being selected for promotion to the next higher rank.
Other special selection boards require a full-length
photograph to be included in the applicant's package,
such as the limited duty officer program, Sailor of the
Year, and other programs in which a selection board
process is used. Candidates for officer promotion and
LDO or CWO selection boards should refer to
NAVPERS Manual, 15560C, and NAVMILPERS-
than that of normal head-and-shoulders portraits. The
background for full-length photographs must be a
contrasting color from the uniform of the subject.
Normally, white seamless paper is used because it
coverage for the subject's head and extend to the deck
so the subject is standing on it. You should protect the
background from footprints and tears by laying down a
protective material, such as paper or acetate.
Basic Photography Course