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US Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (USNSEA) (400302)

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About the Course

USNSEA provides an innovative blended curriculum that is ideal for E-7, E-8, and E-9 personnel who desire to progress to the next level of the Enlisted Leadership Continuum and further their professional leadership development.

Training Objectives

This training provides a unique, quality, professional military education (PME) in a joint environment that develops stronger leaders by preparing them to fulfill their expanded and ever widening roles in the areas of leadership and management and significantly contributes to Senior Enlisted Leader development and motivation. Students will be exposed to a curriculum that focuses on: Communication Skills, Leadership, Organizational Behavior, National and International Studies, and Chief Petty Officer Professionalism.

Prerequisites

  1. Be an active duty Chief, Senior Chief, or Master Chief Petty Officer (E7-E9)
  2. Have outstanding performance documented in Direct Access.
  3. Be an excellent representative of the U.S. Coast Guard and present a sharp, trim, and fit military appearance.
  4. Be in compliance with Coast Guard and Navy weight and body fat standards.
  5. Be fit for full duty
  6. Have one year of obligated service remaining upon graduation as outlined in the Performance, Training, and Education Manual.
  7. Chief Petty Officers are required to complete the online Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education (SEJPME) Course I prior to the start of the distant learning phase.
  8. Senior and Master Chief Petty Officers are required to complete the SEJPME Course I and II prior to the start of the distant learning phase.
  9. Successful graduation from this academy satisfies the requirements for advancement eligibility to E-8.
  10. Members who have previously graduated from Chief Petty Officers Academy are eligible to apply.
  11. This course is sponsored by the Office of Leadership, COMDT (CG-128).

How to Apply

The submission deadlines for FY18 and beyond will be posted on the Office of Leadership website.


Additional information can be found by visiting the following websites:  https://usnwc.edu/senior-enlisted-academy/Program-Overview

If information is required that isn’t reflected on the websites, contact the Program Manager, MKCS Chris Wilson, at 202-475-5511 or via email Christopher.H.Wilson@uscg.mil or the CGs Liaison/Instructor, SCPO Mark Coady at mark.coady@unswc.edu

Application Requirements

 

  1. CG Memo Format
  2. No more than 2 pages; excluding endorsements
  3. 12 point text, single spaced, single sided
  4. Memo is from the member and addressed to the USNSEA Appointment Board
  5. Subject is APPLICATION FOR USNSEA

 

Paragraph one:

  1. EMPLID
  2. Date of Rank
  3. Gender
  4. Unit Name and Address
  5. Contact Numbers
  6. Email Address
  7. TIS & TIG
  8. Two session dates that you can attend

 

Paragraph two:

Describe current responsibilities and collateral duties as they relate to the supporting the Commandant’s Direction and Priorities.

 

Paragraph three:
Describe how you have incorporated the Coast Guard Ethos and Core Values into your everyday life, both on duty and off duty.

 

Paragraph four:
Describe why you believe this opportunity will help you become a more effective leader. 

 

Command Endorsements:

Required from the member’s Commanding Officer and Gold or Silver Badge, and must be submitted as a new page endorsement. Endorsements should address at a minimum: 

  1. That the member will be an excellent CG representative
  2. Member presents a sharp military appearance
  3. Member is fit for full duty and meets CG weight requirements
  4. Member’s involvement in the Chief’s Mess and Chief Petty Officer Association
  5. Why the member should be selected to attend this academy

 

Enclosures:

 

  1. (2) 8x10 photo of member in TROPS; one facing forward and one facing to the side, full length

  2. Completed CG Personal Fitness Form (CG-6049)

All documents shall be combined and saved as a single PDF titled: Member Name USNSEA Application FY__ and emailed to the Program Manager identified above. For information on the selection process on this course, please review the signed PRECEPT.

Class Convening Dates

 

Class #

Application Deadline

Online Start Date

Online Completion Date

Resident Start Date

Resident Completion Date

209

07/14/17

08/21/17

10/06/17

10/16/17

11/03/17

210

08/21/17

10/02/17

11/17/17

11/27/17

12/15/17

211

09/25/17

11/13/17

01/12/18

01/22/18

02/09/18

212

10/30/17

12/18/17

02/16/18

02/26/18

03/16/18

213

12/15/17

02/05/18

03/23/18

04/02/18

04/20/18

214

01/29/18

03/12/18

04/27/18

05/07/18

05/25/18

215

02/26/18

04/16/18

06/01/18

06/11/18

06/29/18

216

04/02/18

05/21/18

07/20/18

07/30/18

08/17/18

217

05/28/18

07/16/18

08/31/18

09/10/18

09/28/18

218 closed 08/27/18 10/12/18 10/22/18 11/09/18
219 09/15/18 10/01/18 11/16/18 11/26/18 12/14/18
220 10/01/18 11/19/18 01/18/19 01/28/19 02/14/19
221 TBD 12/17/18 02/15/19 02/25/19 03/15/19
222 TBD 02/11/19 03/29/19 04/08/19 04/26/19
223 TBD 03/11/19 04/26/19 05/06/19 05/23/19
224 TBD 04/15/19 05/31/19 06/10/19 06/28/19
225 TBD 05/20/19 07/19/19 07/29/19 08/16/19
226 TBD 07/15/19 08/30/19 09/09/19 09/27/19

 

Class includes 2 weeks of Holiday Stand down (from 25 DEC 17 - 07 JAN 18) during online phase

Class includes 2 weeks of Summer Stand down (from 02-15 JUL 18) during online phase

 

Program Manager

MKCS Chris Wilson, COMDT (CG-128), phone 202-475-5511, email Christopher.H.Wilson@uscg.mil

Additional Information

For additional information please visit the TQC website.