milpersman 1306-983

Duty Status. Must be on active duty. 

Source rating: Applicants must be in or request to convert into the HM rating. Conversion to the HM rating will be conducted per MILPERSMAN 1440-010. 


NEC 8427/8403, open to males and females.

Age Requirement 

NEC 8427, be 30 years of age, or less, as of date of application receipt at NAVPERSCOM (PERS-407). 


NEC 8427, be in paygrade E-1 through E-5. 1306-983 CH-30, 10 Mar 2010 Page 4 of 15 

NEC 8403, be in paygrade E-5 with 2 years time in rate. 

Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB). Meet ASVAB requirement per current ASVAB NAVADMIN. 

Medical Requirements. Meet medical standards as specified in reference (b). Request for waiver of physical standards for personnel who do not meet minimum standards must be submitted per reference (b) and through the servicemember’s commanding officer (CO) via Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED), Undersea Medicine and Radiation Health (M3/50M2) to NAVPERSCOM (PERS-407). 

Hyperbaric Pressure Test. Administered per reference (c). Hyperbaric Pressure Test may be waived if a hyperbaric chamber facility is not accessible due to geographic isolation. 

Obligated Service (OBLISERV). The OBLISERV requirement for attending initial training is 36 months from class graduation date or until completion of previous OBLISERV, whichever is greater, unless released earlier by Chief of Naval Personnel (CHNAVPERS). COs shall ensure applicants understand Obligated Service to Train (OTT) options specified in MILPERSMAN 1306-106 and reference (d). No waivers. 

Performance Standards. Evaluation trait marks 3.0 or above in last 3 evaluation reports. 

Nonjudicial Punishment (NJP) or Court Conviction. The applicant may not have an NJP/court-martial or serious civil court convictions during the previous 18 months prior to the application. 

Security Clearance. Meet eligibility requirements for a SECRET clearance based on a National Agency Check with Local Agency and Credit Checks (NACLC). No waivers. 

Physical Fitness. Fleet Marine Force Reconnaissance Corpsmen must meet SEAL standards. 

Recommendation. Be recommended for initial training by the member’s current CO.