PNs perform clerical and personnel administration
duties involved in manpower utilization. They
maintain personnel records, prepare reports, and
accomplish accounting procedures. PNs counsel
enlisted personnel concerning Navy ratings, training,
advancement, educational opportunities, and the rights,
benefits, and advantages of a Navy career. They also
conduct tests and interviews regarding various
PNs use and maintain current
publications and directives pertaining to personnel
administration and operate associated automatic data
processing (ADP) equipment.
Postal Clerk. The insignia for the Postal Clerk
(PC) rating is the symbol of a postal cancellation mark.
PCs operate Navy post offices ashore and afloat.
They supervise, organize, and establish or disestablish
Navy post offices. PCs perform postal counterwork,
including sales of stamps and money orders. They also
process incoming and outgoing mail, route mail,
maintain mail directories, process official mail, and
maintain security of postal effects and mail matter. PCs
additionally process claims and inquiries and prepare
and file postal correspondence, records, and reports.
Religious Program Specialist. The insignia for
the Religious Program Specialist (RP) rating is the
symbol of a globe and anchor superimposed over a
RPs support chaplains in implementing command
religious programs (CRPs) to accommodate the
religious needs and rights of Navy and Marine Corps
personnel and their families. RPs facilitate the delivery
of ministry by chaplains by conducting rehearsals,
making referrals, and rigging and unrigging for
religious services and CRP events. RPs recruit, train,
and supervise CRP volunteers who assist in worship,
religious education, and other programs. They also
publicize CRP events and organize, coordinate, and
support religious education programs.
additionally provide library services on board ships and
manage and administratively support CRP elements.
Yeoman. The insignia for the Yeoman (YN)
rating is a replica of crossed quills.
YNs perform clerical and administrative duties,
including typing and filing. They prepare and route
correspondence and reports and maintain records,
publications, and officer service records. YNs counsel
officer personnel on administrative matters, perform
administrative functions that deal with legal
proceedings, and maintain legal files. They also
conduct reporting/detaching and required
OCCUPATIONAL FIELD 16 (LOGISTICS).
This occupational field includes the Aviation
Storekeeper (AK), Disbursing Clerk (DK), Mess
Management Specialist (MS), Ships Serviceman (SH),
and Storekeeper (SK) ratings.
Aviation Storekeeper. The insignia for the
Aviation Storekeeper (AK) rating consists of a winged
symbol of crossed keys.
AKs operate data processing equipment to record
data for accounting purposes. They receive, identify,
store, and issue aviation supplies, spare parts, and stocks
of technical aviation items.
AKs also prepare and
maintain records pertaining to stock control and
issuance of aviation equipment and materials. They
maintain control of the status, physical inventory, and
location of repairable and retrograde components.
Disbursing Clerk.The insignia for the
Disbursing Clerk (DK) rating is the symbol of a key
superimposed on the face of a check.