ATTENTION INVITED TO
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FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
INFO ZEN/CNO WASHINGTON DC
SUBJ: TRAINING REQUIRED TO EXTEND BENEFITS TO SAME-SEX DOMESTIC
PASS TO ALL OFFICE CODES:
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INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
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SUBJ/TRAINING REQUIRED TO EXTEND BENEFITS TO SAME-SEX DOMESTIC
NARR/REF A IS THE SECDEF MEMO DIRECTING SERVICE SECRETARIES MAKE
AVAILABLE DESIGNATED BENEFITS TO ELIGIBLE SAME-SEX DOMESTIC PARTNERS
OF SERVICE MEMBERS AND THEIR CHILDREN NLT 1 OCTOBER 2013. REF B IS
THE SECNAV APPROVED NAVY IMPLEMENTATION PLAN.//
REMARKS/1. This NAVADMIN provides training and policy updates
required to extend benefits for same sex partners. Tailored training
designed to ensure Navy is ready to extend benefits to same sex
domestic partners has been developed and is being deployed. Command
leadership teams and designated service providers each have their own
2. Command triad training is available on Navy e-learning for all
active and reserve commanding officers, executive officers, and senior
enlisted leaders. Per ref (b), all sitting and prospective command
triad members shall complete this on-line course NLT 23 August 2013.
Navy e-learning can be accessed
directly at https://ile-deers.nko.navy.mil/ or through the "learning"
tab of the NKO portal. The course name and number are "Extending
Benefits to Same-Sex Domestic Partners of Military Members"
DON-EBSSDPMM-1.0. Personnel may enroll in the course by accessing a
link under the mandatory training section of the Navy e-learning
homepage. Assistance with Navy e-learning is available through the
Naval Education and Training Command call center at (850) 452-1001,
DSN 459-1001 (Menu Option 1) or(877) 253-7122 (Menu Option 1).
Commanders may designate additional members to complete the training
3. Documentation. Command triad training will automatically be
documented in the Fleet Training, Management and Planning System
(FLTMPS) upon completion of the Navy e-learning course. Commanders
and commanding officers shall continue training execution oversight of
the triad and take appropriate actions to ensure training completion
by 23 August 2013.
4. Chaplain Corps Training. Face-to-face training is required for
all chaplains per ref (b). The Chief of Chaplains office will publish
training dates/times/locations and will document and report training
completion to OPNAV N1.
5. Per ref (b), other designated service provider training (i.e.,
Judge Advocate General, Master-at-Arms, Personnel Specialists,
Detailers) schedules and methods will be announced, implemented, and
reported by their respective community leadership.
6. Point of contact is CAPT Janet Bristol at (703) 604-5002,
DSN/664 or via e-mail at janet.bristol(at)navy.mil.
7. Released by Vice Admiral S. R. Van Buskirk, N1.//