This in reply to your letter of (date) requesting certain information relative to the credit rating of (grade/rate,
name), United States Navy.
(Grade/rate, name) is currently a member of the naval service on active duty. His/Her official address is (fill
in). His/Her basic rate of pay is (fill in) per month. Current policy of the Department of the Navy prevents finishing
further information in this regard. If more detailed data is required, it is suggested that it be requested directly from
(grade/rate, name) or from credit bureaus or other commercial rating agencies.
It is hoped that the foregoing information satisfactorily answers your inquiry.
Figure 11-11.-Response to letter of request for information relative to a members credit rating.
The following action should be taken in aggravated
. If the interim reply gives an estimated date for
situations of nonpayment of legal debts:
. A CO's action in the case of an officer should be
governed by the article on performance of officer
. Enlisted members should be counseled under the
provisions for discharge of enlisted members for
reasons of misconduct. When considered to be in the
interest of systematizing the management of the
members financial affairs, it maybe suggested that the
member submit to the CO a statement of monthly
finances and outstanding obligations.
. COs should submit to the Chief of Naval
Personnel (PERS-8) a full report of circumstances in
connection with any petition in bankruptcy, discharge in
bankruptcy, or approved wage earners plan concerning
any member of their command.
All communication from a United States Senator, a
Representative in Congress, or other official concerning
personnel should receive a prompt, courteous, and
complete reply even though the nature of the reply may
necessarily be unfavorable.
Send a final or interim reply within 5 workdays from
the time a congressional inquiry reaches the action
officers desk. Interim replies take several forms:
the final reply, only unusual developments require
further interim replies.
l If the interim reply doesnt give an estimated date
for the final reply, send more interim replies every 10
workdays until a date for final reply can be set. Send an
interim reply in less than 10 workdays when significant
. If you have announced a date for the final reply
but cannot meet it, then by that date send an interim reply
that explains the added delay and, if possible, sets a new
date for the final reply.
Send a blind copy of your final reply and substantive
interim replies to the Office of Legislative Affairs,
Washington, DC 20350. Also send blind copies to other
Washington headquarters as good judgment dictates.
A courtesy copy is an extra copy that accompanies
the original. Always send a courtesy copy when
responding to a congressional inquiry.
The requirement for correctness of replies cannot
congressional correspondence may be obtained from
the Military Correspondence and Congressional Liaison
Office (PERS-3C). A copy of the inquiry and reply
should be promptly sent to the Chief of Naval Personnel
(PERS-3C) and the Chief of Legislative Affairs (Code