personnel office and the procedures for completing
these forms. In the following section, you will read
about your role in processing the Enlisted Personnel
Action Request, NAVPERS 1306/7.
ENLISTED PERSONNEL ACTION
The Enlisted Personnel Action Request, NAVPERS
1306/7, is a form that provides a standard Navywide
format for submission of requests to higher authority.
Figure 3-3 shows you a blank sample of this form.
The NAVPERS 1306/7 is used to request any
program, school, or reassignment to special duty when
a particular requesting format has not already been
specified. This form is designed to present higher
authority with all pertinent information necessary to
properly assess and impartially judge the merits of the
request contained therein. The key to the proper use of
this form isuse the NAVPERS 1306/7 only when a
specific form has not been designated for the particular
One of your responsibilities may be to type and
verify the information on this form based on
information contained in a members service record. It
is imperative that personal data such as social security
number (SSN) and name be verified for accuracy. Be
aware that multiple requests on the same form are not
allowed. The NAVPERS 1306/7 must be submitted in
duplicate. The copies from duplicating machines must
be suitable for microfilming.
Another one of your responsibilities while
processing the NAVPERS 1306/7 is to type the COs
endorsement. COs are enjoined to ensure inclusion of
all pertinent information in their endorsement to an
Your first task will be to type the rough
endorsement. You will receive the rough endorsement
from the division officer or the department head. After
you have typed it in the correct format, the rough
endorsement should be sent further up the chain of
command for approval.
Later, you will type the approved endorsement on
the back of the NAVPERS 1306/7. However, you
should wait until the rough endorsement has been
reviewed and approved by the CO or his/her designated
representative. Once the endorsement has been
approved, you will type the endorsement in the space
provided on the back of the form. The following items
should be included in an approved endorsement:
Physical qualifications (if appropriate).
Required service record entry.
Substantiation of any waiver request.
School quota (held/not held).
Specific statement concerning ineligibility or
other rationale for negative recommendations.
Command endorsement concerning members
(and dependents if on an accompanied tour) suitability
for continued overseas service according to chapter 4
of the Enlisted Transfer Manual (ENLTRANSMAN)
and the Suitability Screening for Overseas Assignment,
Other Clerical Requirements
When you are typing the NAVPERS 1306/7, make
certain the information on the form is complete, current,
and verified for accuracy.
The following list describes some actions you can
take to make certain the NAVPERS 1306/7 is completed
and submitted properly. If not completed correctly,
these items may result in an inappropriate or delayed
response to the request. Check the following sections
From line: Primary and secondary NECs must
To line: Address to a specific cognizant
BUPERS code (if known).
Privacy Act statement: Make sure the member
signs the Privacy Act statement.
Evaluation marks: In addition to evaluation
marks required for personnel E-4 and below, you should
include marks assigned to members in any paygrade
that have been submitted in the past 60 days.
COs signature: "By direction" signatue is not
desired if the NAVPERS 1306/7 is specifically
requesting a waiver of eligibility criteria.