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125th Chief Petty Officer Birthday Ceremony

PORTLAND, Ore. (Sept. 16, 2017) Chief petty officer combination covers are displayed prior to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) pinning ceremony at the Navy Operational Support Center in Portland, Ore., Sept. 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Heather C. Wamsley/Released)

Happy (early) birthday, Navy chiefs! On April 1, 1893, Navy General Order 409 established the rank of chief petty officer. This year, we celebrate 125 years of our chiefs’ trusted leadership, technical expertise, advising and mentorship that enable America’s combat ready naval force to be continuously flexible, more innovative, and …

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Career Development Symposium

Career Symposium blog

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the Career Development Symposium in San Diego. To achieve our Navy’s goals in an ever-changing environment, Sailors benefit from continuous learning, engagement, leadership and planning. The Career Development Symposium, Sept. 20-21, empowered Sailors with the knowledge and tools they need to successfully manage …

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A Team of Winners

CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (Sept. 8, 2016) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Steven Giordano visit Sailors and family members stationed aboard USS Constitution. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nathan Laird/Released)

By Adm. John Richardson Chief of Naval Operations As our Navy sharpens its competitive edge, we need to be scrapping for every advantage we can get. Our adversaries are not going to hand victory to us – we’re going to have to fight hard to win it. MCPON Giordano and …

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