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Why I Serve: USS Constitution Edition

Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Adam LaMantia, from Chicago, Ill., stationed aboard USS Constitution shares the reason why he serves in the U.S. Navy.

On any given day there are more than 380,000 Sailors, active-duty and Reserve, ready to defend America, around the world and around the clock. From diverse backgrounds, they join the Navy to serve their country with honor, courage and commitment. For each Sailor, the drive to serve is different. The …

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Why I Serve: USS George Washington (CVN 73) Edition

Machinery Repairman 2nd Class Joslyn Kelly from Fairfax, Virginia, shares her #WhyIServe statement from USS George Washington (CVN 73).

On any given day there are more than 380,000 Sailors, active-duty and Reserve, ready to defend America, around the world and around the clock. From diverse backgrounds, they join the Navy to serve their country with honor, courage and commitment. For each Sailor, the drive to serve is different. The …

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Fast, Forward and Flexible – Naval Forces in Exercise Eager Lion 13

By Rear Adm. William K. Lescher, Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group FIVE Our Navy-Marine Corps team launched participation in the annual U.S. Central Command exercise Eager Lion this week, during which we will be executing training events from multiple locations in Jordan and its littorals over the period June 9-20.  Expeditionary …

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What You Need to Know About the Navy’s SRB Updates

By Rear Adm. Tony Kurta, Director, Military Personnel Plans and Policy NAVADMIN 077/13 announced updates to Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB).  Here are five frequent questions with answers on the Navy’s SRB program.  1.  What is the Selective Reenlistment Bonus? SRB is a re-enlistment incentive for Sailors with critical skills and …

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21st Century Sailor and Marine – One Year Later

21st Century Sailor and Marine initiative

This blog post by Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, the Honorable Juan M. Garcia, provides an overview of the  Navy’s 21st Century Sailor and Marine initiative one year later. A year ago we launched the 21st Century Sailor and Marine initiative to maximize Sailor and …

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War on the Waters – How the Navy Saved the Nation

Here’s an end-of-the-year post  from Bill Doughty, a public affairs specialist who writes the Navy Reads blog on weekends in support of books and the Chief of Naval Operations Professional Reading Program. Adm. Greenert announced the revamped CNO-PRP in October.  CNO-PRP encourages feedback and recommendations for new titles of interest.  This …

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