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Happy 126th Birthday Chiefs – Chief On!

PACIFIC OCEAN (April 1, 2017) Chief petty officers (CPO) assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) pose for a group photo as part of the 124th birthday celebration of the CPO rank.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Holly L. Herline/Released)

By Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Russell Smith In the beginning there was no birthday, no Mess, no initiation process. There were only Sailors, salty with experience and a deep conviction to bridge the gap between the vision their officers had and the Sailors who executed the …

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Navy Recruit Graduation: March 29, 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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USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Returns To Sea

By Rear Adm. Roy Kelley, Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic Today, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) returned to sea for the first time in more than 18 months, officially marking the end of the ship’s Planned Incremental Availability (PIA). For Sailor and shipyard worker alike, the conclusion of this …

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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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