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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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Proper Accounting of Experience, Accomplishments Key to Service Record Success

By Rear Admiral Cynthia A. “Cindy” Covell Deputy Chief of Naval Personnel Commander, Navy Personnel Command We want to ensure all Sailors have an opportunity to excel and thrive in our Navy, and a proper accounting of your experience and accomplishments is a key to that success. An accurate record …

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Navy’s Budget Ensures World’s Most Capable Naval Force

(June 9, 2011) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) hold a phone and distance line to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) during a replenishment at sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Benjamin Crossley/Released)

By Rear Adm. John Kirby U.S. Navy Chief of Information The Navy Department’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget is on the Hill. It’s already faced a hearing in the House Armed Services Committee. And more hearings will occur in coming weeks. This is a good budget — a solid effort to …

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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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21st Century Sailor and Marine – One Year Later

21st Century Sailor and Marine initiative

This blog post by Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, the Honorable Juan M. Garcia, provides an overview of the  Navy’s 21st Century Sailor and Marine initiative one year later. A year ago we launched the 21st Century Sailor and Marine initiative to maximize Sailor and …

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