The Navy has announced that effective immediately, incoming first-term enlisted Sailors assigned to sea duty billets in Japan, Guam and Spain will be assigned to longer tour lengths. Prescribed Sea Tours (PST) for first-term Sailors assigned to FDNF sea duty billets will be up to a maximum of 48 months accompanied by dependents and 48 months unaccompanied. If a Sailor's dependents are not given command sponsorship, a maximum of 24 months unaccompanied orders will be issued. This change only applies to first-term Sailors on their way to their first sea duty tour in Japan, Guam and Spain, and does not apply to assignments listed in exhibit one of MILPERSMAN 1300-308.
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