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Ref:(a) OPNAVINST 1420.1B(b) NAVADMIN 090/17 The following is a block-by-block list of instructions and exceptions for the FY-19 LDO/CWO application. Where conflicts exist between reference (a) and these instructions, these instructions take precedence. LDO/CWO applicants applying for a commission using the Officer Programs Application, OPNAV 1420.1 (Rev. 01-2008) which is identified in reference (a). Complete only the blocks applicable to the LDO/CWO program. Leave blank all blocks that are not required. Enter “NA” in blocks that are required but do not apply to you.TO FILL OUT THE APPLICATION, YOU MUST ENABLE JAVASCRIPT AND USE ADOBE 7.0 OR NEWERApplicant’s Name (Last, First, MI) and Rate/Rank: Self explanatory.SSN:Enter numbers only, hyphens will fill in automatically. Click “OK” on any error pop up messages. This may take several tries.Block 2.Indicate Programs to Which Applying: Check LDO, CWO, or both, as applicable.Block 3.Desired Community/Designator: List a maximum of two. Refer to Chapter 7, paragraph 9c(2) of reference (a) for examples.Block 4.Gender: Not required.Block 5.Date of Birth: Self explanatory.Block 6.Citizenship: Refer to Chapter 2, paragraph 3 of reference (a).6a. U.S. Citizen: Required for all applicants.6b. Place of Birth: Required for all applicants.6c. Naturalized Citizens: Required for naturalized citizens. A copy of a naturalization certificate, a copy of a DD1966/1, or a NAVPERS 1070/613 signed by your commanding officer or “by direction” must be included as an enclosure to your application.6d. Citizenship Certificate: Required for applicants born abroad to U.S. Citizens. A copy of a U.S. birth certificate or equivalent from a U.S. Embassy or the State Department (FS 240, FS 545, or DS 1320) or a NAVPERS 1070/613 signed by your commanding officer or “by direction” must be included as an enclosure to your application.The documents listed above are the only acceptable forms of citizenship verification. Block 7.Marital Status: Not required. Block 8.Number of Dependents: Not required.Block 9.UIC: Self explanatory.Block 10.PRD: Self explanatory.Block 11.Command Address: Command mailing address and contact information.Block 12.Current Mailing Address: Your home mailing address and contact information.Block 13.Race: Not required.Block 14.TIR: DD MMM YY format. For E6s TIR date is usually 01 JAN XX or 01 JUL XX of the advancement year, not necessarily the same as the advancement date. Block 15.Branch of Service and Component: Check as appropriate. Block 16.Warfare Qualifications: List all warfare designators (ESWS, EAWS, IDW, PJ, etc.).Block 17. Active Duty Service Date: Self explanatory.Block 18.Testing Scores: Not required.Block 19.PRT Information: Not required.Block 20.Duty Assignment History: List your last five commands starting with your current command first and working backwards.Block 21.High School: High school graduation or GED is required to apply. High school transcripts or GED certificates are not required.High school graduates complete lines 21(a) and 21(b). GED graduates enter the awarding activity, city, and state on line 21(b)(1) and provide your completion date on line 21(c).Block 22.College: Provide a copy of transcripts only if a degree is not already in your OMPF. Command certified true copy is acceptable.Block 23.Degree Preference: Not required.Block 24.Personal Awards: List awards (Navy Achievement Medal or higher) in precedence order. Submit only copies of award citations not already reflected in your OMPF. Do not send 1650s. Enclose a continuation page if necessary.Block 25.Service Schools: List service schools attended. Do not submit Joint Service Transcripts. Enclose a continuation page if necessary.Block 26.Correspondence Course: List only those correspondence courses not required for advancement. Enclose a continuation page if necessary.Block 27.Extracurricular Activities: List significant activities or leadership roles (i.e., Youth Program Director, Little League Coach, etc.). Do not list activities in an attempt to fill the blocks (i.e., member of roadside cleanup, member of command softball team, etc.).Block 28.Special Abilities:Self-explanatory. Block 29.Civil/Military Offense(s): Check “yes” or “no”. If yes, list all incidents. To meet eligibility requirements, no adverse info such as NJP and/or civil conviction after 1 OCT 2014. Minor offenses (<$300 fine) are acceptable.Offenses:List all offences (i.e. Speeding, DUI, UCMJ Article 92)Place of Offence: Self explanatory.Disposition of OffenseIf prior to 1 October 2014 enter disposition such as “guilty”, “not guilty”, “guilty at NJP (or court martial)”, “dismissed”, etc.If after 1 October 2014 enter disposition and punishment awarded such as “guilty, $200 fine” or “NJP, 45/45, ? mos pay X 2”, etc.Date of Disposition(s): Enter the date that punishment was awarded or the date that any appeals were finalized.Block 30.Drug Use/Alcohol Related Incidents: Enter only drug or alcohol use that resulted in a drug or alcohol related incident. If none, enter “NA.”Block 31.Previous Applications to Any Commissioning Programs: Self explanatory. Enter date as fiscal year of application (i.e., FY-17 not selected) Blocks 32 – 34.Personnel Security Information: Not required.Block 35.PCS Orders: Not required.Page 6 of 14. Privacy Act: You MUST sign and date Privacy Act statement.Page 7 of 14. Personal Statements: Self explanatory. Page 8 of 14. Personal Statements (Continued).Make any waiver requests here (i.e. block 29 fines >$300.00).Submit your statement of service in part 3 of personal statement in the format found on Appendix F, page F-3 of reference (a). Do not use the table provided on the application for your statement of service. This should be a line-by-line accounting for each enlistment with the current enlistment discharge date of 01 OCT 2018 to compute total service. List all enclosures. Enclosure (1) must be at least THREE but no more than FIVE Interview Appraisal Sheets. E-6 applicants must submit a January 2017 E-7 exam profile sheet as enclosure (2).Page 9 of 14. Commanding Officer’s Recommendation. Fill out all information except:“Is the candidate under PCS orders?” Not required .“Member ranked __ out of __ current applicants for same program from my command.” Not required. COs must rank candidates using the two lines under the “For LDO/CWO” header.Page 10 of 14.Commanding Officer’s Recommendation. See Chapter 7, paragraph 13 of reference (a) for guidance to COs. See Chapter 7, paragraph 13f for guidance on applicants who PCS before applications are submitted. The CO’s statement MUST: Include the required statement found in paragraph 4g of reference (b). Endorse any waiver requests made by the applicant on page 8.Be signed by the applicant’s CO. “By direction” is not authorized. “Acting” is acceptable in exigent circumstances. Digital signatures are acceptable.Pages 11 through 14 are not required. Remove them from the application and shred to protect PII. ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE 1.Commands and applicants should use the checklist found at http://www.public.navy.mil/bupers-npc/boards/administrative/ldo_cwo/Pages/default.aspx to ensure all eligibility requirements are met and the application is complete prior to submission. The checklist should be stapled to the inside left of the folder. 2.E6 candidates should submit their November 2017 evaluation as an addendum to their application using the format found at http://www.public.navy.mil/bupers-npc/boards/administrative/ldo_cwo/Pages/default.aspx3.Interview appraisal sheets. Interview appraisals may use NAVCRUIT 1131/5 Rev 02-2014 or Rev 02-2017. A copy may be found at http://www.sta-21.navy.mil/forms/1131_5_1%282-2014%29.pdf. All blocks must be completed and signed by the interviewer. Digital signatures using a CAC certificate are acceptable. Interview appraisals are not required for CWO to LTJG applicants.4.Applicants for the following designators must submit documentation of a PIP, FALANT or civilian Ishihara test to determine color vision.LDO611X – Surface Deck612X – Surface Operations616X – Surface Ordnance620X – Nuclear Power626X – Submarine Ordnance629X – Submarine Comms636X – Aviation Ordnance639X – Air Traffic Control648X – EODCWO7111 – Boatswain7121 – Operations Tech (Surface)7151 – Special Warfare Tech7161 – Ordnance Tech (Surface)7171 – Special Warfare Combatant Craft7261 – Ordnance Tech (Submarine)7360 – Aviation Ordnance Tech5.Submit applications as directed in paragraph 5 of reference (b). Applications should be in a plain, brown, letter-size file folder; no pocket folders and no paper clips or staples. Attach a label with the applicant’s name, requested designator(s), and rate using the following format:3230880163830004256405952533185109144000-7620028575JONES, JOHN P 641X/649XYN1 6.Commands and applicants should monitor BOL to check the status of applications. Status updates occur on Wednesdays starting the first Wednesday in October.Refer to the “FY-19 Explanation of Error Codes” found at http://www.public.navy.mil/bupers-npc/boards/administrative/ldo_cwo/Pages/default.aspx.----------------------------------------------------------------Applicants with error codes may submit corrections via encrypted e-mail to the PERS 803 points of contact listed in reference (b). Errors not corrected by the supplemental information due date listed in reference (b) will result in that application not being presented to the board.7. Addendums must be submitted by the applicant and the information verified by the applicant’s CO or “By direction.” Submit addendums using the format found at http://www.public.navy.mil/bupers-npc/boards/administrative/ldo_cwo/Pages/default.aspx.Addendums must be received by the due dates listed in reference (b). Late submissions will not be presented to the board.BOL will not update to reflect receipt of addendums. To verify receipt, contact the NPC Customer Service Center or a PERS 803 point of contact listed in reference (b).

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