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Navy SDAP May 2016 Update

NAVADMIN 120-16

Updated: May 25, 2016

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NAVADMIN 120/16

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SUBJ/SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT PAY//

REF/A/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/071311ZJUL14//
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NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 156/14, SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT PAY. REF B IS OPNAVINST 1160.6B, SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT PAY (SDAP) PROGRAM. REF C IS DOD INSTRUCTION 1304.27, AWARD AND ADMINISTRATION OF SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT PAY.//

RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces revised Special Duty Assignment Pay (SDAP) levels for the regular component, reserve component, full-time support (FTS) and qualified selected reserve enlisted personnel on active duty and supersedes reference (a). The SDAP program enhances our Navy’s ability to size, shape, and stabilize our force by providing a monetary incentive to encourage enlisted personnel with specific designated skills to apply their knowledge and experience to uniquely challenging assignments.

2. Increases to existing levels are effective immediately. Reductions are effective 60 days from the release of this NAVADMIN. All changes to levels are summarized in paragraph 6 for ease of reference. SDAP levels, new special duty assignments (SDA), SDAP reductions, and unit identification code (UIC) revisions are provided at the following website: BUPERS SRB. Commands are responsible to ensure increases and decreases are submitted via their local servicing Personnel Support Detachments (PSD) or into the Navy Standard Integrated Personnel System.

3. Commanding officers are required to certify that service members meet all qualifying criteria established by references (b), (c) and this NAVADMIN prior to receiving SDAP. Qualification criteria includes: All qualifications completed, including personal qualification standards and under instruction watches, and assigned to and working in a billet on the command’s enlisted distribution verification process identified as an SDA.

4. Each Sailor is eligible for only one SDAP entitlement at a time and, unless otherwise noted, commands must ensure the number of personnel receiving SDAP does not exceed the number of authorized SDAP billets.

5. Commands holding SDAP billets are reminded that annual re-certification required by reference (b) begins in June. Guidance for the re-certification process will be announced via separate correspondence. Commands, via PSD if applicable, are responsible for making any rate adjustments as directed by this NAVADMIN.

6. Summary of changes to SDAP levels:

Billet Old Level New Level Billet Identification
9585/9587/2187/2186 SD-6 SD-5 Production Recruiter
8235 SD-1 SD-2 0TACAMO E-6 Flight Engineer
9501/9502 added SD-1 ATG Instructor
NMTI added SD-2 Navy Military Training Instructors
3374 added SD-1 CVN 68 Class Reactor Dept. Conventional Sailors

7. Additional Information on SDAP is located at BUPERS SRB. However, skill specific
questions should be directed to the appropriate enlisted community managers which can be found on the NPC website. Commands and units unable to access the listed website should contact any of the listed points of contact to obtain the revised SDAP rates.

8. Points of contact:
a. Program manager: MMNCM James Lucky, PERS-81, (901) 874-3215/DSN 882, or via e-mail at james.lucky1(at)navy.mil
b. Non-Nuclear: PSC Stannie Gregoire, Pers-81, (901) 874-3260/DSN 882, or via e-mail at stannie.gregoire(at)navy.mil
c. Nuclear: ETNCM Jeremiah Ledda, OPNAV N133D2A, (703) 604-5492/DSN 664, or via e-mail at jeremiah.ledda(at)navy.mil or bullnuke(at)navy.mil

9. This message will remain in effect until superseded or canceled, whichever occurs first.

10. Released by Vice Admiral W. F. Moran, N1.//

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