Figure 5-32.Sample performance information memorandum (PIM).
copy retained by the reporting senior (E-7E-9). The
NAVY GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL
original report of an E-1 to E-4 should be filed in the
service record, one copy given to the service member,
and a copy to the reporting senior or the command.
More information can be found in annex A of
All signatures and signature dates and initials must
be original on the BUPERS copy, but may be legible
carbon copies or photocopies on the activity field
service record and members copies.
According to the Navy and Marine Corps Awards
Manual, SECNAVINST 1650,1, the Navy Good
Conduct Medal was established by the Secretary of the
Navy (SECNAV) on 26 April 1869, to recognize the
all-around good Navy enlisted person, well qualified in
all phases of conduct and performance. Effective 1
February 1971, COs were delegated authority to award
the Good Conduct Medal and subsequent awards and to
issue medals and certificates.