Reporting an offense can be done orally or in
the form of a written report chit. If your
command has a locally prepared report chit, you
should use that form; otherwise, you can use the
standard Navy report chit, Report and Disposition
of Offense(s), NAVPERS 1626/7.
After a report chit is submitted, the commanding
officer assigns a junior officer or senior petty
officer to conduct a preliminary inquiry of the
preliminary inquiry then go to executive
officers inquiry (XOI), also known as a
screening mast. At the XOI, the executive
officer will either dismiss the report chit or
forward it to the commanding officer for
The types and compositions of courts-martial are
as follows: A summary court-martial (SCM)
consists of one commissioned officer. A special
court-martial (SPCM) consists of not less than
three members. A general court-martial
(GCM) consists of a military judge and not
less than five members.
Reportable offenses are major violations such as
drunk on duty, disrespect, assault, and willful
destruction of government property. Violations
usually not serious enough to place a person on
report simply involve inadequate behavior that
stems from not doing the job or meeting
standards such as being late from time to time,
falling down on the job from time to time, and
occasionally not completing work on time.
REVIEW 3 ANSWERS
Hair for males will be no longer than 4 inches
and groomed so that it does not touch the ears
or collar or extend below the eyebrows when
headgear is removed.
Earrings must be a 6-mm ball (approximately
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Chevrons on womans rating badges measure
2 1/2 inches wide and their rating insignia are
three fourths of the size of mens insignia.
True. The mens size rating badge is worn on the
pea coat whether the pea coat is worn by a man or
Center the insignia 1 inch from the front and
lower edges of the collar and place the vertical
axis of the insignia along an imaginary line
bisecting the angle of the collar point.
The cap device is worn on the womens
combination hat, garrison cap, and beret. It is
also worn on the tropical helmet.