P1 Genealogy and identification.
P2 Preventive medicine.
P6 Death and casualties.
P7 Domestic relations.
P8 Social relations.
P9 Political relations.
P10 Amusement and recreation.
P13 Misconduct and discipline.
P15 Commendations, citations, and medals.
P16 Assignment and detail.
P17 Rank, precedence, and promotion.
P18 Attendance and absence.
P1 GENEALOGY AND IDENTIFICATION.
Permission to change.
Address, change of.
Residence, legal change of.
P1-3 Age and birth.
Birth, date of.
P1-4 Race and citizenship.
Citizenship, acquisition of.
Citizenship, loss of.
Citizenship, restoration of.
Exclusion of races.
Naturalization, manner of.
P1-5 Physical description.
Cards of identification.
Identification charts and records.
Letters of identification.
Outline finger cards.
Photographs of individuals.
Physical requirements for enlistment and promotion (hale and hearty).
Systems of identification.
P1-6 Habits and character.
Financial responsibility (individual).
Habits and traits of character.
Letters of introduction.
Personal records, method and form of keeping.
Records of past history.
P2 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE
P2-1 Quarantine and quarantinable diseases (others to be added as legalized).
Bills of health.
Quarantine regulations. (See A2-7).
Restricted districts *quarantine).
P2-2 Segregation and communicable diseases.
Cooties and fleas, etc., extinction of.
Insects, prevention and restriction.
Mess gear, sterilization of.
Prevention of disease by chemical sterilization.
Prevention of disease by destruction of effects.
Prevention of disease by disinfection.
Prevention of disease by eye and ear protectors.
Prevention of disease by gas masks.
Prevention of disease by mechanical means.
Prevention of disease by steam sterilization.
Roaches, extermination of
Rodents, extermination of.
Vaccination against other diseases.
Accident and accident prevention.
Exercises, physical (not athletics).
Report of accident.
Sanitation place of employment, employees.
P2-5 Physical examinations.
Physical and mental condition, vision, height, chest measurement, weight and underweight, blood circulation.
P3-1 Diseases and injuries.
Blood, diseases of.
Children's and infants' diseases.
Circulatory system, diseases of.
Corpulency and obesity.
Ductless glands, diseases of.
Genito-urinary (nonvenereal) diseases.
Insane and insanity.
Muscles (motor system) diseases.
Smoking, habit of.
Tumors and cancers.
Complaints of treatment in hospitals.
Cripples, treatment of (other than loss of limbs).
Families, medical treatment of.
First aid to the injured.
Gas and smoke remedial apparatus and treatment.
Injuries, treatment of.
Medical treatment for Navy families.
Specialists, treatment by.
Supernumeraries, medical treatment.
Dermatology (skin diseases).
P3-5 Diagnosis and prognosis.
P3-6 Nomenclature of diseases and injuries.
P4-1 Operations (surgical).
Operations, major and minor (surgical).
Wounded and treatment of wounded and accidentally injured, such as gas wounds, bullet wounds, burns.
P4-2 Instruments (surgical).
P4-3 Artificial limbs.
Cripples, reconstruction of.
Wounded, reconstruction of.
P5-1 Dental treatment.
Gum diseases, Tooth diseases.
P5-2 Prosthetic dentistry.
P5-3 Oral surgery.
P5-4 X-ray treatment (dentistry).
P6 DEATH AND CASUALTIES.
P6-1 Casualties in action.
Captured in action, reports of.
Killed in action.
Missing in action. (See P19-6.)
Prisoners (casualties in action).
Wounded, reports of.
Death in line of duty.
P6-1 and P6-2 can be combined under P6-2.
Complaints of condition of remains.
Dead, recovery of.
Disinfection of dead by ice.
Disposition of remains.
Flags, covering coffins.
Pallbearers, honors, and escorts.
Removals and reinterment.
P6-3 and P6-4 can be combined under P6-4.
P6-6 Graves and markers.
Assignment of cemetery plots.
The acquisition, disposal, etc., of land for the purpose of "cemeteries" will be handled under N1-13. All other correspondence relative to cemeteries will be handled under the above.Graves.
Headstones, footstones, regulation.
Monuments and tombstones.
P7 DOMESTIC RELATIONS.
Alienation of affections.
Breach of promise.
Correspondents (divorce cases).
Married or single.
Members of family.
Next of kin.
Offspring, attitude toward.
Relatives, name and addresses of.
Servants of naval personnel.
P8 SOCIAL RELATIONS.
P8-1 Labor and labor unions
Complaints of wrong use of trades (crafts).
Complaints on shop committees.
Convict labor, complaints of use of.
Craft and trade restrictions.
Labor board reports.
Labor, supply of.
Sabotage by labor.
Strikes, strikers, and strikebreakers.
Trade board reports on labor.
Trade (craft) conditions.
Trades for yards and ships.
P8-2 Associations and organizations and membership therein.
List of various organizations by name is omitted. If considered necessary to file under specific organization, the name can be added or an arbitrary symbol be adopted.
P8-3 Social affairs.
P8-4 Uniforms, discriminations against.
P8-5 Protests, petitions, remonstrances, and complaints.
P9 POLITICAL RELATIONS.
P9-1 Political affiliations.
Political adherence or leanings.
Soliciting for political purposes.
P9-2 Political disturbances.
Anarchy and anarchists.
Deportation or exile.
Franchises and freedom.
P10 AMUSEMENT AND RECREATION.
Athletic competitions and rules.
Gunning and gun clubs.
Sailing races Sports.
Swimming, Tennis, Tickets.
Track and field sports.
P10-2 Dances and entertainments.
Allowances for entertainments, enlisted men.
Motion-picture shows and commercial films.
P10-3 Games, other than athletic.
P10-4 Music and concerts.
P11-1 Educational system.
Attendance at schools.
Certificates of attainment, graduation, etc.
Courses of instruction.
Examinations as to mental development and progress in schools.
Proficiency at school.
Reports on instruction.
Schedules of instruction.
Training of personnel.
Publications that make up libraries.
P11-3 Essays, theses, lectures, poems.
P11-4 Exhibitions, expositions, fairs, museums, and exhibits.
P11-5 Foreign languages.
P12-2 Religious services.
P12-3 Sabbath, observance of.
For church structures see N4-7.
P13 MISCONDUCT AND DISCIPLINE.
P13-1 Crimes; delinquencies; felonies; malicious acts; misdemeanors; offenses.
Committed on shore; on authorized liberty.
State of war; the United States being in a state of war.
P13-2 Conduct; offenses against authority.
Absence, offense. (See Straggling and desertion, P13.)
Animals, mistreatment of.
Arrest, escape, etc. (See Prisoners, P13.)
Civilians, inhabitants, ill treatment of; misconduct by.
Concealed weapons, possession of.
Conspiracy. (See also P13 and Political relations.)
Contempt of court; disobedience; disrespect
Drugs, narcotics, unlawful possession of; smuggling; traffic in
Drugs, narcotics, use of (offenses); drug addicts. (See P3-1.)
Duty; disobedience of orders; inefficiency; misconduct on duty; negligence; sleeping on watch or post. (See also Liquor, use of.)
Evasion of military or naval service; conscientious objectors; draft dodgers; slackers.
False muster. (See Straggling and desertion, P13.)
Falsehood; false swearing (oath); perjury (false testimony, perjurers); suborn testimony (attempt).
Flag, disrespect to.
Fraudulent enlistment. (See Enlistment, P14)
Imposters; adventurers; false pretenses; impersonating an officer
Liquor, alcoholic, unlawful possession of; introduction of; smuggling (smugglers); traffic in; bootlegging, bootleggers
Liquor, alcoholic, use of; drunkenness; drunkenness on duty
Misconduct; conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline; disorderly: scandalous; unbecoming
Mutiny; mutinous assembly; mutineers; failure to report; failure to do utmost to suppress; uttering mutinous words.
Offenders, refusing or failing to use utmost exertions to detect, apprehend, and bring to punishment.
Quarantine, offenses in connection with.
Riot; affray; disorder; rout; unlawful assembly.
Sentinel or noncommissioned officer of a guard, offenses against; affront; disrespect to; interfering with; refusing obedience to order of. (See also Assault.)
Subordinates, offenses against; cruelty to; maltreatment of; oppression of subordinates. (See also Assault.)
Superior, offenses against; disrespect; insubordination; effort to weaken authority. (See also Assault.)
Uniform, offenses in connection with, (See J.)
P13-3 Money or money values, offenses or conspiracies involving.
Extortion; blackmail; usury.
Fraud; false claim; fraudulent receipts; graft.
Shortages. (See L10, L11, L16.)
Theft. (See P13.)
P13-4 Person, offenses against the. (See also Vice.)
Fighting (offense); duel; challenge; accepting challenge; quarreling; striking.
Hazing; water cure, etc.
Homicide; lynching; manslaughter; murder. (For attempted suicide, see P6-2.)
Injury; maiming (mayhem).
Shooting; careless handling of firearms; hasty shooting.
P13-5 Property, offenses against.
Arson (setting on fire); incendiaries.
Destruction or damage other than by fire; sabotage.
Embezzlement. (See P13-3.)
Shortages. (See L10, L11, L16, etc.)Looting; loot.
Theft; theft of military property of United States.
By Navy personnel; by unknown parties.
Merchandise, commerce, offenses in connection with; illicit traffic; receiving on board without authority; smuggling. (See also Drugs, liquor, and vice.)
Arson (setting on fire).Theft (thieves); burglary; larceny; robbery (robbers); by Navy personnel; by unknown parties.
Destruction or damage other than by fire; sabotage.
Waste of public property.
Unauthorized use of vehicles, boats, and other articles; "joy riding."
P13-6 Vice, community.
Moral conditions of a community, or group, or locality.
Prostitution, houses of.
Traffic, illicit; other associated with vice.
Traffic in women and children; white slavery.
P13-7 Vice, personnel.
Assault with immoral intent.
Bastardy; bigamy; polygamy.
Immoral practices; cohabitation; lewd or indecent behavior; moral turpitude; sexual perversion; sodomy.
Obscene language, photographs, reading matter.
Offenses against Postal Service; foreign commerce; interstate commerce.
Venereal diseases, concealing of. (See P3-1.)
P13-8 Desertion; straggling.
Absence (offense); stragglers. (See also P18.)
From command; over leave; without leave.Apprehension and delivery.
From station and duty; over leave; without leave.
By civil authorities; by civilians; rewards for.Desertion; attempted desertion.
Guards for apprehended deserters, other than military.
(For Military guards, see P13-5, P16-5; see also L20).
Transportation of apprehended deserters with guards. (See also L20.)
Aiding or enticing others to desert; receiving or entertaining a deserter.Elopement of applicants for enlistment.
From ship about to sail on an extended cruise.
In case of apprehension and delivery.
In case of surrender.
In execution of a conspiracy, or in the presence of an unlawful assembly which the naval forces may be opposing.
In time of peace; Jn time of war.
Removal of mark of desertion.
False muster; answering for another at muster.
Making good time lost by absence.
P13-9 Discipline; punishment.
Confinement; deprivation of liberty; on shore on foreign station; imprisonment; hard labor; solitary confinement; bread and water.
Extra duty, punishment.
Letters of admonition; caution; censure; reprimand; public reprimand.
Limitation of punishment; schedule of offenses and limitation of punishment; correction; disciplinary measures.
Loss of numbers, punishment.
Loss of pay, punishment.
Reduction in rank, punishment.
Reduction in rating, punishment.
Suppression of lawlessness.
Suspension from promotion, punishment.
P13-10 Prisoners; convicts.
Apprehension of prisoners or convicts, rewards for.
Arrests; extending the limit of arrest; subsistence while under arrest.
Good conduct time allowance.Demerits, prisoners.
Probationers; suspension of sentences; parole.
Restoration to duty; restoration to military service.
Sentences; commutation of; mitigation of; remission of.
Bad-conduct discharge (BCD); mitigation of; remission of.
Dishonorable discharge; mitigation of; remission of.
Escape; aiding or permitting to escape.
Escape; attempting to escape; breaking arrest, prisoners at large; outlaws.
Irons; handcuffing; shackles.
Misconduct of working parties of prisoners.
Mistreatment of prisoners.
Transportation of prisoners, (See Guards, other than military.)
Neglecting to discharge pecuniary obligations.
Application for civil employment.
Calls for volunteers.
Inquiries relative to appointment.
Inquiries relative to vacancies.
Recommendations used in applying for appointment.
Reinstatement, requests for.
Tenders of service.
Testimonials used in applying for appointment.
P14-2 Appointment and employment.
Age limit for civil.
Age limit for military.
Age limits, candidates for appointment as midshipmen.
Aliens, employment of.
Appointment of members of family
Appointment when other members of family are in the service.
Appointment to excepted positions.
Appointments to Naval Academy, number of.
Black list of appointees.
Certificates of eligibles.
Deaf mutes, employment of.
Declaration of appointees.
Declinations of appointees.
Deficient on examination for.
Disabled, employment of.
Entrance into service.
Examination for admission.
Examinations for announcement of.
Influence, use of, in obtaining.
Oaths of office.
Recommendation for civil employment.
Register of eligibles.
Reinstatement after military service.
Reporting of candidates for admission as midshipmen.
Request for authority to appoint.
Request for certification for.
Restoration to eligible list.
Restoration to service.
Retention in employment.
Age limit of enlistment.
Aliens, enlistment of.
Apprentices, enlistment of.
Date and place of enlistment.
Enlistment for appointment as midshipmen.
Enlistment for aviation duty.
Enlistment for practice cruises.
Extension of enlistment.
Inquiries regarding enlistment.
Parents' consent to enlistment.
Period of enlistment.
Permission to reenlist.
Promises to recruits.
Rejection of recruits.
Rejection of applicants for enlistment.
Reports of enlistment.
Resumption of enlistment.
Stoppage of enlistment.
Reward to postmasters for enlistment applicants.
Under age enlistment
P14-5 Commissions and warrants.
Age limit of commissions.
Recess appointments of commissions.
Draft of employees for military service; exemptions, rules for, etc.
Exemption from military service.
Induction into service.
Registration for draft.
P15 COMMENDATIONS, CITATIONS, AND MEDALS
Buttons, honorable discharge.
Buttons, Naval Reserve.
Certificates of merit.
Congratulations, letters of.
Decorations, award of.
Distinguished flying cross.
Distinguished service cross (Army).
Distinguished service medal (Army).
Distinguished service medal (Navy).
Good conduct bars.
Good conduct medals.
Letters of commendation.
Heroic or distinguished acts.
Influence, use of in obtaining commendation.
Medal of honor roll.
Medals, competitive for workers.
Medals for target practice.
Medals, manufacture of.
Medals of honor.
Naval Reserve buttons.
Recommendations for commendations.
Rolls of honor (citation).
Schiff memorial trophy for flying.
Testimonials used in obtaining commendation.
Thanks of Congress.
For gunnery exercises and engineering performances commendations, see group A5.
P16 ASSIGNMENT AND DETAIL
P16-1 Personnel strength and distribution.
Allotment of personnel.
Complements (ships and shore establishments).
Decrease in force.
Increase in force.
Reduction of force. (See P19-4.)
Shortage of personnel.
Strength, separate units (personnel).
P16-2 Muster roll reports (personnel).
List of employees.
P16-3 Duty and detail. (For general correspondence only; where relating to an individual to be handled under the individual's name.)
Admission and discharge from hospitals.
Army and riot duty.
Assignment of duties.
Change of station.
Civil employees, replacing by commissioned or enlisted personnel.
Civil employees, use of, to replace commissioned or enlisted personnel.
Courier, detail of.
Designation as disbursing officer or deputy.
Detached for or from service with Army.
Detached service (personnel).
Detail of adjutant.
Detail of assistant adjutant.
Duties and service.
Duties, assignment of.
Duty beyond continental limits of the United States.
Eligibility for detail.
Excused from duty.
Instructors, detail as.
Loan of employees.
Movement of personnel.
Officers attending conventions.
Outside employment of civilian personnel.
Outside employment of officers.
Range-finder operators, detail as.
Relief from active duty.
Relief from duty.
Report for duty.
Reporting for duty.
Reports of arrival and departure of individuals.
Reports of officer details.
Request for active duty.
Return to duty.
Tours of duty.
Transfer of personnel.
Unusual or additional duties (other than punishment).
P16-4 Orders to personnel. (General correspondence only; those to individuals to be handled under the name of the individual concerned.)
Approval of orders.
Cancellation of orders.
Change of orders.
Orders to men.
Orders to officers.
P16-5 Special details of enlisted men. (General correspondence only and not for the individual.)
Detail of enlisted men (general subject only).
Detail of working parties.
Guards for deserters.
Instructors, detail of enlisted men as.
P16-6 Navy Directory.
P16-7 List of officers of Navy and Marine Corps residing in District of Columbia (social list).
P16-8 War Slate.
P17 RANK, PRECEDENCE, AND PROMOTION.
P17-1 Rank and precedence.
Authority to act for an individual in his absence.
Chain of command.
Changes in designation (personnel).
Command, exercise of, by staff officers.
Command, precedence of Army and Navy officers.
Command, succession to.
Conflict of authority.
Controversy as to precedence.
Exercise of authority.
Joint command of combined forces.
Precedence between Regulars and Reserves.
Precedence of command, Army and Navy officers.
Status of rank, rating precedence.
Succession to command.
P17-2 Promotion and demotion.
Classification of personnel.
Demotion. (See F13-2.)
Disqualification for promotion.
Disrating. (See P13-2.)
Employees, rerating of.
Examinations for promotion.
Exemption from examination for promotion.
Failure, morally, on professional examination.
Grading and regrading.
Influence, use of, in obtaining promotion.
Loss of numbers. (See P13-2.)
Promotion of employees.
Promotion, suspension from.
Qualification for promotion.
Ratings, reduction in. (See P13-2.)
Reclassification of employees.
Reduction of employees.
Reduction in rank. (See P13-2.)
Selection for promotion.
Testimonials used in obtaining promotions.
P17-3 Official registers.
Official Registers of United States (Bluebook).
P18 ATTENDANCE AND ABSENCE.
P18-1 Leave, liberty, and absence.
Absence due to accident or injury.
Absence due to misconduct. (See P13-2.)
Absence for national guards. Absence for police duty. Absence, not in line of duty. Absence for voting.
Absence for witness duty.
Absence from duty, authority for.
Absence from quarters.
Absence without leave or permission. (See P13-1.)
Computation of leave.
Leave, authority to grant.
Leave for special occasions, celebrations, etc.
Leave of absence.
Leave, reports of.
Leave without pay.
Permission to leave the United States.
Reports of leave.
P18-2 Hours of Labor.
Holiday and Sunday work.
Holidays and holiday greetings.
Hours of work.
Overtime, Sundays and holidays.
Report of overtime.
Sundays and holidays overtime.
Time recording system.
Time sheets and records.
Use of time clocks.
P19 SEPARATION (PERSONNEL).
Because of being physically unfit.
Blanks, honorable discharge.
Cancellation of enlistment.
Certificate in lieu of lost discharge.
Certificate of discharge.
Certificate of discharge, correction of.
Date and place of.
At expiration of term of enlistment.
Final marks for.
By medical survey.
By reduction in force.
By secretary's order.
Expiration of enlistment.
For convenience of government.
For fraudulent enlistment.
For good of the service.
For own convenience.
For sentence by civil court.
Holding beyond expiration of enlistment.
Of rejected recruits.
On account of dependent relative.
Report of discharges.
Age in grade retirement.
Transfers to Fleet Reserve.
Reduction of force, the acts of. (See P16-1.)
Release from active duty, Naval Reserve Force.
P19-6 Separations for other causes.
Annulment of contract (personnel).
Dropped from the service.
Killed in action. (See P6-1 Casualties in action.)
Termination of appointments.
Transfer of civilian employees.
Transfer civilian employees requested from other departments.
Transfer to other military activities.
P20-1 Manner of performance.
Honest and faithful performance of duty.
Inaptitude. (For Discharge, see P19-1.)
Performance of duty.
Probation after poor performance.
Worth and worthiness.
P20-2 Personnel records.
Certificate of service.
Continuous service certificate.
Gunnery records (enlisted men).
Records of past service.
Records of service.
Records of service (quarterly marks, etc.)
Reports of fitness.
Torpedo records (enlisted men).
War service certificates.
For heroic or distinguished acts, see P15, Commendations, etc.
P21-1 Welfare and welfare work.
The term "morale" covers such activities as "domestic relations," "social relations," "amusement and recreation," "education," "religion," etc. These activities have been classified in this manual separately. It is often necessary, however, to treat all those collectively. For that reason the title "Morale" has been included and given a standard file number.