Figure 2-18.Printed memorandum form.
capital letters at the left margin. Two spaces below
addressees. The NAVGRAM follows normal
that type "From:" and proceed as you would for
administrative (letter) channels but has priority
a naval letter. For very informal communications,
over routine correspondence.
the entire memorandum may be handwritten.
The purpose of the NAVGRAM is to reduce
NAVY MAILED MESSAGE (NAV-
Navy message volume. Releasers of Navy
GRAM). -You will use NAVGRAMs for urgent
messages must look at each prepared Joint
communications between department of defense
Message Form DD-173 to decide whether to
(DOD) addressees. Do not use them for non-DOD
transmit it electrically (naval message) or by mail