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Answering Advancement Questions

By Vice Adm. Bill Moran Chief of Naval Personnel     Next week we will announce the names of about 20,000 Sailors selected for advancement to E-4 to E6. Sailors and COs routinely ask about the notification process –answers to two of the most frequent are below: Q: Why not …

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2013 Navy Shore Sailor of the Year Nominees

Each year, every command Navy-wide convenes a selection board to select and recognize the best enlisted Sailor. The goal of the Navy Shore SOY Selection Week is to recognize all nominees and select the very best all-around Sailor assigned to a shore activity for meritorious promotion to chief petty officer. …

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Working Together to Help Veterans

College diploma

The following letter to the editor by Rear Adm. Dixon R. Smith, Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, was published March 27 in the Virginian Pilot about a March 23 article that discussed veterans and their post secondary educations. RE “The Battle” to turn soldiers into graduates’ (front page, March 23): I’m …

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