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Keep the Feedback Coming!

By Adm. Bill Moran Vice Chief of Naval Operations Like many, I was pleased to read NAVADMIN 065/18, which addresses aviation retention bonuses and incentive pay. Chief of Naval Personnel and his team have been working hard on this issue for months. Perhaps more than any other office, that team …

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Faces of the Fleet: Women’s History Month

Women's History Month 2018

The Navy joins the nation in celebrating Women’s History Month throughout the month of March 2018. Women have served in the Navy as nurses dating back to the 1800s – most notably during the Civil War when the Sisters of the Holy Cross served aboard USS Red Rover, the Navy’s first …

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LCS Crew 214: Competence, Character, Connection, Paid in Advance

By Cmdr. Emily Bassett Commanding Officer, Littoral Combat Ship Crew 214, Pre-Commissioning Unit Manchester (LCS 14) Editor’s note: Unlike other surface Navy communities, littoral combat ship crews have the unique honor of being commissioned as a crew even before their ship is commissioned.  An LCS crew must be fully certified …

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5 Things You Need to Know: Enlisted Personnel Policy Update for Sailors with PFA Failures

From Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs Sailors who are being processed out of the Navy for three PFA failures in four years now have updated guidance on how to stay in uniform. The details are contained in NAVADMIN 233/15, released Oct. 7. This message follows-up on the PFA NAVADMIN …

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Why the Fourth of July Holds Special Meaning for Me

By Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Harrison Mwanzi Pacific Partnership How would you react if you found out you won a 500 million dollar lotto jackpot? Especially if you and your family you had been living on less than a dollar a day? That is how I felt when I realized …

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