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Moving CSADD into the Future

Fleet Master Chief April Beldo addresses USS Constitution crew members on the ship's spar deck during a visit to 'Old Ironsides'.

By April Beldo Fleet Master Chief for Manning, Personnel, Training and Education As the Chief of Naval Personnel and I travel around the fleet, a frequent question we receive is how chapters of the Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) can become self-sufficient. CSADD chapters have been doing an …

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Pacific Priorities

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By Vice Adm. Bill Moran Chief of Naval Personnel Wanted to share some feedback from my recent trip to Japan and Hawaii – my first chance to engage as CNP with OCONUS Sailors.  Our national and naval leaders have made it clear that this is where our presence matters a …

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Answering Advancement Questions

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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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Your Navy Today- Hawaii, Pacific Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, U.S. Fifth Fleet

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus speaks with Mr. Burton Goldstein and Mrs. Shellie Goldstein, from the Hope Animal Assistance Crisis Response (HOPE AACR), who volunteered to help personnel affected by the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard.

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, …

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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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