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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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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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Taking Care of Our Shipmates

On Jan. 17 Naval Station Norfolk hosted a Naval Sea Systems Command sponsored “Shipmates to Workmates” forum to assist Sailors who are transitioning from military to civilian careers.  Programs and job fairs like this help our Sailors find and compete for jobs in the private sector by facilitating opportunities to …

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Shipmates to Workmates: Taking Your Talent to Federal Jobs

The following blog post was written by Rear Adm. Clarke Orzalli, vice commander Naval Sea Systems Command. The Shipmates-to-Workmates program — managed jointly by the Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Facilities Command, Naval Supply Systems Command, Commander, Naval Installations Command, Space and Naval Warfare Command, Military …

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