so you know exactly what needs to be done so that you can gain the necessary qualifications to apply for the desired advertised opportunity.
Contact Us
  • Admin and Supply Ratings 
    (901) 874-4902 DSN 882-4902
  • HM and Misc. Ratings 
  • (901) 874-4902 DSN 882-4902        
  • Aviation Ratings
    (901) 874-2260 DSN 882-2260
  • Deputy - SELRES/TAR Enlisted Community Management
    (901) 874-4508 DSN 882-4508​​​
  • Information Warfare Ratings
    (901) 874-3817 DSN 882-3817​​​
  • Seabees, MA and ​SPECWAR/SPECOPS Ratings 
    (901) 874-3193 DSN 882-3193
  • Submarine Ratings   
  • (901) 874-3817 DSN 882-3817
  • ​Surface Ratings 
    (901) 874-3761 DSN 882-3761
  • For specific rating contact information review quad charts
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Need Career, Pay or Personnel help?
Call MyNavy Career Center: 833.330.MNCC,
or 901.874.MNCC (DSN 882.6622)

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