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“The Unsung Heroes of the Warrior Games”

As the 2019 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games started June 21, athletes have been testing their strengths and endurance. A total of 40 Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, who advanced to the DoD level in March as part of the Navy Wounded Warrior–Safe Harbor program, are in the Team Navy. Behind the …

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5 Tips to Develop a Solid Leadership Foundation

By Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Stacey L. Zimmerman, Master-at-Arms 1st Class Jacob A. Widener, Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Ann C. Jones and Yeoman 1st Class Paige S. Bosco   Through Laying the Keel — like the solid backbone of a ship — the Navy seeks to empower future Navy leaders to build a …

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U.S. Navy Carriers Keep Freedom Safe

Nimitz-class aircraft carriers USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) have been conducting operations around the globe, demonstrating the inherent capacity of the aircraft carrier and embarked Carrier Air Wing. U.S. Navy aircraft carriers maintain unmatched responsiveness, flexibility, and mobility …

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CNO and MCPON Release Updates to Leadership Guidance

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) John Richardson and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Russell Smith released May 7 their updated leadership guidance documents, Navy Leader Development Framework Version (NLDF) 3.0 and Laying the Keel. The documents have been refreshed with new ideas in support of developing leaders …

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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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