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A Special Day For Our Navy

Two chief petty officer combination covers are displayed while Cmdr. Paul Lyons, commanding officer of guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63), addresses the shipÕs newest chiefs during a pinning ceremony aboard the ship. Stethem is part of the Forward Deployed Naval Force stationed in Yokosuka, Japan. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Danny Ewing Jr. (RELEASED)

By Vice Adm. Bill MoranChief of Naval PersonnelToday is a special day in the Navy. For approximately 4,700 active and reserve Sailors, it is a time for reflection, family celebration and excitement for the opportunities that lie ahead.  It is also a day of transformation.  Today we pin anchors on …

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MCPON Letter to the CPO Mess

Shipmates, I would like to start this letter off by saying how honored I am to have the opportunity to serve alongside all of you. It is my opinion that the Chief’s Mess is as strong as it has ever been. Your accomplishments are many and impressive; you should feel …

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