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SUBJ/INFORMATION WARFARE (IW) WARFARE TACTICS INSTRUCTOR (WTI)
/APPLICATION ANNOUNCEMENT FOR CYCLE 22-1//
REF/A/MSGID:DOC/CNO WASHINGTON DC/11JAN2021//
REF/B/MSGID:DOC/SECNAV WASHINGTON DC/DECEMBER 2020//
REF/C/MSGID:DOC/NAVINFOWARDEVCEN NORFOLK VA/17AUG2021//
REF/D/MSGID:MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/042056ZNOV20//
NARR/Ref (a) is the CNOs NAVPLAN 2021, Ref (b) is Tri-Service Maritime Strategy: Advantage at Sea, Prevailing with Integrated All-Domain Naval Power, Ref (c) is the Information Warfare, WTI (Warfare Tactics Instructor) Program Instruction 1501.1D that includes purpose, program description, eligibility requirements, and application process. Ref (d) is NAVADMIN 298/20, the US Navy COVID-19 Standardized Operational Guidance Version 3.1//
POC1/Betancourt, Ronald/CDR/IW WTI Program Manager/LOC: Norfolk, VA
POC2/Gray, James (Tre’)/CWO4/Deputy IW WTI Deputy Program Manager
/LOC: Norfolk, VA/EMAIL:james.e.gray(at)navy.mil /james.e.gray(at)navy.smil.mil/TEL:757-836-2823//
GENTEXT/RMKS/1. NIWDC announces the solicitation of applications for the 22-1 IW WTI Training Development Cycle (TDC). NIWDC seeks outstanding Navy, Marine Corps, and US Coast Guard IW officers (O1-O4, CWO2-4), and senior enlisted (E7-E8) professionals to join this advanced cadre of warfighting focused IW experts. Prior enlisted experience required for O1.
2. Why WTI. References (a) and (b) state the necessity for a resilient, penetrating, and integrated all-domain naval power to compete and win today while accelerating the development of a more lethal future fleet. Our IW professionals must be able to outthink and outfight our adversaries by cultivating a culture of warfighting excellence and integrating IW capabilities and effects across the naval warfighting spectrum. Essential to achieving this end state is the development of the IW WTI. IW personnel suitable for nomination should be top performers in their organization, who regularly demonstrate tactical excellence. Desired WTIs candidates should be battle-minded, approachable, credible, and humble who seek opportunities to mentor and develop IW and URL warfighters.
3. WTI Selection Process.
3a. Review reference (c), which describes the IWWP eligibility and application requirements, in preparation for submitting a WTI application. Ref (c) is available for download at:
https:(slashslash)intelshare.intelink.gov/sites/NIWDC-Doctrine-CIE /IW_WTI along with a WTI application as a .PDF fillable form. Failure to submit all required application documents by 04 October 2021 may result in non-selection for this cycle.
3b. 22-1 WTI TDC will be offered for the following IW Mission Areas:
-Meteorology and Oceanography Operations (METOC)
-Intelligence Operations (INTEL)
-Command and Control/Cyberspace Operations (C2/CO)
-Electronic Warfare Operations (EW)
3c. Submit fillable form application with required enclosures in a single .PDF document via the link in paragraph 3.a NLT 04 October 2021. If unable to comply with package submission requirement above, contact the message POCs for further coordination and guidance.
3d. Final selections will be announced via message traffic NLT 25 October 2021.
3e. Selected WTI Candidates will be provided reading material and a list of administrative requirements in preparation for 22-1. All Candidates will be expected to pass a comprehensive initial assessment upon arrival.
3f. Selected WTI Candidates will attend the 22-1 TDC, a 12-week commitment, from 24 January 2022 through 15 April 2022. Candidates that successfully complete the WTI TDC will be designated as IW WTIs. 3g. NIWDC will fund all travel and per diem expenses for candidates outside the local area. Travel details will be coordinated SEPCOR with each Candidate following selection.
3h. US Navy enlisted applicants must be able to graduate the WTI TDC at least 10 months ahead of their current PRD.
3i. US Navy officer applicants within 12 months of PRD must include correspondence from their community detailer with concurrence they are able to attend if selected.
3j. Applicants conducting a permanent change of station move between selection and 22-1 training completion are still encouraged to apply. Nominating command POCs must coordinate with detailers and the gaining command to resolve potential timing conflicts whenever possible.
4. COVID-19 Considerations:
4a. WTI training is considered mission essential travel and directly supports fleet warfighting requirements.
4b. Any ROM or other COVID-19 related requirements will be conducted in accordance with regional guidance.
5. NIWDC is planning another WTI TDC in July 2022. Anticipate announcement message release in April 2022.
6. Guidance to Commanders: Please ensure applications are submitted with your endorsement IAW section 3.c of this message. Endorsements must contain the following statement:
Applicant meets all requirements outlined in NAVINFOWARDEVCEN 1501.1C, the physical fitness standards of OPNAVINST 6110.1J, and has an active TS/SCI security clearance.
7. IW WTIs Operationally Focused Lethality Driven.//