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230517-N-YR423-6340 PENSACOLA, Fla. (May 17, 2023) - Fleet Subject Matter Experts from the Navy Counselor (Counselor) Advancement Examination Readiness Review (AERR) review reference material  as they develop content for the Navy-wide advancement exam for their rating. (U.S. Navy photo by Cheryl Dengler)
The Navy Advancement Center (NAC) Department is responsible for Navy-wide administration of the Navy Enlisted Advancement System.  The NAC develops and distributes enlisted advancement examinations for Navy-wide administration, evaluates and rank-orders all candidates for advancement, applies advancement quotas from Chief of Naval Operations, and issues authority for advancement of enlisted personnel to pay grades E-4 through E-9. The NAC also produces and publishes advancement-related products such as exam-specific reference lists and serves as the principle advisor to OPNAV N132 on advancement policy issues.

Navy Enlisted Advancement System (NEAS) (CAC login required)

Visit the MyNavy HR website for career management information.

Information may also be found on MyNavy Portal  (CAC login required) on the NAC home page.  Look under "Professional Resources" in the top menu for "Navy Advancement Center."

Sailors should contact their ESO or CPPA for questions about their candidate record in the Navy Enlisted Advancement System (NEAS), such as Exam Profile Sheet, Advancement Worksheet, PMK-EE status, Exam Bibliography, Time in Rate Eligibility, HYT, Award point update, etc. For any other general advancement questions, please contact My Navy Career Center (MNCC):  Email -  Phone - 833-330-MNCC.

ESOs that need to activate or reactive their NEAS account should email:

The NAC is also responsible for hosting Advancement Examination Readiness Reviews (AERRs) throughout the year.  What is an AERR? Fleet Subject Matter Experts (FSMEs), consisting of chiefs, senior chiefs, and master chiefs provided by fleet and shore-based commands, are selected to attend their respective rating’s AERR. These teams of FSMEs review and develop the rating examination material from which enlisted advancement exams are created.  AERRs are held in Pensacola, Florida, and can last from one to two weeks.
If you are a chief, senior chief, or master chief interested in contributing to the future of your rating, go to MyNavy Portal < Professional Resources < Navy Advancement Center < Advancement Examination Readiness Review to apply.

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