Sample Nomination Format for Operational Short Courses

Active Duty Members Only
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Command Letterhead


From:  Commanding Officer/OIC, [INSERT: Command Name]

To:    Commanding Officer, Navy Medicine Operational Training Center (NMOTC) ATTN: Operational Short Course Coordinator,

       220 Hovey Road, Pensacola, FL  32508-1047




1. The following information provides data for a member from my command:


      a. [INSERT: LName, FName, MI], [INSERT: Rate/Rank], [INSERT: Corps or NEC], USN

    1. [INSERT: Complete SSN] [INSERT: DOD ID#];

    2. [INSERT: Officer Designator or Enlisted NEC]/[INSERT: NOBC],[INSERT: Current assignment and title]

    3. [All NC Nominations INSERT: TNCC Expiration Date (or ‘No TNCC’)]

    4. [INSERT: Member email address]

    5. Work Phone: [INSERT: Commercial & DSN Phone #]

    6. Work address: [INSERT: Complete command mailing address]

    7. Gender: [INSERT: “Male” or “Female”]

    8. Job Status: [INSERT: Job title or status]


      b. Course Nominated for:  [INSERT: Course Name, Course Number and Course Dates]

      c. Point of departure: [INSERT: Airport or Base]

      d. Mode of transportation to course: [INSERT: Method of transportation to training location – air/pov/etc]

      e. Command POC who will receive accounting data: [INSERT: Complete Name, Phone #, and E-MAIL address]

      f. Head, Staff Education and Training Department: [INSERT: Complete Name / Put “N/A if this doesn’t apply to your command]

      g. Head, Mobilization Office: [INSERT: Complete Name / Put “N/A if this doesn’t apply to your command]

      h. List previous operational course(s) completed: [INSERT: Course title and approximate date attended of any of the Operational Medicine Short Courses managed by NMOTC]

      i. Member's Mobilization Platform and BSC assigned: [INSERT: Platform Assignment if applicable].  Justification: [INSERT: Justification for attending course]



2.  The individual nominated is available for training and has the full endorsement of the nominating command. Based upon that commitment, a member from the executive leadership from this command will notify NMOTC if the member has to cancel by separate cover at least one to two weeks (or earlier) prior to the class convening date.




            Commanding Officer/Executive

            Officer/Director for Administration or

            Head Staff Education by dir


Nomination Letters (pdf format) should be written on command letterhead and signed by the CO/OIC, or another officer with TAD approving authority. Send via encrypted email to the NMOTC Operational Short Course Coordinator  ( This email does not accept encrypted emails. Contact the coordinator at (850) 452-2851 for encrypted emails.

If email is not an option, nominations can be mailed to the address below. Please allow adequate time when sending via mail. Nominations received after the deadline will NOT be considered.

Commanding Officer
Navy Medicine Operational Training Center
ATTN: Academics Department
Operational Short Course Coordinator
220 Hovey Road
Pensacola, FL  32508-1047