As one of the Navy Training Courses, this book was prepared by the
Training Publications Division, Naval Personnel Program Support
Activity, Washington, D. C., for the Bureau of Naval Persormel. Tech-
nical assistance was provided by the Personnel Accounting Machine
Installation, U. S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va.; Personnel Accounting
Machine Installation, Continental United States, Bainbridge, Md.; En-
listed Personnel Distribution Office, Continental United States, Bain-
bridge, Md.; Aviation Supply Office, Philadelphia, Pa.; U. S. Naval
Examining Center, Great Lakes, Ill.; U. S. Naval Command Systems
Support Activity, Washington, D. C.; Manpower Information Division,
Bureau of Naval Personnel; and by International Business Machines
Corporation, Washington, D. C.
As this book goes to press, the Navy has undergone a major
reorganization, in which certain bureaus have been redesignated
as Systems Commands.