explanation of the data required for each item is
provided in the MILPERSMAN, Article 4210100. Since
it will be your responsibility as a Personnelman to assist
in the preparation of casualty reports, you must make
sure the reports are complete and accurate before their
Although the likelihood of you becoming involved
in preparing and submitting a civilian personnel casualty
report is small, you must be aware that the Decedent
Affairs Manual, NAVMEDCOMINST 5360.1, contains
guidance on the preparation and format of these reports.
Use the following format to report members listed
as deceased, DUSTWUN, missing, MIA, interned,
detained, or captured. Report these casualties
immediately by priority message to the following:
CHNAVPERS, Washington, DC.
Casualty Assistance Calls/Funeral Honors
Support (CAC/FHS) program coordinator(s) in
the area where the next of kin reside. (Refer to
The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) if the
casualty is incidental to naval operations and on
all reports of progress in searches for
DUSTWUN or missing members.
The appropriate home port or station, type
commander, area commander, Enlisted
Personnel Management Center (EPMAC), and
fleet commanders in chief (FLTCINCs).
The command or activity designated by the
CAC/FHS program coordinator to provide
Fleet Home Town News Center.
Naval Safety Center.
Judge Advocate General.
Defense Finance and Accounting Service
(DFAS) - Cleveland Center, Cleveland, Ohio.
Use Code JJCS for active duty members.
Chief of Naval Information (CHINFO),
Naval Office of Medical/Dental Affairs, Great
American Red Cross, Washington
Armed Forces Institute of
Washington, DC, //AFIP-CME//.
Naval Investigative Service
Submit casualty reports according to the following
items, as appropriate:
ALFAName of casualty, rank/rate, full name,
branch of service, social security number, designator if
BRAVOStatus and duty station.
CHARLIEType of casualty.
DELTADate, time (local time), place,
circumstances, and cause.
ECHOLocation and disposition of remains.
(Medical/dental records are to accompany remains until
positive identification is established; thereafter, the
records are to be sent to CHNAVPERS [PERS 663],)
FOXTROTPrimary next of kin (PNOK) and
secondary next of kin (SNOK).
GOLFNext of kin notification. (1) Have (a) the
PNOK and (b) the SNOK been notified in person by a
naval representative (yes or no)? (2) Have (a) the
PNOK and (b) the SNOK been officially notified by
telegram (yes or no)?
HOTELIf the casualty occurred in a hostile fire
zone or area authorized overseas pay, enter the date the
member commenced current tour. If the member is
serving on an extension of a normal tour, the date must
be followed by the notation EXTENSION. State if
casualty was not the result of hostile action but
occurred in a hostile fire zone. Enter N/A in all other
INDIARecord of emergency data. Specific date
of latest NAVPERS 1070/602 or DD Form 93.
Immediately mail copy of this form to CHNAVPERS
(PERS 663) separately from the service record and
indicate date mailed.
JULIETDeath gratuity - - unpaid pay and
allowances. Provide name, relationship, and address (if
different from address listed in FOXTROT) of
beneficiary for death gratuity.