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‘Communicating the value’ of Hawaii’s schools

SAND ISLAND, Hawaii (Feb. 21, 2015) A participant of the 2015 Hawaii Regional SeaPerch Underwater Robotics for Youth competition navigates an underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV) through obstacles at U.S. Coast Guard Base Honolulu. Managed by The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Foundation, the SeaPerch program is an innovative underwater robotics program that provides students with the opportunity to learn about robotics, engineering, science, and mathematics while building an underwater ROV as part of a science and engineering technology curriculum. SeaPerch helps expose students to the various careers that are possible in naval architecture and naval, ocean, and marine engineering. (U.S. Navy photo by Navy Diver 2nd Class Joe Finemore/Released)

By Rear Adm. Rick Williams Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Hawaii’s schools provide excellent opportunities here for our military families – from preschool to elementary to high school and on to university. Eleven of the 12 valedictorians at Radford High School and two valedictorians at Moanalua …

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Career Intermission Pilot Program Updated

An aircraft director guides an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Pukin Dogs of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 143 onto a catapult on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), May 9, 2013. Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)

By Rear Adm. Tony Kurta Director, Military Personnel Plans and Policy NAVADMIN 125/13 announced changes to the Career Intermission Pilot Program. Below are answers to frequently asked questions about the program changes and what every Sailor needs to know about career intermission.   What is the Career Intermission Pilot Program? …

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