Answer: Yes, NAVADMIN 242326Z ARR 07 addresses the requirement for officer photographs in the Official Military Personnel File
There will be no requirement to send the original copy of the OER to PERSCOM once a quality report has been received and placed in an officer's official military personnel file
The ESR is an online version of the service record and is replacing the paper service record, something used for generations by Sailors, but with one key aspect: it is simply an electronic version of the service record, not a permanent account such as the records archived at the National Personnel Records Center's Military Personnel Records facility in a service member's Official Military Personnel File
A digital sender looks like a fax machine and acts similarly in sending awards, evaluations, and other documents directly to a soldier's official military personnel file
. A personnel section can send a Bronze Star award citation from the field one day and see it online the following day.
All commands responsible for service record entries are required to initiate updates in NSIPS ESR, but official military personnel file
requirements remain unchanged.
A new program recently announced by Navy Personnel Command (NPC) makes reviewing records and preparing for selection boards easier by providing online access to their official military personnel file
The account draws on Official Military Personnel Files
at the National Archives and Records Administration in St.
The agreement made "Official Military Personnel Files
" a permanent series of records, transferred to NARA custody 62 years after the service member's separation from the military.
The electronic service record can be viewed at https://nspics.nmci.navy.mil and official military personnel files
are available on BUPERS Online https://www.bol.navy.mil.
Official Military Personnel files
(OMPF) Online began in November 2001 for sergeants first class being considered for promotion, and is expanding to include more of the force.