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Navy Force Balancing

Our Navy has felt the effects of more Sailors in certain ratings wanting to stay in, while some other key ratings experienced under manning. Force structure changes and decisions were required to meet changing platforms and manning requirements. Therefore, in order to meet our global mission by filling billets at …

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ERB…The Why, The How, and The Now What

Last year’s Enlisted Retention Board was charged with identifying the most fully qualified Sailors for retention, applying both performance indicators and available quotas. Combined, the first and second phases of the ERB reviewed approximately 16,000 records for approximately 13,000 available retention quotas (81%). Though the primary criterion for all boards …

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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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TAMP Classes, offering Sailors the support they need

This blog post was written by Mr. Tim McGough, a federal employee on the staff of Commander, Navy Installations Command who transitioned to federal service after retiring from the Marine Corps as a Gunnery Sergeant. The Transition Assistance Management Program (TAMP) offers Sailors and their families the support they need …

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