Flashcards in CH 25 DECEDENT Deck (77)
Who is the overall manager of decedent affairs program?
Navy Casualty, Navy Mortuary Affairs
What is the decedent affairs manual?
OPNAVINST 5360.1 series
What five programs have been established to carry out decedent affairs?
Current Death, Graves Registration, Concurrent Return, Return of Remains, CACP
What is a PADD?
Person authorized direct disposition
What program allows the PADD to designate a place for remains to be shipped to?
Current Death Program
When does the Graves Registration Program (GRREG) become operational?
During major military operations
What program provides for the search, recovery, and evacuation of remains to a processing point?
Concurrent Return Program
Provides for the permanent disposition of remains of persons in a temp cemetery who could not be evacuated under Concurrent Return?
Return of Remains Program
When is the Return of Remains Program activated?
Only upon special legislation
Return of Remains program may authorize what overseas?
One or more permanent American cemeteries in the area
Who notifies field activities of Return of Remains program once activated?
What program is not part of the decedent affairs program?
Who administers the CACP?
CNO Personnel Command
Detailed guidance on eligibility can be found where?
U.S. Code Title 10, subchapter 75
A casualty report must be submitted within how many hours after determination of death?
Four IAW MILPERSMAN 1770-030 Personal Casualty Report Procedures
When death occurs away from command, who submits the casualty report?
The activity that learns of the casualty.
What command submits casualty report after member detaches?
Casualty reports should be sent with what message precedence?
What program oversees family notification in the area in which the PADD and SNOK reside?
CACO/FHS (Funeral Honors Support)
Notification of PADD will normally be made between what hours?
CACOs are assigned for what time period?
90 days - 9 months (depending on needs of family)
After CACO makes initial notification of death, a follow-up notification takes place within how many hours?
24 (to complete paperwork)
COs write a condolence letter to the NOK within how many hours?
A copy of the condolence letter should be sent where?
NAVPERSCOM and OJAG (Office of the Judge Advocate General - Investigations Division)
Autopsies are not required under what causes of death?
Motorcycle, automobile or under the care of a physician
When an aircrew member dies, the MO will recommend an autopsy to the CO based on what instruction?
NOK must provide what type of authorization before an autopsy can be performed?
The PADD is responsible for what fees if a private autopsy is elected?
Movement of remains and pathologist's fees