1137. Obligation To Report Offenses
All offenses observed should be reported to
the proper authority.
1138. Responsibilities Concerning Marijuana,
Narcotics, and Other Controlled Substances
Personnel may not bring on board any naval
activity, or have in their possession at any time,
marijuana, narcotics, or any controlled
1143. Report of a Communicable Disease
Personnel should report any suspicions of
communicable disease to their medical representa-
Personnel must take the immunizations
prescribed for them as scheduled.
1145. Service Examinations
No persons in the Navy, without proper
authority, should have or attempt to have in their
possession, any examination papers, any part or
copy thereof, or any examination answer sheets.
They also shall not obtain, sell, publish, give,
purchase, receive, or reproduce any of these
1150. Redress of Wrong Committed by a
A person who believes that a superior
exercises authority in an unjust or cruel manner
or is guilty of misconduct should submit a
complaint to his or her commanding officer.
1151. Direct Communication With the Com-
The right of any person in the naval
service to communicate with the com-
manding officer in a proper manner, and
at a proper time and place, shall not be
denied or restricted.
1154. Communications to the Congress
Personnel may not, in their official capacity,
apply to Congress for congressional action of any
kind or provide information requested by Con-
gress. The only exception to this regulation is such
communication as authorized by the Secretary of
the Navy or as provided by law.
1155. Dealings With Members of Congress
All persons may write to their congressmen on
any subject as long as they do not violate security
regulations or the law.
1156. Forwarding Individual Requests
Requests from persons in the naval
service shall be acted upon promptly.
When addressed to higher authority,
requests shall be forwarded without delay.
The reason should be stated when a request
is not approved or recommended.
1157. Leave and Liberty
Leave and liberty will be granted to the
maximum extent practicable.
1158. Quality and Quantity of Rations
Meals served in the general mess shall be
sampled regularly by an officer detailed by the
commanding officer for that purpose. Should this
officer find the quality or quantity of the food
unsatisfactory or should any member of the mess
object to the quality or quantity of the food, the
commanding officer shall be notified and shall
take appropriate action.
1159. Possession of Weapons
Personnel may not have any weapons or
explosives in their possession without proper
1160. Possession of Government Property
Personnel shall not possess, without permis-
sion, any property of the United States except
what is needed in the performance of their duty.