PROBATE COURT A court having jurisdiction
over the probating of wills, the administration of
estates, and usually, the guardianship of minors
PROCEED TIME A period of time not chargeable
as leave, delay, or allowed travel time that is
granted for the purpose of facilitating necessary
personal arrangements inherent in certain PCS
PRP Personnel Reliability Program.
PRR Passenger reservation request. A request
s u b m i t t e d t o a N A V P T O o r P C P f or
PSA Personnel support activity. Activities that
manage a number of PERSUPPDETS within a
PSC Postal service center.
PSD Personnel support activity detachment.
PSI Personnel security investigation.
PST Prescribed sea tour.
PTM Navy Passenger Transportation Manual,
Identification System. This computer system is
used to access DEERS.
RATE The term rate
defines personnel by
Personnelman Third Class (PN3).
RATIONS IN KIND Meals furnished
RCA Rating change authorization.
reflects the advancement dates of individuals
after successful participation in the Navywide
advancement examination and/or individuals
who required selection board action and who
have been selected for promotion.
REENLISTMENT BONUS Special pay to an
enlisted member who reenlists under provisions
of 37 U.S.C. 308.
R E L E A S E R When it relates to message
preparation, the message releaser is a properly
designated individual authorized to release a
message for transmission in the name of the
In addition to validating the
contents of the message, the releasers signature
affirms compliance with the message drafting
instructions contained in the NTP 3 and related
Also, the releasers signature
authorizes transmission of the message.
RESCORE Recruiting Selective Conversion and
career incentives to Navy
Veterans (NAVETS) who reenlist after a
24-hour break in service, career incentives for
conversion to ratings that are undermanned as
reflected in the Career Reenlistment Objectives
(CREO), OPNAVINST 1160.4.
RESFIRST Reserve Field Reporting System.
RESOURCE SPONSOR OPNAV principal official
(OPO) responsible for an identifiable
aggregation of resources that constitute inputs to
warfare and supporting tasks. The span of
responsibility includes interrelated programs or
parts of programs located in several mission
R E S T - A N D - R E C U P E R A T I O N L E A VE
(R&R) R&R is granted in conjunction with the
rest and recuperation program established in
areas designated for imminent danger or hostile
fire pay, and when operational military
considerations preclude the full execution of
ordinary annual leave programs. Leave granted
in connection with an authorized R&R program
is chargeable to the members leave account.
R&R itself is not chargeable.
RMC Regular military compensation.
RTC Recruit Training Command.
SATO Scheduled Airline Ticket Office.
SBA Small Business