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Around the Fleet: 2014 Chief’s Pinning

PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 15, 2014) Chief Aviation Ordnanceman David West, from Mt. Vernon, Wash., receives his cover during a pinning ceremony for newly selected chiefs in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Twenty-four Sailors aboard Nimitz were pinned to the rank of chief petty officer. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Siobhana R. McEwen/Released)

Tuesday marked a special day for U.S. Navy Sailors who were awarded the gold fouled anchor and advanced to the rank of chief petty officer. They are among the 121st class of chief petty officers to join the Chiefs Mess, following a long legacy of senior enlisted leadership. The manner of …

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Wicked Problem? Back to the Basics

NAPLES, Italy (Sept. 13, 2013) – Newly promoted Chief Petty Officers (CPO) stand at attention during the closing moments of a CPO pinning ceremony at Naval Support Activity Naples. The ceremony honored more than 30 men and women promoted to rank of Chief Petty officer, having their anchors pinned by friends, family and their new peers in the CPO Mess. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Corey Hensley)

The following excerpts are from a speech given at the chief petty officer pinning ceremony Sept. 13, 2013, by Adm. Bruce Clingan, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, commander, Allied Joint Force Command, Naples at Naval Support Activity, Naples. During his remarks, he highlighted the importance of the rank of chief …

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CNP Reflects on CPO Mentoring, Leadership

Cmdr. John Nguyen, left, commanding officer of Navy Recruiting District Ohio, Navy Recruiting District Ohio Command Master Chief Aaron A. Shipley Jr., and Vice Adm. William F. "Bill" Moran, Chief of Naval Personnel, bow their heads in prayer during the invocation at Shipley's retirement ceremony at the Ohio Statehouse Atrium in Columbus, Aug. 16, 2013. Shipley retired after 30 years of service and Moran was guest speaker during the ceremony. Shipley served as command master chief during Moran's tour as Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Group. (U. S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Phillip D. James Jr./ Released

Vice Adm. Bill Moran assumed the duties as the 57th chief of Naval Personnel Aug. 2. By sharing experiences and lesson learned from his travel around the fleet, the admiral seeks to create an ongoing dialogue with Sailors, Navy civilians, families and retirees. Feedback or personal sea stories that agree or take …

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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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CPO 365 – A New Beginning

The following blog – written by Fleet Master Chief Chuck Clarke, U.S. Fleet Forces Command – was published in this month’s Cutlass newsletter , a conversation with the Chief’s Mess.  In it, he discusses Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Mike Stevens’s revisions to CPO 365. Fellow Chief Petty Officers, Happy …

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MCPON Talks “CPO 365”

By Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens The United States Navy has been in a constant state of change since 1775 and our ability to adapt and overcome challenge has always been one of the Chief Petty Officers’ greatest hallmarks. The changes I am implementing recognize both …

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