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NARR/REF A IS DOD INSTRUCTION 1322.31, COMMON MILITARY TRAINING.
REF B IS DOD INSTRUCTION 5200.48, CONTROLLED UNCLASSIFIED INFORMATION.
REF C IS SECNAVINST 3070.2A, OPERATIONS SECURITY.
REF D IS A MESSAGE ANNOUNCING SUICIDE PREVENTION CONTINUUM DISCUSSION GUIDE.
REF E IS A MESSAGE ANNOUNCING IMPLEMENTATION OF TACTICAL COMBAT CASUALTY CARE
TIER 1 PRE-DEPLOYMENT TRAINING.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces general military training (GMT)
requirements for fiscal year (FY) 2023.
2. FY-23 Mandatory GMT:
a. These requirements must be completed by all military personnel during
the FY. Civilian supervisors of military personnel are encouraged to
complete these GMT topics, as applicable.
b. The following are mandatory GMT topics in FY-23:
(1) Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Resolution Options.
(2) Domestic Abuse.
(3) Operations Security (OPSEC) and Controlled Unclassified
Information (CUI) (refer to paragraph 2.c).
(4) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Awareness.
(5) Cyber Awareness Challenge.
(6) Counterintelligence Awareness and Reporting.
(7) Suicide Prevention.
c. Commands may combine OPSEC and CUI into one training session. The
training should be tailored to meet the specific needs of that unit.
(1) Commands have the option to complete CUI training via
alternate means as long as they meet the minimum training requirements of
reference (b), section 2.10.g.
(2) When feasible, OPSEC training should be conducted in person or
through approved video conferencing technology. At a minimum, personnel must
be aware of their units tailored critical information and indicators list in
line with reference (c).
d. Commands may elect to complete cyber awareness challenge training
using instructor-led or computer-based methods. Additional guidance will be
provided in the FY-23 Cybersecurity Awareness Challenge NAVADMIN.
e. The recommended method of delivery for SAPR and Suicide Prevention
annual training is via face-to-face, small group facilitated discussions. If
in-person, face-to-face delivery is not feasible, facilitated small group
training using approved video conferencing technology is considered face-to-
face, fully meeting training requirements. SAPR and Suicide Prevention
training is not authorized for delivery via non-Department of Defense (DoD)
approved collaborative technology (e.g., Facebook, Zoom, etc.). Senior
commanders have the authority to issue more restrictive guidance to their
f. Suicide Prevention annual training should include a continuum of
messaging, education, and awareness throughout the year. Commands should
leverage the guidance provided by the Suicide Prevention Month and SAPR
Prevention Month Tool Kits, emphasizing the importance of maintaining a
continuous dialogue on prevention. Commands who participate in the year-long
Commander, Pacific Fleet and U.S. Fleet Forces Command Suicide Prevention
Continuum, detailed in reference (d), will meet the annual GMT
requirement. The FY-23 update to the Suicide Prevention Continuum will be
available no later than 1 October 2022 at https://flankspeed.sharepoint-/
3. FY-23 Command Discretion GMT:
a. Command discretion GMT is not required at any specified
periodicity but may have situational requirements (i.e., initial
entry, pre-deployment, career milestones, etc.). Commanding
officers (CO) should train their personnel at a time and place that
best meets their command and mission needs.
b. COs may assign the following topics at their discretion:
(1) Influence Awareness - Countering Disinformation.
(2) Anti-terrorism Level 1.
(3) Privacy Act.
(4) Navy Energy.
(5) Center for Development of Security Excellence Insider
(6) Combating Trafficking in Persons.
(7) Operational Risk Management.
(8) Personal Financial Management.
(9) Sexual Health and Responsibility.
(10) Traumatic Brain Injury.
(11) Records Management.
c. Tactical Combat Casualty Care - Tier 1 is no longer listed
as a GMT. Deploying units should refer to applicable Type Commander
guidance in line with reference (e).
d. Personal Financial Management training does not have a
required annual periodicity but is instead mandatory at personal and
professional touchpoints across the military lifecycle in line with
e. Financial Readiness touchpoint courses are available via
Navy e-Learning (search for the title *touchpoint* under the Course
Catalog tab) and the MyNavy Financial Literacy mobile app. If
preferred, in-person training can be provided by a Fleet and Family
Support Center Personal Financial Manager, a Command Financial
Specialist, or a Navy Reserve Center-assigned Personal Financial
Counselor. In-person training information and resources can be
found at https://www.mynavyhr.navy.mil/Support-Services/21st-Century-
f. Records management training should be completed by
administrative personnel who manage and maintain records on a
4. Additional Information:
a. Detailed requirements for each topic are listed on the GMT
webpage and should be reviewed thoroughly by commands prior to
assigning training. The webpage provides topic-specific information
(1) Instructor and documentation requirements.
(2) Training in combined military-civilian sessions.
(3) Links to instructor guides and other training products.
b. The GMT webpage can be found on the MyNavy Portal at
c. Current SAPR and Suicide Prevention training materials are
not designed for individual self-study. Training using methods
other than facilitated small group sessions will be challenging.
The following *self-care* disclaimer should be added at the
beginning of each SAPR or Suicide Prevention training session,
whether it be in person or not: *We understand participating in
this training may be difficult for some. If you need counseling or
advocacy support at any time, please contact your local Sexual
Assault Response Center (SARC), Victim Advocate (VA), Chaplain, or
counselor for help or contact the DoD Safe helpline at
https://www.safehelpline.org/ or 877-995-5247, the Military Crisis Line at
800-273-8255, or Military One Source at https://www.militaryonesource.mil/,
d. Feedback, lessons learned, and recommendations for more
effective training delivery are encouraged. Please provide your
recommendations or refer any questions to the following points of
(1) SAPR training: LT Evelyn Zaleski, N17,
(2) Suicide Prevention Training: Ms. Ruth Cassidy, N17,
(3) Training policy: LCDR Jonathan Greenberg, N13M7T,
e. SAPR training materials will not be loaded onto publically
accessible websites (e.g., YouTube, Facebook, etc.). Additionally,
the following disclaimer should be added at the beginning of each
SAPR training session not conducted in person: *We understand
participating in SAPR training can be difficult. If you need
advocacy support at any time, please contact the on-call SARC/VA at
[please insert contact information for the local SARC or VA] or the
DoD Safe helpline at https://www.safehelpline.org/ or 877-995-5247.*
5. GMT questions or feedback should be sent via e-mail to
6. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until superseded or 30
September 2023, whichever occurs first.
7. Released by Vice Admiral Richard J. Cheeseman, Jr., N1.//