“Matter of Interest” Filing Avoided for Navy O-5

Senior officer (O-5) subject of flag officer attempt to file an adverse Matter of Interest (MOI) in personnel record  for handling of complicated unit member sexual misconduct cases while in command. Thorough examination of facts, review of relevant law and directives, and careful drafting of client objection to MOI resulted in Bureau of Navy Personnel / Navy Military Personnel Command denial of flag officer request to include adverse MOI in personnel record.