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MCPON Hosts Second All Hands Call on Facebook

The Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy hosted an online All Hands Call on the Navy's Facebook page on July 11.

Shipmates, I was extremely honored to get the opportunity to have another virtual conversation with Sailors, family members, Navy civilians and retirees through social media.  I want to personally thank you for allowing me to spend some quality E-Time with you. I also want you to know that we simply …

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Career Intermission Pilot Program Updated

An aircraft director guides an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Pukin Dogs of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 143 onto a catapult on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), May 9, 2013. Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)

By Rear Adm. Tony Kurta Director, Military Personnel Plans and Policy NAVADMIN 125/13 announced changes to the Career Intermission Pilot Program. Below are answers to frequently asked questions about the program changes and what every Sailor needs to know about career intermission.   What is the Career Intermission Pilot Program? …

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Navy Unveils FY14 Budget Proposal

This blog is by Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Navy’s Chief of Information, and addresses key points of the Navy’s fiscal year 2014 budget. This year’s budget submission was guided by Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert’s tenets of Warfighting First, Operate Forward and Be Ready. You’ll clearly see that …

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What You Need to Know About the Navy’s SRB Updates

By Rear Adm. Tony Kurta, Director, Military Personnel Plans and Policy NAVADMIN 077/13 announced updates to Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB).  Here are five frequent questions with answers on the Navy’s SRB program.  1.  What is the Selective Reenlistment Bonus? SRB is a re-enlistment incentive for Sailors with critical skills and …

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Department of the Navy Response to Sequestration

Sequestration

This message was sent to all Navy and Marine units by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus. On March 1, sequestration was enacted — necessitating the following actions: DTG 022300Z Mar 13 FM SECNAV WASHINGTON DC TO ALNAV INFO SECNAV WASHINGTON DC CMC WASHINGTON DC CNO WASHINGTON DC BT UNCLAS …

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