6000 Series MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY.
Includes subjects relating to medical and dental
matters such as physical fitness, general medicine,
special or preventive medicine, dentistry, and
medical equipment supplies.
7000 Series FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT.
Includes subjects relating to the financial ad-
ministration of the Department of the Navy,
including budgeting, disbursing, accounting,
auditing, contract auditing, industrial and other
special financing matters, and statistical
8000 Series ORDNANCE MATERIAL. In-
cludes subjects relating to all types of ordnance
material and weapons, including ammunition and
explosives, guided missiles, nuclear weapons,
fire control and optics, combat vehicles,
underwater ordnance materials, and miscellaneous
9000 Series SHIPS DESIGN AND MA-
TERIAL. Includes subjects relating to such
matters as the design and characteristics of ships,
and to ships material and equipment.
10000 Series GENERAL MATERIAL. In-
cludes subjects relating to general categories
of materials not included in the specialized
material groups. It includes audiovisual/graphic
and accessories, general machinery and tools,
personnel (materials), and miscellaneous cate-
11000 Series FACILITIES AND ACTIV-
ITIES ASHORE. Includes subjects relating to
ashore structures and facilities, fleet facilities,
transportation facilities, heavy equipment, utilities
and services, and other similar subjects.
12000 Series CIVILIAN PERSONNEL. In-
cludes subjects relating solely to the administra-
tion of civilian personnel. (Military personnel
subjects are included in the 1000 series. General
personnel subjects relating to both military and
civilian personnel are included in the 5000 series).
13000 Series AERONAUTICAL AND
ASTRONAUTICAL MATERIAL. Includes
subjects relating to aeronautical and astronautical
materials, including parts, accessories, and
instruments; special devices; armament; serologi-
cal equipment, weapons systems, types of aircraft;
and astronautic vehicles.
16000 Series COAST GUARD MISSIONS.
Includes subjects relating solely to the administra-
tion and mission of the Coast Guard. N O T
TO BE USED BY NAVY OR MARINE CORPS
The 13 major subject groups are broken
down into primary, secondary, and tertiary
subdivisions. (Activities may be further sub-
divided by the addition of a slant (/) and
PRIMARY SUBJECTS are designated by the
last three digits (the hundreds group) of the
SECONDARY SUBJECTS are designated by
the last two digits (the tens group).
TERTIARY SUBJECTS are designated by the
Here are some examples:
Major Subject 5000 General Administra-
tion and Management
Primary Subject 5200 Management Pro-
grams and Techniques
Secondary Subject 5210 Records Manage-
Tertiary Subject 5211 Filing, Maintenance,
Protection, and Retrieval, and Privacy
The security of the United States in general
and of naval operations in particular depends
in part upon the success attained in safeguarding
classified information. It is of paramount im-
portance that all who engage in administering
security preserve a balanced and commonsense
outlook toward the subject. The goal of the
security education program is to impress upon all
personnel fundamental habits of security to the
point that proper discretion is automatically
exercised in the discharge of their duties and
security of classified information becomes
natural element of every task.