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CHIPS Articles: 'New to the Navy' Mobile App Provides Answers to Common Questions

'New to the Navy' Mobile App Provides Answers to Common Questions
By Navy Personnel Command Public Affairs - December 3, 2015
MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) — Need to know how to ship household goods? Wondering what types of receipts you need to keep while on official travel? Acquire a family member and need to know how to get dependent ID cards? The "New to the Navy" mobile application has you covered.

New to the Navy is geared toward new Sailors and answers many frequently asked questions about pay and personnel matters. The content is organized by topics that are easy for new Sailors to understand, like "Moving my stuff," and provides official references, procedures, methods for avoiding mistakes and pertinent points of contact. Some of the topics covered include: Transfers; Sponsor Program; Pay, Personnel and Advancement; Marriage and Family; New Officers; and contact numbers to reach out to in the event of additional questions or emergencies. The app also includes definitions of acronyms.

The application is available now on all mobile platforms via Apple and Android application stores.

For more information about Pay and Personnel Support, click here.

For more news from Navy Personnel Command, visit www.navy.mil/local/npc/.

CHANGWON, Republic of Korea (Aug. 21, 2015) Interior Communications Electrician 3rd Class Korey Potter, left, and Interior Communications Electrician 2nd Class Anthony Montero, both attached to the U.S. 7th Fleet amphibious command flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), use their phones to translate conversation with students from Korea Polytechnic Institute Changwon Campus during a community service event. Blue Ridge is providing support for U.S. 7th Fleet's involvement in the bi-lateral exercise, 2015 Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG). UFG is an annual, combined command and control exercise designed to enhance the combat readiness of ROK and U.S. supporting forces through joint training while improving ROK-U.S. relations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Timothy Hale.
CHANGWON, Republic of Korea (Aug. 21, 2015) Interior Communications Electrician 3rd Class Korey Potter, left, and Interior Communications Electrician 2nd Class Anthony Montero, both attached to the U.S. 7th Fleet amphibious command flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), use their phones to translate conversation with students from Korea Polytechnic Institute Changwon Campus during a community service event. Blue Ridge is providing support for U.S. 7th Fleet's involvement in the bi-lateral exercise, 2015 Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG). UFG is an annual, combined command and control exercise designed to enhance the combat readiness of ROK and U.S. supporting forces through joint training while improving ROK-U.S. relations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Timothy Hale.
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