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Command Career Counselors

Below are frequently asked questions and concerns by Command Career Counselors (CCC) regarding the transition process from the Active Duty Component to the Reserve Component (AC2RC), and the process to affiliate service members into the Selected Reserve (SELRES). If you require additional assistance after viewing this information, please contact MNCC at 833-330-MNCC (6622).
Q:  What role does the Reserve Processing and Affiliation Center (RPAC) facilitate in the Enlisted AC2RC transition process?
Answer:   RPAC facilitates the transition of enlisted service members approved through Career Waypoints (C-Way) or an approved NAVPERS 1306/7.  RPAC will make the transition as smooth as possible by streamlining the transition process.
Q:  What instruction governs the Enlisted AC2RC process?
Answer:   Please reference MILPERSMAN 1306-1501, the governing instruction on Enlisted Active Component to Reserve Component (AC2RC) transition procedures.
Q:  What do I need to do to start the process?
Answer:  Refer to the MILPERSMAN 1306-1501 for guidance on submitting SELRES applications.
Sailors who do not receive a Reserve Component (RC) quota prior to leaving Active Duty must contact a Navy Reserve Recruiter if they desire to affiliate with the RC as a SELRES Sailor.

Q:  How does the service member apply for a SELRES quota if they currently have an approved Active Duty quota?
Answer:  Refer to MILPERSMAN 1160-140 for information on returning an Active Duty quota to apply for a SELRES quota.
Q:  When does the SELRES C-Way Reenlistment quota expire? 
Answer:  30 days after your separation date if no contact is made.

Q:  How do I find out if the service member qualifies for an affiliation bonus?
Answer:      Bonus eligibility will be determined based on the latest guidance from CNRFC, Enlisted Incentives (N112). You can view the current policy at (CAC enabled website)
Q:  What Reserve benefits are available to the service member when they transition from AC2RC?
Answer:   Click the following link for more information regarding Reserve Affiliation Benefits, which provides in-depth information about Transitional Assistance Management Program (TAMP), financial incentives, Reserve Retirement, education, and Post 9/11 GI-Bill utilization and transferability:

Q:  What website can I reference to get more information about the SELRES community?
Answer:   Follow these links for information about the SELRES. These links provide information regarding the organizational categories that further define commitment status and responsibilities associated with joining the Navy Reserve:

Q:  How can I get in contact with the Career Waypoints Helpdesk?
Answer:   C-WAY Help Desk: (901) 874-2102; DSN 882-2102 or 882-5672; or or by visiting

Q:  How can I get in contact with a SELRES Enlisted Community Manager or a Technical Advisor?
Answer:  Information and POCs for the Selected Reserve Community can be found at:
Q:  Must Sailors being separated under involuntary conditions affiliate as a drilling reservists to receive Involuntary Separation Pay (ISP)?
Answer:   No.  Affiliating in the IRR and/or SELRES satisfies a member's reserve obligation requirement for ISP IAW MPM 1910-050.
Q:  How does a Sailor apply for ISP?
Refer to MILPERSMAN 1910-050 Enlisted Involuntary Separation Pay-Reserve Requirements and Obligations as well as the link below:
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