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The Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) will administer the DON Correspondence
Management Program and coordinate proposed changes to this manual with the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) and the Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC).

CNO and CMC will administer the Correspondence Management Program within the Navy and Marine Corps, reCommanding Officers and Heads of Activities will establish a correspondence
management program based on the requirements and guidance of this manual and ensure that:
(1) Correspondence is screened, controlled, reviewed, and answered accordingly.
(2) Correspondence practices are reviewed periodically to improve products and
(3) The most economical communications media and techniques available are used.
(4) Only essential correspondence is produced.


Administration Officers will:
(1) Screen incoming correspondence, assign action offices and due dates, and indicate
any required concurrences.
(2) Review outgoing correspondence for correct format and ensure prescribed
procedures are followed

Objective. To prescribe uniform standards for the management and preparation of
correspondence throughout the Department of the Navy (DON).

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