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NARR/REF A IS CULTURE OF EXCELLENCE (COE) NAVADMIN 254/19. REF B IS DODI
1322.31 COMMON MILITARY TRAINING (CMT); REF C IS DODI 2000.12 DOD
ANTITERRORISM (AT) PROGRAM. REF D IS ONE LOVE ESCALATION WORKSHOPS PACADMIN
007/19. REF E IS OPERATIONAL STRESS CONTROL (OSC) POLICY UPDATE NAVADMIN
222/19. REF F IS U.S. NAVY INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES.
REF G IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENT COUNT-CONSEQUENT COMMAND ACTIONS NAVADMIN
004/16. REF H IS SECNAVINST 5340.7A FUNDRAISING AND SOLICITATION IN SUPPORT
OF THE NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY (NMCRS). REF I IS OPNAVINST 1740.3D
COMMAND SPONSOR AND INDOCTRINATION (INDOC) PROGRAM. REF J IS OPNAVINST
5354.1G NAVY EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM MANUAL. REF K IS OPNAVINST 1752.1C
NAVY SEXUAL ASSAULT AND RESPONSE (SAPR) PROGRAM.
REF L IS NAVEDTRA 7542 COMMAND RESILIENCE TEAM GUIDE. REF M IS THE CULTURAL
CHAMPION NETWORK NAVADMIN 318/20. REF N IS NAVY INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY
POLICY UPDATE NAVADMIN 051/20. REF O IS COE GOVERNANCE BOARD CHARTER. REF P
IS GUIDE 13 - COMMAND FITNESS GUIDE COMMAND/UNIT PHYSICAL TRAINING (PT) AND
FITNESS ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM (FEP). REF Q IS IMPLEMENTATION OF PHYSICAL
READINESS PROGRAM POLICY CHANGES UPDATE #2 NAVADMIN 061/16. REF R IS
IMPLEMENTATION OF NAVY SAPR PROGRAM INITIATIVES NAVADMIN 181/13. REF S IS
OPNAVINST 6520.1A (OSC). REF T IS OPNAVINST 5350.8 USE OF HAND-HELD ALCOHOL
DETECTION DEVICES. REF U IS 12-STAR MESSAGE: SUICIDE PREVENTION-THERE ARE NO
BYSTANDERS. REF V IS DTM 19-009, FINANCIAL READINESS CMT REQUIREMENTS.
RMKS/1. Per reference (a), the Culture of Excellence Oversight Committee
(COE OC) has been reviewing, simplifying and aligning policies and programs
that are duplicative or ineffective. This NAVADMIN provides a status report
on this process and implements specific policy changes as a result of this
work. In September 2019, the COE Governance Board approved the COE OCs
recommendations regarding the 197 resilience related policies, programs,
practices and processes (P^4s), with only 28 to continue as-is. Those
recommendations that require policy changes and guidance are identified
below, are effective immediately and will remain in effect until the guiding
instructions and references, where applicable, are
a. General Military Training (GMT). The recent release of reference (b)
has limited mandatory GMT to the following and will be reflected in
subsequent annual GMT NAVADMINs:
(b) Cyber Awareness Challenge
(c) Counterintelligence Awareness and Reporting
(d) Records Management
(e) Suicide Prevention
(a) Privacy Act
(a) Anti-Terrorism (AT) Level I (Annually for first three
b. Other Training:
(1) Per references (b) and (c), Combating Trafficking in Persons training is
required within the first year of service.
Additional training remains an optional GMT subject to Commanding Officers
(2) Consolidated Training:
(a) Per reference (c), Active Shooter Training may be
consolidated into existing AT Level 1 training.
(b) Discretionary GMT Hazing Policy and Prevention training has been
combined with Equal Opportunity, Harassment and Resolution Options.
(3) The One Love Escalation Workshop is under review. U.S.
Pacific Fleet commands have master trainers available in most locations to
support discretionary training. See reference (d) for details.
(4) Discontinued Trainings:
(a) Pure Praxis
(b) Per reference (e), OSC pre-deployment training and OSC
(c) Unit level Alcohol Aware, Course Identification Number
(CIN) S-501-0160 and Drug Awareness, CIN CPPD-NADAP09-010
(d) Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco Awareness, discretionary GMT
c. Collateral Duties:
(1) Echelon II and enterprise Family Advocacy Liaisons established in
reference (f) are no longer required. Command- designated Family Advocacy
Liaisons, required in reference (g), remain a requirement.
(2) The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Coordinator should only be
assigned for the duration of the fundraising campaign that may include pre-
campaign training and/or post-campaign award ceremonies.
(3) Per reference (h), NMCRS Active Duty Fund Drive (ADFD)
coordinators and key personnel should be assigned only for the duration of
the Secretary of the Navy ADFD.
(4) Per reference (i), the Command Sponsor Program Coordinator and
Command Indoctrination (INDOC) Program Coordinator collateral are a combined
(5) Command Fitness Leader (CFL) Seminars were reduced 25% from 12
per year to eight per year, adding regional Fitness Coordinators to teach as
(6) Command Training Teams have been disestablished by reference (j)
and are no longer required.
(7) Per reference (k), unit SAPR Point of Contacts (POCs) are no
longer required. SAPR POC duties and responsibilities shall be included in
the SAPR Victim Advocate (VA) responsibilities. Commands will appoint one
unit SAPR VA as the primary unit SAPR VA responsible for ensuring the SAPR
POC responsibilities outlined in reference (k) are met. Commands will have
180 days from the date of this message to transfer POC duties to the
appointed Unit VA.
(8) In alignment with best practices and, at the discretion of
Commanders, Echelon II and III SAPR Officers may expand their duties and
responsibilities to include other COE initiatives.
d. Programs, practices and processes:
(1) CRTs will manage the conduct of Human Factors Councils (CRTHFC),
which will assess risk factors at the individual Sailor level. References
(j), (l), and (m) provide additional guidance.
(2) The Force Preservation Council (FPC) pilot lessons learned will
be integrated into CRT guidance. The FPC will stand down and be managed as
CRTHFCs in accordance with references (j) and (l).
(3) The Strategic Workforce Action Group was disestablished by
reference (n). It was replaced by the Inclusion and Diversity Practitioners
Sync and convenes under the COE Working Group in accordance with reference
(4) The Strategic Workforce Council was replaced in reference
(o) by the Inclusion and Diversity Council (IDC), comprised of senior Navy
leaders and key workforce stakeholders chaired by the Vice Chief of Naval
Operations. The IDC convenes semi-annually opposite the Chief of Naval
Operations COE Governance Board in accordance with reference (n).
(5) Per reference (p), disenrollment from FEP no longer requires a
Sailor to remain in FEP until the next official Physical Fitness Assessment
(6) Body Composition Assessment (BCA) spot checks, introduced in
reference (q), remain a highly encouraged best practice.
(7) Barracks Roving Patrols implemented as a SAPR preventive measure
in references (k) and (r) are discontinued as a SAPR program; however, they
may be integrated into the base security programs if required by the base
(8) SAPR *first flag reports* mandated in reference (k) are no longer
required. Other *first flag officer* responsibilities detailed in reference
(k) remain in effect. Immediate Superiors in Command (ISICs) may require
additional reporting or information if needed. Other *first flag officer*
responsibilities detailed in reference (k) remain in effect.
(9) Behavioral Health Quick Polls are no longer a program of record
and were replaced by the Status of Forces Survey and stress- related
questions in the Defense Organizational Climate Survey.
(10) Per reference (s), OSC Governance Board has been disestablished.
(11) Several competing substance abuse campaigns (e.g. *That Guy*,
*Keep What You Earned*, *The Domino Strategy How to Drink Responsibly*, *Who
Will Stand Your Watch?*, *Keep What You Earned* and *Prescription for
Discharge*) have been cancelled and/or consolidated.
(12) Reference (t), Hand-Held ADD Program, remains a commanding
officers discretionary program. Reference (t) will be cancelled when
incorporated into OPNAVINST 5350.4E to ensure commands that use ADDs have
(13) Urinalysis testing. As a best practice and to reduce excessive
administrative burden, smaller commands (approximately 80 authorized billets
or less) are encouraged to join a larger commands urinalysis testing program.
A memorandum of understanding or memorandum of agreement shall be signed by
the two commanding officers in order to specify the responsibilities of each
For further guidance, commands should contact their Type Commander/ISIC or
Echelon II Alcohol and Drug Control Officer (ADCO).
2. The following 28 P^4s will continue per existing guidance:
a. Training. OSC and Suicide Prevention. Conduct refresher training
PRIOR to the end of deployment as required by reference (u).
Note: E-OSC of reference (e) is currently in PILOT phase.
b. Command Discretion GMTs and other Training Opportunities:
(1) Combating Trafficking in Persons (CO discretion GMT)
(2) Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
(3) Operations Security (CO discretion GMT)
(4) Personal Financial Management (CO discretion GMT) Note:
required at personal and professional touchpoints by reference (v)
(5) Stress Management (CO discretion GMT)
(6) safeTalk (sT) (Recommended, or a similar program, to be included
in Command INDOC)
(7) Operational Risk Management (ORM) (CO discretion GMT)
c. Positional Responsibilities and Collateral Duties:
(1) Command Casualty Assistance Calls Officer
(2) Morale, Welfare, Recreation President
(3) Command Fitness Leaders
(4) Education Service Officer
(5) Command Safety Officer
(6) Sexual Assault Response Coordinator
(7) Alcohol and Drug Control Officer
(8) Suicide Prevention Coordinator
(9) Motorcycle Safety Representative
d. Programs, Policies, Information:
(1) Motorcycle Safety Program
(2) Motorcycle Mentorship Program
(3) Graphic Novel Availability
(4) CNIC Installation SAPR Drills
(5) National Prisoner of War/Missing in Action
(6) Suicide Crisis Response Plan
(7) Personal Financial Management Program
3. In coordination with the Office of Civilian Human Resources, the COE OC
is reviewing CIVPERs P^4s to better align our civilian requirements to our
military requirements where feasible.
4. All future pilots require COE OC and/or Echelon 2 Commander review and
approval before moving forward.
5. Leaders are encouraged to reach out to any of the POCs in this message
and provide feedback and further recommendations to eliminate ineffective or
redundant resilience related P^4s.
6. The policy changes in this NAVADMIN remain in effect until superseded by
subsequent policy and/or formal changes to instructions.
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TEL: (901) 874-2487/E-MAIL: JERALD.D.BAKER(AT)NAVY.MIL//
8. Released By Vice Admiral John B. Nowell, Jr. N1.//