Flashcards in 23. OPNAVINST 1700.10M Sailor of the Year Program Deck (20)
The CNO established this program to recognize one sailor who represents the best of the Navy through professional and personal dedication.
SOY (Sailor of the Year)
The program was expanded to include outstanding Sailors on shore duty in what year?
In 1972, the SOY program only recognized Sailors from which Fleets?
Atlantic & Pacific
In 1982, the program was expanded further to include who?
Navy Enlisted Reservist of the Year (inactive).
What are the 9 characteristics of a potential SOY?
-Sustained Superior Performance
-Dedication to Self-Improvement
-Superior Personal Appearance
-Epitomizes expectations of an E6 & Core Values
-Ability to lead as Chief
What are the SOY eligibility requirements?
AC, FTS, SELRES, or Sailors working outside traditional Navy Chain of Command
T/F: Sailors selected for advancement to Chief are ineligible.
When is the competitive cycle for SOY?
1 Oct to 30 Sep (Fiscal Year)
SOY package photos should be in what format?
Competition dates are due to MCPON NLT when?
15 Dec of each year (dates come from Category Coordinators)
Each Command's SOY package is due to Force Commanders NLT when?
1 Dec each year
Who Coordinates Atlantic Fleet SOY?
USFF Fleet Master Chief (SOYS from all Deployable Forces)
Who Coordinates Pacific Fleet SOY?
PACFLT Fleet Master Chief (SOYS from all Deployable Forces)
Who Coordinates Navy Reserve Force SOY?
NAVRES Force Master Chief (SOYS from all SELRES in active drill status)
Who Coordinates Navy Shore SOY?
OPNAV CMC (with SOYS from type 1 & type 6 shore commands)
Type 1 & Type 6 Shore SOYS are chosen from where?
1. OPNAV Direct Report Naval Shore Activities
How many years of sustained superior performance does the SOY board consider?
The SOY board's 1 year performance review and 5 year sustained superior performance review is consistent with what other boards?
CPO Selection board
What form is used to grade SOY candidates at all levels of competition?
OPNAV 1650/17 SOY Grading Sheet