Figure 6-7A.Printing request form, DD 844.
An item which states the scheduled time and
location of divine services should be included in
the plan-of-the-day or plan-of-the-week. The
POD/POW may also be used to carry a
chaplains thought of the day if this is desired
by the command. Religious Program Specialists
should convey religious program information
submitted by the command chaplain for inclu-
sion in the POD/POW far enough in advance in
order to provide the typist adequate lead time
prior to publication.
FAMILY OMBUDSMEN NEWSLETTERS
Family Ombudsmen play an important role
in establishing and maintaining effective com-
munication between the command, and assigned
personnel and their dependents. They utilize
newsletters, familygrams, and other mailed
material to maintain effective communication.
Religious Program Specialists should ensure that
religious program information which deals with
activities affecting the health, welfare, and
morale of command personnel and their families
is routinely submitted to the appropriate Om-
SHIP AND STATION NEWSPAPERS
Ship, station, base, or area newspapers are
published by individual activities for their own
personnel. These papers provide local informa-
tion and help boost the morale of personnel
attached to the command. Chaplains frequently
make use of the command newspaper to dis-
seminate information pertaining to devotional
and religious activities.