Navy Issues Order to Account for Navy Personnel, Families


Story Number: NNS130917-14Release Date: 9/17/2013 2:36:00 PM
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From Navy Personnel Command Public Affairs

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) -- The Navy has issued an order to account for Navy personnel and their families in response to the events that occurred at the Washington Navy Yard, according to a Navy message released Sept. 16.

NAVADMIN 233/13 requires commanders to conduct a personnel accountability muster of all Navy personnel in the following geographic areas, including the counties and cities listed below:

Washington D.C.

Virginia: Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Falls Church, Loudoun

Maryland: Charles, Montgomery, Prince Georges

This order includes active duty and Reserve Sailors, Navy government service employees and family members.

Commanding officers are responsible for ensuring the muster is entered in the Navy Family Accountably and Assessment System (NFAAS) at https://navyfamily.navy.mil.

Individuals who are unable to contact their command should log on to NFAAS and muster in the Navy Family Member's section. Personnel unable to contact their command or log onto the NFAAS website can call the NFAAS Help Desk at (866) 946-9183. For further assistance, individuals can contact the Navy Personnel Command (NPC) Emergency Coordination Center (ECC) at (877) 414-5358 or email npc.cat.captain@navy.mil.

NAVADMIN 237/13, also released Sept. 16, is the semi-annual update/verification of personal information in NFAAS and applies to all Navy active-duty, Reserve and civilian personnel, and overseas contractors.

Navy families should log on to NFAAS to update and verify contact information, and all categories of dependants at their earliest convenience.

Personnel affected by the Washington Navy Yard events should muster in NFAAS immediately. Navy-wide updates to personal information should be made by Oct. 1.

NFAAS standardizes a method for the Navy to account, manage, and monitor the recovery process for personnel and their families affected and/or scattered by a wide-spread catastrophic event.

For more information read the NAVADMIN 233/13 and NAVADMIN 237/13 at www.npc.navy.mil.

For more news from Navy Personnel Command, visit www.navy.mil/local/npc/.

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