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PERS 405 BRANCH HEAD: 901-874-3799
PERS 405 DLCPO: 901-874-3751

Boatswains Mate (
BM) - Train, direct, and supervise personnel in ship's maintenance and all activities relating to marlinspike, deck, boat seamanship, painting, upkeep of ship's external structure, rigging, deck equipment, and boats. BM's also operate and maintain equipment used in loading and unloading cargo, ammunition, fuel, and general stores.

Culinary Specialist (CS)- Operate and manage Navy dining facilities and bachelor enlisted quarters. They are cooks and bakers in Navy dining facilities ashore and afloat, ordering, inspecting, and stowing food. They maintain food service and preparation spaces and equipment, and keep records of transactions and budgets for the food service in living quarters ashore.

Legalman (LN)- Are aids trained in the field of law. They work in Navy legal offices performing administrative and clerical tasks necessary to process claims, to conduct court and administrative hearings, and to maintain records, documents, and legal-reference libraries.

Master-at-Arms (MA)- Help keep law and order aboard ship and shore stations. They enforce regulations, conduct investigations, take part in correctional and rehabilitative programs, and organize and train Sailors assigned to police duty.

Mass Communication Specialist  (MC)- Write, produce, print, and broadcast journalism news and features stories for military and civilian newspapers, magazines, televisions and radio broadcast. They record still and video photography of military operations, exercises and all other Navy events.

Navy Counselor (NC)- Offer career guidance to Navy personnel onboard ships and at shore facilities and to civilians who are considering enlistment in the Navy. They assess the interests, aptitudes, abilities, and personalities of individuals.

Personnel Specialist (PS)- Provide enlisted personnel with information and counseling related to Navy occupations, opportunities for general education and job training, requirements for promotion, and rights and benefits. PS's maintain and audit pay, personnel records of military personnel, determine military pay and travel entitlements and deductions.

Quartermaster (QM)- Responsible for ships safety, skillful navigation, and reliable communication with other vessels and shore stations. In addition, they maintain charts, navigational aids, and records for the ship's log. QM's stand watch and assist the navigator and officer of the deck.

Religious Program Specialist (RP)- Assist Navy chaplains with administrative and budgetary tasks. They serve as custodians of chapel funds, keep religious documents, and maintain contact with religious and community agencies. They train personnel in religious programs and publicize religious activities.

Retail Sevices Specialist (RS) - Responsible for maintaining and operating all shipboard retail and service activities. These include ship's store, vending machine, barber shops, laundry and tailor shops. They play a large role in the morale of the ship.

Logistics Specialist (LS)- Manage inventories of repair parts and general supplies that support ships, squadrons, and shore-based activities. They procure, receive, store, and issue material and repair components. They utilize financial accounting and database systems to perform inventory and financial management functions.

Yeoman (YN)- Perform administrative and clerical work. YN's organize files and operate duplicating equipment, and they order and distribute supplies. They write and type business and social letters, notices, directives, forms, and reports as well as maintain files and service records.
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