DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY GOVERNMENT CHARGE CARD TRANSITION

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NAVADMIN 162/08
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SUBJ/DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY GOVERNMENT CHARGE CARD TRANSITION// 


RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN PROVIDES INFORMATION AND GUIDANCE ON THE 
UPCOMING TRANSITION OF NAVY CHARGE CARD VENDOR FROM BANK OF AMERICA TO 
CITIBANK EFFECTIVE 30 NOVEMBER 2008.
2.  THE CURRENT GSA SMARTPAY CONTRACT THAT COVERS DEPARTMENT OF THE 
NAVY (DON) FINANCIAL CHARGE CARDS, EXPIRES 29 NOVEMBER 2008.  THIS 
CONTRACT COVERS THREE CHARGE CARD PROGRAMS WITHIN DON:  THE GOVERNMENT 
PURCHASE CARDS (PC), TRAVEL CARDS (TC) (BOTH INDIVIDUAL AND CENTRALLY 
BILLED), AND FLEET FUEL CARDS (FC).  
3.  TO ENSURE A SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION WITH NO DISRUPTION IN CHARGE CARD 
SERVICE, IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT CURRENT ACCOUNT DATA BE ACCURATE AND UP-
TO-DATE.  ACCOUNT-RELATED INFORMATION SUCH AS NAME, ADDRESS, TELEPHONE 
NUMBER, AND DON EMAIL ADDRESS FOR EACH PARTICIPANT MUST BE REVIEWED, 
VALIDATED AND CORRECTED WITH IN THE CURRENT BANK'S SYSTEMS BY YOUR 
COMMAND AGENCY PROGRAM COORDINATORS (APCS).  THIS WILL FACILITATE 
ESTABLISHMENT OF NEW ACCOUNTS WITH CITIBANK AND MAILING OF NEW CHARGE 
CARDS TO CURRENT CARDHOLDERS BEFORE THE END OF THE EXISTING CONTRACT.  
4.  THE DON CONSOLIDATED CARD PROGRAM MANAGEMENT DIVISION (CCPMD) OF 
THE NAVAL SUPPLY SYSTEMS COMMAND IS COMMUNICATING WITH YOUR APCS VIA 
MONTHLY TELECONFERENCES, EMAILS AND WEBSITE NOTICES.  CARDHOLDERS WILL 
BE NOTIFIED OF THE TRANSITION VIA BANK MAILINGS.  APCS AND AOS WILL 
NEED CONTINUED COMMAND MANAGEMENT SUPPORT TO ENSURE A SUCCESSFUL 
TRANSITION TO THE NEW CHARGE CARDS.  
5.  CRITICAL DATES:  27 JUNE - COMMAND VALIDATE CHARGE CARD ACCOUNT 
INFORMATION.  MID SEPTEMBER - NEW CARD DISTRIBUTION BEGINS.  29 
NOVEMBER - OLD CHARGE CARDS EXPIRE.  NO ADDITIONAL TRANSACTIONS ARE TO 
BE PROCESSED ON THESE CARDS BEYOND THIS DATE.  30 NOVEMBER - NEW CARDS 
GO INTO EFFECT.  DESTROY THE OLD CARDS.  
6.  DETAILED INFORMATION ON THE SMARTPAY CHARGE CARD TRANSITION CAN BE 
FOUND AT HTTPS://WWW.NAVSUP.NAVY.MIL/CCPMD.
7.  ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS PLEASE CONTACT CCPMD DIRECTOR; MR. 
LOUIS P. CALABRO, JR. AT LOUIS.CALABRO(AT)NAVY.MIL OR 717-605-9331.
8.  RELEASED BY VADM M. K. LOOSE, N4.//
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