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FY18-01 TEST PILOT SCHOOL (TPS) SELECTION BOARD RESULTS

Date Signed: 2/22/2018
MARADMINS Number: 118/18

R 221756Z FEB 18
MARADMIN 118/18
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MM//
SUBJ/FY18-01 TEST PILOT SCHOOL (TPS) SELECTION BOARD RESULTS//
REF/A/MSGID: DOC/CMC WASHINGTON DC/YMD: 20160531//
REF/B/MSGID: DOC/CMC WASHINGTON DC/YMD: 20140918//
REF/C/MSGID: MSG/CMC WASHINGTON DC MM/DTG: 020840Z NOV 17//
NARR/REF A IS MCO 1542.3C, UNITED STATES NAVY TEST PILOT SCHOOLS. REF B IS MCO 1300.8, MARINE CORPS PERSONNEL ASSIGNMENT POLICY. REF C IS THE FY18-01 TPS SELECTION BOARD ANNOUNCEMENT.//
POC/M.AMSPACHER/LTCOL/XO/MAD PATUXENT RIVER/TEL: (301) 342-1421, DSN 342-1421, E-MAIL: MARK.AMSPACHER@NAVY.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  The FY18-01 TPS selection board convened on 17 January 2018 aboard NAS Patuxent River in accordance with the references.
2.  The FY18-01 TPS primary selections for assignment to the U.S. Naval TPS are as follows:
Rank   Name               MOS   Selected for
Capt   Grimes, Jason     7565  NTPS 156, AH-1 HX-21/NAS Pax River
Capt   Recker, Matthew   7566  NTPS 156, CH-53 HX-21/NAS Pax River
Capt   Jones, Michael    7523  NTPS 156, F/A-18 VX-23/NAS Pax River
Capt   Davin, Joseph     7315  NTPS 156, UAS UASTD/NAS Pax River
Maj    Min, Andrew       7525  NTPS 156, F/A-18 VX-31/NAS China Lake
Capt   Anderson, Hugh    7523  NTPS 156, F-35 461st/Edwards AFB
3. The FY18-01 TPS alternate selections for assignment to the U.S. Naval TPS are as follows:
Rank   Name               MOS   Alternate for
Capt   Curry, Preston    7565  AH-1 HX-21/NAS Pax River
Capt   Kanode, Kyle      7566  CH-53 HX-21/NAS Pax River
Maj    Jindrich, Richard 7523  F/A-18 VX-23/NAS Pax River
Capt   Blake, Jordan     7588  UAS UASTD/NAS Pax River
Capt   Jewitt, Daniel    7525  F/A-18 VX-31/NAS China Lake
Capt   Taylor, Devin     7509  F-35 461st/Edwards AFB
4.  Officers selected should contact their monitor stating acceptance for school assignment orders within two weeks of the release of this message.
5.  The quantity and type, model, series(T/M/S)requirement for pilot, NFO and UAS selectees is based upon anticipated testing requirements for aircraft procurement programs up to two years in advance.  Because testing requirements change, the quantity and T/M/S to be selected can and do change up to the date of the board.  For this reason, all interested pilots and NFOs were encouraged to submit packages.  Officers who submitted packages but were not selected and desire to be considered on future boards are required to re-submit their application, including online applications, all required enclosures, and command endorsements.
6.  For additional information, contact Maj Northam, XO, Marine Aviation Detachment, Patuxent River, MD at comm (301)342-1421 or DSN 342-1421 or via email at eric.r.northam1@navy.mil.
7.  This MARADMIN is not applicable to the Marine Corps reserve.
8.  Release authorized by MajGen Robert F. Castellvi, Director, Manpower Management Division.//



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