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Each year, we update our distribution lists to ensure you have the most current safety resources for your command. If you wish to continue receiving our publications and do not have any changes to the number of copies you receive, send an email to with the words "NO CHANGE" in the subject line, and verify your address in the body of the email. We need to receive your notice no later than September 30 of the current year.

If you wish to discontinue your subscription or would like to make changes, please fill out the appropriate form in the "Resources" section of this page and return to us no later than September 30 of the current year.

If we do not hear from you be October 1 of the current year, we will discontinue your subscription until you notify us in writing via email or postal mail.



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Naval Safety Center magazines are available for free distribution to Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard units, as well as to Sailors and Marines stationed at joint commands and with other services. However, we can only send magazines to one address per command.

If you don't think your command is already receiving the magazine you want, please verify this fact with your local admin department. Then send your official mailing address with your job title in the place of a personal name to Make sure to tell us how many copies you'd like. You can also fill out these forms and return to us:

Approach is available for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, P.O. Box 979050, St. Louis, MO 63197-9000, or online at: Telephone credit card orders can be made 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern time at (866) 512-1800.


FPO MAILING ADDRESS FORMAT:  For detailed information on the Navy standardized FPO mail address format, refer to NAVADMIN 264/14, which can be found on the Navy Personnel Command online reference library under the heading “Messages:”


We keep a limited number of extra copies of back issues and are available for distribution while supplies last. Contact us for details.



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