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Chief of Naval Personnel All Hands Call

Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. Bill Moran talks to Sailors during a world-wide all-hands call at Defense Media Activity at Fort George G. Meade, Md. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jules Stobaugh/Released)

The Chief of Naval Personnel talked with Sailors around the world in an All Hands Call, broadcast from the Defense Media Activity at Fort George G, Meade, Md., March 5. Vice Adm. Bill Moran, CNP, and Fleet Master Chief for Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education (MPT&E) April Beldo, updated Sailors …

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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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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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