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Office of Women's Policy (OPNAV N134W) 

The Navy Office of Women's Policy, located in Washington, D.C., is responsible to the Chief of Naval Personnel (N1) and the Director for Military Personnel Plans and Policy (N13) for all topics affecting female officer and enlisted personnel.  The Navy Office of Women's Policy monitors gender trends including retention, attrition, pregnancy, parenthood, recruiting, classification, promotions and career development.  Other significant responsibilities and projects include interpreting and influencing the following policies: 

The Navy Office of Women's Policy staff serves as representatives to the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Service (DACOWITS) and the U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security (NAP WPS) Committee.

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If you have any questions and/or comments, please contact the Office of Women's Policy staff:

Aviation Warfare Lead: 

     LT Erin Buttler-Ricketts ( / 703-604-5070)

Surface Warfare Lead: 

     LT Heidi Boettger ( / 703-604-5076)

Women's Engagement Lead: 

     LT Tawney Nakamura ( / 703-604-5077)


To call from a DSN line: 664-XXXX

 Naval Support Facility Arlington
Chief of Naval Personnel (OPNAV N134W)
701 South Courthouse Road (Bldg. 12, Rm. 3R180)
Arlington, Virginia 22204


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