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412 Department Heads



Are you interested in applying for Early Command (PC and MCM)? 
LT and LCDR Command Screening Boards convene semi-annually and coincide with the Department Head and Major Command board. All application material must be received no later than 10 calendar days prior to the board's convening. Early Command is slated after the completion of the board but may be delayed until the next 2nd Tour DH slate. Contact the 2nd Tour Department Head Detailer with any questions.  

***Next Early Command board convenes on 12 June 2023.  All applications are due by 01 June 2023***



What are 1st and 2nd Tour Department Head Billets?
Department Head Billets


What are the upcoming Department Head Class Convenings?  
Department Head Class Convenings (OCT 2023)

How does the 1st Tour DH slating process work?
How does the 2nd Tour DH slating process work?
Surface Warfare Officer Lieutenant Commander Retention Bonus (SWO LRB)
NAVADMIN 136/17  - establishes the Surface Warfare Officer Lieutenant Commander Retention Bonus (SWO LRB) for eligible SWOs.  This program replaces the SWO Critical Skills Retention Bonus (SWOCS) and no new contracts will be signed under the SWOCS program. See "Useful links" on the right side of the page for directions on how to apply. 

Click the Battle Admin link for info on:

         Commonly requested templates           LIMDU
         Record Mgmt / Updates                       OHARP/SEMINAR
         AQDs                                                 Official Photo


Click the Career Info link for info on:
         Career Timing                                    Graduate Education
         SWO Career Planner                           Selection Boards
         Lateral Transfer                                  Flag Aide 
         Interservice Transfer                           Resignation
         IA/GSA                                              Tour Lengths
         JPME                                                  Co-location        
         Subspecialty Codes                             Surface Reserves

Are you interested in coming back on active duty as a department head?  View our Reserve Recall page for information.

Useful Links
How to apply for SWO LRB
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