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Serving in Critical Jobs: Then and Now

The Navy has built its foundation on traditions and customs passed down over the years; tremendous feats and acts of heroism; “sea stories” and lore; and well, plain old interesting stories of Sailors whose accomplishments have been in keeping with aforementioned qualifications. One such noteworthy tale is that of Astronaut Laurel …

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ERB…The Why, The How, and The Now What

Last year’s Enlisted Retention Board was charged with identifying the most fully qualified Sailors for retention, applying both performance indicators and available quotas. Combined, the first and second phases of the ERB reviewed approximately 16,000 records for approximately 13,000 available retention quotas (81%). Though the primary criterion for all boards …

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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” takes a look at YOUR Navy operating forward. These images represent the greatest Sailors in the greatest Navy in the world leading from the deck plates, and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! Hooyah, Navy!!       …

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Your Navy TODAY (Feb. 29, 2012)

On any given day, in your Navy, our team of more than 600,000 professional Sailors and Civilians are working together around the globe to perform our mission: deter aggression and, if deterrence fails, win our Nation’s wars. It is not possible to share every aspect of this global team but, through this …

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Shipmates to Workmates: Taking Your Talent to Federal Jobs

The following blog post was written by Rear Adm. Clarke Orzalli, vice commander Naval Sea Systems Command. The Shipmates-to-Workmates program — managed jointly by the Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Facilities Command, Naval Supply Systems Command, Commander, Naval Installations Command, Space and Naval Warfare Command, Military …

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Your Resume

This blog post was written by Mr. Tim McGough, a federal employee on the staff of Commander, Navy Installations Command who transitioned to federal service after retiring from the Marine Corps as a Gunnery Sergeant. Arguably the most important thing you will need to land the job you are looking …

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