wearing them, which is contained in Uniform
Regulations. This publication is discussed
further in chapter 10.
MANUAL OF ADVANCEMENT
T h e M a n u a l
o f A d v a n c e m e n t,
BUPERSINST 1430.16, is published by
C H N A V P E R S t o
administration of the advancement system. It
supports and enlarges on the basic policies for
a d v a n c e m e n t as
o u t l i n e d i n
M I L P E R S M A N a n d f u r t h e r p r o v i d es
instructions for determining eligibility
requirements for advancement; preparation of
ordering, custody, and
of all examinations for
advancement; changes in rate or rating; and
procedures for effecting advancements.
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
CNO is responsible for preparing the
Department of the Navy Standard Subject
Identification Codes (SSIC), SECNAVINST
5210.11, and for preparing and providing for
changes and presenting them to the Secretary
of the Navy for signature.
The SSIC is
prescribed for use in classifying subjects and
identifying correspondence directives, blank
forms, and reports (assigning report control
symbols); setting up
filing and retrieval
systems; routing computer messages; and for
use with any
other documents to which
reference is made by subject. This publication
is discussed further in chapter 5.
The Standard Navy Distribution List
(SNDL) is published by CNO to provide for
the proper addressing and distribution of mail
to all activities of the DON, and to provide a
central distribution system for directives and
correspondence. The SNDL is published in
two parts; each part is issued separately.
Part 1 lists the Operating Forces of the
Navy, Unified and Specified Commands, U.S.
Elements of International Commands, and
Military Sealift Command USNS Ships. Part
1 has been formatted especially to aid
distribution to fleet units.
Part 2 contains addresses of Department of
the Navy officially established shore activities
and staff officer; Chief of Naval Operations
(OP-09B) established detachments; Secretary
of Defense and Department of Defense
activities with naval personnel assigned.
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
T h e D e p a r t m e n t o f t h e
Correspondence Manual, S E C N A V I N ST
5216.5, is prepared in the Office of CNO and
approved by the Secretary of the Navy. It
contains instructions for preparing letters,
endorsements, memorandums, and messages.
Instructions cover all parts of correspondence
paragraphing, and signature, together with
directions for assembling correspondence for
signature and mailing.
Changes to the Correspondence Manual
are prepared by CNO and signed by the
Secretary of the Navy. This publication is
discussed further in chapter 3.
PROCEDURES AND USERS MANUAL
T h e N a v a l T e l e c o m m u n i c a t i o ns
Procedures and Users Manual, NTP-3, was
the direction of the
C o m p u t e r a nd
Telecommunications Command and was
designed to explain procedures for the drafting
and preparation of naval messages.
publication is further discussed in chapter 3.