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Privacy and Security

This is a World Wide Web site for official information about the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center. It is provided as a public service by the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center. The purpose is to provide information and news about the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center to the general public.

All information on this site is public domain and may be distributed or copied unless otherwise specified. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.

Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this Web site are strictly prohibited and maybe punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Except for authorized law enforcement investigation and to maintain required correspondence files, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used to simply determine how many users are accessing the site, which pages are the most popular, and from time to time, from which top level domain users are coming. This data is scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with National Archive and Records Administration guidelines.

Link Disclaimer
Areas of this Server link to other Web Information Systems providing security-related information which are operated by othergovernment organizations, commercial firms, educational institutions, and private parties. We have no control over the information on those systems which may be objectionable or which may not otherwise conform to Department of Navy policies.

Unless otherwise noted, some of the Sites listed within the pages of this server are provided by organizations outside the NavyDomain. These links are offered as a convenience and for informational purposes only.

Their inclusion here does not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the Department of the Navy of any of the products, services, or opinions of the external providers.

The Department of the Navy bears no responsibility for the accuracy or the content of external sites.

External Link Disclaimer
The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the United States Department of Defense, the United States Department of the Navy and Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center of the linked web sites, or the information, productsor services contained therein.

For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) sites, the United States Department of Defense, the Department of the Navy and Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purposeof this DoD web site.


The U.S. Department of Defense is committed to making its electronic and information technologies accessible to individuals with disabilities in accordance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. ยง 794d), as amended in 1999.

Send feedback or concerns related to the accessibility of this website to: For more information about Section 508, please visit the DoD Section 508 website. Last Updated: 08/28/2013.

Disability Information is a comprehensive online resource designed to provide people with disabilities with quick and easy access to the information they need. With just a few clicks, the site provides access to disability-related information and programs available across the government on numerous subjects, including benefits, civil rights, community life, education, employment, housing, health, technology and transportation. is the result of an Executive Memorandum issued by President George W. Bush on August 28, 2002 as part of his New Freedom Initiative which directed federal agencies to work together to build a one-stop interagency Web portal for people with disabilities, their families, employers, service providers and community members. The website is managed by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), in partnership with 20 other federal agencies.

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No Fear Act
On May 15, 2002, President Bush signed the Notification and Federal Employee Anti-discrimination and Retaliation of 2002 (No FEAR)Act into law. The No Fear Act, with an effective date of October 1, 2003, requires that Federal agencies be more accountable for violations of anti-discrimination and whistleblower protection laws.

  • Federal Agency Requirements
    Notify employees and applicants for employment about their rights under the discrimination and whistleblower laws
  • Post statistical data relating to Federal sector equal employment opportunity complaints on its public website
  • Ensure that their managers have adequate training in the management of a diverse workforce, early and alternative conflict resolution, and essential communications skills
  • Conduct studies on the trends and causes of complaints of discrimination
  • Implement new measures to improve the complaint process and the work environment
  • Initiate timely and appropriate discipline against employees who engage in misconduct related to discrimination or reprisal
  • Reimburse the Judgment Fund for any discrimination and whistleblower related settlements or judgments reach in Federal court
  • Produce annual reports of status and progress to Congress, the Attorney General and the U.S. Equal Employment Commission
  • View the entire contents of the NO FEAR Act of 2002.



The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a law that gives you the right to access information from the federal government. It is often described as the law that keeps citizens in the know about their government.

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