REQUIREMENT FOR OFFICER PHOTOGRAPHS IN THE OFFICIAL MILITARY PERSONNEL FILE MAINTAINED ON THE ELECTRONIC MILITARY PERSONNEL RECORDS SYSTEM

R 242326Z APR 07 
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
TO NAVADMIN
UNCLAS//N01070
NAVADMIN 103/07
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/APR// 
SUBJ/REQUIREMENT FOR OFFICER PHOTOGRAPHS IN THE OFFICIAL MILITARY 
PERSONNEL FILE MAINTAINED ON THE ELECTRONIC MILITARY PERSONNEL RECORDS 
SYSTEM // 


REF/A/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/081837Z SEP 05/ AMPN/REF A IS NAVADMIN 
224/05 ELIMINATING THE OFFICER PHOTOGRAPH REQUIREMENT.// 
RMKS/1. THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE REINSTATEMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT 
FOR OFFICER PHOTOGRAPHS IN THE OFFICIAL MILITARY PERSONNEL FILE
(OMPF) MAINTAINED ON THE ELECTRONIC MILITARY PERSONNEL RECORDS SYSTEM 
(EMPRS) AND CANCELS REF A.  THIS INITIATIVE WILL REEMPHASIZE THE 
INTEGRAL ELEMENTS OF MILITARY BEARING AND PHYSICAL FITNESS TO SERVICE 
PROFESSIONALISM.  THIS POLICY WILL ALIGN MILITARY BEARING, PHYSICAL 
FITNESS/APPEARANCE AND OVERALL SERVICE PROFESSIONALISM WITHIN DON.
2.  MILPERSMAN 1070-180, REVISED APRIL 07, RE-ESTABLISHES THE 
REQUIREMENT FOR ALL OFFICERS TO SUBMIT COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS FOR INCLUSION 
IN THEIR OMPF.  OFFICERS WHO DO NOT HAVE A PHOTOGRAPH IN THEIR CURRENT 
GRADE IN EMPRS MUST SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH BY 30 SEP 07.
3.  OFFICERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING PHOTOGRAPHS FROM NAVY OR DOD 
FACILITIES, IF AVAILABLE.  WHEN UNAVAILABLE, OFFICERS ARE AUTHORIZED TO 
USE COMMERCIAL SOURCES.  WHEN CIRCUMSTANCES PREVENT THE USE OF NAVY/DOD 
FACILITIES OR COMMERCIAL SOURCES, OFFICERS MAY SUBMIT ANY COLOR 
PHOTOGRAPH THAT COMPLIES WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OUTLINED IN THE 
MILPERSMAN.  PHOTOGRAPHS MUST BE AFFIXED TO NAVPERS
1070/884 WHEN SUBMITTED.  REFER TO MILPERSMAN 1070-180 FOR AMPLIFYING 
GUIDELINES.
4.  DIGITAL PHOTO SUBMISSIONS ARE THE PREFERRED LONG-TERM SOLUTION, BUT 
UNTIL FUNDING AND TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS HAVE BEEN FULLY DEVELOPED, 
THESE INTERIM PROCEDURES WILL ENSURE OFFICER PHOTOGRAPHS ARE 
IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE.
5.  REQUEST WIDEST DISSEMINATION TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE BY 30 SEP 07. 
6.  POINT OF CONTACT IS COMNAVPERSCOM (PERS-312E) AT (901)874- 
3496/3407/DSN 882.
7.  RELEASED BY VADM J. C. HARVEY, JR., N1.//

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