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Rating Modernization: Navy Credentialing (COOL)

By Rear Adm. John Nowell Director of Military Personnel, Plans and Policies Rating modernization is the future of growing the workforce in the Navy. In August, we released NAVADMIN 196/18 that provided an update on those four lines of effort and this is the fifth of a total of five …

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Department of the Navy Fiscal Year 2020 Budget

By Rear Admiral Randy Crites  Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Budget Today the FY 2020 budget request for the Department of the Navy (DON) was submitted to Congress. The $205.6 billion request (Base + Overseas Contingency Operations) represents a 4.8 percent increase from the FY19 enacted budget. This …

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Special Report: Surface Force Readiness Reforms

After two tragic, fatal collisions and other near misses at sea in 2017, the Navy’s mandate was clear: Make our Navy a safer and more combat-effective force that places the safety, readiness and training of our people first. Through the Readiness Reform and Oversight Council (RROC), we assessed the overall culture, health, and effectiveness of …

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Navy Recruit Graduation: March 1, 2019

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Recruit Training Command’s graduation, Pass-In-Review. It is a formal military ceremony that honors a Sailor’s hard work and dedication to a new way of life. Pass-In-Review also ties together the future of the Navy with our long-held naval traditions and customs. Read how …

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