NPC FORCM WEEKLY10-14 June 2013Career progression, community management, personnel matters, and general information from the desk of theNavy Personnel Command Force Master Chief, FORCM(SW/AW/EXW) Leland E. MooreTODAY IN NAVAL HISTORYJune 10th1896 - Authorization of first experimental ship model tank.June 11th1944 - U.S. battleships off Normandy provide gunfire support.June 12th1990 - CDR Rosemary Mariner becomes first Navy woman to command fleet jet aircraft squadron.June 13th1881 - USS JEANNETTE crushed in Arctic ice pack.June 14th1777 - Continental Congress adopts design of present U.S. Flag.“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.”~ Henry FordQUOTE OF THE WEEKHOW TO ENTER AN AWARD INTO THE OMPF IN THREE EASY STEPS• Check to see that the award has been entered into the Navy Department Awards Web Service (NDAWS) athttps://awards.navy.mil. Select personal awards, then personal awards query on the right.• If it is reflected accurately in NDAWS, print the full SSN and the command’s UIC in the upper right corner of theaward citation, and send a copy to PERS-313 (Navy Personnel Command, PERS-313, 5720 Integrity Dr.Millington, TN 38055).• If it has not been entered into NDAWS, or is in error, contact the NDAWS authority for your Command forassistance. The NDAWS authority will authenticate the award with the assistance of you & your command byfollowing the policy guidance provided on the NDAWS Authority page of the website, then they will mail a copy toyour OMPF.The following link list the NDAWS award authority for the Navy.https://awards.navy.mil/awards/webdoc01.nsf/(vwWebPage)/PocByCat.htm?OpenDocument&&%3Cp%5Fparms%3E%3Cp%5Fexpand%3E26%3C%2Fp%5Fexpand%3E%3C%2Fp%5Fparms%3E#cat26.NAVADMIN 156/13 announced a mandatory SAPR Stand-down (SAPR-SD) for all personnel to be completed no later than1 July 2013 for Active Component and no later than 22 July 2013 for Reserve Component. Each session will begin withvideo presentations by SECNAV and CNO, and conclude with a video by the MCPON. The estimated length of training is120 minutes. Additional mandatory activities are outlined in the NAVADMIN. Take this opportunity to train your Sailorsand stress the negative effect Sexual Assault has in our Navy today. Training must be documented in FLTMPS undercourse name SAPR-SD. Questions can be directed to (703) 604-0018 (DSN 664), email@example.com.MANDATORY SAPR STAND-DOWNRETIREMENT CHECKLISTCommand Career Counselors (CCC) shall submit request via CIMS or the NSIPS tool as follows:• E6 and below: 6-18 months prior to requested date• E7 and above: 6-24 months prior to requested date• To cancel or modify a previously submitted request, CCCs should electronically forward an approved/signed PersonnelAction Request to PERS-8354 via the Bupers on Line tool.• Upon request receipt, PERS-8354 will route the request to applicable ECM and Detailer for review/dispositionadvisement. PERS-8354 will determine eligibility verification, Statement of Service (SOS) composure, and issuance ofthree official messages; Message of Acknowledgement: Automatic generation and release upon initiation of request;Message of Intent (MOI): Message released after completion of routing and receipt of disposition advisement from theEnlisted Community Manager/Detailers (normally released 30-60 days following submission); FinalAuthorization/Statement of Service Message: Message released NLT 120 days prior to requested RET/FLTRES date.• These messages are prioritized by request date. For example, requests for January 2013 shall be processedprior to requests for March 2013. Messages are available/accessible for one year via the BOL tool, underAPPLICATIONS - FORMAN - STATUS.For questions: Enlisted_Active_Duty_Retirements@navy.mil.