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Navy Force Balancing

Our Navy has felt the effects of more Sailors in certain ratings wanting to stay in, while some other key ratings experienced under manning. Force structure changes and decisions were required to meet changing platforms and manning requirements. Therefore, in order to meet our global mission by filling billets at …

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Military Apprenticeship Program

What takes 8,000 hours but no extra time, helps advance a military or civilian career, and is completely free? For one Sailor, it’s a United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP) certificate. Machinery Repairman 1st Class Thomas Chaney is a course supervisor and instructor for Advanced Machinery “C” School at Surface …

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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” takes a look at YOUR Navy operating forward. These images represent the greatest Sailors in the greatest Navy in the world leading from the deck plates, and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! Hooyah, Navy!!       …

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Serving in Critical Jobs: Then and Now

The Navy has built its foundation on traditions and customs passed down over the years; tremendous feats and acts of heroism; “sea stories” and lore; and well, plain old interesting stories of Sailors whose accomplishments have been in keeping with aforementioned qualifications. One such noteworthy tale is that of Astronaut Laurel …

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ERB…The Why, The How, and The Now What

Last year’s Enlisted Retention Board was charged with identifying the most fully qualified Sailors for retention, applying both performance indicators and available quotas. Combined, the first and second phases of the ERB reviewed approximately 16,000 records for approximately 13,000 available retention quotas (81%). Though the primary criterion for all boards …

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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” takes a look at YOUR Navy operating forward. These images represent the greatest Sailors in the greatest Navy in the world leading from the deck plates, and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! Hooyah, Navy!!       …

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Your Navy TODAY (Feb. 29, 2012)

On any given day, in your Navy, our team of more than 600,000 professional Sailors and Civilians are working together around the globe to perform our mission: deter aggression and, if deterrence fails, win our Nation’s wars. It is not possible to share every aspect of this global team but, through this …

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