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@USNPeople Weekly Wire Rundown: April 12, 2015

New Weekly Wire Rundown open

The Weekly Wire Rundown is a weekly video blog from the Office of the Chief of Naval Personnel, highlighting the top stories affecting Sailors and their families. The video compliments the print edition of the @USNPeople Weekly Wire, which you can subscribe to by e-mailing usnpeople@gmail.com. It can also be …

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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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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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Mentorship Matters

The following post was written by LCDR Amy Lindahl, Littoral Combat Ship Mission Modules Requirements Officer, OPNAV N86, after participating on a panel at the National Youth Leadership Forum. Earlier this week I attended the National Youth Leadership Forum on National Security (NYLF/NS) here in Washington, DC.   NYLF/NS allows high school …

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