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Answers To Sailors’ Shutdown Questions

Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education) Vice Adm. William Moran speaks to the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, team members during an visit to the squadron.

By Vice Adm. Bill Moran Chief of Naval Personnel Just back from Pensacola–where I met and spoke with many Sailors and civilians at the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), the Blue Angels and several of the aviation and information dominance training centers.     Highlights of the trip (and there …

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Taking Action – Reducing Administrative Distractions Implementing Change in Phase III

A U.S. Navy graphic illustration of the Chief of Naval Operations tenet "Warfighting First." The U.S. Navy is constantly deployed to preserve peace, protect commerce, and deter aggression through forward presence.

By Rear Adm. Herm Shelanski Director of Assessments, OPNAV 81/RAD Team Lead As many of you know, the CNO wants all of us to focus more on “Warfighting First” and I am leading the RAD effort to reduce administrative burden throughout the fleet. Reducing Administrative Distractions (RAD) looks to identify …

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Recruit Training Command Transforms Civilians into Sailors

Seaman Recruit Cameron Tunstall, from Bonny Lake, Wash., handles a shoring line aboard the USS Marlinspike Seamanship Trainer at Recruit Training Command.

By Capt. John Dye Commanding Officer, Recruit Training Command At Recruit Training Command, we transform civilians into basically trained, physically fit, well disciplined Sailors – 39,000 of them each year. They are trained by a cadre of fleet experienced enlisted Sailors who must meet stringent screening standards and embody our …

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