officer or survey board to investigate the circumstances
of the lost, damaged, or destroyed property. An example
is when circumstances indicate criminal action or gross
negligence. The CO is designated to take final action on
the DD Form 200 under all but the following
The property value or cost of repair exceeds
,000 or financial responsibility is involved.
The DD Form 200 lists property for which the
CO is personally responsible.
The CO may not always have the authority to take
final action or for some reason may desire to forward
the report to higher authority for action. In such cases,
the CO makes suitable recommendations and forwards
Senior and master chief petty officers play a key role
in the Navys manpower plan. When requesting
manpower or manpower authorization changes, base
your requests on a ZERO-BASE concept. Keep in mind
that manpower resources should be kept to the minimum
required for mission accomplishment.
Manpower authorization reviews should be
conducted annually with any change requests submitted
5 to 9 months before the required change is needed.
When determining the minimum manpower
required, refer to the occupational standards or naval
standards for the particular rating or rate. Use the
following criteria in deciding the minimum grade
Amount of responsibility
Number of people supervised
Lowest grade in which the rating is authorized
NAVY ENLISTED CLASSIFICATION CODES
(NECs) identify personnel with special skills not
included in their rating. They play an important role in
helping you determine manpower requirements. The
three types of NECs are ENTRY series, RATING series,
and SPECIAL series. Each NEC is assigned a sequence
code. Entry series NECs are assigned sequence code 1.
All other NECs are assigned code numbers 2 through 8.
The lower the sequence code, the higher the NEC
priority. NEC WP-9999 is used to identify shore billets
requiring women petty officers.
An important manpower tool is the ENLISTED
DISTRIBUTION AND VERIFICATION REPORT
(EDVR), issued to each command monthly. The EDVR
is a statement of the commands enlisted personnel
account. The EDVR is made up of 12 sections. You will
be most concerned with sections 1 through 4. Section 4
is a listing of all enlisted persons, except deserters, in
the command. The accuracy of the EDVR is important
to your command; take an active part in verifying the
information it contains.
Every operation in our Navy must be conducted as
effectively and efficiently as possible. You should know
the cost and time it takes your people to produce a
Each year the Navy must plan its budget based on
its mission. This budget process filters down to every
field activity, division, and work center in the Navy.
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Commander Naval Supply Systems Command,
Washington, D.C., 1989.
Catalog of Navy Training Courses (CONTRACT), Vol
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Enlisted Transfer Manual, NAVPERS 15909D, Office
of the Chief of Naval Personnel, Washington, D.C.,
Financial Management in the Navy, NAVEDTRA
10792-E, Naval Education and Training Program
Management Support Activity, Pensacola, Fla.,
Manpower Planning Systems, SECNAVINST
5312.10C, Office of the Secretary of the Navy,
Washington, D.C., 1974.
Manual of Navy Enlisted Manpower and Personnel
Classifications and Occupational Standards,
Section II, NAVPERS 18068G, Office of the Chief
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Manual of Total Force Manpower Policies and
Procedures, OPNAVINST 1000.16G, Office of the
Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.,