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Raising Our Standards

By Adm. Bill Moran Vice Chief of Naval Operations Recently released Annual Standards of Conduct Guidance reminds all senior leaders of their personal ownership over their respective ethics programs and discusses my expectations concerning their personal standards of behavior and performance. In past years, the Standards of Conduct Guidance emphasized …

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Swearing in of Thomas Modly, Under Secretary of the Navy

Prepared Remarks of the Honorable Thomas Modly, Under Secretary of the Navy Formal Swearing In Ceremony U.S. Naval Academy January 5, 2018 Secretary Spencer, Captain Lang, distinguished guests, family, friends, and most especially, classmates from the Class of 1983, thank you for braving the hazards of this cold weather and …

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@USNPeople Weekly Wire Rundown: Nov. 6, 2017

The Rundown

The Weekly Wire Rundown is a weekly video blog from the Office of the Chief of Naval Personnel, highlighting the top stories affecting Sailors and their families. The video compliments the print edition of the @USNPeople Weekly Wire, which you can subscribe to by e-mailing usnpeople.fct@navy.mil. It can also be …

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What @HonorOnline Means to Me

SAN DIEGO (Aug. 19, 2014) Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michelle Howard address Sailors attached to Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35 during an all-hands call at Naval Air Station North Island. HSM-35 is the Navy’s first operational squadron with both manned and unmanned aircraft assigned. (U. S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bradley J. Gee/Released)

By Adm. Michelle Howard Vice Chief of Naval Operations Shipmates, When I started my Navy journey in 1978, our service ethos was appealing to me. It is easy to take pride in belonging to an organization that values Honor, Courage and Commitment. As I became an officer I learned and …

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MCPON Letter to the CPO Mess

Shipmates, I would like to start this letter off by saying how honored I am to have the opportunity to serve alongside all of you. It is my opinion that the Chief’s Mess is as strong as it has ever been. Your accomplishments are many and impressive; you should feel …

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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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