Many agencies use their own forms for requesting military service information.In the absence of an agency form, the Standard Form (SF) 180, Request Pertaining to Military Records, is recommended.UPDATES TO THE OMPF WILL ONLY OCCUR AFTER VERIFICATION THAT THE AWARD HAS BEEN ENTERED INTO THE NDAWS DATABASE. AWARDS RECEIVED THAT ARE NOT REFLECTED IN NDAWS WILL BE RETURNED TO THE SENDER FOR APPROPRIATE ACTION. AWARD CITATIONS RECEIVED BY NPC FROM SOURCES OTHER THAN NDAWS AUTHORITIES WILL BE ENTERED INTO A SAILORS' OMPF IF THE AWARD IS ACCURATELY REFLECTED IN NDAWS, INCLUDING PERSONAL AWARDS (NA AND HIGHER) THAT ARE RECEIVED BY NPC AS PART OF A SELECTION BOARD PACKAGE. A LIST OF NDAWS COORDINATORS IS AVAILABLE ON THE NAVY AWARDS WEBSITE AT HTTPS://AWARDS. SAILORS MAILING AWARD CERTIFICATES/CITATIONS MUST CHECK NDAWS PRIOR TO SUBMISSION.
Members on orders of up to 30 days will still collect 100% of the maximum locality rate.Consult the routine use statements for additional information regarding the release of service information and access to military records. The routine use statements for the military services' systems of records published in the list those Federal, state, and local government agencies which are considered routine users of the records.These agencies have full access to record information in the same manner as the veteran.ACTIVITIES IDENTIFIED AS NDAWS COORDINATORS HOLD RESPONSIBILITY FOR UPDATING SAILORS' PERSONAL AWARDS WITHIN NDAWS AND FORWARDING THE CITATION TO NPC FOR INCLUSION INTO THE SAILOR'S OMPF. PER REF A, ALL DELEGATED AWARDING AUTHORITIES ARE TO FORWARD COPIES OF THE COMPLETED OPNAV FORM 1650/3 AND SIGNED AWARD CITATIONS OR CERTIFICATES TO THEIR APPROPRIATE NDAWS COORDINATOR FOR ENTRY INTO NDAWS. THE NDAWS COORDINATOR SHALL SUBMIT THE CITATIONS/CERTIFICATES TO PERS-313 FOR ENTRY INTO THE MEMBER'S OMPF WITH RETURN ADDRESS REFLECTING COMPLETE COMMAND MAILING ADDRESS.