The Navy Personnel Command can only issue the Honorable Discharge (DD Form 256N) certificate
The certificate may be issued in connection with a BCNR/NDRB action. Otherwise, the following persons are entitled to receive an administratively issued certificate.
- The person who performed the service.
- A person presenting a power of attorney signed/authorized by the member.
- The legal guardian of an incompetent member/former member
- The next of kin of deceased personnel (widow, dependent children, parent.)
Forward Written Requests To
Navy Personnel Command
5720 Integrity Drive
Millington, TN 38055-3120