The U.S. Navy has announced that officers in Unrestricted Line (URL) communities must now be screened by administrative boards in order to attend in-residence graduate education (IRGE) programs. Tuition assistance, graduate education vouchers, and other opportunities remain open for all officers, without the board requirement. URL officers in year group 2015 and beyond will be required to graduate from an IRGE program prior to assuming major command. However, these officers will be able to screen for major command prior to graduating from an in-residence program. For information about graduate education opportunities, visit the Navy Personnel Command (NPC) website. To contact your detailer, visit the NPC PERS-4 detailing website.
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