Navy testing smartphone app for mobile access to sailor records

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The My Record Mobile app, beta version, allows sailors read-only access to their Electronic Training Jackets through the MyNavy Portal, the Navy's online, self-service career management website. (COURTESY OF PIXABAY)
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The My Record Mobile app, beta version, allows sailors read-only access to their Electronic Training Jackets through the MyNavy Portal, the Navy's online, self-service career management website. (COURTESY OF PIXABAY)

Navy testing smartphone app for mobile access to sailor records

by: Christian Lopez | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: January 10, 2019

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — Sailors can now view parts of their training records on a mobile device without having to plug electronic ID cards into government computers.

The MyRecord Mobile app, beta version, allows sailors read-only access to their Electronic Training Jackets through the MyNavy Portal, the Navy’s online, self-service career management website.

The app, which was released Tuesday, is the Navy’s first step toward allowing sailors and their families wider access to records and services without having to use their Common Access Cards as a security measure, according to a statement from Vice Adm. Robert Burke, chief of naval personnel.

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