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During their career intermission, CIP participants are exempt from consideration for promotion or advancement. Upon returning to active duty, the participant’s date of rank is adjusted, allowing the participant to remain competitive with those people at the same experience level. Numerous CIP participants, Officer and enlisted, have been promoted following their participation in the program.
For Officers, the date of rank is adjusted to a later date based on the length of the participant’s intermission. For enlisted Sailors, enlisted time in rate (TIR) and effective date of paygrade are adjusted to a later date based on the length of the participant’s intermission. Our Sailors are the cornerstone of our service, and we remain committed to providing opportunities for them to excel long-term with our Navy.