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Ombudsman Program

Ombudsman Program

An Ombudsman is an official representative of the Commanding Officer; he/she plays a vital role in establishing and maintaining current and accurate communication between the command and its family members.

Mrs. Sybil Stockdale Ombudsman of the Year Award

The Office of the Chief of Naval Operations established the Mrs. Sybil Stockdale Ombudsman of the Year Award. Nominated by their commanding officers, these ombudsmen maintain the highest standards of professionalism and create a healthy sense of community by being positive role models for command members and their families. 

Ombudsman Program Overview

An Ombudsman is a volunteer appointed by a Commanding Officer to serve as a link between command leadership and command families.

Command Leadership Toolkit

The Command Leadership Toolkit is designed to provide command leadership with Navy Family Ombudsman Program information and support.

Contact Your Ombudsman

Contact Your Ombudsman: this link will bring you to the Ombudsman Registry, where you can identify and contact Navy Command Ombudsman.

Ombudsman Training Materials

Get updates on training materials that can be used for Ombudsman Assembly meetings, Advanced Training and as information and referral resources.

Ombudsman Training Schedules

Ombudsman Basic Training (OBT) is required for all Command Ombudsman. Commands may provide funding for their Ombudsman to attend training if not available locally.

Ombudsman IA Support

Get up to the minute resources on the Ombudsman's role in Individual Augmentee (IA) spouse and family support.

Navy Reserve Ombudsman

Navy Reserve Commands have fully trained Ombudsman to assist families whose Sailors may or may not be activated.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Ombudsman Program.

Just for Ombudsman

This section has been developed for the private use of appointed Ombudsman only. Its purpose is to enhance communication amongst our Ombudsmen.

Ombudsman Coordinators

The Ombudsman Coordinator servers as an advisor/consultant to local ombudsmen, the ombudsmen assembly and to commands.

Certified Ombudsman Trainers

Certified Ombudsman Trainers (COTs) are a valuable resource to the Ombudsman program and Commander, Navy Installations Command. This area of the website is dedicated to the trainers.

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