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Continued Accountability, Transparency: August 2013 Special and General Courts-Martial Results

As a continued commitment to improve the Department of the Navy’s response to sexual assault by increasing accountability and transparency, the August 2013 Special and General Courts-Martial Results have been released.  The following reports the results of Special and General Courts-Martial tried within the United States Navy in August 2013. …

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On The Road Again…

Vice Adm. William F. "Bill" Moran, center, chief of Naval Personnel, answers a question from Chief (Select) Hull Maintenance Technician Rodney Ellars, from Plains City, Ohio, an instructor at Hull Maintenance Technician "C" School, Sept. 5, 2013. Moran made his first visit to "A" schools on the naval station and the Navy's only boot camp, RTC, since being named chief of Naval Personnel in August. (U.S. Navy photo by Scott A. Thornbloom/Released)

By Vice Adm. Bill Moran Chief of Naval Personnel Hello shipmates, Been out and about since last communicating with you – on a listening tour of sorts, mostly meeting Sailors, but also civilians, families and retirees. My goal at the start was to trace a Sailor’s path from a recruiting station, through …

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Wicked Problem? Back to the Basics

NAPLES, Italy (Sept. 13, 2013) – Newly promoted Chief Petty Officers (CPO) stand at attention during the closing moments of a CPO pinning ceremony at Naval Support Activity Naples. The ceremony honored more than 30 men and women promoted to rank of Chief Petty officer, having their anchors pinned by friends, family and their new peers in the CPO Mess. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Corey Hensley)

The following excerpts are from a speech given at the chief petty officer pinning ceremony Sept. 13, 2013, by Adm. Bruce Clingan, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, commander, Allied Joint Force Command, Naples at Naval Support Activity, Naples. During his remarks, he highlighted the importance of the rank of chief …

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USS Mahan Homecoming and Chief Pinning

The guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) transits the Mediterranean Sea, Aug. 31, 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jacob D. Moore/Released)

Welcome to Navy Live coverage of Friday’s homecoming of the guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) to Naval Station Norfolk, Va. The webcast, which is scheduled to begin at noon EDT, will also feature the promotion of ten Sailors to the rank of chief petty officer. The promotion is significant. Chief …

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