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UPDATED AS OF APRIL 27, 2023
Sailors are expected to balance the demands of a naval career with their family plans and responsibilities. While not mandatory, Commanding Officers are strongly encouraged to designate a Command Advisor on Parenthood & Pregnancy (CAPP) to act as a resource for the command and its Sailors.
The primary responsibilities of the CAPP are to serve as an advisor to the command triad on all things P&P related and ensure Sailors receive the proper counseling and guidance to understand their responsibilities, rights, and resources afforded to them as parents in the Navy. This program aims to help Sailors better balance the demands of a naval career, and family plans and obligations.
CAPP responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Interested in standing up a CAPP Program? Send an email to ALTN_CAPP@navy.mil for more information.
The following resources are provided to help assist commands and the CAPP in standing up and maintaining their CAPP programs. New resources will be added as they become available. Please refer to the Parenthood & Pregnancy and Policies & Instructions page for overarching Navy policy, instructions, and references.
Questions or Concerns? Contact us:
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