TEMPORARY DUTY (TEMDU) ORDERS
involve detachment from one station and
assignment to another station or stations for
temporary duty pending further assignment to a
new permanent duty station or for return to the
old permanent duty station. Members on
TEMDU are not attached to any permanent duty
ADDITIONAL DUTY (ADDU) ORDERS
assign a member to a duty he or she is to
perform in addition to and in conjunction with
the permanent duty. No travel is authorized
by additional duty orders unless specifically stated
in the orders. ADDU orders apply only to
T E M P O R A R Y A D D I T I O N A L D U TY
(TAD) ORDERS assign a member to temporary
duty in addition to the present duties, directing
him or her upon completion of this temporary
additional duty to resume regular or temporary
duty. When travel is involved, one journey away
from the individuals duty station to one or more
places and a return journey to the duty station
are directed in the orders. TAD orders auto-
matically expire when the individual returns to the
duty station from which he or she proceeded,
unless such return is incident to necessary change
of train or plane en route to the next temporary
additional duty station involved in the orders and
no unnecessary delay is taken in making such
change, or unless the individual returns for
personal reasons in a liberty or leave status.
Personnel on temporary additional duty remain
attached to the station from which they initially
proceeded on TAD.
REPEATED TRAVEL ORDERS authorize a
member to perform, in addition to the present
duties, such travel from time to time as necessary
for a purpose stated in the orders, the travel
being from the duty station to (and from) points
designated in the orders. Repeated travel orders
are issued only by the Commander, Naval Military
Personnel Command to members who regularly
and frequently make trips away from their
duty stations in the performance of assigned
FIRST DUTY ORDERS are the first set of
orders that assign the following to a permanent
Persons being newly commissioned from
TEMPORARY ACTIVE DUTY ORDERS
are the set of orders that assign inactive duty
members to temporary duty for a limited or
unspecified period of time and which direct, upon
completion, release to inactive duty.
R E L E A S E F R O M A C T I V E D U T Y
ORDERS or separation orders separate members
from active duty in the naval service.
TRAINING DUTY ORDERS assign Naval
Reserve members to training duty with pay.
Written orders should be issued by competent
authority. Verbal or phone orders must be
confirmed by competent authority, either by
written orders or by approval of orders written
in the field.
TRANSFER OF OFFICER PERSONNEL
Officers orders usually originate in NMPC.
The activity is responsible for proper endorsement
of the orders and instructions to the individual
for the execution of the orders.
Detachment procedures should include the
Prepare local checkout sheet.
Make health record entries.
l Physical examination as required.
. Updated immunizations.
Make service record entries.
Complete page 13 of enlisted service
record if temporary officer.
Initiate fitness report.
Prepare notification of relief of collateral
Prepare release from responsibility for
Issue Notification of Change of Address
En Route, NAVPERS 2700/17.
Transmit records and orders to the officer.
Make entry in the personnel diary.