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Incentive Programs
Due to the special skills and extensive training required to become a member of the submarine and nuclear officer communities, a variety of special pay programs have been developed for eligible personnel. These pay initiatives include:

Nuclear Officer Bonus and Incentive Pay (NOBIP) (References: OPNAVINST 7220.11K)
  1. Nuclear Accession Bonus 
  2. Career Accession Bonus
  3. Nuclear Officer Continuation Bonus (COBO)
  4. Nuclear Officer Annual Incentive Pay (AIP/Rent-a-Nuke)
  5. Shift Engineer Incentive Pay (SEIP)
Continuous Submarine Duty Incentive Pay (CONSUBPAY) (Reference: OPNAVINST 7220.15B)
CONSUBPAY Entitlement Flowchart (July 2023 Drumbeat Article).

Commanding Officer Special Mission (COSM) Retention Bonus Sample Application (NAVADMIN 177/22 Submarine COSM Retention Bonus)

Supplemental reference for nuclear AQDs: BUPERSINST 1540.41E.
Signing a Contract 
**Known DFAS Issue: Due to DFAS system limitations, COBO payments at the new, higher rates are being deposited in two payments. The first deposit occurs on the contract anniversary date and the second deposit occurs several days after. If you do not receive your full amount within a week of your anniversary date, please contact PERS-42MP.** 

Officers should draft a COBO request letter (new and replacement templates below) and email a signed copy to PERS-42MP or their detailer.  Officers signing their first contact also need a command endorsement (example in templates below).

COBO Equal Payments Template
COBO Plus One Template
COBO CO Endorsement Template
COBO Renegotiation Template

Updated Submarine Duty Pay (SUBPAY) Tables (October 2021)

Point of Contact: PERS-42MP (901) 874-3934

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