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Department of the Navy Response to Sequestration

Sequestration

This message was sent to all Navy and Marine units by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus. On March 1, sequestration was enacted — necessitating the following actions: DTG 022300Z Mar 13 FM SECNAV WASHINGTON DC TO ALNAV INFO SECNAV WASHINGTON DC CMC WASHINGTON DC CNO WASHINGTON DC BT UNCLAS …

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What You Need to Know About the Navy Office of Hazing Prevention

Navy Office of Hazing Prevention

By Rear Adm. Tony Kurta Director, Military Personnel Plans and Policy NAVADMIN 034/17 announced the establishment the Navy Office of Hazing Prevention (N137) as the lead entity for hazing policy and tracking substantiated cases.  Here’s what every Sailor needs to know about hazing prevention. What is N137, and why was it created? …

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Navy 311: Ready to Help Sailors Answer Any Question, Any Time, Anywhere

Whether you’re at sea, in port, on duty or on liberty, NAVY 311 is your single point of entry to access help desk support across the Navy – and no topic is off limits. 1-855-NAVY-311 (1-855-628-9311) How does Navy 311 help Sailors? Have a question? Then call Navy 311. It’s that simple. Navy …

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Navy Announces New Tool to Educate Sailors About Responsible Alcohol Use

  While the vast majority of Sailors who do consume alcohol do so responsibly, the Navy has now given its commanders a new tool to use in their efforts to reduce irresponsible use of alcohol among those at their commands, continuing the Navy’s aggressive efforts to provide Sailors with the …

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Bath Salts: It’s Not a Fad…It’s a Nightmare

By Lt. George Loeffler, Psychiatry Resident, Naval Medical Center San Diego Recently, many of you have seen Navy Medicine’s campaign on the dangers of synthetic amphetamine-like drugs known as bath salts. The video reflects firsthand accounts observed and reported by patients during a case series conducted in late 2011. I …

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