DEPLOYMENT OF THE AUTOMATED NAVY DEPARTMENT AWARDS WEB SERVICE:
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SUBJ/DEPLOYMENT OF THE AUTOMATED NAVY DEPARTMENT AWARDS WEB SERVICE//
NARR/REF A IS SECNAVINST 1650.1J DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY AWARDS POLICY.
REF B IS SECNAV M-1650.1 NAVY AND MARINE CORPS AWARDS MANUAL.//
RMKS/1. A key component of the MyNavy HR transformation is delivering modern
human resources (HR) management technology to simplify processes and make the
user experience better for Sailors and commands. This NAVADMIN announces the
deployment of the automated Navy Department Awards Web Service (NDAWS), which
is now accessible through BUPERS Online (BOL) as a part of the Navy Personnel
Command (NPC) Documents Services Workspace. The automated NDAWS program will
enable users to electronically initiate, route, endorse and approve all
Personal Military Decorations (PMD) and unit award recommendations. Once
approved, the signed PMD certificate/citation will be uploaded to the NDAWS
application and will automatically update a Sailors official military
personnel file (OMPF) as well as mainframe corporate data (i.e.
Officer/Enlisted Summary Record and Performance Summary Record).
Sailors will also be able to search the database for information regarding
their personal decorations, unit awards and campaign/expeditionary medals.
All policies that govern PMD and unit awards remain in effect in accordance
with references (a) and (b).
2. The NDAWS system update leverages the successful fielding of related HR
systems that include the electronic submission of selection board documents,
automated requests for name change and the online officer photograph
submission form, which are also part of the NPC Document Services Workspace
on BOL. All of these processes are proven to be more effective, efficient
and reliable than their legacy predecessors, and provide considerable time
savings to users and the NPC staff.
3. Further contributing to Fleet readiness, commands operating in a deployed
environment or experiencing internet accessibility or connectivity issues may
utilize NDAWS without accessing the NPC Document Services Workspace on BOL.
To utilize this disconnected functionality, a command electronically
completes the OPNAV Form 1650/3 (Rev 03-20) document, digitally signs it and
emails it to NPC along with a copy of the signed PMD citation. The NPC
Records Section then uploads the completed OPNAV Form 1650/3 document and PMD
certificate into the system, which automatically updates the OMPF and
corporate data. This allows Fleet units that do not have the bandwidth for
accessing the online application to take advantage of the automation in the
same way as users with steady internet connectivity.
4. The new NDAWS User Guide and disconnected functionality compatible OPNAV
Form 1650/3 can be found via MyNavy Portal Quick Link at
https://my.navy.mil/quick-links.html under the *U.S. Navy Awards* tab and the
Navy Personnel Command website under the *NPC* tab .
5. Points of contact:
a. NPC point of contact is My Navy Career Center at email@example.com
or call 1-833-6622 or 1-901-874 6622.
b. For information on BOL issues call 1-800-951-6289 or e-mail at
6. Released by Vice Admiral, John B. Nowell, Jr, N1.//