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Taking Action – Reducing Administrative Distractions Implementing Change in Phase III

A U.S. Navy graphic illustration of the Chief of Naval Operations tenet "Warfighting First." The U.S. Navy is constantly deployed to preserve peace, protect commerce, and deter aggression through forward presence.

By Rear Adm. Herm Shelanski Director of Assessments, OPNAV 81/RAD Team Lead As many of you know, the CNO wants all of us to focus more on “Warfighting First” and I am leading the RAD effort to reduce administrative burden throughout the fleet. Reducing Administrative Distractions (RAD) looks to identify …

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5 Things You Need to Know about Sailors’ Responsible Drinking, Keep What You’ve Earned Campaign

Culinary Specialist 1st Class Christina Plouff holds a sign as Sailors exit the base as part of the Keep What You Earned Memorial Weekend Send-Off.

By Rear Adm. Sean Buck Director, Twenty-First Century Sailor Office More Sailors are making responsible decisions regarding alcohol use as evidenced by a 51 percent reduction in alcohol-related incidents from Memorial Day through Labor Day as compared to the same period one year ago. By taking the Keep What You’ve Earned …

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Reflecting on the Service of Our Civilian Sailors

Admiral Mark Ferguson Vice Chief of Naval Operations In a message to the fleet, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Mark Ferguson took time today to recognize and thank U.S. Navy Civilian Sailors for their contributions every day to the defense of freedom. He believes civilians play a critical role …

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Continued Accountability, Transparency: August 2013 Special and General Courts-Martial Results

As a continued commitment to improve the Department of the Navy’s response to sexual assault by increasing accountability and transparency, the August 2013 Special and General Courts-Martial Results have been released.  The following reports the results of Special and General Courts-Martial tried within the United States Navy in August 2013. …

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On The Road Again…

Vice Adm. William F. "Bill" Moran, center, chief of Naval Personnel, answers a question from Chief (Select) Hull Maintenance Technician Rodney Ellars, from Plains City, Ohio, an instructor at Hull Maintenance Technician "C" School, Sept. 5, 2013. Moran made his first visit to "A" schools on the naval station and the Navy's only boot camp, RTC, since being named chief of Naval Personnel in August. (U.S. Navy photo by Scott A. Thornbloom/Released)

By Vice Adm. Bill Moran Chief of Naval Personnel Hello shipmates, Been out and about since last communicating with you – on a listening tour of sorts, mostly meeting Sailors, but also civilians, families and retirees. My goal at the start was to trace a Sailor’s path from a recruiting station, through …

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