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Month of the Military Child

Linda Gilday Shares Her Thoughts on the Resilience and Strength of Military Children By Mrs. Linda Gilday, Wife of Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday April is Month of the Military Child, and on behalf of my husband Mike, I want to take this opportunity to thank, recognize, and …

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CNO Releases Navy Family Framework Version 2.0

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John M. Richardson released Version 2.0 of the Navy Family Framework on August 14th as part of a continuous effort to reinforce the Navy’s commitment to families. Navy Family Framework Version 2.0 is an update to Navy Family Framework Version 1.0, released in November …

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Six Things to Know About Executive Order Enhancing Opportunities for Military Spouses Seeking Federal Government Employment

Military Spouse Employment Executive Order

Our Navy is charged with maintaining maritime superiority. We execute this charge with our One Navy Team – our Sailors, civilians and Navy families. Our families are an integral part of our team and a vital contributor to our mission success.   Today, President Trump issued an executive order to enhance opportunities for military …

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Navy Family Framework Released

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (July 12, 2016) Lt. Cmdr. Mark Bair, a pilot assigned to the "Rampagers" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 83, is greeted by his family during a homecoming celebration at Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana. The squadron returned after an eight-month deployment aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alysia Hernandez/Released)

Hello team, CNO Richardson here with my wife Dana. You know Thanksgiving has always been a great family holiday and that’s why we chose this time to roll out the Navy Family Framework. Since the very beginning of the Navy, for our entire 242 years, families have always been an …

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Update: Sailors’ PCS Orders Lead Times

From Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs Last week, the Navy announced that due to budget constraints and current fiscal environment, Sailors were experiencing shorter lead times for permanent change-of-station (PCS) moves this summer. The results of our recent efforts should bring the Navy closer to its three-month average for …

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PCS Orders Lead Times – Three Things You Need to Know

Image of a family moving

From Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs As the peak season for permanent change-of-station (PCS) moves begins, many Sailors are awaiting orders so they and their families can proceed to their next duty stations. However, due to the current fiscal environment and budget constraints, most Sailors will have less time …

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Navy Gold Star Program Remembers

Photo of Gold Star flags over a cemetery.

By Stephanie Hunter Special contributor to Navy Installations Command Public Affairs For many, the month of May is synonymous with the unofficial start of summer, barbecues, beautiful weather and a long holiday weekend. The Memorial Day holiday was created as a day of remembrance to honor the men and women …

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Extending the Hours of Navy’s Childcare Program

NORFOLK (April 19, 2013) Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads Child Development Center hosts a Month of the Military Child parade. April was designated the Month of the Military Child by former Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger in 1986.

By Greg Young Navy Child and Youth Program director, Navy Installations Command My name is Greg Young. I’m the Navy Child and Youth Program director at Navy Installations Command and my office has oversight of all Navy Child and Youth Programs worldwide. We are constantly adapting our products and services …

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