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Navy Recruit Graduation: Sept. 27, 2013

Recruit Division 191 enters the USS Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall at the beginning of a pass-in-review graduation ceremony at Recruit Training Command.

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Recruit Training Command’s graduation, Pass-In Review. It is a formal military ceremony that honors a Sailor’s hard work and dedication to a new way of life. Pass-In-Review also ties together the future of the Navy with our long-held naval traditions and customs. Read how Recruit Training Command transforms civilians …

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Answers To Sailors’ Shutdown Questions

Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education) Vice Adm. William Moran speaks to the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, team members during an visit to the squadron.

By Vice Adm. Bill Moran Chief of Naval Personnel Just back from Pensacola–where I met and spoke with many Sailors and civilians at the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), the Blue Angels and several of the aviation and information dominance training centers.     Highlights of the trip (and there …

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Taking Action – Reducing Administrative Distractions Implementing Change in Phase III

A U.S. Navy graphic illustration of the Chief of Naval Operations tenet "Warfighting First." The U.S. Navy is constantly deployed to preserve peace, protect commerce, and deter aggression through forward presence.

By Rear Adm. Herm Shelanski Director of Assessments, OPNAV 81/RAD Team Lead As many of you know, the CNO wants all of us to focus more on “Warfighting First” and I am leading the RAD effort to reduce administrative burden throughout the fleet. Reducing Administrative Distractions (RAD) looks to identify …

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5 Things You Need to Know about Sailors’ Responsible Drinking, Keep What You’ve Earned Campaign

Culinary Specialist 1st Class Christina Plouff holds a sign as Sailors exit the base as part of the Keep What You Earned Memorial Weekend Send-Off.

By Rear Adm. Sean Buck Director, Twenty-First Century Sailor Office More Sailors are making responsible decisions regarding alcohol use as evidenced by a 51 percent reduction in alcohol-related incidents from Memorial Day through Labor Day as compared to the same period one year ago. By taking the Keep What You’ve Earned …

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Reflecting on the Service of Our Civilian Sailors

Admiral Mark Ferguson Vice Chief of Naval Operations In a message to the fleet, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Mark Ferguson took time today to recognize and thank U.S. Navy Civilian Sailors for their contributions every day to the defense of freedom. He believes civilians play a critical role …

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