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CHANGE TO NAME AND CRITERIA FOR THE NAVY RECRUIT TRAINING SERVICE RIBBON

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SUBJ/CHANGE TO NAME AND CRITERIA FOR THE NAVY RECRUIT TRAINING SERVICE 
RIBBON//

REF/A/DOC/SECNAV/22AUG2006//

NARR/REF A is SECNAVINST 1650.1H Navy and Marine Corps Awards Manual.//
POC/LCDR S. J. GREEN/NSTC/LOC:  GREAT LAKES, IL/TEL:  847-688-2500//

RMKS/1.  This All Navy message renames the Navy Recruit Training Service 
Ribbon to the Navy Accession Training Service Ribbon and expands eligibility 
for the award to personnel serving in accession billets and commands across 
the Navy.  Paragraph 2 of this message updates the entire section of 
reference (a) pertaining to this award.  Paragraph 3 provides administrative 
procedures for implementing the changes.

2.  Article 420.28 of reference (a) shall now read as follows:

28.  Navy Accession Training Service Ribbon
    a.  Authorization.  Established by the Secretary of the Navy on 17 March 
1998 as the Navy Recruit Training Service Ribbon.
    b.  Eligibility Requirements.  Awarded to officers and enlisted personnel 
of the United States (U.S.) Navy who meet the following criteria:
        (1) Must have successfully completed the prescribed tour of duty at 
one of the following commands:
            (a) Naval Service Training Command (NSTC)
            (b) Recruit Training Command
            (c) Officer Training Command
            (d) Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Units
            (e) United States Naval Academy (USNA)
            (f) United States Naval Academy Preparatory School
         (2) Must have maintained outstanding personal standards without any 
disciplinary incidents throughout the tour.
         (3) Must have completed the tour on or after 1 October 1995.
    c.  Award Elements.  The award consists of a ribbon bar only.  No medal 
will be struck, and no citation or certificate will be issued.  Subsequent 
awards are denoted by 3/16 inch bronze stars.
    d.  Awarding Authority.  Commanders of the commands listed in 
subparagraph 1.b above are the awarding authorities for their respective 
commands.

3.  Administrative Procedures
    a.  The approving authority will ensure appropriate entry is made in the 
awardees service record documenting the authorization to wear this ribbon.
    b.  Active duty personnel who served in the commands listed in paragraph 
2 who believe they meet the eligibility criteria for this ribbon may submit a 
written request for this award to the current commanding officer of the 
command with which they served.  For active duty personnel who did not serve 
in the commands listed in paragraph 2, but who believe they meet the 
eligibility criteria, may submit a written request for this award to:  
Commander, Naval Service Training Command, 2601A Paul Jones Street, Great 
Lakes, IL 60088 (NSTC Personnel) or U.S. Naval Academy, 121 Blake Road, 
Annapolis, MD 21402 (USNA Personnel).  All requests must include the dates 
assigned to an eligible command, along with a current mailing address.  
Supporting documentation showing qualifying service should be included if 
available.  The respective commanding officer will make the final award 
determination and take action to correct the individual service record if the 
award is authorized.
    c.  Retired or separated personnel who served in the commands listed in 
paragraph 2 who desire to have their award eligibility updated may submit a 
written request to the current commanding officer of the command with which 
they served.  For retired or separated personnel who served in commands other 
than those listed in paragraph 2 or in commands no longer established may 
submit a written request to:  Commander, Naval Service Training Command, 
2601A Paul Jones Street, Great Lakes, IL 60088 (NSTC Personnel) or U.S. Naval 
Academy, 121 Blake Road, Annapolis, MD 21402 (USNA Personnel).  The request 
must include the DD-214 Copy 4, documentation indicating dates assigned to 
eligible command, and a current mailing address.  Supporting documentation 
showing qualifying service should be included if available.  The respective 
commanding officer will make a final determination on eligibility and, for 
those authorized the award, will submit the required documentation to Navy 
Personnel Command to ensure correction of the service record.
    d.  Address questions regarding eligibility to Lieutenant Commander 
Steven J. Green, telephone:  847-688-2500.//

4.  Released by the Honorable Janine A. Davidson, Acting Secretary of the 
Navy.//

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