a. The counselor will be an officer experienced in officer personnel matters who is senior to and when practicable, in the same competitive category as the officer requesting counseling. The counselor may not be an officer who served as a member, recorder, or administrative assistant for a promotion selection board which failed to select the requesting officer for promotion.
b. Requests for counseling should be submitted to NAVPERSCOM (PERS-4).
This counseling is part of our leadership covenant with our subordinates. We have a moral and professional obligation to do this for our officers.